Chelsea FC: Finances

Apparently, it's not that easy to buy trophies

Chelsea players earn £76,626 per week, just £1,589 more than Arsenal players. I guess it's not that easy to buy trophies.

Ba's £5.2m Goal

Most goals are worth only their value within a particular match, but some of them are worth millions. Demba Ba's goal against PSG is one of those. Let's take a deeper look at the financial impact of that goal.

Chelsea fall in wages table

Probably a good thing in an FFP universe

Chelsea officially complies with FFP

UEFA will be investigating seventy-six clubs for potential FFP violations, and Chelsea is not among them. Chelsea has now officially complied with FFP during the first monitoring period, confirming what WAGNH has been saying for months.

On transfer fees and inflation

We take an in-depth look at how various inflation rates affect how we view Premier League transfers.

Chelsea FFP player wage database: updated

A comprehensive look at all relevant Chelsea player wages during the financial fair play era, contained in an interactive database.

Breaking down the finances of the Zouma deal

We analyse the financial impact of Kurt Zouma's transfer to Chelsea through the lens of financial fair play accounting.

Chelsea squad 4th most expensive in Europe

By transfer fees, that is...

Vitesse CEO speaks about Chelsea relationship

Vitesse CEO Joost de Wit made some interesting comments about the relationship with Chelsea. We also take a look at Vitesse's financial situation, as the 2012-13 financial statement was released today.

Breaking down the finances of the Salah transfer

We break down the Salah deal from a financial perspective and explain how it affects Chelsea's books with regards to FFP accounting.

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Breaking down the finances of the Mata deal

We break down exactly how much profit Chelsea received from the sale of Juan Mata for the purposes of financial fair play accounting.

Breaking down the finances of the Essien deal

Taking a look at the Michael Essien transfer through the lens of financial fair play accounting.

Blues drop two spots in the Deloitte Money League

Chelsea are down in the money tables, but it's mostly because of some shady accounting by a pair of FFP-fighting clubs.

Breaking down the finances of the De Bruyne sale

We break down the numbers and take a look at exactly how much profit Chelsea will receive from the Kevin de Bruyne sale.

Matic to Chelsea: the financial impact

Breaking down the Matic deal from a financial perspective and how it affects Chelsea's books with regards to FFP accounting.

Chelsea's wage bill climbs to £176.6m

The 2012-2013 financial report was released today and Chelsea's wage bill has risen by about £5.5m

Chelsea player wages: updated for transfer window

In our first update since we rolled out the wage database in September, we take a comprehensive look at all relevant Chelsea player wages during the financial fair play era.

French taxes will likely cause Ligue 1 fire sale

French tax policy and constitutional law juxtaposed against misguided hunting metaphors? This is what happens when Graham decides to take a vacation.

Chelsea loses nearly £50m, still complies with FFP

Chelsea announced losses of £49.4m today, but fear not, the club is still very much in compliance with UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations.

Chelsea announce 2012/13 financials

While the Blues announced another massive loss, there is some very good news to be taken from the announcement

Guarin to Chelsea: the financial impact

While Fredy Guarín may not be first on most Chelsea supporters' wish lists of ex-Porto players from Colombia, the reported £15m transfer fee looks to be a solid, if unspectacular, piece of business from a financial perspective.

Matic to Chelsea? This rumour just might add up

Analysing the Matic rumour through a fiscal lens.

Chelsea tops the league table for agents' fees

During the latest reporting period, Chelsea spent more than any other club on agents' fees.

Is Marina Granovskaia the new face of Vitesse?

The most powerful woman in football, Marina Granovskaia, might prove to be the most important loanee Chelsea sends to Vitesse.

FIFA tell Juventus to pay Chelsea compensation

The Adrian Mutu saga is -- somehow -- still going, and Chelsea stand to make quite a lot of money based on the latest ruling.

A step in the right direction: PL Away Fans' Fund

The Premier League are spending £12m over the next three years to support and subsidize the away fans.

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