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Season-high crowd for Chicago
by Mike Woitalla, June 18th, 2012 5:39PM
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[MLS ATTENDANCE] After just two games in two weeks, MLS was back in swing in Week 15 with nine games, including Montreal's first at its renovated Saputo Stadium. Despite the Euro 2012 distraction, the weekend's MLS games' average exceeded 18,000. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* Chicago drew a season-high 18,526 for its 3-1 win over New York on Sunday.

* Montreal's first MLS game at renovated Saputo Stadium, a 4-1 win over Seattle, drew 17,112 -- 15 percent short of capacity.

* Houston's fourth game at its new BBVA Compass Stadium, a 2-1 win over FC Dallas, was a fourth straight sellout (22,039).

* Philly and Kansas City also announced sellouts.

* New England, for its scoreless tie with Columbus, drew Week 15's smallest crowd: 12,218.

* The league-wide attendance after 131 games is 18,517, an increase of 6.3 percent from last year's average of 17,425 after Week 15.

MLS ATTENDANCE*

Club (2012 Rank)
Week 15
Home Games
2012 Home
Average

2011 Home
Average (Final)

Chicago (13)
 18,526
 14,415 14,273
Chivas USA (15)
 13,816 13,655 14,830
Colorado (12)
 --
 15,194 14,838
Columbus (16)
 -- 13,219 12,185
D.C. United (14)
 --
 13,668 15,196
FC Dallas (17)
 --
 13,181
 12,861
Houston (3)
 22,039 22,039
 17,694
Kansas City (6)
 20,488
 19,364 17,810
Los Angeles (4)
 20,611 22,038
 23,335
Montreal (2)
 17,112
 33,267 --
New England (18)
 12,218
 11,819 13,222
New York (11)
 -- 15,823 19,749
Philadelphia (10)
 18,876 18,407
 18,259
Portland (5)
 -- 20,438 18,827
Real Salt Lake (9)
 --
 18,486 17,591
San Jose (19)
 --
 11,668
 11,858
Seattle (1)
 --
 38,672 38,496
Toronto FC (8)
 --
 18,889 20,267
Vancouver (7)
 19,166
 19,006
 20,406
Leaguewide
 18,095 18,51717,872


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



1 comment
  1. David Huff
    commented on: June 19, 2012 at 5:18 p.m.
    "Despite the Euro 2012 distraction"? Too funny,rather more like the main show to watch rather than a mere distraction. Euro has been very entertaining so far with being able to watch some of the best players in the world in action.

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