Average away following last season

Found this so thought some might like to discuss

Which League Two team has the biggest away following? Average away attendance ranked

  1. Crawley Town – 150

  2. Harrogate Town – 169

  3. Forest Green Rovers – 187

  4. Salford City – 205

  5. Accrington Stanley – 245

  6. Sutton United – 279

  7. Colchester United – 286

  8. Barrow – 311

  9. Morecambe – 354

  10. Newport County – 385

  11. MK Dons – 417

  12. Crewe Alexandra – 483

  13. AFC Wimbledon – 579

  14. Tranmere Rovers – 636

  15. Doncaster Rovers – 648

  16. Gillingham – 692

  17. Walsall – 702

  18. Swindon Town – 814

  19. Stockport County – 1056

  20. Grimsby Town – 1090

  21. Bradford City – 1163

  22. Mansfield Town – 1179

  23. Notts County – 1291

  24. Wrexham – 1651
    Ps not sure of source past to me from a friend via X

That’s a cracking effort from Grimsby if true.


I’m surprised by the numbers for Salford, I thought they would be less than a hundred.

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That’s fantastic from Grimsby

Can’t even play at Scunthorpe either these days!
Obviously geography plays a part. If miles travelled could be factored in too perhaps

Some debate on the internet about the above figures in the OP. Some think the below numbers are the correct ones.

1552​ Wrexham
1258​ Mansfield Town
1163​ Stockport County
1126​ Notts County
1093​ Bradford City
867​ Grimsby Town
695​ Doncaster Rovers
687​ Gillingham
679​ Walsall
669​ Swindon Town
657​ Tranmere Rovers
597​ AFC Wimbledon
566​ Crewe Alexandra
498​ MK Dons
414​ Barrow
355​ Newport County
349​ Colchester United
337​ Morecambe
245​ Sutton United
225​ Accrington Stanley
223​ Crawley Town
187​ Forest Green Rovers
186​ Salford City
173​ Harrogate Town

Match day atmosphere for Harrogate, Salford and Accrington virtually non existent. Inevitably meaning these will be the ‘reduced offer’ games

I suppose the really interesting number is the ratio to the average home following.

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Ours has been good for a while now, helped by different fans/fan groups putting on affordable travel for so many :clap:


As others have mentioned…. Awesome effort by Grimsby if the stats are true

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One Grimsby fan reckons it’s 870. This is close to the 867 in the alternate table of values I posted.

Grimsby away crowds

Yeah I just totted ours up and it is 870.

Notts 2818
Walsall 675
Bradford 1729
Wrexham 1025
Swindon 381
Tranmere 581
Stockport 902
Donny 2474
FGR 441
MKD 610
Newport 238
Mansfield 1200
Salford 910
Accrington 668
Morecambe 553
Wimbledon 453
Sutton 673
Gillingham 425
Barrow 437
Harrogate 1038
Crewe 611
Colchester 440
Crawley 732

Total 20014 ÷ 23

Still a good efffort. Not knocking them

Perhaps someone could check the Walsall average?

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It all means diddly in my view.
As we are central to the whole country it could be noted that our away numbers are poor.

Perhaps, to an extent you are right, although Walsall were a bit unusual last season in that they didn’t really have a local derby (or 2) which would have bumped up the away average. See map.

Would hope we’d be 1000+ if we are around the playoffs or higher next season.


Mind you, looking at that we are a bit isolated so possibly the complete reverse of my original thoughts.


Yes, according to that map we were the team with the closest club being furthest away. I assume that will be true next season as well, with Vale our closest.

I think the map is a bit misleading I think Port Vale is closer to Walsall than Morecombe is to Barrow - at least in terms of driving distance.


Losing Mansfield and Forest Green has made us even more isolated.


Won’t Cheltenham and Chesterfield counteract that?

But Cheltenham is closer than FGR, and Vale is closer than Mansfield. And Fleetwood is closer than Crawley as well, plus Chestyfeels is another midland ground and a similar distance from Walsall as Wrexham is.
Carlisle though…

It is in terms of driving, by 10 miles, but not as the crow flies. The former is more important.

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