Championship Finances – The dilemma facing #Charlton Athletic #CAFC

Tue Dec 23 2014

It’s hard to believe that less than twelve months have passed since Roland Duchatelet acquired Charlton Athletic, through his ownership vehicle Staprix. So much has happened since Charlton became a part of the Belgian’s network of clubs; a bewildering influx of loan players who, overall, proved not to be fit for purpose, the departure of…

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Review of Championship Finances 2013

Sun Apr 20 2014

This time last year we took a look at a summary of 2012 accounts and concluded that a typical Championship club was losing £7M   Some clubs were losing considerably more in an effort to secure promotion to the FAPL or simply a hangover from having been relegated. The reader will be aware that Financial…

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Is Financial Fair Play descending into farce

Mon Nov 18 2013

The Mail is reporting an expected £80m loss for 2012-13 with any  loss this season that breaches FFP fined and donated to charity rather than divided between other clubs The article states Rangers would pay if promoted while in breach at £1 per £1 of  their losses over the FFP limit. The paper expects QPR…

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New Football League TV Deal to help Achieve Sustainability for Members

Fri Jul 19 2013

Football League announces new TV and sponsorship deals, full analysis soon   The Football League today announced SKYBET as its new sponsors. There is also a new 5 year TV deal announced yesterday, and you may be relieved to hear an official pizza sponsorship has been arranged. Significantly the TV deal will offer 37 more games we think…

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And the Winner of Friday Night’s Rollover Lottery Draw is..

Sun Jun 23 2013

……You! Ok not really but let’s pretend for a moment you have scooped Friday nights big rollover prize and are an overnight multi millionaire Charlton fan with money to burn, who is crazy enough to want to invest it in a football club. You’ve managed to buy the club but still have vast pile of…

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The Footy Biz – Financial Fair Play and Academy Regular Feature

Fri Jun 21 2013

The Footy Biz (FB)! This will include regular posts from our bloggers, on many aspects of Football Finance including the somewhat confusion and rather challenging Financial Fair Play or FFP for short, but in a way hopefully that we can all understand not just economists and accountants. We’ll also include updates on the Charlton Academy and…

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