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Nicknamed the Seagulls, this East Sussex club saw sales leap fourfold last year to £139.4m, driven mainly by broadcasting income, which it increased from £7.7m to £110.3m. The team reached an FA Cup semi-final and finished 17th in the league, ensuring a third successive season of top-flight football. It is owned by chairman Tony Bloom, 49.

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Company details
CompanyBrighton & Hove Albion FC
ActivityFootball club
Sales £m139.4
Operating profit £m30.7
Main shareholders Anthony Bloom (94%), others (6%)

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