Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur Sets New WSL Attendance Record

The fixture between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur has smashed the previous record attendance for a Women’s Super League match with an attendance of 47,367.

The fixture has broken its very own record after the North London derby previously set a record of 38,262 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in 2019.

Arsenal vs Tottenham Smashes WSL Attendance Record

A Huge Milestone for Women’s Football in England

Interest in the Women’s Super League has seen a sharp incline ever since the Lionesses were triumphant in the 2022 Women’s European Championships, and the progress that has been made is highlighted by this record-breaking achievement.

Of course, there is still a lot to be done, but this is a truly remarkable milestone and an important one at that.

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The WSL has already seen a huge increase in coverage across the major networks in England and if attendances can continue to rise as they have done over the past couple of years, then the women’s game will see a huge spike in revenue generated. In turn, this would see an increase in the amount of funding clubs such as Arsenal and Tottenham allocate to their women’s teams, which will only raise the standard of the women’s game even further.

These are exciting times for women’s football not just in England, but across the globe.

Arsenal Continue Impressive Start to 2022/23 WSL Campaign

In the presence of a WSL record attendance, goals from Beth Mead, Rafaelle Souza and a brace from Vivianne Miedema saw Arsenal thrash their bitter rivals Tottenham 4-0 to make it two wins from two in the Women’s Super League this season for the Gunners.

Their dominant display followed an equally impressive performance in their opening fixture which also saw them beat Brighton & Hove Albion by a scoreline of 4-0.

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Their next fixture is their second-leg clash against Ajax in the UEFA Women’s Champions League on Wednesday, September 28.