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France Football Club Attendances | Top 30 French Clubs by Spectators

Olympique de Marseille headed the list of top 30 French football clubs ranked by Average Attendance in 2008-09 - France Football Ligue Attendances - for domestic matches only. Paris Saint Germain were the second-best supported club and Olympique Lyonnais were third.

The top two tiers of professional football in France are run by the Ligue de Football Professionnel - Ligue 1 and Ligue 2. Below that are a number of leagues run by the Fédération Française de Football. Level 3 is the semi-professional Championnat de France National.

Serie A The Fastest Growing League

Serie A was the fastest growing league in Europe in the 2007/8 season reveals the latest Deloitte Football Finance report. Total revenue increased by €357m (34 per cent) to €1.4 billion. The change of mix of clubs in Serie A for 2007/08, notably Juventus' return, contributed two-thirds of the increase. The other clubs increased revemues by c. €120m aided by new broadcasting contracts. La Liga recorded a 8 per cent (€112m) growth in revenue to €1.4 billion, placing it joint second with the Bundesliga which grew by 4 per cent (€59m).