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, Championship division between the 1st July 2009 and 30th June 2010:

  • Championship Clubs spent £10,131,314 on licensed football agent fees
  • An increase of approaximately £2.5 million on the previous year
  • Middlesbrough were the top spenders on licensed football agent fees at £1,464,200
  • The lowest spending club in The Championship on licensed agents fees were Scunthorpe, with an outlay of £33,300

It is worth noting that Blackpool (promoted to the Premier League) were one of the lowest spenders in The Championship on licensed agents fees were, with an outlay of approaximately £40,000.

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

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

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

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