Soccer Attendance, Top 10 Professional Leagues Worldwide

If you ever wondered what professional league has the best attendance, here you go! The German’s sure do love their Fussball. They’re the only country with two leagues in the top 10!

bundesliga logo on grassSoccer Attendance, Top 10 Leagues:
COUNTRY (LEAGUE) AVG.
1. Germany (Bundesliga) 43,177
2. England (Premier League) 36,487
3. Spain (La Liga) 28,773
4. Mexico (Liga MX, Apertura) 24,625
5. Italy (Serie A) 23,893
6. China (Super League) 22,580
7. Major League Soccer 21,574
8. Argentina (Primera A, 2014-15) 21,374
9. France (Ligue 1) 20,904
10. Germany (2. Bundesliga) 19,147

Professional Soccer Returns to Clipper Stadium in Lancaster

harrisburg city islandersProfessional Soccer is returning to Clipper Stadium in Lancaster for two Harrisburg City Islanders home games this August.

Harrisburg will host a regular season game versus FC Montreal on Saturday, August 29 as the City Islanders look to gain a United Soccer League playoff berth.

Then 2 days later the Islanders will host an exhibition against the 2014 US Open Cup runner-up, the Philadelphia Union their MLS Partners from Philadelphia on Monday, August 31. The City Islanders a 4-4-1 record against Major League Soccer clubs in the U.S. Open Cup.

Both games will start at 7:00 PM. Gates will open at 5:30 PM.

All seats for these soccer events will be general admission. The cost will be $15 for the exhibition against the Union and $12 for the Saturday night game against Montreal. A combo ticket that includes a ticket to both matches is also available for purchase at the discounted price of $22. For ticket information visit the Lancaster Barnstormers website.

LancasterBarnstormers.com

The games will feature several local soccer heroes for the Central PA area:

  • The former Warwick High School standout and National High School Player of the Year, the Union’s Andrew Wenger.
  • In addition to Wenger, the Union’s roster also includes Jimmy McLaughlin of Great Valley and former City Islanders star Sheanon Williams.
  • The City Islanders squad features area natives Garret Pettis, a forward from Lower Dauphin High School, who currently resides in Elizabethtown, midfielder Danny DiPrima of Dillsburg and former Pennsylvania Player of the Year Brett Jankouskas of Palmyra.

Come out and support local soccer in Central PA!

Philadelphia UnionFc Montreal logo

Philadelphia Union Game (Bus Trips)

What: MTSC has booked bus trips to Philadelphia Union Professional Soccer games this summer!

When: ** Limited number of seats – Contact them ASAP **

Wed June 22 vs. Kansas City (bus departs at 4pm)
Sat August 13 vs. FC Dallas (bus departs at 4:30pm)

Cost: $38.50 per person INCLUDING round trip bus & tickets in section 122

(The tickets alone are typically $40 – so this is a GREAT deal)

Contact: Email awoolley16@gmail.com for more information or to register!

Philadelphia Union

Lancaster Soccer Meetup

lancaster soccer meetupDo you live in or near Lancaster? Do you like to watch professional soccer? Then check out the Lancaster Soccer Meetup. In the past they have organized trips to professional and national games. They also gather to watch soccer matches on TV. The next meetup is scheduled for May 28th to watch the Champions League final. Register on the Meetup site and let them know you’re coming.