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Author Archives: Peter C

MLS attendances are 12% greater than 2014 so far

Posted on by Peter C
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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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for Gameweek 18 of the 2015 season

Posted on by Peter C
seattle-dc-united

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for Gameweek 17 of the 2015 season

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new-york-city-fc-fans

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for gameweek 16 of the 2015 season

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real-salt-lake-fans

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for gameweek 14 of the 2015 season

Posted on by Peter C
san-jose-earthquakes-fc-dallas

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, … Continue reading

2015 MLS attendance up 12% compared to 2014

Posted on by Peter C
new-york-red-bull-arena

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances up 11% compared to last season

Posted on by Peter C
orlando-la-galaxy

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for gameweek 8 of the 2015 season

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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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances up 16% this season compared to last year

Posted on by Peter C
la-galaxy

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for gameweek 5 of the 2015 season

Posted on by Peter C
san-jose-earthquakes-fans

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for gameweek 4 of the 2015 season

Posted on by Peter C
real-salt-lake-fans

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+). … Continue reading

MLS attendances from gameweek 3 of the 2015 season

Posted on by Peter C
avaya-stadium

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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter C
new-york-city-fc-fans

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 … Continue reading

MLS attendances for gameweek 1 compared to 2014

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portland-timbers-tifo

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 … Continue reading

MLS Sets New Attendance Record In 2014

Posted on by Peter C
mls-logos

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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter C
mls-logos-concepts

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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter C
mls-team-logos

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 … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Peter C
mls-logo

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 … Continue reading