Sporting Kansas City

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Sporting Kansas City
Full nameSporting Kansas City[1][2]
Nickname(s)Wizards
FoundedJune 6, 1995; 24 years ago (1995-06-06) as
Kansas City Wiz
StadiumChildren's Mercy Park
Kansas City, Kansas
Stadium
capacity
18,467[3]
OwnerSporting Club
ManagerPeter Vermes
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2018Western Conference: 1st
Overall: 3rd
Playoffs: Conference Finals
WebsiteClub website
Current season
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. 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]

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Explore The New Brand at Sporting Kansas City Website". Sporting Kansas City. November 17, 2010. Archived from the original on November 19, 2010.
  2. "Kansas City rebrands as Sporting KC". Major League Soccer. November 17, 2010. Archived from the original on August 4, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Children's Mercy Park Fact Sheet". SportingKC.com. MLS Digital. Retrieved November 8, 2018.

Other websites[change | change source]