Football League clubs reduce Agents fees

A report released by the Football League has revealed that clubs have reduced their football agent fees by 17.7% in 2013-2014.

The spending on football agents fees was down by £3.8 million taking the net spending for agents fees to £17.7 million.

Premier League new boys Queens Park Rangers spent the most last year on agents fees in the Football League spending just under 2 million pounds. It has also been revealed that 3 clubs in the Football League spent nothing on agents fees.

Top 10 Spenders 2013-2014

QPR: £1,814,550

Blackburn: £1,681,080

Wigan: £1,656,445

Reading: £1,460,460

Nottingham Forest: £745,660

Bournemouth: £709,231

Huddersfield: £676, 639

Bolton: £639,840

Middlesbrough: £635,662

Leeds: £597,901

Shaun Harvey, the Football Leagues chief executive said “It is notable that we have seen a significant fall in payments to agents. Hopefully this is a sign that they are having a positive effect but it's too early to know for definite at this stage.

"While a reduction of £4m is welcome there is still a very significant sum leaving the game to pay agents."


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