2014 in American soccer

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Soccer in the United States
Season 2014
2013 United States 2015

The 2014 season is the 102nd season of competitive soccer in the United States.

National teams[edit]

Men[edit]

Senior[edit]

Wins Losses Draws
5 3 2

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Name World Cup Friendly Total
1 Clint Dempsey 2 1 3
Chris Wondolowski 0 3 3
3 Jozy Altidore 0 2 2
4 Jermaine Jones 1 0 1
John Brooks 1 0 1
Julian Green 1 0 1
Michael Bradley 0 1 1
Fabian Johnson 0 1 1
Aron Jóhannsson 0 1 1
Mix Diskerud 0 1 1
TOTALS 5 10 15

Under-20[edit]

Under-18[edit]

Women[edit]

Senior[edit]

Wins Losses Draws
7 2 3

Under-20[edit]

American club leagues[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

Conference tables[edit]

Eastern Conference
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
L
D
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Sporting Kansas City 32 19 9 5 5 27 17 +10 2014 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 D.C. United 31 18 9 5 4 26 19 +7
3 Toronto FC 25 16 7 5 4 24 21 +3
4 New England Revolution 23 18 7 9 2 24 29 −5 2014 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 New York Red Bulls 23 19 5 6 8 31 30 +1
6 Philadelphia Union 22 20 5 8 7 20 23 −3
7 Columbus Crew 20 19 4 7 8 21 25 −4
8 Chicago Fire 19 17 3 4 10 25 27 −2
9 Houston Dynamo 18 19 5 11 3 20 38 −18
10 Montreal Impact 14 17 3 9 5 17 29 −12

Updated to matches played on July 19, 2014 00:27, PDT
Source: MLSSoccer.com
(E1) = Eastern Conference champion; (E2) = Eastern Conference runner-up; (E3) = Eastern 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.

Western Conference
Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
L
D
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Seattle Sounders FC 38 18 12 4 2 35 24 +11 2014 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 Colorado Rapids 28 19 7 5 7 28 23 +5
3 Real Salt Lake 28 18 7 4 7 27 24 +3
4 LA Galaxy 27 16 7 3 6 25 14 +11 2014 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 FC Dallas 26 19 7 7 5 30 29 +1
6 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 26 18 6 4 8 28 26 +2
7 Chivas USA 23 18 6 7 5 20 27 −7
8 Portland Timbers 22 20 4 6 10 31 33 −2
9 San Jose Earthquakes 16 16 4 8 4 16 18 −2

Updated to matches played on July 19, 2014 00:23, PDT
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.

Overall table[edit]

Note: the table below has no impact on playoff qualification and is used solely for determining host of the MLS Cup, certain CCL spots, the Supporters' Shield trophy, seeding in the 2014 Canadian Championship, and 2014 MLS draft. The conference tables are the sole determinant for teams qualifying for the playoffs.


Pos
Team
Pts
Pld
W
L
D
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Seattle Sounders FC 38 18 12 4 2 35 24 +11 Supporters' Shield & 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 1
2 Sporting Kansas City 32 19 9 5 5 27 17 +10 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 2
3 D.C. United 31 18 9 5 4 26 19 +7
4 Colorado Rapids 28 19 7 5 7 28 23 +5
5 Real Salt Lake 28 18 7 4 7 27 24 +3
6 LA Galaxy 27 16 7 3 6 25 14 +11
7 FC Dallas 26 19 7 7 5 30 29 +1
8 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 26 18 6 4 8 28 26 +2 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 3
9 Toronto FC 25 16 7 5 4 24 21 +3
10 New England Revolution 23 18 7 9 2 24 29 −5
11 Chivas USA 23 18 6 7 5 20 27 −7
12 New York Red Bulls 23 19 5 6 8 31 30 +1
13 Philadelphia Union 22 20 5 8 7 32 34 −2
14 Portland Timbers 22 20 4 6 10 31 33 −2
15 Columbus Crew 20 19 4 7 8 21 25 −4
16 Chicago Fire 19 17 3 4 10 25 27 −2
17 Houston Dynamo 18 19 5 11 3 20 38 −18
18 San Jose Earthquakes 16 16 4 8 4 16 18 −2
19 Montreal Impact 14 17 3 9 5 17 29 −12
As of July 19, 2014 00:32, PDT Source: MLSsoccer.com

(SS) = MLS Supporters' Shield
1The highest ranked U.S.-based MLS club qualifies to the 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League seeding Pot A (Canadian teams normally do not qualify for the Champions League through MLS, qualifying instead via the Canadian Championship, but see note 3.) The other U.S. representatives in the 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League are:

3 For this season only, the highest placed Canadian team will be awarded Canada's place in the 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League, as a result of the rescheduling of the Canadian Championship in 2015.[3]

North American Soccer League[edit]

Spring Season[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or qualification
1 Minnesota United (C) 9 6 2 1 16 9 +7 20 2014 NASL Spring Season Winner
2 New York Cosmos 9 6 1 2 14 3 +11 19
3 San Antonio Scorpions 9 5 2 2 13 9 +4 17
4 Carolina RailHawks 9 4 2 3 11 15 −4 14
5 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 9 4 1 4 18 18 0 13
6 Ottawa Fury FC 9 3 1 5 14 13 +1 10
7 Tampa Bay Rowdies 9 2 4 3 11 16 −5 10
8 Atlanta Silverbacks 9 3 1 5 12 20 −8 10
9 FC Edmonton 9 2 2 5 11 11 0 8
10 Indy Eleven 9 0 4 5 14 20 −6 4

Source: [3]
(C) = Season Champion; (H) = Will host the Soccer Bowl; (SB) = Qualified for the Soccer Bowl; (WC) = Woosnam Cup Winner
(ES) = Eliminated from the Season Championship; (EB) = Eliminated from Soccer Bowl Contention; (EW) = Eliminated from Woosnam Cup Contention
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
Standings updated as of June 8, 2014

Fall Season[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or qualification
1 San Antonio Scorpions 3 3 0 0 7 1 +6 9
2 Minnesota United 2 2 0 0 4 0 +4 6
3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 2 2 0 0 5 3 +2 6
4 Indy Eleven 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
5 Atlanta Silverbacks 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 3
6 New York Cosmos 2 1 0 1 2 3 −1 3
7 Ottawa Fury FC 2 0 1 1 0 1 −1 1
8 FC Edmonton 2 0 1 1 0 1 −1 1
9 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2 0 0 2 0 5 −5 0
10 Carolina RailHawks 3 0 0 3 1 5 −4 0

Source: [4]
(C) = Season Champion; (H) = Will host the Soccer Bowl; (SB) = Qualified for the Soccer Bowl; (WC) = Woosnam Cup Winner
(ES) = Eliminated from the Season Championship; (EB) = Eliminated from Soccer Bowl Contention; (EW) = Eliminated from Woosnam Cup Contention
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
Standings updated as of July 23, 2014

USL Pro[edit]

Main article: 2014 USL Pro season

Overall table[edit]

Pos
Team
GP
W
T
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification
1 Orlando City 18 14 4 0 35 11 +24 46 Commissioner's Cup, Playoffs
2 Richmond Kickers 20 10 9 1 41 18 +23 39 Playoffs
3 LA Galaxy II 19 10 4 5 37 25 +12 34
4 Sacramento Republic FC 19 10 3 6 27 22 +5 33
5 Rochester Rhinos 20 7 6 7 18 16 +2 27
6 Wilmington Hammerheads 15 6 7 2 21 16 +5 25
7 Orange County Blues FC 19 8 0 11 25 35 −10 24
8 Oklahoma City Energy FC 19 6 5 8 25 28 −3 23
9 Charlotte Eagles 20 6 3 11 21 27 −6 21
10 Harrisburg City Islanders 18 5 6 7 25 27 −2 21
11 Arizona United SC 19 6 4 9 20 32 −12 020
12 Charleston Battery 18 4 6 8 17 22 −5 18
13 Dayton Dutch Lions 20 5 2 13 22 42 −20 17
14 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 19 4 5 10 20 31 −11 17

Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(CC) = Commissioner's Cup (best regular season record); (A) = Advances to USL Pro Playoffs; (D) = Divisional winners.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the USL Pro Playoffs, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (E) = Eliminated from playoff-contention.
Standings updated as of July 23, 2014
Arizona was deducted two points for fielding an ineligible player on June 21 against LA Galaxy II. [4][5]


Arizona was deducted two points for fielding an ineligible player on June 21 against LA Galaxy II. [6][7]

National Women's Soccer League[edit]

Overall table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Seattle Reign FC (Q) 18 13 4 1 35 15 +20 43 2014 NWSL Playoffs
2 FC Kansas City 19 10 4 5 32 25 +7 34
3 Portland Thorns 19 8 5 6 36 27 +9 29
4 Washington Spirit 19 8 3 8 30 38 −8 27
5 Chicago Red Stars 19 7 6 6 24 20 +4 27
6 Western New York Flash 19 7 3 9 31 24 +7 24
7 Sky Blue FC 18 4 7 7 20 32 −12 19
8 Houston Dash 17 5 2 10 20 30 −10 17
9 Boston Breakers 18 3 2 13 26 43 −17 11

Updated to matches played on 20 July 2014
Source: NWSLSoccer.com
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified for the NWSL Playoffs; (E) = Eliminated from playoff contention.

US Open Cup[edit]

Honors[edit]

American clubs in international competition[edit]

Club Competition Final round
LA Galaxy 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals
Sporting Kansas City Quarterfinals
San Jose Earthquakes Quarterfinals
D.C. United 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League
New York Red Bulls
Sporting Kansas City
Portland Timbers

2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League[edit]

LA Galaxy[edit]

Sporting Kansas City[edit]

San Jose Earthquakes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "It's still on: Ukraine confirm friendly in Cyprus vs. USMNT set to go ahead as scheduled". MLSsoccer.com. Major League Soccer. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "World Cup: USMNT match vs. Ukraine to be moved to Cyprus due to political upheaval". MLSsoccer.com. Major Soccer League. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Changes for future Amway Canadian Championships". CONCACAF.com. March 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Arizona United SC deducted two league points". Arizona United SC. July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Arizona United SC Deducted 2 Points". United Soccer Leagues (USL). July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 27, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Arizona United SC deducted two league points". Arizona United SC. July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Arizona United SC Deducted 2 Points". United Soccer Leagues (USL). July 26, 2014. Retrieved July 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ "LA Galaxy grab early goal and hold on for a 1-0 win against Club Tijuana". LA Galaxy. March 13, 2014. 
  9. ^ "LA Galaxy eliminated from CONCACAF Champions League by Club Tijuana". LA Galaxy. March 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Recap: Sporting KC secures 1-0 victory over Cruz Azul in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal". Sporting Kansas City. March 13, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Earthquakes draw Toluca 1-1 via 95th-minute equalizer". Soccer Wire. March 12, 2014. 
  12. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes drop heartbreaker to Deportivo Toluca on PKs in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals". SoccerWire.com. March 19, 2014.