2016/17 NLN Average Attendances

We compiled data from a number of different websites including football web pages and The Linnets to determine a list of average attendances for the 2016/2017 season.

Notable mentions should include AFC Fylde, who improved their attendance by 275% on last season and Salford City, who achieved 117% improvement on their 2015/16 attendance.

County can also be pleased with a 12% jump whilst the FC United hierarchy may be worred with a 21% drop in support last season.

  1. Stockport County – 3,477
  2. FC United of Manchester – 2,660
  3. FC Halifax Town – 2,156
  4. AFC Fylde – 1,961
  5. Kidderminster Harriers – 1,837
  6. Darlington 1883 – 1,739
  7. Chorley – 1,454
  8. Salford City – 1,430
  9. AFC Telford United – 1,182
  10. Altrincham – 1,149
  11. Boston United – 1,081
  12. Harrogate Town – 901
  13. Tamworth – 825
  14. Worcester City – 636
  15. Nuneaton Town – 626
  16. Gainsborough Trinity – 612
  17. Stalybridge – 569
  18. Alfreton Town – 546
  19. Gloucester City – 483
  20. Bradford Park Avenue – 453
  21. Brackley Town – 427
  22. Curzon Ashton – 405

In addition, the teams that were relegated/promoted to the league had the following average attendances:

  • York City – 2,558
  • North Ferriby United – 615
  • Southport – 1,140
  • Blyth Spartans – 648
  • Spennymoor Town – 623

 

Friendlies announced

Stockport County’s official website have announced a list of friendlies to take place in July, less than two months away. The full list of games are:

Sat – 8th – 3pm: Cheadle Heath Nomads v STOCKPORT COUNTY 
Tues – 11th – 7.45pm: Altrincham v STOCKPORT COUNTY
Sat – 15th – 3pm: STOCKPORT COUNTY v Preston North End
Tues – 18th – 7.45pm: Ashton United v STOCKPORT COUNTY
Sat – 22nd – 3pm: STOCKPORT COUNTY v Macclesfield Town
Tues – 25th – 7.45pm: STOCKPORT COUNTY v Bolton Wanderers
Sat – 29th – 3pm: STOCKPORT COUNTY v Barrow AFC

Full details of all the games, click here. 

County 3-0 Altrincham

County scored three without reply for the first time this season as they overcame bottom-club Altrincham to move up to seventh place prior to the Christmas break.

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Goals from Danny Lloyd, Jimmy Ball and Sam Minhan secured the win as 4000 supporters packed into Edgeley Park. And with County now 3 points of the play-off positions, moral will be high ahead of a crucial double-header against Harrogate over Christmas.

FULL-TIME: County 3 (Lloyd, 25; Ball, 77; Minihan, 90), Altrincham 0.

Team: Hinchliffe, Minihan, Duxbury, Montrose, Clarke (Capt.), Smalley, Felix (Ross, 55), Stopforth, Odejayi (Amis, 75), Ball (Meppen-Walters, 81), Lloyd.

Unused Subs: Ormson, Marsden.

Booked: Minihan, Clarke.

Sponsors Man of the Match: Montrose.

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