A general view of Sheffield United fans in the stands at Bramall Lane: Isaac Parkin / Sportimage

How Sheffield United's attendances this season compare to Derby County, Nottingham Forest, West Brom and rest of Championship rivals

For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic ravaged the country and forced football behind closed doors, supporters have returned to grounds up and down the UK in numbers to support their sides this season.

Friday, 25th March 2022, 12:47 pm

Sheffield United were amongst the Championship clubs to welcome back fans at the beginning of the season, with just over 29,000 packing into Bramall Lane for the first game of the campaign against Birmingham City back in August.

But how do the Blades’ attendances stack up against those of their rivals, such as Nottingham Forest, West Bromwich Albion and Middlesbrough, as well as the runaway leaders and champions-elect Fulham and crisis club Derby County?

In reverse order, here is every Championship club’s average attendance so far this season - and some of the numbers may just surprise you …

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