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finances, revenues, transfers and salaries Southampton F.C

Here you will find comprehensive information on Southampton FC finances, transfers and player salaries. We offer you detailed insights into the club's financial situation, including revenue from merchandising, sponsorship and ticket sales, as well as spending on player transfers, salaries and infrastructure. Our website is updated regularly to ensure you are always aware of the latest developments.


Southampton Football Club is an English professional football club based in Southampton, Hampshire, playing in the Premier League. Their home ground since 2001 is St Mary's Stadium, previously they were based at The Dell. The club plays in red and white shirts. They were nicknamed "The Saints" because the club started out as a church football team at St Mary's Church. Southampton shares a long-standing South Coast Derby rivalry with Portsmouth, partly due to the two cities' geographic proximity and respective maritime histories.

Founded in 1885, the club joined the Southern League in 1894 as Southampton St Mary's before dropping the St Mary's name three years later. Southampton won the Southern League six times and were defeated FA Cup finalists in 1900 and 1902 before being invited to become a founding member of the Football League Third Division in 1920. They rose as champions of the Third Division South in the 1921-22 season and stayed in the Second Division for 31 years until being relegated in 1953. Led by Ted Bates, they were crowned Third Division champions in 1959-60 and were promoted to the First Division at the end of the 1965-66 season. They played top-flight football for eight years but won the FA Cup as a Second Division team in 1976, beating Manchester United 1-0. Manager Lawrie McMenemy then led the club back to the top division with promotion in the 1977-78 season.

Southampton were League Cup finalists in 1979 and finished runners-up in the First Division in 1983-84, three points behind Liverpool. The club were founding members of the Premier League in 1992 and reached the FA Cup final again in 2003. A relegation in 2005 ended their 27-year stint in the top flight and they were demoted to the third division in 2009. Southampton won the Football League Trophy in 2010 and were promoted from League One and the Championship back to back in 2010–11 and 2011–12. They have since played in the Premier League and were runners-up again in the EFL Cup in 2017.

  • Full Name: Southampton Football Club

  • Nickname: The Saints

  • Founded: November 21, 1885; as St Mary's YMA

  • Stadium: St Mary's Stadium

  • Capacity: 32,383

  • Owner: Sport Republic

  • Coach: Ruben Selles

  • League: Premier League

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Southampton FC revenue and annual results for the financial years 2014/15 to 2020/21

Revenues were relatively low in 2014/15 and 2015/16, but gradually increased in the following years, reaching a peak of EUR 177.64 million in 2020/21. The year 2016/17 was the year with the highest turnover of 205.89 million euros.

The annual result has fluctuated considerably over the last seven years and was negative in some years. In 2017/18, the company posted its highest annual profit of €32.32 million, while in 2018/19 and 2019/20 it posted losses of €38.42 million and €26.56 million, respectively. In the 2020/21 financial year, however, the annual result rose again to EUR 18.98 million.

Overall, the data shows some volatility in the company's sales and earnings, but with a positive trend in recent years.

Revenues and annual results of FC Southampton in the financial years 2014/15 to 2020/21 in million euros:

  • Financial year: 2020/21, revenue: 177.64, annual result: 18.98

  • Financial year: 2019/20, revenue: 143.06, annual result: -26.56

  • Financial year: 2018/19, revenue: 169.05, annual result: -38.42

  • Financial year: 2017/18, revenue: 172.44, annual result: 32.32

  • Financial year: 2016/17, revenue: 205.89, annual result: 38.53

  • Financial year: 2015/16, revenue: 140.46, annual result: 5.54

  • Financial year: 2014/15, revenue: 128.48, annual result: 13.56

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