Women’s Super League (WSL) club Arsenal has set the competition’s attendance record for the second year in a row, with a crowd of 54,115.
The figure topped last season’s 47,367, which was set by the club at Emirates Stadium against North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
The record-breaking crowd watched Arsenal kick off its 2023-24 season with a 1-0 loss to Liverpool yesterday (Sunday).
A new @BarclaysWSL record 🥇
54,115 is our official attendance 🏟️
Thank you for your outstanding support, Gooners ❤️ pic.twitter.com/7EcyuOhbaj
— Arsenal Women (@ArsenalWFC) October 1, 2023
After crowds of more than 40,000 watched all three WSL games played at Emirates Stadium – which is traditionally home to the men’s side – last season, Arsenal Women will play a total of five games at the 60,704-capacity venue in 2023-24.
While the 54,115 figure may be a WSL record, Arsenal also holds the English women’s club football record for attendance, after Emirates Stadium welcomed a sell-out 60,063 for last season’s Champions League semi-final second leg against Germany’s VfL Wolfsburg.