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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)

Taking Attendance 11/3/2014: NASL Sets New Division II Record

We are truly living in a golden age for professional outdoor soccer in this country. All three men’s professional levels of the game set new average attendance records this season, with Major League Soccer drawing 19,149 a game, USL Pro breaking the 3,000-a-game mark and now, the North American Soccer League setting a new record… (read more)

Taking Attendance 10/27/2014: MLS Up 3%, Sets New Record

The 19th Major League Soccer season ended Sunday with a new record for total (6,184,980) and average (19,149) attendance, poising the league to potentially average 20k in its 20th season in 2015. First the numbers: Team G Tot. Avg. Med. Hi Lo Ch. Seattle 17 743,485 43,734 38,976 64,207 38,441 -0.7% Toronto 17 375,463 22,086… (read more)

Taking Attendance 9/15/2014: Final USL Pro Attendance Numbers

The fourth season for USL Pro is now complete and here are the final unofficial attendance numbers for the Division III league. (As always, additions, corrections and comments are welcomed.) Team G Total Avg. Med. High Low Sacramento Republic FC 14 158,107 11,293 8,000 20,231 8,000 Rochester Rhinos 14 74,603 5,329 5,104 8,378 4,007 Orlando… (read more)

Taking Attendance 8/21/2014: Final NWSL Numbers

With the Houston Dash and Sky Blue FC completing a weather postponed-game last night, the second National Women’s Soccer League regular season is officially in the books. Here are the (unofficial) final attendance numbers for the women’s Division I pro league: Team G Total Avg. Median High Low Portland Thorns FC 12 160,341 13,362 13,633… (read more)