New York City/FC announced today they have surpassed over 18,000 Founding Members after selling more than 1,000 Season Tickets in less than a month.
Tom Glick a president of NYC FC, said “Demand has been tremendous all season and we have seen a significant spike, selling over 1,000 additional Founding Memberships since the arrival of Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo in July.”
Yankee Stadium as a configured for New York City, FC matches, typically holds 27,528 fans but due to demand additional seats have been made available for sic of the team’s first 12 home games, bringing average attendance to close to 29,000 per match.
The club has full sell outs in a row since the end of June, starting with the derby against the Red Bulls, which broke a season record with a full stadium capacity of over 48,000.
The captain David Villa spoke to NYCFC.com about the support for the Club has so far this season :
“I want to take this opportunity to thank the Fans for support that they bring to Yankee Stadium week in week out. We are amazed by the atmosphere the supporters give us ever time, we step out the pitch and we appreciate all that they are doing to help build this Club.”
The club has been improved every single game match, and with the memberships increasing to 1,500 for secure their seats for the 2016 season and beyond.