The NWSL saw another average week at the gates for their five games. Portland drew an expected large crowd for the FOX Soccer broadcast. Kansas City fans came out once again and have now had three-straight games with over 5,000 fans.
All other matches were pretty close to the team averages for the season. Portland has two home games next week, which will give the league’s attendance numbers a huge boost. Chicago and Sky Blue will also be hosting next weekend, both looking for a solid crowd.
Here are the NWSL’s attendance numbers through Week 16 (71 games):
Average Attendance: 4,032
(Average Attendance Without Portland’s Home Games: 2,760)
Attendance Standard Deviation: 3,666
Median Attendance: 2,738
Total Attendance to date: 286,260
(Total Attendance Without Portland’s Home Games: 171,127)
Week 16 Attendance Numbers:
|Average Home Attendance|
|Portland Thorns FC||9||12,793||63%|
|FC Kansas City||10||4,597||75%|
|Western New York Flash||7||3,780||27%|
|Seattle Reign FC||10||2,151||60%|
|Sky Blue FC||10||1,616||32%|
|Chicago Red Stars||9||1,484||42%|
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