J.League hits new total attendance record

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The J.League on Tuesday announced a record total attendance of 9,178,812 following the conclusion of the 2015 MEIJI YASUDA J1, J2, and J3 Leagues.

The three leagues combined for a 4.7 per cent increase over the previous year, with 68 sell-out games over 80 per cent capacity – 23 more than the previous season.

The final matchday of the MEIJI YASUDA J1 League’s second stage drew average match attendances of 28,152, the fourth-highest round in league history.

Meanwhile, the MEIJI YASUDA J2 League recorded its best attendance in history.

Below are the finalised statistics enjoyed by the J.League in 2015:

【MEIJI YASUDA J1 League – Top 5 Rounds By Average Attendance】
1994 J.League NICOS Series Round 7 – 30,681
1993 J.League Suntory Series Round 7 – 29,185
2006 J.League Division 1 Round 12 – 28,286
2015 MEIJI YASUDA J1 League Second Stage Round 17 – 28,152
2004 J.League Division 1 First Stage Round 7 – 27,413

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