Premier League tax hit tops £1bn


The tax contribution of the Premier League's 20 clubs is set to exceed £1bn this season thanks to the rising cost of player wages.

This would represent an increase of more than a third over the past two seasons, according to accountancy firm Saffery Champness. Citing Deloitte's annual football finance review, the firm says the...

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