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Fans flock to midsummer MLS games
by Mike Woitalla, June 29th, 2011 12:30AM

TAGS:  mls


[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.


Club (2011 Rank)
Week 15
Home Games
2011 Home

2010 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (14)
Chivas USA (12)
-- 15,334 14,576
Colorado (13)
14,258 13,329
Columbus (17)
10,771 10,483
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
Los Angeles (2)
-- 22,206 21,437
New England (16)
-- 12,008
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
San Jose (18)
10,872 9,909
Seattle (1)
36,212 37,265 36,173
Toronto FC (4)
-- 19,882
Vancouver (3)
-- 20,124 --
19,322 17,412 16,037

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