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Six of nine sell out in Week 30
by Mike Woitalla, October 1st, 2012 5:05PM
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[MLS ATTENDANCE] Nine games in Week 30 averaged 18,224 as six teams announced capacity crowds. For MLS team attendance rankings ...

* The New York Red Bulls announced their second sellout the season as a crowd of 25,000-plus was treated to a 4-1 win over Toronto FC.

* Also announcing capacity crowds were Kansas City, Houston, Vancouver, Portland and San Jose.

* The league-wide average after 292 games is 18,521. There are 31 regular-season games left.

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


Club (2012 Rank)
Week 30
Home Games
2012 Home
2011 Home
Average (Final)
Chicago (12)  --  16,170  14,273
Chivas USA (19)  11,450  13,163  14,830
Colorado (13)  17,649  15,152  14,838
Columbus (14)  14,673  14,368  12,185
Dallas (15)  --  14,099  12,861
D.C. United (17)  --  13,483  15,196
Houston (4)  22,039  20,899  17,694
Kansas City (7)  21,010  19,403  17,810
Los Angeles (3)  --  22,621  23,335
Montreal (2)  --  22,945  --
New England (18)  --  13,281  13,222
New York (11)  25,017  17,627  19,749
Philadelphia (10)  --  18,086  18,259
Portland (5)  20,438  20,438  18,827
Real Salt Lake (8)  --  18,998  17,591
San Jose (16)  10,744  13,542  11,858
Seattle (1)  --  42,134  38,496
Toronto FC (9)  --  18,480  20,267
Vancouver (6)  21,000  19,487  20,406
Leaguewide  18,224  18,521  17,872

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

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