Sporting Kansas City
|Full name||Sporting Kansas City|
|Founded||June 6, 1995 as |
Kansas City Wiz
|Stadium||Children's Mercy Park|
Kansas City, Kansas
|League||Major League Soccer|
|2018||Western Conference: 1st|
Playoffs: Conference Finals
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. The stadium has been known by several names, first Livestrong Sporting Park, then Sporting Park, and now Children's Mercy Park.
Honors[change | change source]
- MLS Cup (league champions): 2 (2000, 2013)
- Supporters' Shield (best regular-season record): 1 (2000)
- Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: 2 (2004, 2012)
League position[change | change source]
|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|
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Explore The New Brand at Sporting Kansas City Website". Sporting Kansas City. November 17, 2010. Archived from the original on November 19, 2010.
- ↑ "Kansas City rebrands as Sporting KC". Major League Soccer. November 17, 2010. Archived from the original on August 4, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
- ↑ "Children's Mercy Park Fact Sheet". SportingKC.com. MLS Digital. Retrieved November 8, 2018.