Wages have risen massively since the Blades and Owls were both in the Premier League together. Picture: Getty

How Premier League wages have skyrocketed since Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United were both in the top flight

A look at the average wage from each Premier League season

By Joel Sked
Saturday, 16th May 2020, 12:00 pm
Updated Saturday, 16th May 2020, 2:49 pm

The year was 1994. The last time both Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday were in the Premier League at the same time. Considering the size of each club, the passion bestowed on them by fans, it is far too long.

Both have had their spells at the top table but since that season they both featured in the top flight wages have risen steadily, dipped, increased some more and then exploded.

Click and scroll through to see theaverage first-team football wages including bonuses in the Premier League have changed across the past quarter of a century.

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