How Stoke City’s home attendances compare to Leeds United, West Brom and other Championship rivals


Stoke City fans have flocked to the bet365 Stadium to see Michael O’Neill re-energises the team in recent months.

The Northern Irishman has moved Stoke five places away from the relegation zone and three points clear of safety in 17th place with nine games left to play.

Stoke have lost just once at home since November 30, a 2-0 reverse to play-off chasing Preston North End, dropping five points in the process.

Last time out the Potters recorded a thumping 5-1 win over Hull City as they recorded their fourth straight win in all competitions.

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So how do the attendances stack up as O’Neill leads Stoke away from the drop zone? And how do they compare to the likes of Leeds United, West Brom and Nottingham Forest?

Here’s how they rank among their Championship rivals this season…

AVERAGE CHAMPIONSHIP ATTENDANCES

1 Leeds United 35,321

2 Nottingham Forest 27,748

3 Derby County 26,727

4 West Bromwich Albion 24,162

5 Sheffield Wednesday 23,733

6 Stoke City 22,828

7 Cardiff City 22,822

8 Huddersfield Town 21,748

9 Bristol City 21,548

10 Birmingham City 20,412

11 Middlesbrough 19,933

12 Fulham 18,228

13 Charlton Athletic 18,128

14 Swansea City 16,151

15 Reading 14,442

16 Barnsley 14,061

17 Blackburn Rovers 13,873

18 Millwall 13,734

19 Queens Park Rangers 13,721

20 Preston North End 13,579

21 Brentford 11,699

22 Hull City 11,614

23 Wigan Athletic 10,684

24 Luton Town 10,048

HIGHEST ATTENDANCES

1 Leeds United 36,514

2 Nottingham Forest 29,455

3 Cardiff City 28,529

4 Derby County 28,454

5 Sheffield Wednesday 28,028

6 West Bromwich Albion 25,618

7 Stoke City 25,436

8 Charlton Athletic 25,363

9 Middlesbrough 25,313

10 Huddersfield Town 23,805

11 Bristol City 23,573

12 Birmingham City 22,120

13 Swansea City 20,270

14 Blackburn Rovers 19,963

15 Preston North End 19,165

16 Fulham 19,020

17 Barnsley 17,789

18 Millwall 17,109

19 Reading 16,918

20 Hull City 16,326

21 Queens Park Rangers 16,186

22 Wigan Athletic 14,819

23 Brentford 12,324

24 Luton Town 10,070

Attendance tables in full HERE.

Stoke City’s bet365 Stadium

STOKE’S HOME ATTENDANCES

Queens Park Rangers 24,004

Derby County 23,863

Leeds United 24,090

Bristol City 22,357

Nottingham Forest 23,800

Huddersfield Town 20,372

Fulham 23,189

West Brom 22,360

Wigan 22,530

Blackburn 22,292

Luton 20,216

Reading 21,701

Sheffield Wednesday 25,359

Millwall 22, 515

Swansea 22,593

Charlton Athletic 23,508

Preston 20,418

Cardiff 25,436

Hull 23,126

LAST SEASON

The Potters’ average attendance last year was 25,199, putting them in 7th place in the Championship behind Aston Villa, Leeds United, Nottingham Forest, Derby County, Sheffield United and Norwich City.

CAPACITY

The bet365 stadium holds 30,089. This year’s average attendance is currently slightly down on last year’s.





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