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Philly sells out
by Mike Woitalla, May 1st, 2012 2:06AM
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[MLS ATTENDANCE] Philadelphia announced a sellout for its Week 8 clash with San Jose, but a few teams had season lows. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* Philadelphia's 2-1 loss to San Jose was the Union's third sellout in four home games this season.

* FC Dallas, Colorado and Columbus had season-low crowds. Dallas' game was on a Wednesday and the weather was bad in Colorado and Columbus.

* Montreal's second home game at Olympic Stadium -- its home until Stade Saputo opens next month -- drew 19,233. The Impact's Olympic Stadium opener -- its MLS debut -- drew 58,912. The dip means Seattle is once again the attendance league leader.

* The league-wide attendance after 73 games is 18,378. It was 17,236 at this point last season.

MLS ATTENDANCE*

Club (2012 Rank)
Week 8
Home Games
2012 Home
Average

2011 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (12)
 14,166
 14,243 14,273
Chivas USA (17)
 -- 12,422 14,830
Colorado (11)
 10,969 14,505 14,838
Columbus (15)
 11,978 13,043 12,185
D.C. United (14)
 13,975
 13,751 15,196
FC Dallas (13)
 10,069
 14,077
 12,861
Houston (-)
 -- --
 17,694
Kansas City (6)
 --
 18,671 17,810
Los Angeles (3)
 23,249 22,436
 23,335
Montreal (2)
 19,223
 33,752 --
New England (18)
 --
 11,657 13,222
New York (10)
 18,152 17,426 19,749
Philadelphia (9)
 18,581 18,343
 18,259
Portland (4)
 -- 20,438 18,827
Real Salt Lake (7)
 17,629
 18,369 17,591
San Jose (16)
 --
 13,267
 11,858
Seattle (1)
 --
 38,589 38,496
Toronto FC (5)
 --
 19,186 20,267
Vancouver (8)
 --
 18,451
 20,406
Leaguewide
 15,799 18,37817,872


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



2 comments
  1. Michael Scappator
    commented on: May 1, 2012 at 12:35 p.m.
    Something is off, Montreal has had three home dates at the Olympic Stadium. Chicago, Toronto and now Portland have all visited the big O.
  1. Andrew Busa
    commented on: May 1, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.
    Something is wrong with the data not only with Montreal number of home games as mentioned in the previous comment but the data from last year is incorrect. Here is the correct information. http://www.bigsoccer.com/forum/showpost.php?p=25615188&postcount=3

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