Hyundai A-League soars as membership records tumble

The surging popularity of the Hyundai A-League has been reinforced yet again with confirmation of record membership numbers across the competition.

The impressive figures show the total combined membership of the ten Hyundai A-League clubs in 2016/17 was 117,415, the highest ever recorded.

That represents an increase of 7% from last season.

The previous record was 114,544 in the 2014/15 season.

Victory players with fans

Melbourne City and Brisbane Roar had the highest increase in membership of 37% and 32% respectively.

Perth Glory's increase was also a significant 22%.

Meanwhile, Western Sydney Wanderers’ membership topped 20,000 for the first time while Melbourne Victory continues to attract huge numbers with over 26,000 members.

Wanderers players celebrate their Sydney Derby win with their fans at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night.

These strong statistics further demonstrate the importance of members to their clubs and the competition as a whole.

Football supporters are being thanked for their contribution to making the Hyundai A-League the most vibrant, colourful and exciting spectator experience in Australasian sport.

And with Season 13 set to be the biggest and best yet, fans are being encouraged to jump on board for 2017/18.

Membership information, on sale details and the opportunity to register interest can all be found on the Hyundai A-League membership website  here.