U.S. Soccer

U.S. WNT Year-by-Year Attendance

  HOME     AWAY     TOTALS    
Year Games Total Average     Games Total Average     Games Total Average
1994 3 18,068 6,023 10 12,368 1,237 13 30,436 2,341
1995 10 40,029 4,003 6 19,209 3,202 16 59,212 3,701
1996 20 304,917 15,246 4 7,750 1,938 24 312,667 13,028
1997 10 72,940 7,294 7 25,915 3,702 17 98,855 5,815
1998 14 216,542 15,467 10 66,148 6,615 24 282,690 11,779
1999 22 728,231 33,101 4 1,700 423 26 729,931 28,074
2000 16 208,825 13,052 22 192,610 8,755 38 401,435 10,564
2001 2 25,939 12,970 8 50,423 6,303 10 76,362 7,636
2002 12 90,423 7,535 7 17,600 2,514 19 108,023 5,685
2003 16 294,524 18,407 7 73,750 10,536 23 368,274 16,012
2004 16 227,470 14,217 18 78,942 4,386 34 306,412 9,012
2005 5 20,777 4,155 4 1,750 438 9 22,527 2,503
2006 9 50,204 5,578 13 85,220 6,555 22 135,424 6,156
2007 11 107,759 9,796 13 204,004 15,693 24 311,763 12,990
2008 13 92,475 7,113 23 268,332 11,667 36 360,807 10,022
2009 2 12,474 6,237 6 40,682 6,780 8 53,156 6,645
2010 8 46,274 5,784 10 22,303 2,230 18 68,577 3,810
2011 6 69,652 11,609 12 208,194 17,350 20 277,846 13,892
2012 13 211,264 16,251 19 266,488 14,026 32 477,752 14,930
2013  9 148,307 16,479 7 49,493 7,070 16 197,800 12,363
2014  15 159,863 10,657 9 49,226 5,470 24 209,089 8,712
2015  13 361,388 27,799 13 297,159  22,858 23  595,841  25,906
2016  15 234,794 15,653       15 222,794 15,653
Last 21 Years 260 3,673,417
14,129 232 1,831,072 15,685 494 5,503,463 11,141

All-Time Largest Crowds to Watch Women's Soccer in the United States

Date Teams Venue Attendance
July 10, 1999 USA 0, China 0 (5-4 pk) (wwc)
Brazil 0, Norway 0 (5-4 pk) (wwc)
Rose Bowl (Pasadena, Calif.) 90,185 (SO)
June 19, 1999 USA 3, Denmark 0 (wwc)
Brazil 7, Mexico 1 (wwc)
Giants Stadium (East Rutherford, N.J.) 78,972 (SO)
Aug. 1, 1996 USA 2, China 1 (o)
Norway 2, Brazil 0 (o)
Sanford Stadium (Athens, Ga.) 76,489
July 4, 1999 USA 2, Brazil 0 (wwc) Stanford Stadium (Palo Alto, Calif.) 73,123 *
June 24, 1999 USA 7, Nigeria 1 (wwc)
Brazil 2, Italy 0 (wwc)
Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.) 65,080 (SO)
July 28, 1996 USA 2, Norway 1 (ot) (o)
China 3, Brazil 2 (o)
Sanford Stadium (Athens, Ga.) 64,196
July 21, 1996 USA 3, Denmark 0 (o) Citrus Bowl (Orlando, Fla.) 55,650
July 1, 1999 USA 3, Germany 2 (wwc)
Brazil 4, Nigeria 3 (wwc)
Jack Kent Cooke Stadium (Landover, Md.) 54,642
June 27, 1999 USA 3, North Korea 0 (wwc)
Italy 2, Mexico 0 (wwc)
Foxboro Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) 50,484
July 21, 1996 China 2, Sweden 0 (o) Orange Bowl (Miami, Fla.) 46,724
May 30, 1998 USA 5, New Zealand 0 RFK Stadium (Washington, D.C.) 46,037 **
July 21, 1996 Norway 2, Brazil 2 (o) RFK Stadium (Washington, D.C.) 45,946
July 21, 1996 Germany 3, Japan 2 (o) Legion Field (Birmingham, Ala.) 44,211
July 25, 1996 USA 0, China 0 (o) Orange Bowl (Miami, Fla.) 43,525
Oct. 7, 1999 USA 6, Finland 0 Arrowhead Stadium (Kansas City, Mo.) 36,405
Sept. 12, 1998 USA 9, Mexico 0 Foxboro Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) 35,462 *
Oct. 10, 1999 USA 4, Brazil 2 Papa John’s Cardinal Stad. (Louisville, Ky.) 35,211
July 23, 1996 China 5, Denmark 1 (o) Orange Bowl (Miami, Fla.) 34,871
Sept. 21, 2003 USA 3, Sweden 1 (wwc)
Brazil 3, South Korea 0 (wwc)
RFK Stadium (Washington, D.C.) 34,144
Aug. 2, 1998 USA 4, Canada 0 Citrus Bowl (Orlando, Fla.) 34,416 *
June 26, 1999 Norway 4, Japan 0 (wwc) Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.) 34,256
Sept. 25, 2003 USA 5, Nigeria 0 (wwc)
Sweden 1, North Korea 0 (wwc)
Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia, Pa.) 31,553
Sept. 4, 1999 USA 5, Ireland 0 Foxboro Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) 30,564 *
July 25, 1996 Norway 4, Japan 0 (o) RFK Stadium (Washington, D.C.) 30,237

All-Time Largest Crowds in U.S. WNT History at Home

Date Opponent Score Venue Attendance
July 10, 1999 China (wwc) 0-0 T (pk) Rose Bowl (Pasadena, Calif.) 90,185 (SO)
June 19, 1999 Denmark (wwc) 3-0 W Giants Stadium (E. Rutherford, N.J.) 78,972 (SO)
Aug. 1, 1996 China (o) 2-1 W Sanford Stadium (Athens, Ga.) 76,489
July 4, 1999 Brazil (wwc) 2-0 W Stanford Stadium (Palo Alto, Calif.) 73,123 *
June 24, 1999 Nigeria (wwc) 7-1 W Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.) 65,080 (SO)
July 28, 1996 Norway (o) 2-1 W (ot) Sanford Stadium (Athens, Ga.) 64,196
July 1, 1999 Germany (wwc) 3-2 W Jack Kent Cooke Stadium (Landover, Md.) 54,642
June 27, 1999 North Korea (wwc) 3-0 W Foxboro Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) 50,484
May 30, 1998 New Zealand 5-0 W RFK Stadium (Washington, D.C.) 46,037 **
Aug. 16, 2015 Costa Rica 8-0 W Heinz Field (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 44,028
July 25, 1996 China (o) 0-0 T Orange Bowl (Miami, Fla.) 43,525
Oct. 7, 1999 Finland 6-0 W Arrowhead Stadium (Kansas City, Mo.) 36,405
Apr. 4, 2015  New Zealand 4-0 W Busch Stadium (St. Louis, Mo) 35,817
Sept. 20, 2015  Haiti 8-0 W Legion Field (Birmingham, Ala.) 35,735 
Sept. 12, 1998 Mexico 9-0 W Foxboro Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) 35,462 *
Oct. 10, 1999 Brazil 4-2 W Papa John’s Cardinal Stad. (Louisville, Ky.) 35,211
Sept. 17, 2015  Haiti 5-0 W Ford Field (Detroit, Mich.) 34,538 
Aug. 2, 1998 Canada 4-0 W Citrus Bowl (Orlando, Fla.) 34,416 *
Sept. 21, 2003 Sweden (wwc) 3-1 W RFK Stadium (Washington, D.C.) 34,144
Dec. 16, 2015 China PR
0-1 L
Superdome (New Orleans)
32,950
Oct. 25, 2015  Brazil 3-1 W Citrus Bowl (Orlando, Fla.) 32,869 
Sept. 25, 2003 Nigeria (wwc) 5-0 W Lincoln Financial Field (Philadelphia, Pa.) 31,553
Sept. 4, 1999 Ireland 5-0 W Foxboro Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) 30,564 *
July 23, 1996 Sweden (o) 2-1 W Citrus Bowl (Orlando, Fla.) 28,000
Oct. 5, 2003 Germany (wwc) 0-3 L PGE Park (Portland, Ore.) 27,623
Mar. 28, 1999 Mexico 3-0 W Rose Bowl (Pasadena, Calif.) 27,034 *
May 17, 2015  Mexico 5-1 W StubHub Center (Carson, Calif.) 27,000 (SO) 
Sept. 1, 2000 Brazil 4-0 W Spartan Stadium (San Jose, Calif.) 26,853 (SO)
May 30, 2015 Korea Republic 0-0 T Red Bull Arena (Harrison, N.J.) 26,467 (SO) 
March 9, 2016 Germany 2-1 W FAU Stadium (Boca Raton, Fla.) 25,363 +
List does not include Women’s World Cup/MLS doubleheader on July 4, 1999

All-Time Largest Crowds in U.S. WNT History Outside USA

Date Opponent Score Venue Attendance
Aug. 9, 2012 Japan (o) 2-1 W London, England 80,203
Nov. 30, 1991 Norway (wwc) 2‑1 W Guangzhou, China 65,000
Sept. 17, 2000 China (o) 1-1 T Melbourne, Australia 58,061 ****
July 5, 2015  Japan 5-2 W Vancouver, Canada 53,341
June 16, 2015  Nigeria 1-0 W Vancouver, Canada 52,193
Aug. 21, 2008 Brazil (o) 1-0 W Beijing, China 51,612
June 30, 2015  Germany  2-0 W Montreal, Canada 51,176
Aug. 18, 2008 Japan (o) 4-2 W Beijing, China 50,937
July 17, 2011 Japan (wwc) 2-2 T (pk) Frankfurt, Germany 48,817
Sept. 27, 2007 Brazil (wwc) 0-4 L Hangzhou, China 47,818
Jan. 26, 2003 China 0-2 L Wuhan, China 40,000
Sept. 11, 2007 North Korea (wwc) 2-2 T Chengdu, China 35,100
Sept. 14, 2007 Sweden (wwc) 2-0 W Chengdu, China 35,500
May 24, 1998 Japan 3-0 W Yokohama, Japan 34,885 ***
Sept. 30, 2007 Norway (wwc) 4-1 W Shanghai, China 34,000
June 12, 2015  Sweden 0-0 T Winnipeg, Canada 32,716
June 8, 2015  Australia 3-1 W Winnipeg, Canada 31,148 
Jan. 14, 2001 China 1-1 T Hangzhou, China 30,000
Sept. 22, 2007 England (wwc) 3-0 W Tianjin, China 29,586
July 31, 2012 Korea DPR (o) 1-0 W Manchester, England 29,522
Oct. 29, 2009 Germany 1-0 W Augsburg, Germany 28,377
May 8, 2014  Canada 1-1 T Winnipeg, Canada 28,255 
Jan. 23, 2003 Norway 3-1 W Yiwu, China 27,000
Aug. 6, 2012 Canada (o)  4-3 W (ot) Manchester, England  26,640 
Aug. 15, 2008 Canada (o) 2-1 W (ot) Shanghai, China 26,129
July 13, 2011 France (wwc) 3-1 W Monchengladbach, Germany 25,676
July 10, 2011 Brazil (wwc) 2-2 T (pk) Dresden, Germany 25,598
July 2, 2011 Colombia (wwc) 3-0 W Sinsheim, Germany 25,475 (SO)
Jan. 29, 2012 Canada 4-0 W Vancouver, Canada 25,427
June 21, 2008 Canada 1-0 W Suwon, South Korea 25,280
July 6, 2011 Sweden (wwc) 1-2 L Wolfsburg, Germany 23,468
Sept. 20, 2000 Nigeria (o) 3-1 W Melbourne, Australia 24,623 ****
June 26, 2015  China PR  1-0 W Ottawa, Canada 24,141 

(wwc) Women’s World Cup
(o) Olympics
* doubleheader with MLS
** doubleheader with U.S. Men’s National Team
*** doubleheader with Japanese Men’s National Team
**** doubleheader with 2000 Men’s Olympic Soccer Tournament
+ doubleheader with 2016 SheBelieves Cup

Updated through July 25, 2016

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