Between the 1st July 2009 and the 30th June 2010, the club fees paid to licensed football agents by professional clubs in the English Football league almost doubled on the previous year. Football League clubs spent £12,739,867 spent on licensed football agents – an increase of £3,930,355 on the previous year (approximately £8.8million).

In the Football League, League Two division between the 1st July 2009 and 30th June 2010:

  • League Two clubs spent £366,781 on licensed football agent fees
  • Spending on licensed football agent fees in League Two more than doubled on the previous year
  • Notts County were the top spenders on licensed football agent fees with an outlay of £246,483.
  • 11 clubs in League Two had an outlay on licensed agents fees of NOTHING.
  • These 11 clubs were Accrington, Barnet, Bournemouth, Chesterfield, Crewe, Dagenham & Redbridge, Darlington, Hereford, Lincoln, Macclesfield, and Port Vale)

It is worth noting that Grimsby Town (relegated to the conference) were the third highest spenders in League Two on licensed agents fees were, with an outlay of approximately £17,775.

Club fees for licensed football agents fees in the English Football League

Club fees for licensed football agents fees in the English football Championship

Club fees for licensed football agents fees in the English football League One

** Information source Sky Sports News – 18/08/10