Airtricity Premier Division Clubs Compete For €700,000

  • Mon, Mar 08, 2010 @ 10:27

The FAI Board of Management have confirmed the prize money allocated to the 2010 Airtricity Premier and First Divisions.

The combined total for both divisions totals €911,000; with top prize in each division is €200,000 (Premier Division) and €50,000 (First Division) respectively.

In a statement released yesterday (March 5th), the FAI confirmed; “Despite a 25% reduction in budgeted wage costs at clubs, this year's prize fund will maintain much of the increase that was made in 2009, as well as remaining 11% higher than in 2008 and 128% higher than before the FAI took over the management of the Airtricity League.
Prize money in the Airtricity League Premier Division will stand at €700,000 in 2010, while €161,000 will be allocated to Airtricity League First Division clubs. An additional €50,000 in live television money brings the total fund to €911,000.”

Premier Division Placing Prize money (€)
1 200,000
2 100,000
3 75,000
4 60,000
5 50,000
6 47,000
7 45,000
8 42,000
9 41,000
10 40,000

St Patrick's Athletic take on Drogheda United in the Leinster Senior Cup at Richmond Park this evening with a 7.45pm kick off. Tickets will be on sale from the club shop priced at €10 adults and €5 concession.

Next Fixture

Derry City / April 28th @ 7:45pm
Competition: League
Venue: Maginn Park

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