Just five rounds into the 2022 SSE Airtricity Premier & First Division season, we've seen some fantastic attendances right around the country in both divisions. Fans have been flocking to their local LOI club in their droves as the 2022 season look
Just five rounds into the 2022 SSE Airtricity Premier & First Division season, we've seen some fantastic attendances right around the country in both divisions.
Fans have been flocking to their local LOI club in their droves as the 2022 season looks set to be a memorable one in both the Premier & First Division.
With all attendances for each game submitted by the clubs, ahead of a full Monday night round of matches in both divisions tonight before the international break, we've collated the Top Ten attendances in the Premier & First Division this season.
Eight of the matches are Premier Division fixtures but two are First Division matches with the Cork Derby, between Cork City v Cobh Ramblers in Friday night coming in at 4238. This was beaten on the opening day of the season though when Cork City welcomed Galway United in front of 4984 supporters at a First Division fixture.
The top attendance in the Premier Division this season goes to Friday night's Dublin Derby between Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians which came in at 7478 whilst Rovers' home match against UCD AFC takes second spot with 5173.
St. Patrick's Athletic have two home matches in the top ten as do Bohemians whilst the other spot goes to Shelbourne's home match against Pats on the opening day of the campaign.
The league has enjoyed a fantastic to the action on the field with both divisions set up for an intriguing title race but off the field, it has been great to see families go and enjoy their local League of Ireland club.
Top Ten Attendances
Bohemians v Dundalk - 3512
Bohemians v St. Patrick's Athletic - 3516
St. Patrick's Athletic v Sligo Rovers - 3930
Shamrock Rovers v Drogheda United - 4107
Shelbourne v St. Patrick's Athletic - 4238
Cork City v Cobh Ramblers - 4240
St. Patrick's Athletic v Shamrock Rovers - 4871
Cork City v Galway United - 4984
Shamrock Rovers v UCD - 5173
Shamrock Rovers v Bohemians - 7478