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Charlton Athletic Football Club

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Charlton Athletic was founded in 1905, turned professional in 1920 and first entered the Football League in 1921. Known to supporters as the Addicks, the team plays at The Valley stadium which holds 27,000 spectators. Company shares were traded on the AIM Stock Exchange between March 1997 and 2006. They have won 1 FA Cup (1947).

Turnover and pre-tax profit figures are in millions.

Financial Overview

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

2007/08

26.749

-11.464

88.7

186

2006/07

35.929

-9.878

95.5

220

2005/06

41.927

-8.086

81.6

229

2004/05

40.714

1.360

71.0

214

2003/04

42.606

11.118

70.2

220

2002/03

35.141

-0.464

67.1

198

2001/02

30.641

-10.728

70.1

202

2000/01

28.317

0.323

60.3

179

1999/00

11.746

-2.797

50.5

154

1998/99

16.274

1.249

50.5

120

1997/98

5.770

-2.010

 

92

1996/97

4.260

1.969

 

 

1995/96

3.691

-1.163

 

 

1994/95

2.720

-1.157

 

 

1993/94

2.916

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Website: 
www.cafc.co.uk

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