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2019 NWSL Attendance

Another strong week for 2019 NWSL attendance, with good crowds for Portland Thorns and Sky Blue FC paving the way.

Here are the season and weekly numbers for 2019 NWSL attendance in Week 18, as of Aug. 18:

  Team Av. Totals Gms 2018 YoY Week 18
1 Portland Thorns FC 20,072 160,579 8 16,959 0.18 20,895
2 Utah Royals FC 10,992 98,932 9 9,466 0.16  
3 Chicago Red Stars 5,931 47,451 8 4,004 0.48  
4 Orlando Pride 5,337 48,034 9 4,837 0.10 5,279
5 NC Courage 5,007 40,052 8 5,129 -0.02  
6 Reign FC 4,897 34,277 7 3,824 0.28  
7 Houston Dash 3,860 34,744 9 3,572 0.08  
8 Washington Spirit 3,593 28,742 8 3,892 -0.08  
9 Sky Blue FC 2,887 25,979 9 2,531 0.14 11,973*
  TOTALS 6,917 518,790 75 6,024 0.15 38,147
  WEEKLY AV.           9,537
  *Total of two matches            

The total of 11,973 for Sky Blue FC represents two matches. The team played a mid-week match at Yurcak Field that drew 2,558 fans, and a Sunday match at Red Bull Arena, home of MLS’s New York Red Bulls, drew 9,415. It’s pretty apparent that the World Cup boost continues.

Image courtesy Houston Dash.

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