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Rapids draw big in slow Week 7
by Mike Woitalla, April 24th, 2012 2:06AM
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[MLS ATTENDANCE] Week 7 had the smallest attendance average of the season so far but the Colorado Rapids drew a standing-room only crowd for David Beckham's second appearance in Colorado since he joined MLS in 2007. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* Colorado announced an SRO crowd of 19,152 for its 2-1 loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy featuring Beckham.

* Portland also sold out (20,438), for a 1-0 win over Kansas City, but five games failed to break the 15,000 mark.

* D.C. United had two home games in Week 7 and drew 10,135 on a Wednesday and 13,262 on Sunday.

* The league-wide attendance after 64 games is 18,787. It was 17,639 at this point last season.


Club (2012 Rank)
Week 7
Home Games
2012 Home

2011 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (13)
 14,282  14,273
Chivas USA (17)
 14,127  12,422  14,830
Colorado (11)
 15,683  14,838
Columbus (15)
 10,479  13,397  12,185
D.C. United (14)
 13,262, 10,135
 13,706  15,196
FC Dallas (12)
Houston (-)
 --  --
Kansas City (6)
 18,671  17,810
Los Angeles (3)
 --  22,233
Montreal (1)
 41,016  --
New England (18)
 11,657  13,222
New York (10)
 --  17,184  19,749
Philadelphia (9)
 --  18,263
Portland (4)
 20,438  20,438  18,827
Real Salt Lake (7)
 18,554  17,591
San Jose (16)
Seattle (2)
 38,589  38,496
Toronto FC (5)
 19,186  20,267
Vancouver (8)
 18,027, 15,382
 15,046  18,787 17,872

 * Attendance figures, provided by MLS, reflect tickets sold and distributed.

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