2012 FC Dallas season

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FC Dallas
2012 season
Owner Clark Hunt
Head Coach Schellas Hyndman
Stadium FC Dallas Stadium
U.S. Open Cup Third Round
Brimstone Cup Runners-Up
Texas Derby Runners-Up
Pioneer Cup Runners-Up
Highest home attendance 22,565 vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (July 28, 2012)
Lowest home attendance 10,069 vs. Real Salt Lake (April 25, 2012)
Average home league attendance 14,199
Primary colors
Secondary colors

The 2012 FC Dallas season is the seventeenth of the team's existence. The team's first game was on March 11 at FC Dallas Stadium. The team failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 2009.

Miscellany[edit]

Allocation ranking[edit]

FC Dallas is in the #11 position in the MLS Allocation Ranking. The allocation ranking is the mechanism used to determine which MLS club has first priority to acquire a U.S. National Team player who signs with MLS after playing abroad, or a former MLS player who returns to the league after having gone to a club abroad for a transfer fee. A ranking can be traded, provided that part of the compensation received in return is another club’s ranking.[1]

International roster spots[edit]

FC Dallas has 8 MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2012 season. Each club in Major League Soccer is allocated 8 international roster spots and there have been no reported trades involving FC Dallas.

Future draft pick trades[edit]

Future picks acquired: * 2013 MLS SuperDraft round 2 pick from Toronto FC.
Future picks traded: * 2013 MLS SuperDraft round 2 pick (Dallas' natural selection) to Philadelphia Union.

MLS[edit]

Overall[edit]

Competition Started round Current
position / round
Final
position / round
First match Last match
Major League Soccer C:6th O:12th March 17, 2012 October 28, 2012
U.S. Open Cup Third round Third round May 29, 2012 May 29, 2012

Last updated: August 19, 2012
Source: Competitions

Regular Season Standings[edit]

Western Conference
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
L
D
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 San Jose Earthquakes (SS) (W1) 66 34 19 6 9 72 43 +29 2012 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 Real Salt Lake 57 34 17 11 6 46 35 +11
3 Seattle Sounders FC 56 34 15 8 11 51 33 +18
4 LA Galaxy 54 34 16 12 6 59 47 +12 2012 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 43 34 11 13 10 35 41 −6
6 FC Dallas 39 34 9 13 12 42 47 −5
7 Colorado Rapids 37 34 11 19 4 44 50 −6
8 Portland Timbers 34 34 8 16 10 34 56 −22
9 Chivas USA 30 34 7 18 9 24 58 −34

Updated to matches played on October 28, 2012
Source: MLSSoccer.com
(W1) = Western Conference champion; (W2) = Western Conference runner-up; (W3) = Western Conference third seed; (WC) = Qualifies for playoffs via wild-card.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the MLS Cup Playoffs, but not yet to the particular round indicated; (E) = Eliminated from playoff contention.

Major League Soccer results[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
30 9 9 12 35 38 −3 36 6 7 3 19 14 +5 3 2 9 16 24 −8

Last updated: 18 July 2012.
Source: Competitive matches

Major League Soccer[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

US Open Cup[edit]

Match Results[edit]


Goals[edit]

R Player Position MLS U.S. Open Cup Total
1 Panama Blas Pérez FW 5 0 5
1 Colombia Fabián Castillo FW 5 0 5
2 United States Brek Shea MF 3 0 3
2 Brazil Jackson DF 3 0 3
3 United States Zach Loyd DF 2 0 2
3 Brazil Ricardo Villar MF 2 0 2
3 United States Matt Hedges DF 2 0 2
3 Trinidad and Tobago Scott Sealy FW 2 0 2
3 Colombia David Ferreira FW 2 0 2
4 United States Ugo Ihemelu DF 1 0 1
4 United States Andrew Jacobson MF 1 0 1
4 United States Jonathan Top FW 1 0 1
4 Colombia Hernán Pertúz DF 1 0 1
4 Colombia Jair Benítez DF 1 0 1
4 Mexico Ruben Luna FW 1 0 1
4 Panama Carlos Rodríguez DF 1 0 1
4 Own Goal 1 0 1

Last updated: 19 August 2012
Source: Match reports in Competitive matches


Jerseys[edit]

Home
Away
Away Alternate
Type Shirt Shorts Socks First appearance / Info
Home Red / White hoops Red Red
Away Blue / White hoops Blue Blue
Away Alt. Blue / White hoops Grey Blue MLS, May 23 against Chicago

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