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At midseason, MLS attendance up from 2010
by Mike Woitalla, July 28th, 2011 1:07AM

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[MLS ATTENDANCE]  MLS crowds before the All-Star break were up from last season's average at the midseason point. For MLS attendance rankings ...

* At the All-Star break, MLS's attendance average of 17,417 is more than a 6 percent increase from its 2010 midseason mark. Last season ended with a 16,037 league-wide attendance average.

* MLS's highest attendance came in its inaugural season of 1996 -- 17,406.

* Week 19's 11 games included five midweek clashes and averaged 15,669. The biggest crowd was the 24,709 at the Home Depot Center for Los Ange les' 1-0 win over Columbus last Wednesday. On the other end, San Jose drew 8,122 for a 2-2 tie with Vancouver, also on a Wednesday.

* Defending champion Colorado hosted two games in Week 19, drawing 15,227 on a Wednesday and 12,273 on Saturday.

MLS ATTENDANCE:

Club (2011 Rank)
Week 19
Home Games
2011 Home
Average

2010 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (14)
--
14,292
15,814
Chivas USA (12)
11,013
14,425 14,576
Colorado (13)
12,273
14,402 13,329
Columbus (18)
11,246 10,882
14,642
D.C. United (11)
15,597
15,686 14,532
FC Dallas (15)
--
13,241
10,815
Houston (9)
-- 16,902 17,310
Kansas City (8)
16,382 17,820
10,287
Los Angeles (2)
24,709
22,829 21,437
New England (17)
-- 12,149
12,987
New York (6)
17,276 18,216 18,441
Philadelphia (7)
--
18,177 19,254
Portland (5)

--

18,627  --
Real Salt Lake (10)
19,429
16,518
17,095
San Jose (16)
8,122
12,565
9,659
Seattle (1)
xx
37,189 36,173
Toronto FC (4)
21,087
19,977
20,453
Vancouver (3)
-- 20,008 --
Leaguewide
15,669 17,417 16,037


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