Sporting Kansas City

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Sporting Kansas City
Full name Sporting Kansas City
Founded 1995
Ground Sporting Park
(capacity: 18,500)
Chairman Sporting Club
Manager Peter Vermes
League Major League Soccer
2013 Eastern Conference: 2nd
MLS Cup Champions
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
Former Sporting Kansas City player Jimmy Conrad.

Sporting Kansas City are an American football (soccer) team that plays in Major League Soccer in Kansas City, Kansas.

They started out as the Kansas City Wiz, before changing their name to the Kansas City Wizards in 1997. Later, in November 2010, they changed their name again to Sporting Kansas City, as the team was moving into a new stadium in the 2011 season. This new stadium was first called Livestrong Sporting Park because of a contract with the Livestrong Foundation, a cancer charity founded by cycling champion and cancer survivor Lance Armstrong. When it was discovered that Armstrong had won most of his honors with the help of performance-enhancing drugs, the scandal that followed led the team and Livestrong to end the contract, and the stadium became Sporting Park.

Honors[change | change source]

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
1996 Major League Soccer Semifinals
1997 Major League Soccer Quarterfinals
1998 Major League Soccer 6th / West
1999 Major League Soccer 6th / West
2000 Major League Soccer Champions
2001 Major League Soccer Quarterfinals
2002 Major League Soccer Quarterfinals
2003 Major League Soccer Semifinals
2004 Major League Soccer Final
2005 Major League Soccer 5th / East
2006 Major League Soccer 5th / East
2007 Major League Soccer Semifinals
2008 Major League Soccer Quarterfinals
2009 Major League Soccer 6th / East
2010 Major League Soccer 3rd / East
2012 Major League Soccer Semifinals
2012 Major League Soccer Quarterfinals
2013 Major League Soccer Champions

Important players[change | change source]

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