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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… (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)

Final MISL Attendance Numbers 2013-2014

The Major Indoor Soccer League Championship will match the Baltimore Blast and Missouri Comets for the second straight year. (The Blast won last year’s series in two games.) Here are the final attendance numbers for the league for the 2013-2014 season: Team G Total Average Median High Low Rochester Lancers 10 73,471 7,347 7,532 8,910… (read more)

Taking Attendance 1/1/2014: The Indoor Leagues

With an eye towards blogging more in 2014, I give you now the first look at indoor soccer attendance numbers for the 2013-2014 season. With the PASL much better these days at providing numbers, I’m able to include them along with the MISL figures. As always, corrections and additions are welcomed. MAJOR INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE… (read more)

Taking Attendance: 8/12/2013 (Everybody)

I haven’t done a full update of every team’s attendance in a month and a half, so here’s a look at all the main leagues north of the Rio Grande through this past weekend’s games. You’ll see I’m still missing several figures in USL Pro, the PDL and W-League, so if you have those numbers… (read more)

Taking Attendance 7/22/2013: (More Or Less) Final PDL Numbers

The Premier Development League season ended yesterday and the playoffs begin tomorrow evening. With about 87% of precincts reporting, here are the attendance figures for the amateur league regarded by some as the fourth level of the unofficial North American soccer pyramid for 2013 (as always, standard disclaimers apply and additions/corrections are always welcome): Team… (read more)

Taking Attendance: 7/1/2013 (Everybody)

The year 2013 is half-over and all the various outdoor soccer leagues are in full swing, so we can now look at attendance numbers for everybody in MLS, the NASL, USL Pro and the PDL on the men’s side and the NWSL and W-League on the women’s side. Additions and corrections are always welcome. THE… (read more)

Taking Attendance 6/10/2013: Almost Everybody

Now that (nearly) everybody in the six primary outdoor soccer leagues in the US and Canada has had a home match, we can take our first comprehensive look at 2013 at attendance figures. I’ve added medians to the chart this time. (These are through games of Sunday, June 9 and, as always, corrections and additions… (read more)