Fans flocking to Ridgeons games

WHILE the economic recession is now starting to affect football at all levels, the Ridgeons League is bucking the trend to a great degree.Attendances are up this season with last season's FA Vase finalists Lowestoft Town averaging nearly 600 spectators each home match.

Elvin King

WHILE the economic recession is now starting to affect football at all levels, the Ridgeons League is bucking the trend to a great degree.

Attendances are up this season with last season's FA Vase finalists Lowestoft Town averaging nearly 600 spectators each home match.

This is almost as many as some League Two clubs attract and shows how a visit to Wembley can whip up interest.


You may also want to watch:


And full marks for Hadleigh United - with their good husbandry and efficient management by Steve Jay creating much more interest in what is going on at Millfield.

Highest average Ridgeons League attendances

Most Read

Premier Division: Lowestoft Town 572, Leiston 194, Dereham Town 186, Needham Market 172, Kirkley 152.

First Division: Saffron Walden 143, FC Clacton 124, Diss Town 121, Gorleston 120, Hadleigh 118.

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus