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Strong support for Sporting KC
by Mike Woitalla, August 14th, 2012 12:46AM

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[MLS ATTENDANCE] Sporting Kansas City the biggest Week 23 crowd despite hosting a game just four days earlier. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* After drawing 18,863 for the U.S. Open final it won against Seattle in a shootout tiebreaker on Wednesday, Kansas City drew 20,439 on Sunday for a 2-1 win over D.C. United. The Sunday crowd at Livestrong Sporting Park was the biggest of Week 23.

* Week 23's attendance average of 15,761 was the third-lowest for a week of play this season.

* MLS league-wide attendance this season after 221 games is 18,704, an 8 percent increase over the average of 17,324 after Week 23 in 2011.

* MLS's highest season attendance averages were 17,872 in 2011 and 17,406 in its inaugural season of 1996.

MLS ATTENDANCE*

Club (2012 Rank)
Week 23
Home Games
2012 Home
Average
2011 Home
Average (Final)
Chicago (12)  --  15,563  14,273
Chivas USA (18)  17,601  13,559  14,830
Colorado (13)  --  15,073  14,838
Columbus (14)  --  14,858  12,185
Dallas (16)  10,222  13,935  12,861
D.C. United (17)  --  14,178  15,196
Houston (4)  --  21,136  17,694
Kansas City (7)  20,439  19,382  17,810
Los Angeles (3)  --  22,729  23,335
Montreal (2)  --  23,628  --
New England (19)  12,857  12,916  13,222
New York (11)  15,730  17,539  19,749
Philadelphia (10)  18,412  18,418  18,259
Portland (5)  --  20,438  18,827
Real Salt Lake (9)  --  18,680  17,591
San Jose (15)  10,744  14,464  11,858
Seattle (1)  --  41,480  38,496
Toronto FC (8)  --  19,089  20,267
Vancouver (6)  20,083  19,442  20,406
Leaguewide  15,761  18,704  17,872


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



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