“We wanted to assimilate into the corporate community and we wanted to assimilate into our fan culture,” he told The Dispatch. “I think if I had to measure those things very broadly speaking, I think we’ve done a really nice job of working rapidly toward accomplishing those goals.”
“Loughnane continued a longstanding Crew policy of not disclosing season-ticket numbers other than to say the club is trending to increase its totals by a thousand members per year. Under Crew owner Precourt Sports Ventures, the team has shifted the focus from focusing exclusively on season-ticket totals to selling out Crew Stadium.
This past season, the Crew set a team record with five sellouts and established a single-season attendance record of 286,976 fans, but only 9,074 were on hand for the first home playoff game since 2010. It was the lowest home playoff crowd in Crew history.”