Beckham draws the casual fan to Giants Stadium

July 19, 2008
DyerBy Kristian Dyer
(Archive)
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Save the date: Aug. 10.

Three weeks from now, Red Bull New York makes their next home appearance for a league match and it is then when the trickle-down effect of David Beckham can be judged. New York has the fourth-worst home attendance in MLS at 13,525 per game, roughly 2,500 fans below the league average and nearly half of what the Los Angeles Galaxy -- the Red Bulls' opponent Saturday night -- draw to the Home Depot Center. With a reported crowd of 46,754 ...

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