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October 13, 2011 at 6:46 PM

Saturday’s crowd will be one for the record books

ny crowd.jpgPhoto credit: Dean Rutz, The Seattle Times

I posted this earlier in the week, but wanted to bring it back to the front page. Sounders FC’s weekly notes included these charts, which put into perspective Saturday’s expected crowd of over 60,000.

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Seattle Top 10 Attendances

67,052: Sounders FC v Manchester United (7/20/2011)

66,848: Sounders FC v Barcelona (8/5/2009)

66,830: Real Madrid v DC United (8/9/2006)

66,722: Manchester United v Celtic (7/22/2003)

65,289: Sounders FC v Chelsea (7/18/2009)

58,218: NASL Sounders v New York (4/9/1976)

56,416: Mexico v China (4/16/2008)

56,256: NASL Sounders v Los Angeles (8/25/1977)

50,305: Mexico v Ecuador (5/28/2011)

49,606: NASL Sounders v New York (8/9/1980)

MLS Top 10 Single Game Attendances

69,255: L.A. Galaxy v NY/NJ MetroStars (4/13/1996)

66,237: New York Red Bulls v L.A. Galaxy (8/18/2007)

62,703: L.A. Galaxy v New England Revolution (7/4/1996)

61,202: Colorado Rapids v Chicago Fire (7/4/2002)

60,500: Colorado Rapids v D.C. United (7/4/2001)

60,433: L.A. Galaxy v Miami Fusion (7/4/1999)

55,234: L.A. Galaxy v San Jose Earthquakes (7/4/2002)

53,844: L.A. Galaxy v Columbus Crew (7/4/2000)

53,655: L.A. Galaxy v Kansas City Wizards (7/4/1998)

53,250: NY/NJ MetroStars v L.A. Galaxy (6/9/1996)

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