Date: 16th October 2016 at 6:15pm
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The attendance at Home Park against Portsmouth on Saturday was the ninth highest across all thee divisions of the English Football League.

Of the 33 league games played on Saturday the gate of 13,508 who watched Argyle draw 2-2 with Pompey was only bettered by six teams in the Championship and two teams in League One.
The attendance at Home Park was also higher than the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Hull City.

It’s remarkable that only games at Aston Villa, Brighton, Derby County, Newcastle, Norwich City, Queens Park Rangers, Bolton and Sheffield United could attract a larger crowd than a game in League Two on Saturday.

The Home Park attendance included 1,592 travelling Pompey fans and was over 2,000 higher than for the same fixture last season when 11,476 fans turned up to watch Argyle’s first home game of the 2015-2016 campaign against Portsmouth.

Argyle’s current average home attendance of 8,706 after six games is an increase of 500 when compared to last season. The average attendance at Home Park after six games for season 2015-2016 was 8,213 which included games against Portsmouth and Bristol Rovers.

The Argyle fans are certainly backing Derek Adams and his team this season.