Scottish Premiership Prize Money 2021-22 | Celtic & Rangers Make £1.5m Extra from International TV Rights Deal Compare to Other Clubs

Scottish Premiership Prize

Rangers and Celtic battling for the league title in season 2021-22. Half of the season completed. Rangers stands first on the points table after clearing 6 points over the team of Celtic. The budget for the Scottish Premiership prize money announced. If Celtic or Rangers who ever managed to win the league will earn (£5 million) purse in 2022.

RankClubsPrize MoneyEach Club Share
1st PositionRangers£5 million14%
2nd Position Celtic£4 million10%
3rd Position Hearts£3 million8.5%
4th Position Motherwell£2.5 million7.5%
5th Position Hibernian£2 million7%
6th Position Aberdeen£2 million6.8%
7th Position Dundee United£1.8 million6.5%
8th Position Livingstone£1.5 million6%
9th Position ST Mirren£1.45 million5.5%
10th Position Ross County£1.4 million5.2%
11th Position Dundee£1.3 million5%
12th Position St Johnstone£1.2 million4.5%

The sponsorship of Scottish Premiership 2021-22 season changed to (cinch). Previously Ladbrokes hold the deal with Scottish League. The defending champions Rangers last year made £5 million for winning the league. However the current positions are based on 2021-22 (half season) results, once the final details confirmed of relegation and premiership champions details provided here.

Scottish Premiership Prize Share

Scottish Premiership

Season : 2021-22
Sponsorship : Cinch
Total Prize Money : £30 million (including tv bonus)
Champions Share : £5 million
Runner-ups Share : £4 million
Relegation Teams Share : ( £1.2m – 1.5m)

How Much Winner of Scottish Premiership Earn in 2022?

ClubPrize Money (Winners)TV Sponsorship Earnings
Celtic £3.5 million £1.5 million
Ranger £3.5 million £1.5 million
Dundee United or Hearts £3.32 million (reported 2020-21)N/A

If the winner of the season is Celtic or Rangers both clubs earn £5 which include tv sponsorship bonus. Other than this, if any other clubs defeat both these two league leaders claim the title will make guaranteed £3.25 million not including any tv bonus rights.

TV Sponsorship Money & It’s Role in Scottish Premiership Fund:

Recently many tv channels included the Scottish Premiership matches to their prime time, big clubs like Rangers and Celtic brings more tv income internationally compared to others received their share from it which is estimated (£1.5 million).

How Much Share Relegation Teams Received from Fund of Premiership?

Relegation ZoneShare in Prize Money
12th Place4.5%
13th Place 4.5%

The two teams that get relegate from the league total 10% share from the overall prize money 4.5% went to each team. Kilmarnock and Hamilton Academical relegate last year and total £3 million distributed among the two teams.

How much Increase In Prize Fund of Premiership?

SeasonHike in Fund Share
2019-2025% (£25 million)
2020-20N/A ( £25 million)
2021-225% ( £27 million + 2m tv sponsorship)

In 2019-20 the complete details released about the Scottish League fund according to which £25m distributed among clubs, recently a source reported clubs like Rangers and Celtic receive more money base on International tv rights and their matches coverage in the territories.

Still there are 18 matches left, it’s not confirmed yet that Rangers will lift the trophy of the season again there is only 6 points difference. Two weeks before the final fixture details and Scottish Premiership prize money of each team share relegation, runner-up or winner provided here.

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