But how little are they? Here's a snippet (from the accounts to 31st May 2009 City slipped out on 13th January and the recent United accounts to 30th June 2009):
Obviously the 40% cumulative ticket price rises at United since 2005 make that £109m number possible, but ask yourself this:
a) Isn't Michel Platini right? Isn't the financial tragedy of football both United style debt but also the fantasy world of £31m+ annual losses funded by rich men who feel nothing for their club toys?
but more importantly....
b) Aren't City a MASSIVE club?