Date: 15th January 2012 at 10:31am
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Updated: Attendance Watch For Villa Games

Update on the Attendance watch this season:

Attendances so far this season and comparison with last seasons corresponding doo dah (technical football term)

PL: Blackburn Rovers home… 32 319 (Blackburn brought 250 tops)…. v Blackburn last season at home (Sept): 34 309… our first home game last season was v West Ham with an attendance of 36 604 So down on both + puts pay to me wondering if some of this is holidays etc.

LC: 2nd round v Hereford 21 508… We joined in the 3rd round last season, that was v Blackburn Rovers and attendance was 18 753. So up but for balance, Hereford brought a big following, 3000-4000?

PL: Wolves … attendance 30 776… Last season (played in March whilst flirting relegation), attendance 38 965. So down BUT it was a 3pm kick off and not on tv.

PL: Newcastle 34 248 last season 37 090 (played April on a Sunday, 4pm for Sky) ((This home game just played, I believe Newcastle had 1000 taken off them for problems at the Darlington game))

LC: Bolton 22 261 last season the second LC game was v Burnley at home 34 18 OUCH, that is some drop and a half.

PL: Wigan 30 744 Last season 36 293 (played May)

PL: WBA 34 152 Last season 37 015

PL: Norwich 35 290 not applicable last season, v Blackpool the then new boys 34 330

PL: Manchester United 40 053 Last season 40 073 so very little change from last season. Under MON`s last season: 42 788 (That was the season we finally beat them away from home and drew at Villa Park).

PL: Liverpool 37,460 last season 42,785

PL: Arsenal 35,818 last season 38,544

PL: Swansea 35,642 They came en masse… not in PL last season.

PL: Everton 31,853 last season 34,725

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First home game last season (West Ham) had 36 604 (this season 32 319 v Blackburn)
Next home last season (Everton) had 34 725 (this season 30 776 v Wolves… on tv)
Third home PL last season (Bolton) 34 655 (this 34 248 v Newcastle)

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According to soccernet.espn.go.com we are currently 9th in the attendance table.

2011/12 season average is…: 34 395
2010/11 season average was: 37,193
2009/10 season average was: 38,573
2008/09 season average was: 39,811
2007/08 season average was: 40,029
2006/07 season average was: 36,214 (DOL days)

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I`ve stopped doing the away fixture watch as we as good as sell out all our away allocations.

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