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A different paradigm: Why clubs are desperate to avoid relegation from the Premier League


Relegation from the English Premier League has never been more costly than it will be in 2016. From 2016-17, the income from Broadcasting rights will reach unprecedented heights for the Premier, consolidating its position among the wealthiest leagues in the world. 

International Women’s Day insights: Which revenue sources will drive the professionalization of women’s football?


Exciting times are ahead for women’s football and the fact that the Women’s World Cup Final last year in Canada between the USA and Japan was the most watched football match in US history (over 25m viewers) is just a sign of this.

Juventus FC vs FC Bayern Munich: A Clear Winner in the off-pitch Head-to-Head


Ahead of tomorrow’s clash in the last 16 of the 2015/2016 UEFA Champions League, the KPMG Football Benchmark team compares the off-pitch performance of the Italian and German national champions, namely Juventus FC and FC Bayern Munich.

Manchester City FC - from zero to hero


Manchester City FC Limited, controlled by City Football Group Limited and ultimately owned by the Abu Dhabi United Group since 2008, achieved an historical landmark in the 2014/2015 season, reporting a profit for the first time since their acquisition by the Emirati owners.

Premier League broadcasting rights are several times higher than those of other major leagues: does the countries’ macro-economy justify such a major difference?


The latest broadcasting rights deal signed by the Premier League has set a new benchmark and widened the gap between English clubs and their continental peers. After successful negotiations between La Liga and broadcasters, the focus will now be on the Bundesliga’s upcoming deal and its ability to capitalize on the recent success of German football.

Attendance at matches in the US, China and India are starting to rival traditional football nations


In this analysis, the Football Benchmark team of KPMG Sport Practice focuses on the attendances of some of the fastest football markets globally - the US, China and India - and compares them to the "big five" European leagues.

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