MLS average attendances

I came across some data via Twitter for MLS attendances and couldn’t help myself. The MLS Season began in early March and the data compares average attendances up to August the 1st 2013 with the same period in 2012.

MLS attendances

Overall average attendance is down by 3.1% with by far the biggest losers being Chivas USA who’s attendance is down by a sizable 33.9% on the same period in 2012. This seems to be the result of quite a few issues with the club including accusations of racial discrimination. LA Galaxy who  ground-share with Chivas saw a more modest fall in attendance of 4.2%. Two well-established MLS clubs in the shape of  FC Dallas and New England Revolution take the top two slots with growth of 11.3% and 10.4% respectively, whilst Thierry Henry’s New York Red Bulls occupy third place with a 3.4% rise.

 

 

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