Scottish attendances pass 100,000 mark
The Scottish Women’s Premier League has announced a record breaking 2022-
It is the first time in the history of the Scottish women’s game that the figure of 100,000 has been surpassed in a single season. A total of 106,781 fans went to an SWPL, SWPL 2, or Sky Sports Cup game last season.
The domestic record attendance was broken on three occasions last season. It was first set at Easter Road in November 2022, with 8,066 watching the Edinburgh derby, before Celtic Park hosted 9,553 fans for Celtic v Glasgow City in May. Celtic broke the record again on the final day of the 2022-
A number of clubs also set record club attendances including Heart of Midlothian at Tynecastle Park and Rangers at Ibrox. Montrose also recorded the highest SWPL 2 attendance of the season for their trophy presentation at Links Park.
A record crowd was also at the Sky Sports Cup final, with 3,727 watching Rangers v Hibernian at Tynecastle back in December 2022.
Fiona McIntyre, SWPL Managing Director, said: “We are delighted to confirm a record-
“These figures illustrate the increasing awareness and appetite for women’s football in Scotland and I hope we can continue to see attendances increase season after season. The women’s game is affordable, family-
“Playing inside main club stadiums also helps, there’s no doubt about that and this is best-