Somerset announce another profitable year

The County Ground
Attendances at Somerset home fixtures, played at the County Ground, are among the highest in the country

Somerset County Cricket Club have announced their end-of-year financial results, posting a pre-tax profit of £239,943 for 2014.

That is approximately half the profit made by the club in 2013 when Australia played a pre-Ashes match in the county.

Chief executive Guy Lavender said:external-link "I am delighted. Despite slightly lower levels of income, we have been able to continue with significant investment.

"We are very excited for 2015 - perhaps even with a trophy at the end of it!"

Somerset finished sixth in County Championship Division One in 2014.