Borussia Dortmund fans at Ibrox for the Europa League play-off tie on February 24. (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

Rangers and Celtic’s stunning attendance figures - compared to European clubs Barcelona, Bayern Munich & more

The Glasgow giants are amongst the best supported clubs in Europe.

Tuesday, 26th July 2022, 5:32 pm

The new Scottish Premiership season is now just days away as Celtic and Rangers prepare to go head-to-head to claim the title once again.

Ange Postecoglou’s side will go into the new campaign as reigning champions after they ended the season with a four-point advantage over their Old Firm rivals.

But Rangers will hope to build on the progress they made under Giovanni van Bronckhorst last season after they progressed to only the fourth European final in their history.

Anticipation over what lies ahead of the coming nine months will have reached fever pitch by the time Rangers kick off the new season with a visit to Livingston on Saturday lunchtime.

Celtic’s campaign gets underway just over 24 hours later with a home game against Aberdeen and both sides are sure to be backed in considerable numbers across the season and establish their reputation as two of European football’s best supported clubs.

Some European leagues were still subjected to limited attendances with Covid-19 causing issues in their home countries - but how does the Old Firm’s average home attendance compare to those in a number of the continent’s biggest leagues?

GlasgowWorld has taken a look at the figures to see how they stack up...

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