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.
|Rank||Clubs||Prize Money||Each Club Share|
|1st Position||Rangers||£5 million||14%|
|2nd Position||Celtic||£4 million||10%|
|3rd Position||Hearts||£3 million||8.5%|
|4th Position||Motherwell||£2.5 million||7.5%|
|5th Position||Hibernian||£2 million||7%|
|6th Position||Aberdeen||£2 million||6.8%|
|7th Position||Dundee United||£1.8 million||6.5%|
|8th Position||Livingstone||£1.5 million||6%|
|9th Position||ST Mirren||£1.45 million||5.5%|
|10th Position||Ross County||£1.4 million||5.2%|
|11th Position||Dundee||£1.3 million||5%|
|12th Position||St Johnstone||£1.2 million||4.5%|
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.
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?
|Club||Prize 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 Zone||Share in Prize Money|
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?
|Season||Hike in Fund Share|
|2019-20||25% (£25 million)|
|2020-20||N/A ( £25 million)|
|2021-22||5% ( £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.