Ewan McKenna: Money should be a sideshow to the main event, not just in football.

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21st February, 2016
Angelo Ogbonna Obinza of West Ham United is mobbed in celebration by team mates as he scores their second goal during against Liverpool earlier this month Picture: Getty

“West Ham United have been strongly praised after the club entered the prestigious Deloitte Football Money League Top 20. With strong and decisive leadership from the board leading to increased match-day and commercial revenue, a large rise in income by way of the broadcast revenue and a move to a new 54,000-capacity stadium to look forward to, Deloitte predicts that West Ham “should overtake some of the club’s continental competitors soon”. Commenting on the report,...

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