All-time MLS average attendance record broken by Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders set the average attendance record after their final game of the season at Qwest Field on the weekend.

Seattle Sounders set the average attendance record after their final game of the season at Qwest Field on the weekend.

A crowd of 33,108, a Sounders record, turned up to see their side defeat FC Dallas and book their place in the play-offs in jus the franchise’s first season.

That number took their per game average attendance to 30,943, a new MLS record for the regular season, and would have them as the 50th best supported club in the world.

The following are the records for all-time average attendance in MLS:

2009 Seattle Sounders – 30,943
1996 LA Galaxy – 28,916
2008 LA Galaxy – 26,009
2007 LA Galaxy – 24,252
2005 LA Galaxy – 24,204
1996 NY/NJ MetroStars – 23,898
2004 LA Galaxy – 23,809
1997 New England Revolution – 21,423
1998 LA Galaxy – 21,784
2001 DC United – 21,518

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