Crystal Palace was shared with Tottenham Hotspur for Best Matchday Experience out of 92 clubs

Crystal Palace was ranked as the country with the best match day experience in a poll covering all top and football league clubs.

The survey was conducted by football site Copa90, with reporter Eugene Noble visiting all 92 stadiums during the 2021/22 campaign to get a taste of the atmosphere and the overall fan experience. Each club was rated in four different categories out of five – soul of the stadium, home support, matchday menu and eccentricity.

Palace received full marks for their stadium soul, home support and eccentricity, losing their only point on their matchday menu for which they scored four out of five. This was enough to score them 19/20 and propel them to the top of the rankings alongside London rivals Tottenham Hotspur. The closest London club from the Premier League were Arsenal in 13th, followed by Chelsea (16th), Fulham (17th), Brentford (55th) and West Ham (85th).

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With Palace and Spurs both at the top of the rankings, Copa90 rated both clubs for a second time to determine a winner, with the Eagles at the top. They were reclassified into new categories, with Palace receiving full marks for proximity to local transport and atmosphere, while scoring four out of five for pre-match rituals and three for ticket prices.

You can view the full list below:

92. MK Dons – 6/20

91. Walsall – 7/20

90 Colchester United – 7/20

89. Wycombe Walkers – 8/20

88. Southampton – 8/20

87. Leicester City – 8/20

86. City of Crawley – 8/20

85 Westham United – 9/20

84. Reading – 9/20

83. Cardiff City – 9/20

82. Derby County – 9/20

81. Coventry City – 9/20

80. City of Cheltenham – 9/20

79. Brighton & Hove Albion – 9/20

78 Stevenage – 10/20

77 Salford City – 10/20

76 Rotherham United – 10/20

75 Sutton United – 11/20

74 Peterborough United – 11/20

73. Hull City – 20.11

72. Forest Green Rovers – 11/20

71. Burton Albion – 20.11

70.Wigan Athletic – 12/20

69. Rochdale-12/20

68. Queens Park Rangers – 12/20

67.Oxford United – 12/20

66. Newport County – 12/20

65. Harrogate Town – 12/20

64 Bristol Rovers – 12/20

63. Tranmere Vagabonds – 13/20

62 Scunthorpe United – 13/20

61. Millwall – 13/20

60. Manchester City – 13/20

59.Lincoln City-13/20

58. Gillingham-13/20

57. Doncaster Rovers – 13/20

56. Crewe Alexandra – 13/20

55. Brentford – 13/20

54 Bournemouth-13/20

53Birmingham City – 13/20

52. Carts – 13/20

51. Swindon Town – 14/20

50. City of Shrewsbury – 14/20

49 Norwich City – 14/20

48. Middlesbrough – 14/20

47. Ipswich City – 14/20

46.Charlton Athletic – 14/20

45 Bolton Wanderers – 14/20

44.Blackpool-14/20

43.AFC Wimbledon – 14/20

42. Accrington Stanley – 14/20

41. Bradford City – 11/15

40. Wolverhampton Wanderers – 15/20

39.Sunderland-15/20

38. Stoke City – 15/20

37 Oldham Athletic – 15/20

36. Northampton – 15/20

35. City of Hartlepool – 15/20

34. City of Fleetwood – 15/20

33 Everton – 15/20

32 Cambridge United – 15/20

31.Blackburn Rovers – 15/20

30. Barnsley-15/20

29 West Bromwich Albion – 16/20

28. Watford – 16/20

27. Swansea City – 16/20

26. Sheffield United – 16/20

25. Preston North End – 16/20

24. Harbor Valley – 16/20

23. Plymouth Argyle – 16/20

22. Morecambe – 16/20

21. City of Mansfield – 16/20

20. City of Luton – 16/20

19 Leeds United – 16/20

18. City of Huddersfield – 16/20

17. Fulham – 16/20

16.Chelsea – 16/20

15 Carlisle United – 16/20

14 Bristol City – 16/20

13Arsenal – 16/20

12. Portsmouth-17/20

11. Nottingham Forest – 17/20

10. Manchester United – 17/20

9. Liverpool – 17/20

8. Leyton Orient – 17/20

7. Sheffield Wednesday – 13/15

6. Newcastle United – 18/20

5. City of Exeter – 18/20

4.Burnley-18/20

3. Aston Villa – 18/20

=1. Tottenham Hotspur – 19/20

=1. Crystal Palace – 19/20 (updated to sole winners after second round of voting)

* Sheffield Wednesday and Bradford City were not awarded Stadium Soul points out of respect for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster and Bradford City stadium fire

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