A-League Crowd Watch – Rounds 1-3

Round 3

Adelaide United 5 (Rech 8, Cornthwaite 19, Qu 27, Durante OG 65, Rech 73)
Newcastle Jets 1 (Bridge 52)
Crowd: 8785 at Hindmarsh Stadium, Adelaide, SA

Central Coast 0
Queensland 0
Crowd: 4644 at Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, NSW

New Zealand Knights 0
Melbourne Victory 3 (Daniel Allsopp 9, Archie Thompson 22, Kevin Muscat 36)
Crowd: 2071 at North Harbor Stadium, Albany, NZ

Perth Glory 1 (Coyne 70)
Sydney FC 1 (Petrovski 37)
Crowd: 8052 at Members Equity Stadium, Perth, WA

Round Total: 23,552

Comment: Shocking weather across the East Coast of Australia and in NZ made for some of the lowest crowd figures seen in the league to date.

Round 2

Newcastle United Jets 2 (Gibson OG 26, Bridge 40)
Queensland Roar 3 (Reinaldo 5, Okon OG 38, Lynch 88)
Crowd: 7276 at EnergyAustralia Stadium, Newcastle, NSW

New Zealand Knights 1
Malik Buari (88)
Adelaide United 0
Crowd: 4100 at North Harbor Stadium, Albany, NZ

Melbourne 3 (Allsopp 8, 51, Muscat 11p)
Sydney FC 2 (Fyfe 18, Carney 84)
Crowd: 39,730 at Telstra Dome, Melbourne, Vic.

Perth 2
Colosimo 52, Young 80)
Central Coast 0
Crowd: 7229 at Members Equity Stadium, Perth, WA

Round Total: 58,335

Comment: The crowd at Melbourne made up more than half the total round’s attendance, so some of the other teams have some serious catching up to do.

Round 1

Melbourne Victory 2 (Muscat 29p, Claudinho 78)
Adelaide United 0
Crowd: 15,781 at Olympic Park, Melbourne, Vic.

Queensland Roar 3 (Lynch 79, Vidosic 81, McLaren 85)
Perth Glory 0
Crowd: 20,606 at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Qld.

New Zealand Knights 0
Newcastle Jets 0
Crowd: 7304 at North Harbor Stadium, Albany, NZ

Sydney FC 1 (Fyfe 51)
Central Coast Mariners 0
Crowd: 19,274 at Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney, NSW

Round Total: 62,965

Comment: A good, solid opening round.

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