List of Seattle Sounders FC seasons

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Several players are standing together with three trophies on the ground in front of them
Sounders FC players with the '09, '10, and '11 U.S. Open Cup trophies.

Seattle Sounders FC is a soccer team based in Seattle, Washington, that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), the most senior soccer league in the United States. Sounders FC was established in 2007 as an MLS expansion team and began play in 2009. In addition to the MLS season, Seattle also competes in the annual U.S. Open Cup tournament. Depending on the team's performance in these two competitions, they may also qualify for the MLS Cup Playoffs in the same year and the CONCACAF Champions League the following year. The CONCACAF Champions League winner qualifies for the next FIFA Club World Cup.

The Sounders have yet to win the MLS Cup, but have won the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup four times and the MLS Supporters Shield once. Having won 5 trophies, Seattle is the sixth most successful MLS club and one of only two MLS clubs (with Chicago Fire) to win at least four U.S. Open Cups.[1]

The list covers the period from 2009 (when the new club was founded) to the present day. It details the club's achievements in senior league and cup competitions, the top scorers and the average attendance for each season. Sigi Schmid has been the head coach since the club's inaugural season.[2]


Key to competitions


Season League Position Playoffs USOC Continental Average
Top Goalscorer(s) [n 1]
Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts PPG Conf. Overall Name Goals
2009 30 12 7 11 38 29 +9 47 1.57 3rd 4th QF W 30,943 Colombia Fredy Montero 13
2010 30 14 10 6 39 35 +4 48 1.60 4th 6th QF W CONCACAF Champions League GS 36,173 Colombia Fredy Montero 12
2011 34 18 7 9 56 37 +19 63 1.85 2nd 2nd QF W CONCACAF Champions League QF 38,496 Colombia Fredy Montero 18
2012 34 15 8 11 51 33 +18 56 1.65 3rd 7th SF RU CONCACAF Champions League SF 43,144 United States Eddie Johnson
Colombia Fredy Montero
2013 34 15 12 7 42 42 0 52 1.53 4th 6th QF R3 44,038 United States Eddie Johnson 12
2014 34 20 10 4 65 50 +15 64 1.88 1st 1st SF W 43,734 Nigeria Obafemi Martins 19
2015 CONCACAF Champions League TBD

^ 1. Avg. Attendance include statistics from league matches only.


  1. ^ Includes all goals scored in League, MLS Cup, U.S. Open Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, and FIFA Club World Championship matches.


  1. ^ Gaschk, Matt. "Three-attle!!!". Seattle Sounders FC. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  2. ^ Romero, José Miguel (December 16, 2008). "Sigi Schmid becomes Sounders FC's first coach". The Seattle Times. Retrieved December 16, 2008.