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Top 20 Benelux Football Clubs by Average Match Attendance - 2006-07 to 2008-09

Amsterdam Ajax headed the list of the top twenty football clubs in Belgium and the Netherlands as ranked by average match attendances (domestic league matches - number of spectators) in season 2008-09.

The top tier in Holland is called the Eredivisie and consists of 18 clubs. In season 2008/09 the Championship was won by AZ Alkmaar. The top tier in Belgium was called the Jupiler Pro League. It consisted of 16 clubs and in season 2008/09 was won by Standard Liège, its 10th Belgian championship.

Top Portuguese Clubs by Average Attendance - 2005-06-2008-09

FC Porto headed the list of top football clubs in Portugal, as ranked by average number of spectators at domestic league matches. The Portuguese Liga (sponsored by Sagres in 2008/09) is the top division of Portuguese professional football. Next division down is the Liga de Honra. The Liga is contested by sixteen clubs each season and is currently in its 74th edition (2009/10).

The competition is dominated by the so called "big three" - Benfica, FC Porto and Sporting, who had a total of 71 titles between them up to end 2009, with Belenenses and Boavista winning the other two.

European Football Leagues Average Attendances since 1966/67 | Comparison Chart

Comparison graph tracking major European Football Leagues Average Attendances from 1966/67 to 2008/09 on a seasonal basis.

Figures are for average domestic league matches only in the German Bundesliga, English Premier League, French Ligue 1, Spanish Primera (La Liga) and Italian Serie A.

Top Polish Football Clubs by Average Match Attendances | 2005-06 to 2007-08

A list of the top ten Polish Football Clubs as ranked by Average Match Attendances for seasons 2005/06 to 2007/08. The top-tier league in Poland is called the Ekstraklasa. It was founded in 1927 and currently comprises of 16 teams, operating a system of promotion and relegation with the Polish First League (also called the Orange Liga). The 2007/08 and 2008/09 Champions were Wisła Kraków - although season 2007-08 was plagued by a corruption scandal that saw seven teams relegated - including four from the 1st Division.

Total Attendances at English Domestic Cup Competitions - 1989-90-2002-03

Total attendances at English Cup Football competitions, statistics tables, for seasons 1989 to 2003, covering the FA Cup, The Football League Cup and the Football League Trophy. The FA Cup was first held in 1871–72, and is the oldest association football competition in the world. There are a total of 14 rounds in the competition — six qualifying rounds, followed by six further rounds, semi-finals, and the final.