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Portland extends sellout streak; Revs hit season high
by Mike Woitalla, May 22nd, 2012 1:16AM

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[MLS ATTENDANCE] The Portland Timbers sold out their 22nd straight game at their Jed-Wen Field. ... New England drew its biggest crowd of the season. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* The Portland Timbers beat Chicago, 2-1, in front of 20,438 fans, the 22nd straight sellout at Jed-Wen Field.

* Two weeks after New England drew only 6,149, the Revs hit a season-high of 16,414 for a 2-2 tie with Houston on Saturday.

* Houston's second game at its new BBVA Compass Stadium, a scoreless tie with Portland on Tuesday, was another sellout (22,039).

* The league-wide attendance after 107 games is 18,598, an increase of 6.4 percent from last year's average of 17,478 after Week 11.

MLS ATTENDANCE*

Club (2012 Rank)
Week 11
Home Games
2012 Home
Average

2011 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (13)
 --
 14,087  14,273
Chivas USA (14)
 18,800  13,856  14,830
Colorado (12)
 15,269  14,658  14,838
Columbus (17)
 --  12,658  12,185
D.C. United (15)
 11,593, 14,287
 13,548  15,196
FC Dallas (16)
 13,272
 13,181
 12,861
Houston (4)
 22,039  22,039
 17,694
Kansas City (7)
 --
 19,017  17,810
Los Angeles (3)
 --  23,197
 23,335
Montreal (2)
 20,373
 36,498  --
New England (19)
 16,414
 11,598  13,222
New York (11)
 --  16,204  19,749
Philadelphia (10)
 --  18,313
 18,259
Portland (5)
 20,438  20,438  18,827
Real Salt Lake (9)
 --
 18,344  17,591
San Jose (18)
 10,256
 11,668
 11,858
Seattle (1)
 --
 38,724  38,496
Toronto FC (6)
 --
 19,022  20,267
Vancouver (8)
 21,000
 19,012
 20,406
Leaguewide
 16,704  18,598 17,872


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



1 comment
  1. Paolo Jacobs
    commented on: May 22, 2012 at 8:10 p.m.
    sure would be nice to see the Revs and DC Utd get new stadiums, smh

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