Burnley one of Europe's most profitable clubs according to UEFA report

The Clarets recorded the fourth-equal highest net profit of all the clubs in Europe in 2015.

Thursday, 12th January 2017, 2:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 12th January 2017, 2:46 pm
Burnley made a net profit of 40m. in 2015.

The stunning news is contained in the official UEFA benchmarking report released today.

According to the document Burnley made a profit of £40m with a net profit margin of 38%.

The previous year Burnley ranked just 100th in the profit table.

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The table was topped by Liverpool with a profit of £75m. - the third highest profit on record. Newcastle were second with £43m, Real Madrid third with £42m and Leicester City joint fourth with Burnley.

When it came to operating profit, Burnley recorded a figure of £54m ranking them tenth. Manchester United topped that list with an operating profit of £143m.

In terms of revenue, the Clarets came in 44th place.