Los Angeles FC

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Los Angeles FC
Team logo
Full nameLos Angeles Football Club
Nickname(s)The Black and Gold[1]
Short nameLAFC
FoundedOctober 30, 2014; 9 years ago (October 30, 2014)
StadiumBMO Stadium
Los Angeles, California
CoachBob Bradley
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2022Western Conference: 1st
Overall: 1st
Playoffs: Champions
WebsiteClub website

Los Angeles Football Club, commonly known as Los Angeles FC, or simply LAFC, ia an American professional soccer franchise based in Los Angeles, California. They competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) as a member of the Western Conference.[2][3] The team plays their home games at BMO Stadium (known before 2023 as Banc of California Stadium). Their main rival is LA Galaxy, and the rivalry is known as El Tráfico.

Players and staff[change | change source]

Current roster[change | change source]

As of October 6, 2020[4]
No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer      Netherlands
2 Defender Jordan Harvey      United States
3 Defender Mohamed Traore      Senegal
4 Defender Eddie Segura      Colombia
5 Defender Dejan Jakovic      Canada
7 Midfielder Latif Blessing      Ghana
8 Midfielder Francisco Ginella      Uruguay
9 Forward Diego Rossi (DP)     Uruguay
10 Forward Carlos Vela (DP)     Mexico
11 Midfielder José Cifuentes      Ecuador
12 Defender Diego Palacios      Ecuador
13 Defender Mohamed El Monir      Libya
14 Midfielder Mark-Anthony Kaye      Canada
15 Midfielder Alejandro Guido      United States
16 Forward Danny Musovski      United States
17 Forward Brian Rodríguez (DP)     Uruguay
18 Defender Erik Dueñas (HG)     United States
19 Midfielder Bryce Duke (HG)     United States
20 Midfielder Eduard Atuesta      Colombia
21 Forward Christian Torres (HG)     United States
22 Forward Kwadwo Opoku      Ghana
23 Goalkeeper Pablo Sisniega      Mexico
24 Defender Andy Najar      Honduras
26 Forward Adrien Perez      United States
27 Defender Tristan Blackmon      United States
28 Defender Tony Leone (HG)     United States
40 Goalkeeper Phillip Ejimadu      United States
66 Forward Bradley Wright-Phillips      England

Coaching staff[change | change source]

As of June 26, 2020[5]
Technical staff
Head coach Bob Bradley
Assistant coach Ante Razov
Assistant coach Kenny Arena
Goalkeeping coach Zak Abdel
Director of soccer operations Mike Sorber

Honors[change | change source]

Team[change | change source]

Competitions Titles Seasons
CONCACAF Champions League 0
Competitions Titles Seasons
MLS Cup 1 2022
Supporters' Shield 2 2019,[6] 2022
U.S. Open Cup 0
Western Conference (Playoff) 0
Western Conference (Regular Season) 2 2019, 2022

Players[change | change source]

Honor Player Name Year
Landon Donovan MVP Award Carlos Vela 2019 [7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The First Captain in Club History". Los Angeles Football Club. March 16, 2018. Archived from the original on April 2, 2019. Retrieved October 13, 2020.
  2. Bartlett, Blair (September 15, 2015). "Los Angeles' newest Major League Soccer team announces official club name and launches collaborative effort with supporters to identity club colors with social media campaign" (PDF) (Press release). Los Angeles Football Club. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 16, 2015. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
  3. Baxter, Kevin (May 17, 2015). "Expansion L.A. soccer team plans new stadium on Sports Arena site". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 18, 2015.
  4. "Los Angeles FC Roster". Archived from the original on January 28, 2021. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  5. "Los Angeles FC Technical Staff". November 2, 2017.
  6. "LAFC win 2019 Supporters' Shield, lift first major trophy". MLSsoccer.com. September 26, 2019. Retrieved September 26, 2019.
  7. Rodriguez, Alicia (November 4, 2019). "Carlos Vela is 2019 Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player". Major League Soccer. Retrieved November 4, 2019.