Category Archives: Attendance

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Taking Attendance 9/29/2014: Seasons Change

With the North American Soccer League’s Fall Season a month away from completion, here is a look at the second-division circuit’s crowd numbers for all of 2014, and the Spring and Fall campaigns: Overall Attendance G Total Avg. Med. Hi Lo Indy 12 125,245 10,437 10,285 11,048 10,285 Minnesota 10 87,401 8,740 5,811 34,047 4,913 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Taking Attendance 8/11/2014: Guy Talk

Here are the current (unofficial) attendance figures for each of the men’s professional leagues – Major League Soccer, the North American Soccer League and USL Pro – through last night’s games. Additions and corrections are always welcome. MLS (DIVISION I) G Total Average Seattle Sounders 11 474,515 43,138 Toronto 10 221,060 22,106 Los Angeles Galaxy […]

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Taking Attendance 7/22/2014: (Mostly) Final PDL Numbers

The USL Premier Development League regular season is in the books, and here (with some missing data) are the final attendance numbers for the top summer amateur league in the US and Canada. The Des Moines Menace led the league for the fifth time in the last six years, with an average announced attendance of […]

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Taking Attendance Bonus: The World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World CupTM is now over, and here’s a look at the attendance figures for the event, broken out by venue: Stadium City G Total Average Capacity Pct. Cap Arena Amazonia Manaus 4 160,227 40,057 40,549 98.79% Arena Corinthians Sao Paulo 6 375,593 62,599 62,601 100.00% Arena da Baixada Curitiba 3 117,680 39,227 […]

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Taking Attendance 7/14/2014: A One And A Two And A Three..

This week we’re looking at the Division I, Division II and Division III leagues, better known as (the) MLS, the NASL and USL Pro. Here are their average, median, high and low attendance figures through last night’s games (as always, unofficial and, in some cases, incomplete, additions and corrections are always welcome): MLS G Total […]

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