Skip to main content

"If you want some accessible but informative insight into football then I suggest you couldn't do better than the Political Economy of Football website, which is not only intelligible but comes with the added bonus of being written by Addicks fan Wyn Grant."
Ben Hayes - Charlton Athletic programme

Brentford Football Club Ltd

Share/Save
Traditional Brentford FC football shirt

The club was founded in 1889 and plays home games at Griffin Park (capacity: 12,763), their home stadium since 1904. Brentford's most successful spell came during the 1930s, achieving consecutive top six finishes in the top division. Since the War, they have spent most of their time in the third and fourth tiers of English League football.

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview

Year
Turnover
Pre-tax profit
Wages / Turnover ratio (%)
Employees

2007/08

2.086

-0.500

 

62

2006/07

2.434

-0.061

94.8

60

2005/06

3.137

-0.517

82.1

64

2004/05

3.829

-0.075

57.5

66

2003/04

2.515

-0.118

61.1

69

2002/03

2.916

-0.177

62.5

76

2001/02

2.791

-1.177

83.7

76

2000/01

2.239

-1.834

 

73

1999/00

1.871

-0.946

 

71

- - -

- - -

- - -

- - -

- - -

1994/95

1.379

-0.390

 

55

Website: 
www.brentfordfc.co.uk

Related Articles

14 Apr 2017
Chinese investors interested in Brentford

Chinese investors are interested in Brentford.   The club recently reported losses of £7.5m and there are question marks about how long owner and fan Matthew Benham can carry on pumping in £15m a

27 Mar 2017
Progress on new stadium for Bees

Work is underway on Brentford's new ground project at Lionel Road South.  Temporary hoardings have been put up and initial site preparation work has been carried out, including the start of essential demolition work.

The Bees plan to

10 Nov 2016
Red Bull in market for English club

Red Bull are reported to be in the market for an English football club to add to those they own in Germany and Austria.  It would be a logical next move for them given

02 Jun 2016
Championship clubs have strained finances

The finances of Championship clubs continue to be strained, even perilous, according to the latest report from Deloitte Sports Business.

Championship clubs generated combined revenues
of £548m in 2014/15, 12% up on the previous year

25 May 2016
Challenges facing Brentford

The latest club to receive the forensic financial analysis of the Swiss Ramble blog is Brentford.  As usual. there is a wealth of comparative data on other clubs in the Championship.  

26 Apr 2016
Big losses at Brentford

Brentford made losses of £16.7m in 2014-15, an increase of 91 per cent on the previous year, reports Beesotted Brentford.   Turnover at £9.9m was up 124 per cent.   Wages at £17.7m were over

30 Nov 2014
The demographics of daring to dream

Brentford (3rd) and Bournemouth (4th) are the two surprise packages of the Championship so far this season.  At the start of the season, Brentford fans would probably have settled for consolidation in the division with a lower mid-table

18 Feb 2014
Stadiums and housing fit together

Many years ago when Charlton were in exile in Crystal Palace and The Valley was a forlorn tip which fans were starting to clear up, I was talking to someone who lived near the ground. They said that they hoped the Addicks would not come back as

Comments:1
10 Oct 2012
Can a player use a bus?

Mrs Thatcher is claimed to have once said that if a man used a bus past the age of twenty-six, he had to be judged a failure.    Some say that the quote is incorrectly attributed to her, but if she didn't say it, she probably

29 Jun 2012
Brentford plan new stadium

Brentford are planning a new 15,000-seater stadium at Lionel Road which lies between Kew Bridge station and the M4 motorway.   The 7.6 acre site was first identified as a prospective location for a new stadium in 2002.  

It is