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Big-crowd weekend breaks 4 million mark
by Mike Woitalla, August 31st, 2011 1:31AM
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[MLS ATTENDANCE]Three Week 24 games were postponed because of Hurricane Irene but the seven remaining games drew big crowds as the season's total broke the 4 million mark. For MLS attendance rankings ...

* The average attendance for Week 24's seven games was 20,813 as total attendance this season hit 4,095,750 (through 235 games).

* MLS broke the 4 million mark once before -- last season, when total attendance, with two fewer teams, was 4,002,000.

* The Portland Timbers sold out their 14th straight game with another 18,627 crowd for Wednesday's 1-0 win over Chivas USA.

* The Seattle Sounders rewarded 36,364 fans with a 6-2 win over Columbus.

* MLS's attendance average so far this season is 17,428. The 2010 season ended with a 16,037 league-wide attendance average.

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

MLS ATTENDANCE:

Club (2011 Rank)
Week 24
Home Games
2011 Home
Average

2010 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (14)
15,211
14,018
15,814
Chivas USA (13)
14,127
14,40214,576
Colorado (12)
--14,58413,329
Columbus (18)
--11,278
14,642
D.C. United (11)
--15,02414,532
FC Dallas (15)
--
12,896
10,815
Houston (10)
--16,79317,310
Kansas City (8)
20,018
17,578
10,287
Los Angeles (2)
--23,05121,437
New England (17)
--12,527
12,987
New York (5)
--18,79618,441
Philadelphia (7)
--18,30919,254
Portland (6)
18,62718,627 --
Real Salt Lake (9)
--16,869
17,095
San Jose (16)
--
12,128
9,659
Seattle (1)
36,364
37,06236,173
Toronto FC (4)
21,117
20,178
20,453
Vancouver (3)
20,226
20,542--
Leaguewide
20,81317,42816,037


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