Little Rock Rangers fans support the club against Texas United in the USL League Two Playoffs
TAMPA, Fla. - Crowds of supporters came in full force to support their clubs over the first weekend of the USL League Two Playoffs. More than 36,000 fans came to watch the matches over the weekend, including record crowds for the Little Rock Rangers.
The Rangers at War Memorial Stadium drew the two largest crowds over the weekend, registering attendances of 7,101 and 7,723 across their Round of 32 and Conference Semifinal matches, respectively. Both of those attendance figures broke previous club records in Little Rock.
600 miles away, at Valley Stadium in Des Moines, 7,888 fans took in the weekend action that saw the Menace emerge victorious over RKC Third Coast on Friday and Thunder Bay Chill in extra time on Sunday.
Host sites that reported attendance over the first weekend averaged more than 5,000 fans over the course of the two match days, including two sellout crowds at Interbay Stadium to see Ballard FC take on New Mexico United and Oly Town FC.
The Conference Final matches kick off on Friday at Lionsbridge FC's Townebank Stadium (Eastern Conference and Southern Conference) and Flint City Bucks' Atwood Stadium (Central Conference and Western Conference). The Semifinals will take place at the same venues on Sunday.