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Toon the 18th best supported team in Europe, 3rd in England.

November 6th, 2009 | 16 Comments |

Fans @ St James' Park
Fans @ St James' Park
With an average attendance of 48,750 last season, Newcastle United are the 18th best supported team in Europe.

In England only Manchester United, who top the whole league, and Arsenal manage to beat Newcastle’s average attendance, although Celtic managed 9th and Rangers managed 16th.

Given the mess we were in last season and the fact that there were boycotts of some games, that’s not a bad showing at all, although we are down from the 12th position we achieved in 2007-2008.

Realistically, give the capacity of St James’ Park, the absolute best we could have achieved would have been 13th or 14th. (more…)