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Frequency of attending a football match at a stadium in England 2018

Football is a popular sport in England – home of more than 5 local football leagues, the most notable of which is the English Premier League. Some of the biggest clubs in world football such as Liverpool, Manchester United, and Chelsea play in the Premier League with thousands of supporters tuning in to watch their favorite club week in week out.

In 2018, about 12 percent of respondents surveyed in England attended a football match several times a month in the past 12 months while another 9 percent stated that they saw a football match at a stadium for once every month during this period.

Which is the biggest stadium in the English premier league?
It was in April 2019 when Tottenham Hotspur played their first ever competitive match in their new stadium. Known as Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the new home of Spurs has a capacity to house 62,062 supporters, as of 2019/20. However, it isn’t the biggest stadium in the top tier of English football as that position is already occupied by Old Trafford.

Home of Manchester United, Old Trafford has a capacity of 74,879 making it the biggest stadium in the English Premier League, as of the 2019/20 campaign. The Red Devils also had the highest average attendance by any club in the Premier League during the 2018/19 season of the Premier League: The club was able to sell out most of their home league games during that campaign.

How often have you seen a football match at a stadium in the past 12 months?

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Number of respondents

3,167 persons interested in football

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

persons interested in football

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Statistics on "Football in the United Kingdom (UK)"

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