EFL attendances reach highest levels in 60 years

9 May 2019

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Photo: Getty Images The Championship, League One and League Two broke the 18 million barrier for a third consecutive year. Pictures is fans of Rotherham.

Attendances across the EFL have reached their highest levels in 60 years.

18.3 million people made their way to League fixtures during the 2018/19 season, the highest figure since 1959.

Sunderland’s Boxing Day crowd of 46,039 set a new League One record against Bradford City.

Peter Høyer ph@offthepitch.com

The cumulative attendance across the Championship, League One and League Two broke the 18 million barrier for a third consecutive year. And this year sets a record with the highest levels of attendances in 60 years.

The average gate across all three divisions was over 11,000.

In addition, collective totals incorporating figures for the Carabao Cup and the EFL Trophy, alongside the three Leagues, welcomed almost 20 million spectators according to the EFL.

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