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Volume 21 No. 2

Research and Ratings

EPL (THROUGH JAN. 14)

Home team Dates Total Avg. % cap. Previous Change (2012-13)
Arsenal 10 600,195 60,020 99.4% 60,096 -0.1% 10
Aston Villa 11 406,664 36,969 86.4% 34,084 +8.5% 11
Cardiff City 11 302,750 27,523 102.6% NA NA NA
Chelsea 10 415,003 41,500 99.3% 41,611 -0.3% 10
Crystal Palace 10 236,305 23,631 90.0% NA NA NA
Everton 11 407,142 37,013 93.5% 36,965 +0.1% 11
Fulham 11 272,618 24,783 96.4% 25,548 -3.0% 11
Hull City 11 263,977 23,998 94.5% NA NA NA
Liverpool 10 446,794 44,679 98.7% 44,653 +0.1% 11
Manchester City 10 470,708 47,071 99.3% 46,905 +0.4% 11
Manchester United 11 826,969 75,179 99.2% 75,508 -0.4% 11
Newcastle United 11 553,963 50,360 96.1% 49,657 +1.4% 11
Norwich City 10 268,355 26,836 98.6% 26,637 +0.7% 11
Southampton 11 328,691 29,881 91.4% 30,496 -2.0% 11
Stoke City 11 283,633 25,785 93.0% 27,094 -4.8% 11
Sunderland 10 412,401 41,240 84.7% 40,171 +2.7% 11
Swansea City 10 203,092 20,309 97.9% 20,377 -0.3% 11
Tottenham Hotspur 11 395,585 35,962 99.1% 35,966 0.0% 11
West Bromwich Albion 10 247,856 24,786 93.2% 25,137 -1.4% 11
West Ham United 10 346,048 34,605 98.8% 34,601 0.0% 11
TOTALS 210 7,688,749 36,613 95.7% 35,665 +2.7% 218

NA: Not applicable; played in the lower-level Football League Championship in 2012-13. Queens Park Rangers, Reading and Wigan were relegated following the 2012-13 season. The 2012-13 totals include statistics for the three regulated clubs.

% cap.: Total as a percentage of seats available at home games.Previous: Last season’s average on same date. Change: Difference between current average and last season’s average. Notes: Teams can exceed 100% capacity because of standing-room-only ticket sales. Data based on totals posted immediately following games. It may not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams and leagues. Compiled by: Brandon McClung 

NHL (THROUGH JAN. 14)

Home team Dates Total Avg. % cap. 2012-13 avg.*
Anaheim Ducks 21 338,572 16,122 93.9% 15,888
Boston Bruins 25 439,125 17,565 100.0% 17,565
Buffalo Sabres 25 461,472 18,459 96.8% 18,970
Calgary Flames 23 443,647 19,289 100.0% 19,289
Carolina Hurricanes 24 369,683 15,403 82.5% 17,560
Chicago Blackhawks 26 559,485 21,519 109.1% 21,776
Colorado Avalanche 25 400,624 16,025 89.0% 15,445
Columbus Blue Jackets 22 302,241 13,738 75.7% 14,565
Dallas Stars 22 326,917 14,860 80.2% 17,063
Detroit Red Wings (a) 23 461,518 20,066 100.0% 20,066
Edmonton Oilers 22 370,458 16,839 100.0% 16,839
Florida Panthers 23 337,344 14,667 86.1% 16,992
Los Angeles Kings 25 453,250 18,130 100.1% 18,179
Minnesota Wild 25 457,211 18,288 101.9% 18,795
Montreal Canadiens 25 531,825 21,273 100.0% 21,273
Nashville Predators 26 426,976 16,422 96.0% 16,974
New Jersey Devils 22 321,726 14,624 88.1% 17,114
New York Islanders 23 309,616 13,462 83.3% 13,307
New York Rangers (b) 24 432,144 18,006 100.0% 17,200
Ottawa Senators 25 443,447 17,738 92.6% 19,408
Philadelphia Flyers 20 395,570 19,779 101.2% 19,787
Phoenix Coyotes 22 283,485 12,886 75.2% 13,924
Pittsburgh Penguins 22 409,151 18,598 101.1% 18,648
San Jose Sharks 21 368,802 17,562 100.0% 17,562
St. Louis Blues 23 389,925 16,953 88.5% 17,901
Tampa Bay Lightning 21 386,556 18,407 95.9% 19,056
Toronto Maple Leafs 26 503,129 19,351 102.8% 19,426
Vancouver Canucks 23 434,930 18,910 100.0% 18,948
Washington Capitals 26 481,156 18,506 100.0% 18,506
Winnipeg Jets 25 375,100 15,004 100.0% 15,004
TOTALS 705 12,215,085 17,326 95.0% 17,768

* NHL teams in 2012-13 played 48-game schedules that started on Jan. 19, 2013, after a lockout that delayed the usual fall start of the season.
(a) Attendance for the Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic hosted by Detroit on Jan. 1 (105,491) is accounted for here by a traditional, full-capacity home game for the Red Wings (20,066).
(b) Renovations at Madison Square Garden increased capacity to 18,006 this season from 17,200 last year

% cap.: Total as a percentage of seats available at home games.Previous: Last season’s average on same date. Change: Difference between current average and last season’s average. Notes: Teams can exceed 100% capacity because of standing-room-only ticket sales. Data based on totals posted immediately following games. It may not reflect any subsequent adjustments made by teams and leagues. Compiled by: Brandon McClung