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: 16,624 (Stadium capacity = 18,250). 2019/20 average attendance = 11,699
Photo: Clive Rose
Average attendance: 19,686 (Stadium capacity = 21,994). 2019/20 average attendance = 20,260
Photo: Stu Forster
Average attendance: 20,451 (Stadium capacity = 21,577). 2019/20 average attendance = 20,837
Photo: Stephen Pond
4. Crystal Palace
Average attendance: 23,033 (Stadium capacity = 26,047). 2019/20 average attendance = 25,060
Photo: Mike Hewitt