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Top 10 Money Earning Clubs in Champions League 2004-05

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Liverpool headed the list of the Top 10 Money Earning Clubs in the 2004/05 running of the UEFA Champions League. They were the champions that year (winning for the 5th time when counting the European Cup as the tournaments predecessor) whilst runners-up AC Milan came third in the table, pushed down by Chelsea who earned more via broadcasting revenues.

Four English clubs were in the top ten table, two German and one each from Italy, Spain, France and Holland.

Stats Table: 
Club£m
Liverpool20.5
Chelsea18.8
AC Milan17.5
Arsenal15.7
Lyons13.6
Bayern Munich12.3
Werder Bremen11.4
Manchester United10.9
Barcelona10.7
PSV Eindhoven10.5