Wow! Top 20 clubs ranked by highest ever average attendance in a league season

first_imgFor over 150 years English football clubs have been playing in front of crowds of paying spectators, who pass their love of the game and their team down through generations.The grounds, or as they are more often known these days, stadiums, have changed a great deal over time, but the passion of the supporters remains a constant.Last season, West Ham United played their first campaign in the 60,000-capacity Olympic Stadium, ensuring the Hammers broke their highest average attendance for consecutive seasons, beating their previous attendance of 35,910 at Upton Park.Liverpool, meanwhile, also surpassed their previous attendance record thanks to the increased 54,000 capacity at Anfield, comfortably exceeding the club’s previous highest average attendance.But which club’s make up the top 20, based on highest ever average attendances? Find out in the slideshow above. 17. Birmingham City – Highest average attendance = 38,453 in 1948/49 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 1. Manchester United – Highest average attendance = 75,826 in 2006/07 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 8. Everton – Highest average attendance = 51,603 in 1962/63 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 20 20 12. Wolverhampton Wanderers – Highest average attendance = 45,466 in 1949/50 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 16. West Bromwich Albion – Highest average attendance = 38,910 in 1949/50 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 20 3. West Ham – Highest average attendance = 56,972 in 2016/17 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 15. Leeds United – Highest average attendance = 39,752 in 2001/02 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 13. Sheffield Wednesday – Highest average attendance = 42,634 in 1952/53 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 20 20 11. Aston Villa – Highest average attendance = 47,320 in 1948/49 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 14. Charlton Athletic – Highest average attendance = 40,216 in 1948/49 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 4. Newcastle United – Highest average attendance = 56,283 in 1947/48 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 2. Arsenal – Highest average attendance = 60,079 in 2012/13 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 9. Chelsea – Highest average attendance = 48,260 in 1954/55 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 18. Cardiff City – Highest average attendance = 38,453 in 1952/53 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 7. Liverpool – Highest average attendance = 53,016 in 2016/17 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 6. Manchester City – Highest average attendance = 54,041 in 2015/16 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 5. Tottenham Hotspur – Highest average attendance = 55,509 in 1950/51 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 20 10. Sunderland – Highest average attendance = 47,785 in 1949/50 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 20 19. Hull City – Highest average attendance = 37,319 in 1949/50 – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance 20 20. Portsmouth – Highest average attendance = 37,082 in 1948/49. Find out which clubs can top this total, just click the arrow above, right, to see who has the biggest average attendances and where your club ranks – Click here to see 22 British clubs ranked by all-time highest ever attendance last_img read more

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