Average Attendance by Year

Season Comp. Average Highest Lowest
1867-1868 Cromwell Cup
600 - Garrick
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1868-1869

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1869-1870

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1870-1871 Friendlies
???? - Derby St Andrews
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1871-1872 Friendlies
???? - Derby St Andrews
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1872-1873 Friendlies
???? - Derbyshire F.A.
-
1873-1874 Friendlies
???? - Derbyshire F.A.
-
1874-1875 Friendlies
1000 - Nottingham Forest
-
1875-1876 Friendlies
v. large - Heeley
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1876-1877 SC Cup
7,000 * Exchange
-
1877-1878 SC Cup
7,000 - Attercliffe
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1878-1879 Friendlies
500 - Heeley
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1879-1880 WC Cup
2,000 - Hallam
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1880-1881 SC Cup
3,000 - Ecclesfield
-
1881-1882 WC Cup
4,000 - Heeley
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1882-1883 SC Cup
4,000 - Lockwood Brothers
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1883-1884 Friendlies
4,000 - Blackburn Rovers
-
1884-1885 WC Cup
6,000 - Heeley
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1885-1886 SC Cup
4,000 - Heeley
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1886-1887 WC Cup
3,000 - Lockwood Brothers
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1887-1888 FA Cup
9,000 - Preston North End
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1888-1889 FA Cup
7,000 - Notts County
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1889-1890 Friendlies
5,000 - Stoke
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1889-1890 FA Cup
12,000 - Notts County


1889-1890 Alliance 3750 5,000 * Nottingham Forest 1,500 * Small Heath









1890-1891 Friendlies
10,000 * Sheffield United
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1890-1891 FA Cup
20,000 - West Brom


1890-1891 Alliance 5350 7,000 * Crewe Alex. 1,500 * Bootle
1891-1892 Friendlies
16,000 - Bolton Wanderers
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1891-1892 FA Cup
17,000 - Bolton Wanderers


1891-1892 Alliance 9250 12,000 - Nottingham Forest 4,000 - Newton Heath









1892-1893 Division I 10500
-

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1893-1894 Division I 8550
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-
1894-1895 Division I 9625
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1895-1896 Division I 8975
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-
1896-1897 Division I 6900
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-
1897-1898 Division I 9140
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-
1898-1899 Division I 8150
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-
1899-1900 Division II 6800 15,000 * Grimsby Town 3,000 * Gainsborough Trinity









1900-1901 Division I 9600 25,000 - Wolves 4,000 - Stoke
1901-1902 Division I 9765 27,500 - Sheffield United 2,500 - Everton
1902-1903 Division I 14015 30,000 * Notts County 8,000 * Bury
1903-1904 Division I 12595 30,000 - Nottingham Forest 6,000 - Derby County
1904-1905 Division I 12880 20,000 - Sunderland 3,000 - Derby County
1905-1906 Division I 11875 20,000 * Manchester City 4,500 * Bury
1906-1907 Division I 11555 20,000 - Bristol City 3,000 - Sunderland
1907-1908 Division I 13500 40,000 - Manchester United 2,000 - Bolton Wanderers
1908-1909 Division I 12840 30,000 * Newcastle United 2,000 * Blackburn Rovers
1909-1910 Division I 10720 33,000 - Manchester United 3,000 - Blackburn Rovers









1910-1911 Division I 11890 25,000 * Sheffield United 5,000 * Nottingham Forest
1911-1912 Division I 14410 33,000 - Sunderland 5,500 - Woolwich Arsenal
1912-1913 Division I 18905 41,000 - Aston Villa 6,000 - Chelsea
1913-1914 Division I 21360 39,000 - Sheffield United 8,000 - Bolton Wanderers
1914-1915 Division I 16120 25,000 - Tottenham Hotspur 7,000 - Bolton Wanderers









1915-1916 War
18,000 - Nottingham Forest 2,000 - Leeds City
1916-1917 War
16,000 - Sheffield United 2,000 - Birmingham
1917-1918 War
20,000 - Sheffield United 2000 - Rotherham County
1918-1919 War
20,000 - Sheffield United 4000 - Bradford Park Avenue









1919-1920 Division I 18430 30,000 * Sheffield United 5,000 * Bradford Park Avenue
1920-1921 Division II 20545 27,000 - Notts County 10,000 - Blackpool
1921-1922 Division II 13855 25,000 - Leeds United 6,000 - West Ham United
1922-1923 Division II 16690 30,000 * Rotherham County 10,000 * Wolves
1923-1924 Division II 16130 28,000 - Coventry City 7,000 - Bristol City
1924-1925 Division II 14950 35,000 - Blackpool 8,000 - Manchester United
1925-1926 Division II 23,660 37,409 - Bradford City 9,975 - Nottingham Forest
1926-1927 Division I 23,060 43,282 - Sheffield United 9,020 - Aston Villa
1927-1928 Division I 22,075 41,824 - Huddersfield Town 12,255 - Liverpool
1928-1929 Division I 27,017 57,143 - Huddersfield Town 13,705 - Portsmouth
1929-1930 Division I 25,873 54,459 - Sheffield United 9,310 - Birmingham City









1930-1931 Division I 19,911 43,671 - Arsenal 5,102 - Blackburn Rovers
1931-1932 Division I 16,906 34,705 - Liverpool 7,431 - Manchester City
1932-1933 Division I 16,704 64,492 - Arsenal 4,810 - Bolton Wanderers
1933-1934 Division I 16,019 33,675 - West Bromwich Albion 5,182 - Wolverhampton
1934-1935 Division I 18,568 32,057 - Manchester City 8,043 - Blackburn Rovers
1935-1936 Division I 18,127 35,576 - Arsenal 5,938 - Everton
1936-1937 Division I 20,078 35,813 - Arsenal 8,658 - Manchester United
1937-1938 Division II 23,600 51,893 - Sheffield United 10,492 - Bury
1938-1939 Division II 27,146 48,891 - Sheffield United 12,251 - Burnley









1939-1940 War
23,810 - Barnsley 752 - Lincoln City
1940-1941 War
7,606
Sheffield United 1,000
Rotherham United
1941-1942 War
11,721
Everton 1,472
Burnley
1942-1943 War
47,657
Blackpool 3,817
Doncaster Rovers
1943-1944 War
19,320
Leicester City 5,180
York City
1944-1945 War
18,580
Sheffield United 3,767
Huddersfield Town
1945-1946 League North
33,389
Stoke City 10,090
Huddersfield Town









1946-1947 Division II 26,082 34,858 - Leicester City 15,404 - Southampton
1947-1948 Division II 35,426 51,467 - Doncaster Rovers 23,289 - Southampton
1948-1949 Division II 34,146 59,924 - West Bromwich Albion 25,000 - Luton Town
1949-1950 Division II 40,684 55,555 - Sheffield United 26,405 - West Ham United









1950-1951 Division I 41,527 53,420 - Blackpool 25,693 - Manchester United
1951-1952 Division II 41,461 65,384 - Sheffield United 25,848 - Luton Town
1952-1953 Division I 42,530 59,389 - West Bromwich Albion 30,153 - Aston Villa
1953-1954 Division I 35,923 45,508 - West Bromwich Albion 18,000 - Liverpool
1954-1955 Division I 27,149 43,114 - Charlton Athletic 16,664 - West Bromwich Albion
1955-1956 Division II 27,454 34,646 - Leeds United 18,281 - Doncaster Rovers
1956-1957 Division I 29,452 51,068 - Manchester United 11,271 - Manchester City
1957-1958 Division I 23,406 35,608 - Manchester United 16,144 - Aston Villa
1958-1959 Division II 28,500 46,404 - Sheffield United 17,917 - Barnsley
1959-1960 Division I 32,703 50,000 - Fulham 19,283 - Burnley









1960-1961 Division I 31,054 56,363 - Tottenham Hotspur 21,115 - Preston North End
1961-1962 Division I 28,882 50,937 - Sheffield United 18,000 - West Bromwich Albion
1962-1963 Division I 25,686 42,245 - Tottenham Hotspur 15,939 - Liverpool
1963-1964 Division I 24,051 42,898 - Sheffield United 17,487 - Stoke City
1964-1965 Division I 20,745 39,054 - Leeds United 12,223 - Aston Villa
1965-1966 Division I 23,161 39,281 - Manchester United 12,996 - West Ham United
1966-1967 Division I 30,460 51,015 - Manchester United 20,044 - Fulham
1967-1968 Division I 31,735 51,055 - Leeds United 24,003 - West Ham United
1968-1969 Division I 27,150 51,931 - Manchester United 18,155 - Leicester City
1969-1970 Division I 26,619 45,258 - Manchester City 16,444 - Stoke City









1970-1971 Division II 16,036 47,592 - Sheffield United 9,720 - Sunderland
1971-1972 Division II 17,160 31,391 - Luton Town 12,162 - Preston North End
1972-1973 Division II 17,313 30,197 - Burnley 8,895 - Carlisle United
1973-1974 Division II 14,727 23,264 - Bolton Wanderers 7,925 - Fulham
1974-1975 Division II 13,292 35,067 - Manchester United 7,444 - Oxford United
1975-1976 Division III 11,068 25,802 - Southend United 6,905 - Colchester United
1976-1977 Division III 13,470 22,004 - York City 8,727 - Peterborough United
1977-1978 Division III 11,423 18,803 - Rotherham United 8,515 - Plymouth Argyle
1978-1979 Division III 10,643 13,746 - Watford 7,310 - Blackpool
1979-1980 Division III 18,090 49,309 - Sheffield United 10,563 - Southend United









1980-1981 Division II 18,403 28,301 - Derby County 14,008 - Bristol Rovers
1981-1982 Division II 19,082 30,621 - Barnsley 12,853 - Charlton Athletic
1982-1983 Division II 16,609 29,050 - Leeds United 11,154 - Crystal Palace
1983-1984 Division II 22,488 41,134 - Newcastle United 13,787 - Swansea City
1984-1985 Division I 27,774 48,246 - Liverpool 18,856 - Luton Town
1985-1986 Division I 23,101 48,105 - Manchester United 13,157 - Queens Park Rangers
1986-1987 Division I 23,172 40,959 - Liverpool 16,501 - Queens Park Rangers
1987-1988 Division I 19,796 35,893 - Liverpool 13,731 - Portsmouth
1988-1989 Division I 20,036 34,820 - Manchester United 15,386 - Tottenham Hotspur
1989-1990 Division I 20,927 33,260 - Manchester United 13,728 - Wimbledon









1990-1991 Division II 26,577 34,845 - Oldham Athletic 20,431 - Ipswich Town
1991-1992 Division I 29,578 40,327 - Sheffield United 20,574 - Wimbledon
NEW DIVISIONAL STRUCTURE
1992-1993 Premiership 27,263 38,688 - Sheffield United 20,918 - Wimbledon
1993-1994 Premiership 27,190 34,959 - Sheffield United 18,509 - Oldham Athletic
1994-1995 Premiership 26,596 34,051 - Tottenham Hotspur 20,395 - Wimbledon
1995-1996 Premiership 24,877 34,101 - Manchester United 16,229 - Coventry City
1996-1997 Premiership 25,693 38,943 - Liverpool 16,390 - Nottingham Forest
1997-1998 Premiership 28,709 39,427 - Manchester United 21,087 - Coventry City
1998-1999 Premiership 26,745 39,475 - Manchester United 19,321 - Nottingham Forest
1999-2000 Premiership 24,855 39,640 - Manchester United 18,077 - Wimbledon









2000-2001 Division I 19,268 38,433 - Sheffield United 14,695 - Birmingham City
2001-2002 Division I 20,870 29,281 - Sheffield United 15,592 - Preston North End
2002-2003
Division 1
19,180
27,075

Sheffield United
16,112

Crystal Palace
2003-2004
Division 1
22,380
29,313

Queens Park Rangers
18,799

Bournmouth
2004-2005
Division 2
23,107
28,798

Bristol City
18,618

Port Vale
2005-2006
Division 1
24,853
33,439

Sheffield United
20,244

Plymouth Argyle
2006-2007
Championship22,798
29,103

Sunderland
18,752

Colchester United
2007-2008
Championship
21,41836,208

Norwich City17,211

Charlton Athletic


















1922-1923 also 30,000 v. Barnsley & 10,000 v. Coventry City and West Ham United

1919-1920 also 30,000 v. West Brom, Sunderland, Arsenal and Everton


1910-1911 also 25,000 v. Newcastle United




1908-1909 also 30,000 v. Sheffield United




1905-1906 also 4,500 v. Stoke





1902-1903 also 8,000 v. Stoke





1899-1900 also 3,000 v. Burton Swifts




1890-1891 also 7,000 v. Notts Forest, Grimsby Town and Stoke


1889-1890 also 5,000 v. Ardwick, Newton Heath, Grimsby Town, Birmingham St George's
1876-1877 also 7000 v. Heeley





For the Alliance average attendance figures there are some unknowns.
1889-1890 1 unknown attendance
1890-1891 1 unknown attendance
1891-1892 3 unknown attendance

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