How Sheffield Wednesday's attendances this season compare to Sunderland, Ipswich Town, Portsmouth and other League One 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.

Sheffield Wednesday kicked off the League One season at Charlton Athletic way back in August and welcomed over 24,000 for the first Hillsborough date against SOuth Yorkshire rivals Doncaster Rovers.

But how do the Owls’ attendances stack up against those of their rivals, such as fellow former Premier League clubs Sunderland, Ipswich Town, Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic? Who has the smallest attendances?

In reverse order and according to renowned football statistics compiler Transfermarkt, here is every League One club’s average attendance so far this season – some of the numbers may just surprise you…