Scottish Girls’s Premier League witnesses record-breaking attendances for begin of recent season | Soccer Information

The Scottish Girls’s Premier League has introduced record-breaking attendances for the beginning of the brand new season.

The variety of individuals attending SWPL matches in August was up 30 per cent on the identical interval in 2022, with simply over 8,000 individuals turning out.

Rangers’ house sport in opposition to champions Glasgow Metropolis attracted the most important crowd final month with 1,196 watching the 1-1 draw at Broadwood Stadium.

Greater than 100,000 followers watched SWPL matches throughout final season, whereas the home report attendance for a single sport was additionally damaged on three events.

Celtic maintain that report with 15,822 turning out to observe their 2-0 win over Hearts on the ultimate day.

More than 13,000 attended Celtic's final SWPL game of the season
Greater than 15,000 attended Celtic’s ultimate SWPL sport of final season

SWPL Managing Director, Fiona McIntyre, stated: “We’re thrilled, at this early stage within the season, to watch a big enhance of practically 30 per cent in attendances throughout the league. The SWPL and our golf equipment attempt to repeatedly enhance the product on and off the pitch and we’re delighted that extra individuals than ever earlier than are selecting to attend ScottishPower Girls’s Premier League matches.

“Final season, complete attendances exceeded 100,000, which was an enormous milestone for the league to achieve in its inaugural 12 months. We all know that video games shifting to main stadiums over the course of final season performed a big half in breaking the 100,000 mark. We’re assured, given these sturdy opening numbers and the success of matches in main stadiums final season, we’ll see much more in 2023/24.

Glasgow City are SWPL champions again
Glasgow Metropolis gained the SWPL title final season

“It is incredible that Tynecastle and Easter Street have already been confirmed because the venues for the upcoming derby matches between Coronary heart of Midlothian and Hibernian. This Sunday’s match between the 2 sides at Tynecastle gives a incredible alternative for followers to observe elite ladies’s soccer in the most effective stadiums within the nation.

“I want to take this chance to thank followers for his or her continued assist of the SWPL, their golf equipment, and the entire ladies’s sport. For anybody who has by no means been to a sport earlier than, there has by no means been a greater time to get entangled.”

Key dates for the 2023/24 SWPL season

Winter break – December 18 to January 13
First post-split fixtures – March 17, 2024
Ultimate spherical of matches – Could 19, 2024
Play-off finals – Could 23/24, 2024
Sky Sports activities Cup ultimate – March 23 or 24, 2024

Scottish Premiership and SWPL on Sky Sports activities

SPFL ball for 2023/24 season

Sky Sports activities – Subsequent season as much as 48 cinch Premiership video games will likely be out there throughout Sky Sports activities’ flagship channels, together with Sky Sports activities Soccer and Sky Sports activities Essential Occasion, plus at the least 5 SWPL matches. From 2024/25, as much as 60 cinch Premiership will likely be dwell on Sky Sports activities, along with the SWPL.

Sky Sports activities Information – Operating 24 hours a day, seven days every week, Scottish soccer followers can take pleasure in Sky Sports activities Information’ (channel 409) rolling editorial protection of the cinch Premiership and SWPL all through the season.

Sky Sports activities Digital – Observe all the most recent from Scottish soccer throughout and app, together with unique options and interviews, plus devoted dwell weblog protection, in-game clips from matches dwell on Sky Sports activities and free highlights.

Sky Sports activities Social – Alongside protection and visibility for the league throughout all Sky Sports activities’ essential social media channels, the bespoke Twitter channel @ScotlandSky will proceed to be the house of all Scottish soccer content material on Sky Sports activities.

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