REVEALED: Portsmouth record seventh-highest agent fees in League One according to Football Association

Pompey paid £157,012 in agents fees according to latest figures – the seventh highest in League One.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 3:35 pm
Pompey paid £157,012 in agent and intermediary fees from February 2020 to February 2021. Picture: Pete Norton/Getty Images

Football Association information shows that £3.08m was received by agents and intermediaries from League One clubs from February 1, 2020 until February 1, 2021.

Leading the list are Hull (£543,238), Sunderland (£406,207) and Ipswich (£341,622).

Completing the top six are Oxford United (£298,576), Charlton (£213,537) and Peterborough (£185,293).

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Pompey occupy seventh spot with their total of £157,012 representing a significant drop from last year’s £220,367.

During the calculated period, the Blues bought Callum Johnson from Accrington, recruited Sean Raggett, Michael Jacobs, Jordy Hiwula and Charlie Daniels on free transfers, and secured loan deals for Cam Pring, Rasmus Nicolaisen, George Byers and Harvey White.

In contrast, Gillingham didn’t pay anything to agents and intermediaries, while Crewe (£4,500) and Swindon (£21,632) were also at the list’s bottom.

In 2018-19, Pompey paid £183,790, rising by £36,577 for last year’s figures.

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