Premier League is the most watched football league in the world. Fans around the world support their team with passion and dedication. Some of the clubs are able to fetch more crowds than others. With Corona Virus having halted the season, we have the Premier League Clubs ranked according to attendance percentage during the 2019-20 season so far.
Here are the Premier League clubs ranked according to attendance percentage upto 10 Mar 2020 –
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20. Southampton [91.6%]
The capacity of Southampton’s St Mary’s Stadium is 32,364 and it has been 91.6% full so far this season. They made a very poor start to the season. However, they improved in the later stages and mustered 34 points in 29 games. They currently sit in the 14th position in the Premier League table.
19. Newcastle United [92.2%]
Newcastle being ranked 19th in this list is a surprise, as St James’ Park is one of the stadiums known for their intense atmosphere. The average attendance so far at St James’ Park has been 48,248 which is 92.2% of the stadium’s capacity of 52,354.
18. Bournemouth [92.8%]
Bournemouth has the smallest stadium in the Premier League with a full capacity of just 11,364. But even with small capacity, Dean Court has only been 92.8% full so far this season, with an average turnout of 10,531. They have been struggling in the league and currently sit in the 18th place.
17. Burnley [92.9%]
Burnley are currently 10th in the league table with 39 points in 29 games. Their decent start to the season has drawn an average of 20,395 spectators this season. Turf Moor’s faithfuls expect a lot more from their club and will hope to see that in the second half of the season.
16. Sheffield Utd [94.2%]
Sheffield Utd are currently 7th in the Premier League table after a good start to the season. They are above the likes of Arsenal and Everton. Their average attendance this season has been 30,799, which is 94.2% of the capacity of Bramall lane.
15. Tottenham [95.3%]
Spurs are going through a mixed run of form. They currently sit 8th in the league table and are moving away from the top 4 with Jose Mourinho as their manager. Their average attendance has been 59,308. Mourinho have a big task in his hands with qualification for the UCL not looking very easy.
14. Crystal Palace [96.2%]
Things might not be going great for Crystal Palace but that doesn’t stop the fans turning up whatever. It’s widely acknowledged that Eagles supporters are some of the best around, producing brilliant fan displays on a regular basis, and creating one of the most imposing atmospheres in the Premier League. Despite being 11th in the league, more than 25k supporters turn up on an average for every game.
13. Watford [96.3%]
Watford are currently 17th in the league table with 27 points in 29 games. They have an average attendance of 20,839. Vicarage Road faithful will hope to see better performance from the team in the upcoming games.
12. Manchester Utd [97.1%]
Manchester United are 5th in the league table with 45 points after the first 29 matches. The team has struggled so far and fans will hope for better performance from the team in the upcoming matches. They did manage to beat Chelsea and Manchester City but need to perform consistently in order to earn the UCL spot.
11. Chelsea [97.4%]
Chelsea have some of the most enthusiastic fans around, with a wide following of people of every age. Whether their team has won or lost, the Chelsea fans will provide their players with unconditional support, surrounding them in a sea of blue flags and cheering them on loudly at every game. So far this season their average attendance has been 40,566.
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10. Aston Villa [97.4%]
With an average attendance of 41,661, Villa Park has been 97.4% full on an average this season. Aston Villa made a good start to the season but then went completely off track. They currently sit in the 19th position with 25 points in 28 games.
9. Wolverhampton [97.9%]
The Molineux Stadium has been full so far this season, with an average attendance of 31,360 per game. They are currently 6th in the Premier League with 43 points in 29 games. They beat Manchester City in an absolute thrilling game earlier this season.
8. Liverpool [98.3%]
Liverpool have made a great start this season. They are currently on top the league table. They have just lost one game in the whole season. The attacking trio of Firmino, Salah and Mane is a feast to watch. The iconic Anfield stadium also creates an unmatchable atmosphere. The average attendance at Anfield so far this season has been 53,107.
7. Manchester City [98.8%]
Defending champions Manchester City are currently sitting in the 2nd position in the league table behind Liverpool. The average attendance at the Etihad so far this season has been 54,391. Manchester City’s performance in the Premier League this season has been some what below average, according to their high standards.
6. Brighton [99.1%]
With 29 points in 29 matches, Brighton are sitting in the 15th position in the league table. Their average home attendance has been 30,376. They are 6th in our list of ”Premier League clubs ranked according to attendance percentage”, above the likes of Man Utd, Liverpool, Man City and Chelsea.
5. Norwich City [99.2%]
Norwich City are going through a torrid time, with just 21 points, they are the 20th placed team in the league. However, the fans are turning out in huge numbers a the Carrow Road to show support to their team. The average attendance at the Carrow Road this season has been 27,029.
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4. Leicester City [99.2%]
The foxes made a flying start to the season. They currently sit at the third place in the league with 57 points from the first 29 games. As a result, huge crowds have been turning out to watch their team in action. The average attendance at the King’s Power stadium so far has been 32,046, which is more than 99% of the stadium’s capacity of 32,312.
3. Everton [99.4%]
The average attendance at the Goodison park so far this season in the Premier League has been 39,150. Everton are currently having a season with the team currently sitting at the 12th position in the league. However their poor form is not affecting the attendance, as they continue to receive support from the fans.
2. Arsenal [99.8%]
Even with one of the most expensive tickets in whole Europe, Emirates stadium never disappoints you with their turnout. The capacity of the stadium is 60,383 and still it is nearly full most of the times. Arsenal have been the best-supported among the top 6 PL sides over the last five seasons, with their average attendances at 99.4%.
1. West Ham [99.9%]
Fans of West Ham are as passionate as they come, and although their team is not performing well, the West Ham fans continue to support their team with unfaltering enthusiasm, cheering their team on through thick and thin. They are one of the most loyal fan bases in the UK. Their average attendance this season so far has been 59,916 ,which is 99.9% of their stadium’s capacity. Insane numbers!
*Data from [ soccerstats ]