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Celtic's success hits SPL attendances


Celtic's runaway success in the Scottish Premier League may be hitting attendances as fans lose interest in a one horse race.

A critical match for Hamilton Academicals with Aberdeen saw just 2,006 fans in the 5,500 seater stadium with just two lonely souls in the East Stand.   Hamilton's average attendance this season has shrunk from 3,024 to 2,584.

At Aberdeen, where the Piltodrie Stadium seats 21,000, the average crowd is down from 13,084 to 12,154.   There have been plenty of empty spaces at Motherwell's Fir Park which seats 13,677 but the average attendance has dropped from 4,912 to 4,558.

Celtic's attendances have remained buoyant.  However, four Celtic league games in October and November drew an audience of less than 100.000.   A normal audience would be in the range 150,000 to 190,000.

so Celtic  had an average of

so Celtic  had an average of 25k for each for Oct, Nov.???? was Celtic playing away games?. Celtic were over 1 million through the gates for 19 home matches  sums do not add up. For the other teams who have attendances dropping, they are playing poor, poor football, they need to look at themselves for attendances dropping rather than look at Celtic winning the league at a canter. Hamilton were favourites to drop out of league, they made play offs, what does that tell you.Come on F E get the figures correct before publishing selective figures, can you tell me how many home games Celtic played in Oct, Nov and what each attendance was?. I do not expect a reply as it will burst your bubble.