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Football League fans are one in a million!

21 August 2015

We're just three games in and Sky Bet Football League match admissions have already passed one million for the season.

Only two weeks into the Sky Bet Football League season and already match admissions have surpassed a total of one million!

To date, 107 games have been played among the 72 Football League clubs with 1,047,400 fans passing through the turnstiles.

The top Sky Bet Championship match attendance so far has been Derby County against Middlesbrough with a total of 30,855. In second place is Derby County versus Charlton Athletic with 29,045 admissions, with the third highest being Leeds United against Burnley with 27,672 fans attending.

The top three clubs currently who have brought the most away fans from the Championship are Leeds with 4,131 (v Reading), Brighton & Hove Albion who had 3,807 against Fulham, and Middlesbrough with 3,650 (v Preston North End).

The top Sky Bet League 1 match admission so far has been for Sheffield United against Chesterfield where 23,031 fans attended. In second place was Bradford City versus Shrewsbury Town with a total of 18,039 fans and in third place was Bradford City against Gillingham where 17,496 attended.

The top three League 1 clubs who have had the most fans supporting them on the road are Port Vale with 2,309 (v Crewe Alexandra), Chesterfield who had 2,048 for their game against Sheffield United and Wigan Athletic with 2,000 away fans attending the match versus Coventry City.

The top Sky Bet League 2 game attendance has been 16,948 from Portsmouth versus Dagenham & Redbridge. The second highest is Plymouth Argyle against Portsmouth where 11,476 fans attended and in third place with 10,074 admissions was Notts County versus Mansfield Town.

The top three League 2 clubs currently with the biggest away followings have been Mansfield Town with 2,767 (v Notts County), Bristol Rovers with 2,038 away fans attending (v Yeovil Town) and Hartlepool United with 1,834 away fans for their clash at York City.

Thank you to all the fans for your incredible support!


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