2014 in American soccer

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Soccer in the United States
Season 2014
Supporters' Shield Seattle Sounders FC
NASL San Antonio Scorpions
USL Pro Sacramento Republic
NPSL New York Red Bulls U-23
PDL Michigan Bucks
US Open Cup Seattle Sounders FC
MLS Cup LA Galaxy
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
6 5 4

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank Name World Cup Friendly Total
1 Jozy Altidore 0 4 4
2 Clint Dempsey 2 1 3
Chris Wondolowski 0 3 3
Mix Diskerud 0 3 3
3 Jermaine Jones 1 0 1
John Brooks 1 0 1
Julian Green 1 0 1
Alejandro Bedoya 0 1 1
Michael Bradley 0 1 1
Fabian Johnson 0 1 1
Aron Jóhannsson 0 1 1
TOTALS 5 16 21

Under-23[edit]

Under-20[edit]

Under-18[edit]

Under-17[edit]

Women[edit]

Senior[edit]

Wins Losses Draws
16 3 4

Under-23[edit]

Under-20[edit]

American club leagues[edit]

Major League Soccer[edit]

Conference tables[edit]

Eastern Conference
Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 D.C. United (E1) 59 34 17 9 8 52 37 +15 2014 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 New England Revolution 55 34 17 13 4 51 46 +5
3 Columbus Crew 52 34 14 10 10 52 42 +10
4 New York Red Bulls 50 34 13 10 11 55 50 +5 2014 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Sporting Kansas City 49 34 14 13 7 48 41 +7
6 Philadelphia Union 42 34 10 12 12 51 51 0  
7 Toronto FC 41 34 11 15 8 44 54 −10
8 Houston Dynamo 39 34 11 17 6 39 58 −19
9 Chicago Fire 36 34 6 10 18 41 51 −10
10 Montreal Impact 28 34 6 18 10 38 58 −20

Updated to matches played on October 25, 2014 09:57 PM, EDT. Source: MLSSoccer.com
Notation Key:

(E1) = Eastern Conference champion
Western Conference
Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Seattle Sounders FC (SS) (W1) 64 34 20 10 4 65 50 +15 2014 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 LA Galaxy 61 34 17 7 10 69 37 +32
3 Real Salt Lake 56 34 15 8 11 54 39 +15
4 FC Dallas 54 34 16 12 6 55 45 +10 2014 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 50 34 12 8 14 42 40 +2
6 Portland Timbers 49 34 12 9 13 61 52 +9  
7 Chivas USA 33 34 9 19 6 29 61 −32
8 Colorado Rapids 32 34 8 18 8 43 62 −19
9 San Jose Earthquakes 30 34 6 16 12 35 50 −15

Updated to matches played on October 26, 2014 7:42 PM, EDT. Source: MLSSoccer.com
Notation Key:

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner
(W1) = Western Conference champion

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
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 Seattle Sounders FC (SS) (W1) 64 34 20 10 4 65 50 +15 Supporters' Shield & 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 1 4
2 LA Galaxy 61 34 17 7 10 69 37 +32 MLS Cup & 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 2
3 D.C. United (E1) 59 34 17 9 8 52 37 +15 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 3
4 Real Salt Lake 56 34 15 8 11 54 39 +15 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 5
5 New England Revolution 55 34 17 13 4 51 46 +5
6 FC Dallas 54 34 16 12 6 55 45 +10
7 Columbus Crew 52 34 14 10 10 52 42 +10
8 New York Red Bulls 50 34 13 10 11 55 50 +5
9 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 50 34 12 8 14 42 40 +2 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 6
10 Sporting Kansas City 49 34 14 13 7 48 41 +7  
11 Portland Timbers 49 34 12 9 13 61 52 +9
12 Philadelphia Union 42 34 10 12 12 51 51 0
13 Toronto FC 41 34 11 15 8 44 54 −10
14 Houston Dynamo 39 34 11 17 6 39 58 −19
15 Chicago Fire 36 34 6 10 18 41 51 −10
16 Chivas USA 33 34 9 19 6 29 61 −32
17 Colorado Rapids 32 34 8 18 8 43 62 −19
18 San Jose Earthquakes 30 34 6 16 12 35 50 −15
19 Montreal Impact 28 34 6 18 10 38 58 −20

Updated to matches played on October 26, 2014 11:36 PM, EDT. Source: MLSSoccer.com
Notation Key:

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner
(E1) = Eastern Conference champion
(W1) = Western Conference champion

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, however see note 4.) The other U.S. representatives in the 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League are:

5If the same team qualifies multiple times and/or if a Canadian team occupies one or more of the MLS qualifying places, then the American MLS team(s) with the best regular-season record not otherwise qualified are entered.

6 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: [1]
(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 (C) 18 11 2 5 30 15 +15 35 2014 NASL Fall Season Winner
2 Minnesota United 18 10 5 3 31 19 +12 35  
3 FC Edmonton 18 8 5 5 23 18 +5 29
4 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 18 7 6 5 20 21 −1 27
5 Carolina RailHawks 18 7 3 8 27 28 −1 24
6 New York Cosmos 18 5 8 5 23 24 −1 23
7 Indy Eleven 18 6 5 7 21 26 −5 23
8 Tampa Bay Rowdies 18 5 5 8 25 34 −9 20
9 Ottawa Fury FC 18 4 5 9 20 25 −5 17
10 Atlanta Silverbacks 18 3 4 11 20 30 −10 13

Source: [2]
(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 November 2, 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 (CC) 28 19 5 4 56 24 +32 62 Commissioner's Cup, Playoffs
2 Sacramento Republic FC (A) 28 17 4 7 49 28 +21 55 Playoffs
3 LA Galaxy II (A) 28 15 6 7 54 38 +16 51
4 Richmond Kickers (A) 28 13 12 3 53 28 +25 51
5 Charleston Battery (A) 28 11 8 9 36 31 +5 41
6 Rochester Rhinos (A) 28 10 8 10 29 25 +4 38
7 Wilmington Hammerheads (A) 28 9 11 8 35 33 +2 38
8 Harrisburg City Islanders (A) 28 10 7 11 45 46 −1 37
9 Arizona United SC 28 10 5 13 32 47 −15 033
10 Oklahoma City Energy FC 28 9 5 14 32 37 −5 32
11 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 28 9 5 14 35 49 −14 32
12 Charlotte Eagles 28 9 4 15 33 40 −7 31
13 Orange County Blues FC 28 9 1 18 31 54 −23 28
14 Dayton Dutch Lions 28 6 4 18 28 63 −35 22

Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: 1st Head-to-head; 2nd number of matches won; 3rd goal difference.
(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 September 7, 2014
Arizona was deducted two points for fielding an ineligible player on June 21 against LA Galaxy II.[4][5]


National Women's Soccer League[edit]

Overall table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Seattle Reign FC 24 16 6 2 50 20 +30 54 NWSL playoffs
2 FC Kansas City (C) 24 12 5 7 39 32 +7 41
3 Portland Thorns FC 24 10 6 8 39 35 +4 36
4 Washington Spirit 24 10 5 9 36 43 −7 35
5 Chicago Red Stars 24 9 8 7 32 26 +6 35
6 Sky Blue FC 24 9 7 8 30 37 −7 34
7 Western New York Flash 24 8 4 12 42 38 +4 28
8 Boston Breakers 24 6 2 16 37 53 −16 20
9 Houston Dash 24 5 3 16 23 44 −21 18
Source: NWSL
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(C) Champion.

US Open Cup[edit]

Honors[edit]

Professional[edit]

Amateur[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 Group stage
Sporting Kansas City Group stage
Portland Timbers

2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League[edit]

LA Galaxy[edit]

Sporting Kansas City[edit]

San Jose Earthquakes[edit]

References[edit]