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Summary of Spectators' Injury Statistics

2010/11 Football Season

The number of reported spectator injuries for 2010/11 season was 1,326, a 4% decrease from the 1,386 reported in 2009/10.

The reported overall injury rate per spectator was one injury per 26,222 spectators.

The total number of injured spectators reported taken to hospital was 81, compared with 83 in the previous season.

Overall most injuries were minor and were treated by the sports ground medical team. The highest category, as in previous years, was injuries resulting from trips, slips and falls.

Summary of Returns

Total spectators treated for injuries

Taken to hospital

Attendance

1 injury per

Premier

2009/10

565

34

17,316,670

30,649

2010/11

565

33

18,243,049

32,577

Championship

2009/10

418

20

10,443,903

24,985

2010/11

368

21

9,587,841

26,053

League 1

2009/10

284

19

5,104,103

17,972

2010/11

258

20

4,488,879

17,398

League 2

2009/10

119

10

1,699,631

14,283

2010/11

140

7

2,451,143

17,508

Total

2009/10

1386

83

34,564,307

24,938

2010/11

1326

81

34,770,912

26,222

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