MLS attendances are 12% greater than 2014 so far
MLS attendances are 12% greater than 2014 so far

In attendances at MLS games, strong numbers are becoming routine for New York City FC, Orlando City SC, Philadelphia Union, San Jose Earthquakes and Vancouver Whitecaps. There was also a good turnout in Bridgeview for the Chicago Fire, while attendances for Colorado Rapids, New York Red Bulls and Montreal Impact […]

MLS attendances for Gameweek 18 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances for Gameweek 18 of the 2015 season

In MLS gameweek 18, there were no midweek matches last week as well as a July 4th Saturday that made for a pretty good week. All the teams that played at home on the 4th exceeded their gameweek 17-to-date averages with the exception of Columbus. Here are the latest MLS […]

MLS attendances for Gameweek 17 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances for Gameweek 17 of the 2015 season

Major League Soccer jammed 16 games into Gameweek 17 partly because many MLS players will be joining up with their Gold Cup squads soon before the competition begins next week. The reported attendances for Gameweek 17 are a prime example of the composite of the components that make up the […]

MLS attendances for gameweek 16 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances for gameweek 16 of the 2015 season

For gameweek 16 of the MLS season, the reported attendances were pretty good across all venues. There were sellouts or near sellouts in Portland, Salt Lake, Seattle and Toronto. After 156 games, the gain over 2014 continues at an increase of nearly 12%. Here are the latest attendance data: Gameweek […]

MLS attendances for gameweek 14 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances for gameweek 14 of the 2015 season

At this stage of the 2015 MLS season, overall attendance remains a strong 10.5% over last season. During this past weekend, there was a terrific turnout in Chicago this week. Meanwhile, there were sellouts in Houston Dynamo, Sporting Kansas City, Philadelphia Union, Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes. Not so […]

2015 MLS attendance up 12% compared to 2014
2015 MLS attendance up 12% compared to 2014

A third of the 2015 MLS season has flown by, and attendances for this season are still ahead of 2014 by 11.9%. In Columbus, Montreal and New England, there were soft showings. The rest of the clubs did well, including San Jose who played in Levi’s Stadium for Kaka’s visit […]

MLS attendances up 11% compared to last season
MLS attendances up 11% compared to last season

In a weekend of MLS matches, the attendances at DC United, FC Dallas and Montreal Impact were not terrific. The rest of the clubs did well with the exception of Philadelphia, who drew below their normal 18,000+. Orlando drew Seattle-like numbers for the LA Galaxy’s visit. Overall, attendance is up […]

MLS attendances for gameweek 8 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances for gameweek 8 of the 2015 season

Despite having the lowest average attendance in Major League Soccer this season, Chicago Fire had a surprising turnout of more than 19,000 for its Friday night win against New York City FC in Bridgeview, Illinois. Meanwhile, Seattle Sounders have climbed above Orlando City Soccer Club with the highest average attendance […]

MLS attendances up 16% this season compared to last year
MLS attendances up 16% this season compared to last year

So far this season, MLS attendances are up 16% compared to last season. That’s no big surprise with the addition of Orlando, New York City FC and the opening of Avaya Stadium in San Jose, and, of course, the contraction of Chivas USA. Now that gameweek 6 of MLS has […]

MLS attendances for gameweek 5 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances for gameweek 5 of the 2015 season

Looking at the attendances from the MLS games from gameweek 5, Orlando is still drawing very well. Chicago and Colorado had fairly normal turnouts for their matches. However, they were both lower than the NASL debut for Jacksonville Armada. The Florida team had 16,164 in attendance. Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San […]

MLS attendances for gameweek 4 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances for gameweek 4 of the 2015 season

From the weekend action in MLS during the international break, New England’s attendance was hampered by snow and hail. New York City FC’s ownership, meanwhile, is hoping its 27,000+ will be the norm after the excitement of its home opener (43,000+). Montreal opened its home season in Olympic Stadium. Two clubs […]

MLS attendances from gameweek 3 of the 2015 season
MLS attendances from gameweek 3 of the 2015 season

New England Revolution’s home opener was nothing to speak of, with only 14,189 in attendance to watch the 0-0 draw with Montreal Impact. Philadelphia may have suffered from a game day switch due to weather, with their Friday night match being postponed due to snow but rescheduled for Saturday afternoon. […]

MLS attendances for gameweek 2; New York City FC starts out strong
MLS attendances for gameweek 2; New York City FC starts out strong

The attendance figures for gameweek 2 of MLS are in, with New York City FC getting a strong start with an attendance of 43, 507 at Yankee Stadium in its opening home game of the club’s history. Fellow new MLS team Orlando City are still in first place with the […]

MLS attendances for gameweek 1 compared to 2014
MLS attendances for gameweek 1 compared to 2014

MLS teams Orlando City, LA Galaxy, Portland Timbers, Sporting KC and Seattle Sounders were the winners for attendances during the opening weekend of the 2015 season this past weekend. All four legacy teams saw gains in their attendances compared to the opening home games of the 2014 MLS season. Vice-versa, […]

MLS Sets New Attendance Record In 2014
MLS Sets New Attendance Record In 2014

Major League Soccer set a new record for average attendance in the league’s 18-year history last night. With the 2014 regular season now completed, the average attendance was 19,099 — which is a 2.63% increase compared to MLS’s 2013 regular season. The top 3 teams with the highest average attendance in the […]

Analyzing MLS Average Attendances For 2010-2014; Updated After Gameweek 32
Analyzing MLS Average Attendances For 2010-2014; Updated After Gameweek 32

Editor’s note: One of the most popular features of one of our previous incarnations of this website was the series of articles about MLS attendances written by Peter C of Overlapping Run. Peter graciously agreed to allow us to publish his research into attendances in this article. Average MLS Attendances For Week […]

Analyzing MLS Average Attendances For 2010-2014; Updated After Gameweek 31
Analyzing MLS Average Attendances For 2010-2014; Updated After Gameweek 31

Editor’s note: One of the most popular features of one of our previous incarnations of this website was the series of articles about MLS attendances written by Peter C of Overlapping Run. Peter graciously agreed to allow us to publish his research into attendances in this article. Average MLS Attendances For Week […]

Analyzing MLS Average Attendances For 2010-2014; Updated After Gameweek 30
Analyzing MLS Average Attendances For 2010-2014; Updated After Gameweek 30

Editor’s note: One of the most popular features of one of our previous incarnations of this website was the series of articles about MLS attendances written by Peter C of Overlapping Run. Peter graciously agreed to allow us to publish his research into attendances in this article. Average MLS Attendances For […]