2013 FC Kansas City season

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FC Kansas City
2013 season
Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski
Owner Brian Budzinski, Chris Likens, Brad Likens, Greg Likens
Stadium Shawnee Mission District Stadium
National Women's Soccer League 2nd
National Women's Soccer League Championship Semifinals
Highest home attendance 6,784 vs. Portland Thorns April 13
Lowest home attendance 3,057 vs. Washington Spirit June 23
Average home league attendance 4,604

The 2013 season was FC Kansas City's first season of existence, in which they competed in the National Women's Soccer League, the top division of women's soccer in the United States.

Club[edit]

Roster[edit]

As of April 13, 2013.[1]

No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Henninger, BiancaBianca Henninger      United States
2 Forward Henderson, MelissaMelissa Henderson      United States
4 Defender Sauerbrunn, BeckyBecky Sauerbrunn      United States
6 Midfielder Buczkowski, JenJen Buczkowski      United States
7 Forward Loyd, CaseyCasey Loyd      United States
8 Defender Jones, CourtneyCourtney Jones      United States
9 Midfielder Mathias, MerrittMerritt Mathias      United States
10 Forward Cuéllar, RenaeRenae Cuéllar      Mexico
11 Midfielder Scott, DesireeDesiree Scott      Canada
12 Forward Cheney, LaurenLauren Cheney      United States
13 Defender Robinson, Leigh AnnLeigh Ann Robinson      United States
14 Defender Sesselmann, LaurenLauren Sesselmann      Canada
15 Midfielder Tymrak, ErikaErika Tymrak      United States
16 Defender Williams, NiaNia Williams      United States
17 Midfielder Farrelly, SineadSinead Farrelly      United States
18 Goalkeeper Barnhart, NicoleNicole Barnhart      United States
19 Midfielder Mewis, KristenKristen Mewis      United States
20 Defender Kelly, KatieKatie Kelly      United States

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Team management[edit]

FC Kansas City's ownership group is composed of Chris, Brad and Greg Likens, and Brian Budzinski. The group also owns the Missouri Comets of the Major Indoor Soccer League.[2] Budzinski is also owner of the Kansas City Soccerdome.[3] Vlatko Andonovski, a former professional player and head coach of the Kansas City Kings of the PASL and Missouri Olympic Development Program (ODP), was head coach for the 2013 season.[4]

Competitions[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
20 11 5 4 33 19 +14 38 6 2 2 15 5 +10 5 3 2 18 14 +4

Source: Match reports

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Ground H H H A A H H A A A H H A H A H A H H A A A H
Result D P W W L W L L W W L W D W D D D W W W W

Last updated: August 4, 2013.
Source: Match reports
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.


Match results[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss

Preseason[edit]

NWSL[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Kickoff times are in CDT (UTC-05)

Standings[edit]
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Western New York Flash 22 10 8 4 36 20 +16 38 2013 NWSL Playoffs
2 FC Kansas City 22 11 5 6 34 22 +12 38
3 Portland Thorns 22 11 5 6 32 25 +7 38
4 Sky Blue FC 22 10 6 6 31 26 +5 36
5 Boston Breakers 22 8 6 8 35 34 +1 30
6 Chicago Red Stars 22 8 6 8 32 36 −4 30
7 Seattle Reign FC 22 5 3 14 22 36 −14 18
8 Washington Spirit 22 3 5 14 16 39 −23 14

Source: soccerway.com

Honors and awards[edit]

NWSL Championship Playoffs[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "FC Kansas City Roster". 
  2. ^ "New Kansas City women’s soccer team releases logo". Kansas City Business Journal. January 10, 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  3. ^ McDowell, Sam (July 30, 2013). "Joco’s pro women’s soccer team, FC Kansas City, seeks longevity where others have failed". Kansas City Star. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "FC Kansas City Coaching Staff Announced". FC Kansas City. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "NWSL TO RESCHEDULE FC KANSAS CITY VS BOSTON BREAKERS GAME". FC Kansas City. Retrieved 19 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "June's Best: Lauren Cheney". NWSL. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Player of the Week: Erika Tymrak". NWSL. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "July's Best: Erika Tymrak". NWSL. Retrieved 2 August 2013.