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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
Last 17 Years 195 2,557,871 13,474 184 1,168,706 7,483 381 3,726,551 10,510

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 **
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
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
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
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 *
Sept. 1, 2000 Brazil 4-0 W Spartan Stadium (San Jose, Calif.) 26,853 (SO)
Oct. 11, 2003 Canada (wwc) 3-1 W The Home Depot Center (Carson, Calif.) 25,253
May 16, 1999 Holland 3-0 W Soldier Field (Chicago, Ill.) 25,201 *
Oct. 1, 2003 Norway 1-0 W Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) 25,103
Sept. 26, 1999 Brazil 6-0 W Mile High Stadium (Denver, Colo.) 25,099

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 ****
Aug. 21, 2008 Brazil (o) 1-0 W Beijing, China 51,612
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
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
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 ****
May 17, 1998 Japan 2-1 W Tokyo, Japan 23,774 ***
Jan. 27, 2012 Costa Rica 3-0 W Vancouver, Canada 22,954
Sept. 28, 2000 Norway (o) 2-3 L (ot) Sydney, Australia 22,848
June 2, 2013 Canada 3-0 W Toronto, Canada 22,453
April 6, 2008 Mexico 3-1 W Ciudad Juarez, Mexico 22,280
June 28, 2011 Korea DPR (wwc) 2-0 W Dresden, Germany 21,859
April 9, 2008 Costa Rica 3-0 W Ciudad Juarez, Mexico 19,850

(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

Updated through Dec. 15, 2012

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