Wycombe Wanderers were delighted to record their highest attendance for an opening league game at Adams Park since 2009, with 5,538 watching on.
The crowd were treated to a battling display from both sides in a 2-2 draw, with many of the high and lows expected in the long season already experienced within the first 90 minutes of the campaign.
The impressive turnout continues the large following which saw the team close the 2016/17 season, with 6,313 in attendance for the final day victory at home to Cambridge United.
With one game down, football at Adams Park is coming thick and fast as Wanderers welcome Fulham in the first round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night (k.o. 7:45pm).
General manager Michael Davies, delighted to see more new and familiar fans coming through the doors, and is hoping for some cup magic in front of another good crowd vs the Cottagers.
"It was an exciting atmosphere at Adams Park on Saturday with the highs and lows of emotion associated with a 2-2 draw," Michael said.
"Our fans were loud and brilliant all through the game and there was a really good turnout for our first home game of the season, despite the holiday period.
"It would be great to see even more new faces at the club to experience the family friendly atmosphere we have on Tuesday night vs Fulham.
"All Cup matches are very important for us with regards potential football fortune to help the club’s budget and so I urge all supporters to please bring friends and family along to cheer on the Chairboys against Championship club Fulham which is going to be a really good test for us.”