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Arsenal-Tottenham derby smashes WSL attendance report

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The north London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur has smashed the Ladies’s Tremendous League (WSL) attendance report on the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

A report crowd of 47,367 turned out to observe Arsenal thrash Spurs 4-0 due to a Vivianne Miedema brace and targets from Beth Mead and Rafaelle.

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The earlier report was 38,262 which was set on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium within the 2019 north London derby. Ticket gross sales for Saturday’s match had already surpassed that determine on Sept. 1, Arsenal introduced.

Arsenal additionally confirmed that 53,757 tickets had been bought for Saturday’s derby.

This follows a record-breaking Ladies’s European Championship marketing campaign that noticed 87,192 followers packed into Wembley Stadium for England‘s victory within the remaining, setting a Euros attendance report.

Kelly Simmons, The English FA’s director for the Ladies’s Skilled Recreation, stated: “After a shocking summer season that noticed packed out stadiums to observe the Lionesses in the course of the UEFA Ladies’s Euro, we had been actually assured that we would see a brand new report attendance early on on this season’s Barclays Ladies’s Tremendous League.

“The ambiance at The Emirates was completely unbelievable, and seeing 47,367 followers within the stadium reveals simply how a lot the ladies’s recreation has grown. I’m delighted that now we have seen such large curiosity within the league for the reason that begin of the season, which is nice credit score to the golf equipment.

“I hope this momentum can proceed all through the entire marketing campaign and I encourage anybody to come back alongside to a Barclays WSL match and be part of this thrilling league.”

Arsenal had bought over 50,000 tickets for the match earlier than Saturday and Arsenal supervisor Jonas Eidevall stated that he’s eager to see attendances for girls’s matches proceed to rise.

“It is 50,000 bought tickets,” he stated. “It isn’t giveaways, it is not bought for a reduced value — it is bought tickets.

“I believe that is actually actually particular as a result of that implies that doing this the way in which the membership has carried out it, it is sustainable. It reveals the curiosity there, it’s for actual.

“The funding that we as a group, the membership has carried out but in addition all of the previous generations and previous groups earlier than us have carried out to place us onto this stage right here, that is phenomenal.

“So we really feel that, in fact we wish to exit and profit from it so it could possibly occur once more extra incessantly.”

Arsenal are set to host Manchester United and Chelsea on the Emirates Stadium in November and January respectively, shifting from their ordinary dwelling stadium Meadow Park, Borehamwood.

Eidewall’s facet may even play their Champions League group stage matches on the Emirates in the event that they beat Ajax to qualify.

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