West Ham’s stadium bubble keeps rising even if it has burst on the pitch

West Ham bubbles

September 27 – The Premier League has sold more than 2.2 million tickets in the first six rounds of the season. Just 124,360 seats have gone unfilled, the majority of them due to stadium capacity restrictions.

Round 6 saw an average 97.44% stadium capacity at Premier League grounds, the second best of the season to date after opening day.

Four teams reported more than 99% of the stadium full, all teams were over 92% full. There were just 8751 unfilled seats at Premier league grounds.

West Ham again proved that filling their new London Stadium (now in their second season) is not a problem, topping the table. Burnley, who seem to suffer from the toughest restrictions on stadium capacity, were again bottom of the table.

Everton, in the midst of arranging financing for their new Bramley Dock stadium, had the most unfilled seats in the league at the weekend for the visit of

Brighton won the battle of the south coast, edging Southampton with their Sunday afternoon visit of Newcastle United with just 282 unfilled seats compared to the Saints’ 575 unfilled seats.

The Insideworldfootball attendance capacity tables are taken from the official stadium capacities and the official reported attendance. No allowances are made for seat kills due to media or safety requirements.

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