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Top 30 French Football Clubs Ranked by Average Attendances 2013

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A list of the top thirty French football clubs as ordered by average home attendances (domestic league matches only) for season 2012-13.

Paris Saint Germain retained their top spot, averaging 43,235 spectators per match. Lille OSC jumped into second position after moving into a new, 50,000 capacity stadium (Stade Pierre-Mauroy) and achieving an average turnout in Ligue 1 of 40,590 spectators per match. Olympique de Marseille slumped to third with a 33,475 average.



Club 2011/12 2012/13
Paris Saint Germain 42890 43235
Lille OSC 16970 40590
Olympique Marseille 40445 33475
Olympique Lyonnais 33065 32085
AS Saint-Etienne 21480 22995
Girondins de Bordeaux 20710 19400
FC Nantes Atlantiques 13420 18670
Stade Rennais 20560 18340
Toulouse 21445 17735
Montpellier Herault SC 17490 17080
RC Lens 21775 16180
AS Nancy 15330 15595
Stade de Reims 12850 15575
Valenciennes 15375 15470
FC Lorient 56 15640 15245
Troyes 10785 13835
FC Sochaux 14080 13495
Stade Brestois 13540 11795
SC Bastia 9905 11010
OGC Nice 9205 10270
Evian Thonon Gaillard FC
(Croix de Savoie 74)
11820 10210
SM Caen 15280 10130
En Avant de Guingamp 9535 9505
Dijon FCO 13595 8710
FC Metz 9425 8665
Le Havre AC 8040 8520
Angers SCO 6950 8380
Le Mans 8190 7765
AC Ajaccio 6340 6800
RC Strasbourg   6355
     

The average attendance in France's top tier Ligue 1 was 19,210 (2012/13). For Ligue 2 it was 7,015.