All 20 teams in England’s top flight have welcomed their fans back with open arms, but are attendances up on average compared to the 2019/20 season?
Who has the highest average attendance so far this season and what sort of numbers are clubs seeing compared to their stadium’s capacity?
Here are all 20 Premier League clubs ranked by their average attendances for the 2021/22 season so far and how those numbers compared to 2019/20.
(All statistics via Transfermarkt)
Average attendance: 52,847 (Stadium capacity = 54,074). 2019/20 average attendance = 53,143
Photo: Clive Brunskill
6. Manchester City
Average attendance: 52,281 (Stadium capacity = 55,017). 2019/20 average attendance = 54,219
Photo: OLI SCARFF
7. Newcastle United
Average attendance: 48,366 (Stadium capacity = 52,388). 2019/20 average attendance = 48,248
Photo: Stephen Pond
8. Aston Villa
Average attendance: 41,962 (Stadium capacity = 42,682). 2019/20 average attendance = 41,661
Photo: ADRIAN DENNIS