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WSL attendance file smashed at historic north London derby

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A brand new WSL attendance file has been set on the north London derby, with a crowd of 47,367 within the stands on the Emirates Stadium to look at Arsenal beat Tottenham 4-0 on Saturday.

Targets from Beth Mead and Rafaelle and a Vivianne Miedema brace noticed the Gunners to a snug victory.

The determine smashed the earlier WSL attendance file, far eclipsing the 38,262 mark set on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in November 2019 for the WSL’s first north London derby. Arsenal ran out 2-0 winners on that event.

The sport fell simply in need of changing into the all-time highest attendance for a home girls’s membership match in England, which stays the estimated determine of 53,000 who noticed Dick, Kerr Girls play St. Helens at Goodison Park on Boxing day in 1920 – though Arsenal had offered 53,757 tickets for Saturday’s fixture.

Talking forward of the fixture, Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall emphasised the significance of the truth that the tickets for the sport had all been bought, versus given away or offered for a reduced value.

“Keep in mind it is 50,000 offered tickets,” stated Eidevall. “It isn’t giveaways, it is not offered for a reduced value; it is offered tickets. “I feel that is actually, actually particular as a result of which means doing this, the way in which the membership has carried out it, it is sustainable. It exhibits that the curiosity there’s for actual.

“The funding that we as a workforce, the membership has carried out, but additionally the previous generations, the groups earlier than us have carried out to place us onto this stage right here, that is phenomenal. We really feel that, and naturally we wish to exit, and we wish to profit from it so it could actually occur once more extra ceaselessly.”

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