Liverpool F.C. balance sheet 1909-10


May 24, 1910
For the year ending April 30, 1910.

Expenditure
£ s. d. £ s. d.
To players’ wages 4786 7 6
To gate division to visitors and benefit matches 138 19 7
To travelling expenses 941 15 1
To training expenses and trainers’ wage 414 9 6
To ground expenses and groundsmen’s wages 377 1 7
To gate expenses, including referees and linesmen 420 16 8
To clothing material & stores 38 18 0
To Associations’ subscriptons and donating 19 0 0
To advertising, printing, posting etc 199 9 8
To rates, taxes, and insurance 384 19 11
To office expense, telephone, stationary, audit, and general charges 373 17 1
To Secretary’s salary and expenses 400 6 11 4435 16 0
To balance profit carried down 8498 1 0
12931 17 0
To income tax 100 7 1
To mortgage and other interest 1043 17 8
To interest accrued on the two years 6 per cent loans 59 15 0
To bank commission, interest, and charges 98 13 5
To mortgage insurance 51 0 0 1353 13 0
To balance profit to balance sheet 3082 3 0
4435 16 0
Income
By gate receipts 12246 16 3
By proceeds of matches played away 421 13 6
By season tickets 162 15 6 12831 5 0
By sundry rents and from programme contractors 100 12 0
12931 17 0
By balance profit brought down 4435 16 0
4435 16 0
Assets.
Freehold and leasehold (999 years) land 14419 2 0
New and old stands, alterations, and improvement account- As of April 30, 1909 23517 19 0
Expenditure year ending April 30, 1910 32 11 4
23550 10 4
Transferred from profit and loss account per contra for depreciation, etc 3550 10 4 20000 0 0
Premiums account (transfer fees) – As of April 30, 1909 3640 9 7
Less net balance of transfer fees, year ending April 30, 1910 98 17 10 3541 11 9
Clothing stores on hand 40 0 0
Sundry book debts 6 14 0
Cash in hand 25 0 0
Bank of Liverpool dividen account 3 11 7
38035 19 11
Liabilities
Share capital account – Nominal capital £15,000, divided into 15,000 shares of £1 each
Capital subscribed 12000 0 0
Deduct calls unpaid 6 15 0 11993 5 0
Mortgages, debentures, and interest 17603 6 5
Loans by directors and shareholders on promissonary notes and interest 2831 11 11
Sundry creditors 1044 5 0
Bank of Liverpool, Ltd 9 11 9
Profit and Loss Account-
Amount brought forward April 30, 1909 3736 15 5
Transferred from reserve account to close 1285 11 9
Profit year ending April 30, 1910 3082 3 7
8104 10 1
Transferred to new and old stands.
Alterations and improvements account per contra 3550 10 4
Balance at credit April 30, 1910 4553 19 9
38035 19 11

Balance sheet

(Source: Cricket and Football Field: May 28, 1910; via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) © 2018 Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited

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The balance-sheet of the Liverpool Football Club was issued yesterday. The gate receipts for the past season amounted to £12,246, players’ wages to £4,786. The profit amounts to £4,435.
(Source: Hull Daily Mail: May 25, 1910; via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) © 2018 Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited

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Liverpool F.C.’s huge profit
Liverpool Football Club has had a successful season, for, according to the balance sheet just issued, despite heavy expenses, a profit is shown of £4,435. The directors recommend the payment of a 5 per cent. dividend on the paid-up capital. The sum of £12,246 was taken at the gates.
(Source: Bridlington Free Press: May 27, 1910; via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) © 2018 Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited

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Liverpool’s profit
The balance-sheet of the Liverpool Football Club was issued yesterday afternoon. The gate receipts for the past season amounted to £12,246, and players’ wages to £4,785. The profits amounted to £4,435, out of which sum a dividend of 5 per cent. will be paid.
(Source: Sunderland Daily Echo: May 25, 1910; via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) © 2018 Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited

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