The upper echelons of European football have continued to achieve strong revenue growth over the last few years, seemingly unaffected by the challenges faced by the wider economy. Deloitte’s Sports Business Group examines the financial performance and characteristics of Europe’s top leagues. By Austin Houlihan and Andy Shaffer, with extracts from the Deloitte Annual Review of Football Finance 2015.
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