The Ups And Downs On Those Accounts

Last updated : 28 October 2003 By Kevin Markey
What's gone DOWN

Turnover fell 21% to £64m, compared to £81.5m the previous year.

Average Premiership attendances were 39,128 in the 12 months up to 30 June
this year, from 39,752.

Season ticket sales dropped from 27,132 to 26,136.

Gate receipts dropped to £10.7m, a fall of £300,000.

Television and broadcasting income fell by 36% to £21.9m from £34.2m.

TV revenue from cup games fell £4.6m.

Merchandising fell by 9% to £7.4m from £8.1m.

Losses as a result of transfers fell, from £20.3m to £17m.

Leeds United plc's tangible assets fell to just over £60m, compared to £109m a year earlier.

What's gone UP

The wage bill rose £3m to £56.6m representing 88% of turnover compared to 66%.

Administrative expenses before transfers increased by £4.7m to £76.4m.

Closing net debt rose £100,000 to £78m.