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Archive for May 2011

Despite Late Schedule Announcement, Most MLS Teams See Attendance Increase

Despite the delayed release of Major League Soccer’s 2011 schedule (and the attendant kvetching about it), more than half of the league’s teams have increased announced attendance over the same number of home games as a year ago. FC Dallas leads the way, averaging 14,258 after a 10,448 average through six home games in 2010… (read more)

As Indoor Turns….

The latest twist in the long, tortured history of professional indoor soccer in North America came today when United Soccer Leagues announced an agreement to operate the Major Indoor Soccer League beginning this season. As I read the release, it seems as though the name of the league isn’t going to change (for once), but… (read more)

Taking Attendance, 5/2/2011

Thanks to those of you who pointed out some typos and transpositions in last week’s tables. Here’s the latest offering, through games of yesterday: THE MLS G Total Avg. Median High Low Seattle 4 145,147 36,287 36,255 36,433 36,204 Los Angeles 3 75,717 25,239 24,998 27,000 23,719 DC United 3 62,806 20,935 18,132 26,622 18,052… (read more)