Bristol Rovers recently took more than 2,500 fans to Reading. The Gas come out well in a League One table based on average away followings. (Image: Getty Images)Bristol Rovers recently took more than 2,500 fans to Reading. The Gas come out well in a League One table based on average away followings. (Image: Getty Images)
Bristol Rovers recently took more than 2,500 fans to Reading. The Gas come out well in a League One table based on average away followings. (Image: Getty Images) | Getty Images

How Bristol Rovers stunning League One away attendance compare to Port Vale, Leyton Orient, Carlisle United and Oxford United - gallery

How all 24 teams in League One rank in the average away attendance table.

Bristol Rovers fans received a welcomed boost this week after permission was granted to expand the Memorial Stadium.

The South Stand, despite some objections, got permission to be erected, and now over 2,800 fans could take their seats in to the newly constructed stand in the coming months. Majority shareholder Hussain AlSaeed wants to develop the Mem, and that will benefit both home and away fans, as the Gas hope to modernise the ground, following numerous setbacks over new grounds over the years.

Rovers have sold out what they can when it comes to home capacity, and so some fans have missed out on watching their team in League One. Rovers, despite being from a two-club city, have a respectable level of support, and that also comes when following your team away from home.

The third tier of English football is a division that has clubs scatted across the country, and for Rovers you could find yourself at a close game like Cheltenham Town or up in the north like they were last week against Carlisle United. There's similar sized clubs to Rovers such as Port Vale and Leyton Orient, who have been in and around the third and fourth tiers these past few years, and in Orient's case even the non-league. Local rivals Oxford United meanwhile have ambitions to get to the Championship, and they've got plans for a new ground themselves, which would be an upgrade to the three stands they have at the Kassam Stadium.

Rovers right now can accommodate about 500 away supporters to the ground, but how do they fare when they're on their travels? Flick through our gallery from the lowest attended team to the best attended away team in the division. All figures come from the information collated by EFL website The 72.

Rovers have sold out what they can when it comes to home capacity, and so some fans have missed out on watching their team in League One. Rovers, despite being from a two-club city, have a respectable level of support, and that also comes when following your team away from home.

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