2014 in American soccer

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Soccer in the United States
Season2014
Men's soccer
Supporters' ShieldSeattle Sounders FC
NASLSan Antonio Scorpions
USL ProSacramento Republic
NPSLNew York Red Bulls U-23
PDLMichigan Bucks
US Open CupSeattle Sounders FC
MLS CupLA Galaxy
Women's soccer
NWSLFC Kansas City
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 Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 D.C. United 34 17 9 8 52 37 +15 59 Conference Semi-finals & 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League
2 New England Revolution 34 17 13 4 51 37 +14 55 Conference Semi-finals
3 Columbus Crew SC 34 14 10 10 52 42 +10 52 Knockout round
4 New York Red Bulls 34 13 10 11 55 50 +5 50
5 Sporting Kansas City 34 14 13 7 48 41 +7 49
6 Philadelphia Union 34 10 12 12 51 51 0 42
7 Toronto FC 34 11 15 8 44 54 −10 41
8 Houston Dynamo 34 11 17 6 39 58 −19 39
9 Chicago Fire 34 6 10 18 41 51 −10 36
10 Montreal Impact 34 6 18 10 38 58 −20 28
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.
Western Conference
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Seattle Sounders FC 34 20 10 4 65 50 +15 64 Conference Semi-finals & 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League
2 LA Galaxy 34 17 7 10 69 37 +32 61 Conference Semi-finals
3 Real Salt Lake 34 15 8 11 54 39 +15 56 Knockout round
4 FC Dallas 34 16 12 6 55 45 +10 54
5 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 12 8 14 42 40 +2 50
6 Portland Timbers 34 12 9 13 61 52 +9 49
7 Chivas USA 34 9 19 6 29 61 −32 33
8 Colorado Rapids 34 8 18 8 43 62 −19 32
9 San Jose Earthquakes 34 6 16 12 35 50 −15 30
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.

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 Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
1 Seattle Sounders FC (SS, W1) 34 20 10 4 65 50 +15 64 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 1 4
2 LA Galaxy 34 17 7 10 69 37 +32 61 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 2
3 D.C. United (E1) 34 17 9 8 52 37 +15 59 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 3
4 Real Salt Lake 34 15 8 11 54 39 +15 56 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 5
5 New England Revolution 34 17 13 4 51 46 +5 55
6 FC Dallas 34 16 12 6 55 45 +10 54
7 Columbus Crew 34 14 10 10 52 42 +10 52
8 New York Red Bulls 34 13 10 11 55 50 +5 50
9 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 12 8 14 42 40 +2 50 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League 6
10 Sporting Kansas City 34 14 13 7 48 41 +7 49
11 Portland Timbers 34 12 9 13 61 52 +9 49
12 Philadelphia Union 34 10 12 12 51 51 0 42
13 Toronto FC 34 11 15 8 44 54 −10 41
14 Houston Dynamo 34 11 17 6 39 58 −19 39
15 Chicago Fire 34 6 10 18 41 51 −10 36
16 Chivas USA 34 9 19 6 29 61 −32 33
17 Colorado Rapids 34 8 18 8 43 62 −19 32
18 San Jose Earthquakes 34 6 16 12 35 50 −15 30
19 Montreal Impact 34 6 18 10 38 58 −20 28 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League 7
Updated to match(es) played on October 26, 2014 11:36 PM, EDT. Source: MLSSoccer.com

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

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 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 Edmonton 9 2 2 5 11 11 0 8
10 Indy Eleven 9 0 4 5 14 20 −6 4
Updated to match(es) played on June 8, 2014. Source: [1]
(C) Season Champion.

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 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 18 4 5 9 20 25 −5 17
10 Atlanta Silverbacks 18 3 4 11 20 30 −10 13
Updated to match(es) played on November 2, 2014. Source: [2]
(C) Season Champion.

USL Pro[edit]

Overall table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W T L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Orlando City (C) 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 33[a]
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
Updated to match(es) played on September 7, 2014. Source: USL Pro official standings
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(A) Advances to USL Pro Playoffs; (C) Commissioner's Cup (best regular season record).
Notes:
  1. ^ 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 Shield
2 FC Kansas City (C) 24 12 5 7 39 32 +7 41 NWSL Playoffs
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 Quarterfinals
New York Red Bulls Group stage
Sporting Kansas City Group stage
Portland Timbers Group stage

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. ^ "LA Galaxy grab early goal and hold on for a 1–0 win against Club Tijuana". LA Galaxy. March 13, 2014.
  7. ^ "LA Galaxy eliminated from CONCACAF Champions League by Club Tijuana". LA Galaxy. March 18, 2014.
  8. ^ "Recap: Sporting KC secures 1–0 victory over Cruz Azul in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal". Sporting Kansas City. March 13, 2014.
  9. ^ "Earthquakes draw Toluca 1–1 via 95th-minute equalizer". Soccer Wire. March 12, 2014.
  10. ^ "San Jose Earthquakes drop heartbreaker to Deportivo Toluca on PKs in CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals". SoccerWire.com. March 19, 2014.