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Taking Attendance 6/29/2015: Amateur Status

We now get our first look this season at the attendance numbers for the USL’s Premier Development League (PDL), which gives (mostly) college players the chance to hone their skills in a high-level summer league while retaining their NCAA eligibility. A caveat: PDL numbers are always a bit of a challenge because of the varying… (read more)

Taking Attendance 6/15/2015: NASL On Pace To Draw A Million

With its spring season now in the books, the North American Soccer League will take a short break before resuming play with its fall schedule over Independence Day weekend. Here’s a look at the attendance numbers for the 10-game spring season, won by the New York Cosmos (whose Saturday crowd of 7,353 vs. Jacksonville is… (read more)

Taking Attendance 5/11/2015: First Look At NWSL Numbers

Now that every team in the National Women’s Soccer League has played a home game, let’s take a look at the attendance figures for the women’s top flight through games of this past weekend. Team G Total Average Median High Low Portland Thorns FC 3 40,770 13,590 13,386 14,236 13,148 Chicago Red Stars 4 21,923… (read more)

Taking Attendance 4/27/2015: Blame Canada

Every team in the three men’s outdoor professional leagues has played a home game except for Toronto FC and its reserve team in USL (TFC doesn’t have a home game for another couple of weeks, the reserves for almost a month), but that shouldn’t stop us from our first look at attendance figures for each… (read more)

Taking Attendance 3/3/2015: (Almost) Final MASL Numbers

The first Major Arena Soccer League season is over and the playoffs have begun. Actually, the playoffs began before the season ended, which is just another reason why this is the worst league ever. But here are the (nearly final, only seven data points missing, one of which we’re never going to get) attendance numbers… (read more)

Taking Attendance 12/30/2014: Tubular

That’s as in “going down the tubes,” which one Major Arena Soccer League team has already done and others seem poised to. In this final check of attendance for calendar year 2014, we see things aren’t going well in a lot of markets in the only pro indoor soccer league left. Team G Total Average… (read more)

Taking Attendance 12/15/2014: Brave New (Indoor) World

Now that everyone in the new Major Arena Soccer League has played at least one home game, we can take a look at where the 23-team circuit’s teams stand in terms of announced attendance. Here are the numbers through last night: Team G Total Average Median High Low Rochester 2 14,033 7,017 7,017 8,214 5,819… (read more)