The Scottish Professional Football League has reported record turnover and payments to clubs.
The latest SPFL accounts show a six per cent rise in turnover to £41.9m with fees to clubs going up by a similar amount to £31.7m.
Total distributions to clubs went up to £35.8m, in addition to the £2.6m net gate receipts distributed to the clubs in the last four of the Viaplay Cup – Celtic, Rangers, Kilmarnock and Aberdeen.
Cinch Premiership Clubs will also benefit from higher UEFA solidarity payments of £3.6million.
SPFL chief executive Neil Doncaster said: “Especially in light of the ongoing economic challenges, today’s figures are testament to the continuing popularity of Scottish football and the growing demand from broadcasters and other partners.
“These record figures have been driven primarily by increases in the values of our partnerships with Sky Sports, BBC Scotland, Infront and Football DataCo and reflect the unique passion and drama of the Scottish game.”
The league recently announced that title sponsor cinch was taking up an option to end its five-year deal two years early at the end of this season.
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