December 28, 2015
Has the magic of Christmas deserted the football supporters in the Blue half of Bristol?
Are the days of large crowds turning up for festive fixtures finished?
2015/2016 Season. LEAGUE 2.
28th December v Leyton Orient = ?????
2nd January v Luton Town = ?????
2014/2015 Season. CONF.
28th December v Macclesfield Town = 6,943
1st January v Torquay United = 8,044
2013/2014 Season. LEAGUE 2.
21st December v Portsmouth = 7,537
11th January v Exeter City = 6,674
2012/2013 Season. LEAGUE 2.
1st January v Plymouth Argyle = 7,322
5th January v Gillingham = 6,088
2011/2012 Season. LEAGUE 2.
26th December v Plymouth Argyle = 8,090
31st December v Crewe Alexandra = 5,037
2010/2011 Season. LEAGUE 1.
4th January v Plymouth Argyle = 5,943
11th January v Walsall = 4,023
2009/2010 Season. LEAGUE 1.
12th December v Swindon Town = 7,613
23rd January v Hartlepool United = 5,794
The matches above are the TWO Home games the closest to Xmas in each of the past 6 seasons.
It shows that the Orient and Luton double is an unusual occurrence.