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MLS hits 2 million mark
by Mike Woitalla, June 7th, 2011 7AM

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[MLS ATTENDANCE]  After 116 games, the MLS attendance for the season broke the 2 million mark. For MLS attendance rankings ...

* Two games drew more than 20,000 last week: Los Angeles for its Friday night scoreless tie with D.C. United and New York for a 1-1 tie with Columbus.

* With the high-drawing Pacific Northwest trio on road, Week 12 attendance dipped to 14,657 and 2011 the league-wide season attendance average fell to 17,244 -- just below the 17,406 mark for the highest full season average, set in MLS's inaugural 1996 season.

* Chivas USA hosted two games in Week 12, drawing 11,753 for a midweek 1-1 tie with Vancouver and 14,076 for a 1-0 win over Portland on Saturday.

MLS ATTENDANCE:

Club (2011 Rank)
Week 12
Home Games
2011 Home
Average

2010 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (14)
13,839
13,380
15,814
Chivas USA (11)
14,076 15,917 14,576
Colorado (13)
12,779
13,684 13,329
Columbus (16)
-- 10,071
14,642
D.C. United (9)
-- 16,344 14,532
FC Dallas (12)
10,363 13,728 10,815
Houston (8)
--
17,488 17,310
Kansas City (-)
-- --
10,287
Los Angeles (2)
20,036 22,425 21,437
New England (15)
-- 12,449
12,987
New York (7)
20,393 17,776 18,441
Philadelphia (6)
-- 18,101 19,254
Portland (5)

--

18,627  --
Real Salt Lake (10)
15,174 16,080
17,095
San Jose (17)
9,270 9,722
9,659
Seattle (1)
-- 36,268 36,173
Toronto FC (4)
19,962
19,665
20,453
Vancouver (3)
-- 20,117 --
Leaguewide
14,765 17,244 16,037


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