AFC Bournemouth women’s game at the Vitality Stadium this season saw a club record crowd of 6,805, more than doubled the previous best held by Maidenhead Untied last season of 3,067.
The Cherries dispatched Portishead Town Ladies 4 – 0 during their record attendance.
AFC Bournemouth women’s manager Steve Cuss said after the match: “I’m delighted by the turn out of supporters today, to break the club record ticket sales is a testimonial to the girls’ efforts they put on and off the pitch.
“Now it’s to stay grounded and work hard to maintain our supporters.”
The Women’s team have sold a club record of 4,000 tickets ahead of their first game at the Vitality Stadium this season.
This is a huge 1,900 percent increase from the 200 fans that they are used to playing in front of.
Sam David from AFC Bournemouth’s biggest fan channel said: “This is not only a massive achievement for the female game but it’s a massive achievement to the club.
“Watching the women’s team is like a breath of fresh air, the girls always showcase their talent and hard work on the pitch and it’s great to see that there rewarded by having six thousand fans watching them live and breaking ticket sales.”
The development of AFC Bournemouth women’s football team has been a remarkable journey, marked by significant milestones.
AFC Bournemouth Women’s team, like many others, has been a vital part of the broader movement to promote women’s football.
The club’s commitment to developing women’s talent and providing them with competitive opportunities align with the broader efforts to bridge the gender gap in football.
AFC Bournemouth women’s season ticket holder Liza Barnard mentioned: “It’s amazing how women’s football is getting the exposure it deserves, its entertaining and fascinating to watch.
“To make it better I’m more then proud of my team, (AFC Bournemouth), are the front runners of making women’s football as big as it can.
“This is just the beginning; women’s football is only getting bigger and bigger and I’m glad I was at the very beginning of it.”