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League Two Attendances



2008/09

With every club in Lague Two having played one game, City boasted the seventh highest opening attendance of the season.

League Two Club 08/09 Average Attendance
Bradford City

Luton Town

Port Vale

Shrewsbury Town

AFC Bournemouth

Exeter City

Gillingham

Notts County

Brentford

Aldershot

Rotherham

Lincoln City

Wycombe

Rochdale

Grimsby

Chesterfield

Darlington

Bury

Barnet

Morecambe

Macclesfield Town

Dagenham

Accrington Stanley

Chester City
13,596

6,617

6,346

5,617

5,364

5,122

5,036

4,525

4,195

4,185

4,105

4,077

4,067

3,967

3,760

3,452

3,195

2,749

2,526

2,089

2,055

1,639

1,564

1,357


2007/08

In the 2007/08 season, the average League Two crowd was 4,337.

The best supported club were Bradford (pictured), whose average attendance of 13,694 - helped by a sensible policy of low ticket prices - was 57% up on the previous season.

The table below shows each club`s average attendance and their highest crowd of the 2007/08 season.

City's Blue Square Premier average of 3,705 would have put is in 15th place in the L2 table.

.1 - Bradford City - Avg 13,694 - High 15,510
.2 - MK Franchise - Avg 9,456 - High 17,250
.3 - Peterborough - Avg 5,995 - High 10,400
.4 - Shrewsbury - Avg 5,659 - High 7,707
.5 - Stockport - Avg 5,643 - High 8,838
.6 - Wycombe - Avg 4,746 - High 6,202
.7 - Notts Co - Avg 4,732 - High 10,027
.8 - Brentford - Avg 4,469 - High 6,246
.9 - Wrexham - Avg 4,234 - High 7,687
10 - Rotherham - Avg 4,201 - High 6,709
11 - Grimsby Town - Avg 4,115 - High 5,829
12 - Chesterfield - Avg 4,103 - High 6,300
13 - Lincoln City - Avg 4,078 - High 5,286
14 - Darlington - Avg 3,818 - High 6,965
15 - Hereford - Avg 3,421 - High 6,020
16 - Rochdale - Avg 3,057 - High 4,692
17 - Mansfield - Avg 2,821 - High 5,271
18 - Morecambe - Avg 2,677 - High 4,761
19 - Bury Shakers - Avg 2,601 - High 6,271
20 - Chester City - Avg 2,479 - High 3,849
21 - Macclesfield - Avg 2,298 - High 3,585
22 - Barnet Bees - Avg 2,147 - High 3,074
23 - Dagenham - Avg 2,007 - High 3,451
24 - Accrington - Avg 1,634 - High 2,898

2006/07

Swindon were best supported with an average of 7,419. Eight clubs failed to reach the 3,000 mark.

2005/06

Carlisle were the crowd kings, averaging attendances of 7,218. Oxford were relegated from the League despite an average gate of 5,443.

2004/05

Swansea's average of 8,458 was the highest, followed by Bristol Rovers with 7,077 and Yeovil with 6,320. Shrewsbury, in their first season back in the League, averaged crowds of 4,251.

2003/04

An incredible 16,847 average gate helped Hull to promotion, and set them on the path to the Premier League. Huddersfield also averaged over 10,000. Yeovil and Doncaster on their return to the League averaged around 6,000 and 7,000 respectively.

2002/03

City bombed out of the League with the 15th highest L2 average crowd of 3,763 (a little higher than also-relegated Shrewsbury). Hull were best supported with an average of almost 13,000.
The Journalist

Writer: Robbie Lee Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 8 2008

Time: 1:57PM

Your Comments

How do Accrington survive on that sort of attendance? Clever accountants and some shrewd management. Good luck to them, stuck between Blackburn and Burnley I find it hard to see how they can attract many more to the ground (Been there once. Friendly fans. Great day out).
GJW
 

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