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Each year the list of the world's richest clubs is published. The figures are based solely on the income generated by the club's day to day activity, such as ticket sales, sponsorship, merchandising, media revenue, corporate and stadium functions. It does not include money generated from transfers. The figures listed are for the income, not the overall profit.

Source: Deloitte Football Money League

2005-06
1 (1) Real Madrid Spain 202m
2 (6) Barcelona Spain 179m
3 (4) Juventus Italy 174m
4 (2) Manchester United England 168m
5 (3) Milan Italy 165m
6 (5) Chelsea England 153m
7 (9) Internazionale Italy 143m
8 (7) Bayern Munich Germany 142m
9 (10) Arsenal England 133m
10 (8) Liverpool England 122m
11 (15) Lyon France 88m
12 (11) Roma Italy 88m
13 (12) Newcastle United England 86m
14 (14) Schalke 04 Germany 85m
15 (13) Tottenham Hotspur England 74m
16 (-) Hamburg Germany 70m
17 (17) Manchester City England 62m
18 (-) Rangers Scotland 61m
19 (-) West Ham United England 60m
20 (-) Benfica Portugal 59m
Barca are the big movers, up from 6th to 2nd in the table, with self-proclaimed biggest club in the world, Man Utd, surprisingly dropping 2 places to 4th.

Lyon move up to 11th place, and expect them to keep moving up the table as they continue to totally dominate their league and look increasingly impressive in Europe.

Hamburg, West Ham, Rangers and Benfica sneak into the top 20, replacing Valencia, Lazio, Everton and Celtic.


2004-05
1 (2) Real Madrid Spain 186m
2 (1) Man Utd England 166m
3 (3) AC Milan Italy 158m
4 (5) Juventus Italy 154m
5 (4) Chelsea England 149m
6 (7) Barcelona Spain 140m
7 (9) Bayern Munich Germany 128m
8 (10) Liverpool England 122m
9 (8) Inter Milan Italy 120m
10 (6) Arsenal England 116m
11 (12) Roma Italy 89m
12 (11) Newcastle England 87m
13 (14) Spurs England 71m
14 (17) Schalke Germany 66m
15 (-) Lyon France 63m
16 (13) Celtic Scotland 63m
17 (16) Man City England 61m
18 (-) Everton England 60m
19 (-) Valencia Spain 57m
20 (15) Lazio Italy 56m



2003-04
1 (1) Man Utd England 172m
2 (4) Real Madrid Spain 156m
3 (3) AC Milan Italy 147m
4 (10) Chelsea England 144m
5 (2) Juventus Italy 142m
6 (7) Arsenal England 115m
7 (13) Barcelona Spain 110m
8 (6) Inter Milan Italy 110m
9 (5) Bayern Munich Germany 110m
10 (8) Liverpool England 92m
11 (10) Newcastle England 91m
12 (11) Roma Italy 72m
13 (18) Celtic Scotland 69m
14 (16) Spurs England 66m
15 (15) Lazio Italy 66m
16 (-) Man City England 62m
17 (14) Schalke Germany 61m
18 (-) Marseille France 58m
19 (-) Rangers Scotland 57m
20 (-) Aston Villa England 56m