Original article by Roy Morgan
Market Research Update – Page: Online : 22-Oct-18
A-League Premiers Sydney FC have topped the Roy Morgan A-League supporter ladder for 2018 with 613,000 supporters, an increase of 11.7% over the last year. This follows the club’s back-to-back wins as A-League Premiers in 2016/17 and 2017/18. Defending A-League Grand Final Champions Melbourne Victory were second with 526,000 supporters, down 8.7% on a year ago. Brisbane Roar are the third most widely supported club in the A-League with 461,000 supporters, down 19.8% on a year ago. Meanwhile, analysis shows that men account for 67% of the 2.75 million A-League club supporters; Sydney FC (72%), Melbourne Victory (71%) and Perth Glory (70%) are among the clubs with the highest proportion of male supporters, while the Western Sydney Wanderers (43%) and the Newcastle Jets (42%) have the highest proportion of female supporters.
ROY MORGAN LIMITED, THE A LEAGUE PTY LTD, SYDNEY FOOTBALL CLUB, MELBOURNE VICTORY FOOTBALL CLUB PTY LTD, BRISBANE ROAR FOOTBALL CLUB PTY LTD, PERTH GLORY SOCCER CLUB PTY LTD, WESTERN SYDNEY WANDERERS FC PTY LTD, NEWCASTLE UNITED SPORTS CLUB LIMITED