2006 in American soccer

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Soccer in the United States
Season 2006
Supporters' Shield D.C. United
MLS Cup Houston Dynamo
2005 United States 2007

The 2006 season was the 94th year of competitive soccer in the United States.

National team[edit]

Men[edit]

Senior[edit]

Wins Losses Draws
6 4 3

The home team or the team that is designated as the home team is listed in the left column; the away team is in the right column.

      Win       Draw       Loss

Women[edit]

Senior[edit]

Wins Losses Draws
18 0 4
Four Nations Tournament[edit]
Algarve Cup[edit]
International Friendlies[edit]
Peace Queen Cup[edit]
Gold Cup[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

Tables[edit]

Purple indicates Supporters' Shield clinched
Yellow indicates Regular Season Runners-up clinched
Green indicates playoff berth clinched

Eastern Conference[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 D.C. United 32 15 7 10 52 38 +14 55
2 New England Revolution 32 12 8 12 39 35 +4 48
3 Chicago Fire 32 13 11 8 43 41 +2 47
4 New York Red Bulls 32 9 11 12 41 41 0 39
5 Kansas City Wizards 32 10 14 8 43 45 -2 38
6 Columbus Crew 32 8 15 9 30 42 -12 33

Western Conference[edit]

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 FC Dallas 32 16 12 4 48 44 +4 52
2 Houston Dynamo 32 11 8 13 44 40 +4 46
3 C.D. Chivas USA 32 10 9 13 45 42 +3 43
4 Colorado Rapids 32 11 13 8 36 49 -13 41
5 Los Angeles Galaxy 32 11 15 6 37 37 0 39
6 Real Salt Lake 32 10 13 9 45 49 -4 39

Playoffs[edit]

  Conference Semifinals Conference Finals MLS Cup 2006
                                       
  1  D.C. United 1 1 2  
4  New York Red Bulls 0 1 1  
  1  D.C. United     0  
Eastern Conference
  2  New England Revolution     1  
3  Chicago Fire 1 1 2
  2  New England Revolution (a.e.t., p.s.o.) 0 2 2  
    E  New England Revolution     1
  W  Houston Dynamo (a.e.t., p.s.o.)     1
  1  FC Dallas 2 2 4  
4  Colorado Rapids (a.e.t., p.s.o.) 1 3 4  
  4  Colorado Rapids     1
Western Conference
  2  Houston Dynamo     3  
3  Chivas USA 2 0 2
  2  Houston Dynamo 1 2 3  

MLS Cup[edit]

USL Division 1[edit]

Table[edit]

      Commissioner's Cup, bye to semifinal round of playoffs
      Bye to semifinal round of playoffs
      First round of playoffs

Pos Club Pts Pld W L T GF GA GD H2H Pts
1 Montreal Impact 51 28 14 5 9 31 15 +16
2 Rochester Raging Rhinos 50 28 13 4 11 34 21 +13
3 Charleston Battery 46 28 13 8 7 33 25 +8 CHA: 4 pts
VAN: 1 pt
4 Vancouver Whitecaps 46 28 12 6 10 40 28 +12
5 Miami FC 39 28 11 11 6 47 44 +3
6 Puerto Rico Islanders 38 28 10 10 8 38 36 +2
7 Seattle Sounders 37 28 11 13 4 42 48 −6
8 Atlanta Silverbacks 35 28 10 13 5 36 42 −6
9 Virginia Beach Mariners 32 28 8 12 8 26 37 −11 VAB: 7 pts
TOR: 4 pts
10 Toronto Lynx 32 28 8 12 8 30 36 −6
11 Portland Timbers 27 28 7 15 6 25 39 −14 POR: 9 pts
MIN: 3 pts
12 Minnesota Thunder 27 28 7 15 6 34 45 −11

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals and Semifinals 2-game aggregate
Higher seeded team hosted first game

  • Exception: Montreal hosted second game vs Vancouver
  First Round     Semifinals     Final
                                   
      1  Montreal Impact 0 0 0  
  4  Vancouver Whitecaps 4 2 6     4  Vancouver Whitecaps (aet) 0 2 2    
  5  Miami FC 1 0 1         2  Rochester Raging Rhinos 0
      4  Vancouver Whitecaps 3
      2  Rochester Raging Rhinos 1 0 1    
  3  Charleston Battery 2 1 3     3  Charleston Battery 0 0 0  
  6  Puerto Rico Islanders 2 0 2  

Final[edit]

USL Second Division[edit]

Table[edit]

Purple indicates regular season champion
Green indicates playoff berth clinched

Place Team P W L T GF GA GD Points
1 Richmond Kickers 20 13 3 4 50 20 +30 43
2 Charlotte Eagles 20 8 4 8 29 27 +2 32
3 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 20 8 6 6 27 20 +7 30
4 Cincinnati Kings 20 9 8 3 28 27 +1 30
5 New Hampshire Phantoms 20 9 10 1 27 43 -16 271
6 Western Mass Pioneers 20 8 9 3 31 28 +3 27
7 Harrisburg City Islanders 20 8 9 3 34 35 -1 27
8 Wilmington Hammerheads 20 4 9 7 30 31 -1 19
9 Long Island Rough Riders 20 3 12 5 15 40 -25 14

1New Hampshire was penalized 1 point for use of an ineligible player in a game.

Playoffs[edit]

  Semifinals Finals
                     
1  Richmond Kickers 2 0 2  
4  Cincinnati Kings 1 0 1  
    1  Richmond Kickers 2
  2  Charlotte Eagles 1
3  Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0 1 1
2  Charlotte Eagles 4 2 6  

Final[edit]

Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Home teams listed on top of bracket

Third Round
July 12
Fourth Round
August 2
Quarterfinals
August 23
Semifinals
September 6
Finals
September 27
                             
 
 
MLS Chicago 2
MLS Kansas City 0
MLS Kansas City 2
PDL Des Moines 1
MLS Chicago 2
MLS New England 1
USL1 Rochester 5
USL2 New Hampshire 1
USL1 Rochester 0 (4)
MLS New England (AET, PSO) 0 (5)
 
 
MLS Chicago 3
MLS D.C. United 0
 
 
MLS D.C. United (AET) 2
MLS Columbus 1
PDL Michigan 1
MLS Columbus 4
MLS D.C. United 3
MLS New York 1
USL2 Wilmington 2
USL1 Atlanta 1
USL2 Wilmington 1
MLS New York 2
 
 
MLS Chicago 3
MLS Los Angeles 1
 
 
MLS Los Angeles 2
USASA Roma FC 0
MLS Chivas USA 0 (2)
USASA Roma FC (AET, PSO) 0 (4)
MLS Los Angeles (AET) 3
MLS Colorado 1
MLS Real Salt Lake (AET) 2
USL1 Virginia Beach 1
MLS Real Salt Lake 0
MLS Colorado 1
 
 
MLS Los Angeles 3
MLS Houston 1
 
 
MLS Houston 4
PDL Carolina 2
PDL Carolina (AET) 3
USL1 Seattle 2
MLS Houston 3
MLS FC Dallas 0
USL1 Charleston 3
USL1 Portland 1
USL1 Charleston 3 (3)
MLS FC Dallas (AET, PSO) 3 (5)
 
 

Final[edit]

September 27
20:00 UTC−05
Los Angeles Galaxy 1 – 3 Chicago Fire
Gordon Goal 51' (Report) Jaqua Goal 10'
Herron Goal 16'
Thiago Goal 88'
Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Illinois
Attendance: 8,185
Referee: Terry Vaughn

American clubs in international competitions[edit]

Club Competition Final round
Los Angeles Galaxy 2006 CONCACAF Champions' Cup Quarterfinals
New England Revolution 2006 CONCACAF Champions' Cup Quarterfinals

Los Angeles Galaxy[edit]

New England Revolution[edit]

References[edit]