ALL POSTS TAGGED "attendance"


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USL attendance grows in 2023, and could break record

The United Soccer Leagues – operators of the United States' only men's second division (USL Championship) and one of its three third division leagues (USL League One) – are on pace for record-breaking crowd numbers in 2023. Attendance is up in both USL circuits as the season winds down. Coming off COVID which dramatically affected […]


/ 53 days ago

Arsenal summer friendlies average more than 57,000 fans in US

The Gunners were back in the USA last month, embarking on a three-match tour that spanned three different competitions. The summer friendlies for Arsenal included being the opposition in the MLS All-Star Game, the Soccer Champions Tour, and a one-off game versus Premier League rivals Manchester United in New York. While the club drew the […]


/ 53 days ago

Barcelona pulls in big crowds across the USA

Spanish giants FC Barcelona returned to America this summer, taking part in the Soccer Champions Tour as a headlining participant. And as usual, the legendary Catalan club was very effective at getting fans through the gates. FC Barcelona pulled some of the largest crowds for soccer in the USA to date in 2023. Originally the […]


/ 54 days ago

Manchester United US tour a success, averaging 58,792 fans

Over the span of nine days this summer, Manchester United undertook a US tour, playing four matches across the country. One game was played as part of the Soccer Champions Tour, with the rest as one-off matches in New York, Las Vegas, and San Diego. United have always been one of the most popular overseas […]


/ 55 days ago

Real Madrid sold more tickets in the US than any other team

When Real Madrid comes to town, soccer fans turn up in droves to see them in person. And their 2023 tour of the USA as part of the Soccer Champions Tour was no different. Los Blancos were the biggest attraction of the summer, as Real Madrid sold more tickets than any club from overseas. Even […]


/ 56 days ago

European friendlies more popular than Leagues Cup, Gold Cup

The last few months have been a smorgasbord of soccer for fans in the USA. Multiple competitions and friendly events have taken place across the country, featuring national teams, domestic clubs, and huge names from Europe. But, based on our reporting, what was it about European friendlies to be the most popular this summer based […]


/ 57 days ago

Soccer Champions Tour delivers record crowds across US

The year 2023 saw yet another spin on the American summer soccer friendly, as the Soccer Champions Tour debuted. The event featured six clubs playing at eight venues in six markets across the country. Some massive clubs took part, but did the fans turn out? Here's a look at the attendance for the Soccer Champions […]


/ 59 days ago

Verdict on Leagues Cup attendance after group stage ends

Major League Soccer and Liga MX have made a big deal about the new and improved Leagues Cup in 2023. The expanded event is no longer a glorified series of friendlies. Instead, it now features every MLS and Liga MX club, and has spots in the following year's CONCACAF Champions Cup up for grabs. But […]


/ 66 days ago

World Cup 2026 visa issues to be solved by Biden administration

The White House will establish a new task force to help ease concerns of foreign soccer fans entering the United States at the 2026 World Cup. Millions of people are expected to flock Stateside for the future tournament. While the competition is still three years away, government officials are taking a proactive approach to the […]


/ 169 days ago

Premier League average attendance on course to break record

The Premier League is on course to set an average attendance record this season. This comes after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on many things, including crowds inside stadiums. Leagues from all over the world either banned fans or limited them from March of 2020 up until Spring of 2021. However, crowds are now surpassing […]

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/ 251 days ago

10 US cities USMNT plays at most often

One of the myriad of issues US Soccer has faced in recent times is the perception by the fan base that the federation only plays USMNT home games in a select few cities. USMNT attendance in 2022 seems to suggest a level of frustration and burnout of the same venues. But does the perception match […]