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Aston Villa pip Sunderland to title of most empty seats last season

7 years ago

Aston Villa have denied Sunderland the title of having the most empty seats over the course of the 2014/15 season.

Using figures compiled by Sky, as you see below Villa’s fans did them proud as usual, leaving an impressive 164,388 empty seats at Villa Park over the course of their 19 Premier League matches.

Sunderland fans did their best but were a distant second with a still valiant effort of 111,017 left unsold.

Burnley were way back in third, 64,855 left empty.

The figures relate to tickets sold and so don’t take into account for example the thousands of empty seats at the Emirates every match, with Arsenal ‘fans’ not bothering to turn up even though they’ve already paid.

The total numbers of  unsold seats below, with the percentage of the ground sold out on average.

164,388 Aston Villa (79.78%)

111,017 Sunderland (88.08%)

64,855 Burnley (84.85%)

50,065 Manchester City (94.51%)

41,097 Everton (94.67%)

38,798 Newcastle United (96.1%)

38,703 Southampton (93.77%)

35,872 Crystal Palace (92.82%)

35,093 Hull City (92.73%)

27,284 West Brom (94.58%)

23,598 Stoke (95.62%)

15,333 Leicester (97.52%)

14,535 Manchester United (98.99%)

13,359 Liverpool (98.45%)

10,469 QPR (97.00%)

10,374 Spurs (98.49%)

8,778 West Ham (98.69%)

8360 Arsenal (99.27%)

2755 Swansea (99.30%)

1,463 Chelsea (99.82%)


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