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Sounders crowd adjusts Seattle/MLS top 10 lists

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on Oct. 16, 2011 at 10:07 am with No Comments »
October 16, 2011 10:08 am

Here’s where last night’s CenturyLink crowd of 64,140 fits in among the largest soccer crowds in Seattle and Major League Soccer history:

Seattle Top 10 attendances
67,052 Sounders FC v Manchester United (7/20/2011)
66,848 Sounders FC v Barcelona (8/5/2009)
66,830 Real Madrid v DC United (8/9/2006)
66,722 Manchester United v Celtic (7/22/2003)
65,289 Sounders FC v Chelsea (7/18/2009)
64,140 Sounders FC v San Jose (10/15/2011)
58,218 NASL Sounders v New York (4/9/1976)
56,416 Mexico v China (4/16/2008)
56,256 NASL Sounders v Los Angeles (8/25/1977)
50,305 Mexico v Ecuador (5/28/2011)

MLS Top 10 single-game attendances*
69,255 L.A. Galaxy v NY/NJ MetroStars (4/13/1996)
66,237 New York Red Bulls v L.A. Galaxy (8/18/2007)
64,140 Sounders FC v San Jose (10/15/2011)

62,703 L.A. Galaxy v New England Revolution (7/4/1996)
61,202 Colorado Rapids v Chicago Fire (7/4/2002)
60,500 Colorado Rapids v D.C. United (7/4/2001)
60,433 L.A. Galaxy v Miami Fusion (7/4/1999)
55,234 L.A. Galaxy v San Jose Earthquakes (7/4/2002)
53,844 L.A. Galaxy v Columbus Crew (7/4/2000)
53,655 L.A. Galaxy v Kansas City Wizards (7/4/1998)
* This list includes games that were not part of international doubleheaders. The record for any MLS match is 92,650 on August 6, 2005 at the Los Angeles Coliseum for Chivas USA-New England as part of a doubleheader with Barcelona-CD Guadalajara.

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