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Turkish Super Lig attendance increases 44%

Turkish Super Lig fans attendance increases 44%

Statistics show the number of fans attending Super Lig games during this past season have increased.

Turkish Super Lig fans continue to flock to stadiums to support their teams as the latest figures show an increase of 44 percent in attendance numbers.

During the 2016/2017 season, there were a total of 2.7 million fans that attended live matches. The latest statistics show that during the 2017/2018 season which recently finished, there were 3.9 million that attended games. That is a 44 percent increase compared to last season.

There was also an increase in Passolig membership holders, the card required to purchase game tickets and attend games. For the 2017/2018 season, there were 12,821 holders compared to 8,940 for the 2016/2017 season.

Finances have also improved for clubs in Turkey’s top division.

With the increase in spectators, there was also an increase in the income the clubs generated from ticket sales.

For 2016-2017, clubs generated a total of 157 million Turkish Lira (TL) in revenue. The latest season, 2017-2018, saw clubs rake in 278 million TL from just ticket sales alone, an increase of 77 percent.

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is it possible to find attendance per match or average attendance per team for Super Lig some where?


Good evening, could you kindly assist me with the following:
1. I have bought tickets from an online re-seller for the match Galatasaray vs Bursaspor. They are e-tickets which I received by e mail. Can I buy only the Passolig card once in Istanbul without buying match tickets?
2. If yes, can this card be bought from somewhere in the city or can I only to buy it from outside the stadium?
3. Do I also need to have a Passolig card for the CL match between Galatasaray and Schalke?
Many thanks!


Good evening,

after a thorough search it is not yet clear to me: I have 2 CL tickets for the match against Real Madrid, do I need a Passolig or not? I would love to hear from you