Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Fans flock to midsummer MLS games
by Mike Woitalla, June 29th, 2011 12:30AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS ATTENDANCE] Three teams hosted two games in Week 15 and drew impressive crowds even for the midweek matches. One of them, Seattle, set another record. For MLS attendance rankings ...

* The Seattle Sounders opened the upper deck of its stadium and set a club record for a league game when
46,972 enjoyed watching the Sounders beat New York, 4-2, on a Thursday night. It was the biggest crowd for a stand-alone MLS game since 2008. Three days later, the Sounders drew 36,211 for its win over New England.

* Philadelphia drew 18,127 and 18,139 for Wednesday and Saturday games. Chicago drew 14,972 in the midweek and 16,961 on Sunday in a week that saw the leaguewide attendance average hit 19,322. 

* San Jose drew its biggest crowd ever at Buck Shaw Stadium when 10,872 fans suffered through a scoreless tie with Los Angeles sans David Beckham and Landon Donovan.

MLS ATTENDANCE:

Club (2011 Rank)
Week 15
Home Games
2011 Home
Average

2010 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (14)
16,961
14,026
15,814
Chivas USA (12)
-- 15,334 14,576
Colorado (13)
--
14,258 13,329
Columbus (17)
10,771 10,483
14,642
D.C. United (11)
15,734 15,988 14,532
FC Dallas (15)
10,470 12,738 10,815
Houston (9)
-- 17,718 17,310
Kansas City (5)
18,467 18,953
10,287
Los Angeles (2)
-- 22,206 21,437
New England (16)
-- 12,008
12,987
New York (7)
-- 18,204 18,441
Philadelphia (8)
18,139 18,177 19,254
Portland (6)

--

18,627  --
Real Salt Lake (10)
15,077 16,050
17,095
San Jose (18)
10,872 9,909
9,659
Seattle (1)
36,212 37,265 36,173
Toronto FC (4)
-- 19,882
20,453
Vancouver (3)
-- 20,124 --
Leaguewide
19,322 17,412 16,037


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Kljestan and Boyd get first goals    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Sacha Kljestan, whose short-term move to MLS over the summer was thwarted, finally got ...
Zakuani makes 'most difficult decision' in his life    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] At the age of 26, Steve Zakuani is retiring from soccer, his career never ...
Crew lines up young Swede for 2015 campaign    
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Columbus Crew is about to enter the playoffs for the first time under ...
Red Bulls are rolling, Sporting KC is reeling    
[MLS PLAYOFF PREVIEW] Sporting Kansas City starts off defense of its 2013 MLS Cup title Thursday ...
Controversial call sends FC Dallas into next round    
[MLS PLAYOFFS] One game into the 2014 MLS playoffs and already the postseason is roiled by ...
You won't believe he missed from there    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Napoli's Jose Callejon demonstrates how to miss an open net from ...
What They're Saying: Jermain Defoe    
"It was hurtful. In England, at all the clubs I've played for, no one ever said ...
An own goal worthy of dance celebration?    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Less than two minutes after kickoff in this Kenyan Premier League ...
Soccer America Power Rankings    
[MLS: Week 33] Seattle closed out the regular season atop the Soccer America Power Rankings by ...
FIFA introduces official logo    
[WORLD CUP 2018] FIFA and World Cup 2018 organizers introduced the official logo for the tournament ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives