Burnley F.C. balance sheet 1909-10


May 27, 1910
While in the season 1908-9 there was a profit of £1,800 and a slight balance to start 1909-10 with, the balance-sheet issued to the shareholders of the Burnley FC last night shows a loss of the season’s working of £1,974 14s., which includes amount set aside as liabilities under the Compensation Act in consequence of the terrible death of the secretary, Mr. S. Whittaker.

The principal items on the expenditure side are:
Players’ wages, £3,894; travelling expenses, £779; transfers, £406; repairs to the ground, £544, while the sources of income have been gate receipts at home, £4,514 9s. 5d; away, £290 2s. 10d – £4,804 12s 3d; less £412 8s. paid to visiting teams, and £43 10s 5d. paid to Association percentages of cup-ties; or net receipts £4,348 13s 10d, and members’ subscriptions £690.
(Source: Nottingham Evening Post: May 28, 1910; via http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk) © 2018 Findmypast Newspaper Archive Limited

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