2015 in American soccer

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Soccer in the United States
Season 2015
Men's soccer
Supporters' Shield New York Red Bulls
NASL New York Cosmos
USL Rochester Rhinos
NPSL New York Cosmos B
PDL Canada K-W United FC
US Open Cup Sporting Kansas City
MLS Cup Portland Timbers
Women's soccer
NWSL FC Kansas City
W-League Washington Spirit Reserves
WPSL Chicago Red Stars Reserves
2014 United States 2016

The 2015 season was the 103rd season of competitive soccer in the United States.

National teams[edit]

Men[edit]

Senior[edit]

Wins Losses Draws
10 6 4
Friendlies[edit]
CONCACAF Gold Cup[edit]
2015 CONCACAF Cup (2017 FIFA Confederations Cup play-off)[edit]
2018 FIFA World Cup qualification[edit]
Goalscorers[edit]
Player Goals
Clint Dempsey 9
Jozy Altidore 6
Brek Shea 2
Bobby Wood 4
Aron Jóhannsson 2
Gyasi Zardes 3
Michael Bradley 3
Jordan Morris 1
Juan Agudelo 1
John Brooks 1
Danny Williams 2
Mix Diskerud 1
Timothy Chandler 1
Chris Wondolowski 1
Omar Gonzalez 1
Danny Williams 1
Own Goals 1

Under-23[edit]

Friendlies[edit]
Toulon Tournament[edit]
CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship[edit]

Under-20[edit]

CONCACAF U-20 Championship[edit]
Friendlies[edit]
FIFA U-20 World Cup[edit]
Stevan Vilotic Tournament[edit]
Four Nations Tournament[edit]

Under-18[edit]

Copa Chivas[edit]
Friendlies[edit]

Under-17[edit]

CONCACAF U-17 Championship[edit]
FIFA U-17 World Cup[edit]

Under-15[edit]

Torneo delle Nazioni[edit]
Friendlies[edit]

Women[edit]

Senior[edit]

Wins Losses Draws
20 2 4
Friendlies[edit]
Algarve Cup[edit]
FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Under-23[edit]

La Manga Tournament[edit]
Four Nations Tournament[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 New York Red Bulls 34 18 10 6 62 43 +19 60 Conference Semifinals & 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Columbus Crew 34 15 11 8 58 53 +5 53 Conference Semifinals
3 Montreal Impact 34 15 13 6 48 44 +4 51 Knockout round
4 D.C. United 34 15 13 6 43 45 −2 51
5 New England Revolution 34 14 12 8 48 47 +1 50
6 Toronto FC 34 15 15 4 58 58 0 49
7 Orlando City SC 34 12 14 8 46 56 −10 44
8 New York City FC 34 10 17 7 49 58 −9 37
9 Philadelphia Union 34 10 17 7 42 55 −13 37
10 Chicago Fire 34 8 20 6 43 58 −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
Western Conference
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 FC Dallas 34 18 10 6 52 39 +13 60 Conference Semifinals & 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 16 13 5 45 36 +9 53 Conference Semifinals
3 Portland Timbers 34 15 11 8 41 39 +2 53 Knockout round
4 Seattle Sounders FC 34 15 13 6 44 36 +8 51
5 LA Galaxy 34 14 11 9 56 46 +10 51
6 Sporting Kansas City 34 14 11 9 48 45 +3 51
7 San Jose Earthquakes 34 13 13 8 41 39 +2 47
8 Houston Dynamo 34 11 14 9 42 49 −7 42
9 Real Salt Lake 34 11 15 8 38 48 −10 41
10 Colorado Rapids 34 9 15 10 33 43 −10 37
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 2016 Canadian Championship, and 2016 MLS draft. The conference tables are the sole determinant for teams qualifying for the playoffs.


Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
1 New York Red Bulls (X) 34 18 10 6 62 43 +19 60 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2 FC Dallas 34 18 10 6 52 39 +13 60
3 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 16 13 5 45 36 +9 53
4 Columbus Crew 34 15 11 8 58 53 +5 53
5 Portland Timbers (C) 34 15 11 8 41 39 +2 53 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
6 Seattle Sounders FC 34 15 13 6 44 36 +8 51
7 Montreal Impact 34 15 13 6 48 44 +4 51
8 D.C. United 34 15 13 6 43 45 −2 51
9 LA Galaxy 34 14 11 9 56 46 +10 51
10 Sporting Kansas City 34 14 11 9 48 45 +3 51 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
11 New England Revolution 34 14 12 8 48 47 +1 50
12 Toronto FC 34 15 15 4 58 58 0 49
13 San Jose Earthquakes 34 13 13 8 41 39 +2 47
14 Orlando City SC 34 12 14 8 46 56 −10 44
15 Houston Dynamo 34 11 14 9 42 49 −7 42
16 Real Salt Lake 34 11 15 8 38 48 −10 41
17 New York City FC 34 10 17 7 49 58 −9 37
18 Philadelphia Union 34 10 17 7 42 55 −13 37
19 Colorado Rapids 34 9 15 10 33 43 −10 37
20 Chicago Fire 34 8 20 6 43 58 −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
(C) Champion; (X) Supporters' Shield winner.
Notes:
  1. ^

North American Soccer League[edit]

Spring Season[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 New York Cosmos (C) 10 5 5 0 18 9 +9 20 2015 NASL Spring Season Winner
2 Tampa Bay Rowdies 10 5 4 1 15 9 +6 19
3 Carolina RailHawks 10 3 5 2 15 10 +5 14
4 Minnesota United 10 3 5 2 15 13 +2 14
5 Indy Eleven 10 3 4 3 13 12 +1 13
6 Jacksonville Armada 10 3 3 4 15 18 −3 12
7 San Antonio Scorpions 10 3 3 4 11 15 −4 12
8 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 10 3 2 5 12 13 −1 11
9 Ottawa Fury 10 2 5 3 5 8 −3 11
10 Edmonton 10 2 3 5 16 22 −6 9
11 Atlanta Silverbacks 10 1 5 4 7 13 −6 8
Source: NASL
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) head-to-head record; 5) away goal differential; 6) away goals scored
(C) Champion.

Fall Season[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Ottawa Fury (C) 20 13 6 1 37 15 +22 45 2015 NASL Fall Season Winner
2 Minnesota United 20 11 6 3 39 26 +13 39
3 New York Cosmos 20 10 6 4 31 21 +10 36
4 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 20 8 6 6 37 27 +10 30
5 Edmonton 20 7 5 8 25 24 +1 26
6 Atlanta Silverbacks 20 6 7 7 24 27 −3 25
7 Carolina RailHawks 20 6 3 11 29 39 −10 21
8 Tampa Bay Rowdies 20 5 5 10 18 28 −10 20
9 Indy Eleven 20 5 5 10 23 36 −13 20
10 San Antonio Scorpions 20 4 7 9 30 37 −7 19
11 Jacksonville Armada 20 5 4 11 18 31 −13 19
Source: NASL
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) head-to-head record; 5) away goal differential; 6) away goals scored
(C) Champion.

USL[edit]

Eastern Conference
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Rochester Rhinos (C, X) 28 17 10 1 40 15 +25 61 Conference Semi-finals
2 Louisville City FC 28 14 6 8 55 34 +21 48
3 Charleston Battery 28 12 10 6 43 28 +15 46 First round
4 New York Red Bulls II 28 12 6 10 46 45 +1 42
5 Pittsburgh Riverhounds 28 11 8 9 53 42 +11 41
6 Richmond Kickers 28 10 11 7 41 35 +6 41
7 Charlotte Independence 28 10 10 8 38 35 +3 40
8 Harrisburg City Islanders 28 11 6 11 49 53 −4 39
9 Saint Louis FC 28 8 9 11 30 40 −10 33
10 FC Montreal 28 8 4 16 32 46 −14 28
11 Toronto FC II 28 6 5 17 26 52 −26 23
12 Wilmington Hammerheads 28 3 10 15 22 42 −20 19
Source: 2015 USL schedule
Rules for classification: 1) head-to-head; 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
(C) Champion; (X) Regular Season League Champion.
Western Conference
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Orange County Blues 28 14 5 9 38 34 +4 47 Conference Semi-finals
2 Oklahoma City Energy 28 13 8 7 44 36 +8 47
3 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 28 14 4 10 53 35 +18 46 First round
4 Sacramento Republic 28 13 7 8 43 31 +12 46
5 LA Galaxy II 28 14 3 11 39 31 +8 45
6 Seattle Sounders 2 28 13 3 12 45 42 +3 42
7 Tulsa Roughnecks 28 11 6 11 49 46 +3 39
8 Portland Timbers 2 28 11 2 15 38 45 −7 35
9 Austin Aztex 28 10 3 15 32 41 −9 33
10 Arizona United 28 10 2 16 31 55 −24 32
11 Vancouver Whitecaps 2 28 8 6 14 39 53 −14 30
12 Real Monarchs 28 7 8 13 32 42 −10 29
Source: 2015 USL schedule
Rules for classification: 1) head-to-head; 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

National Women's Soccer League[edit]

Overall table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Seattle Reign FC 20 13 4 3 41 21 +20 43 NWSL Shield
2 Chicago Red Stars 20 8 9 3 31 22 +9 33 NWSL Playoffs
3 FC Kansas City (C) 20 9 5 6 32 20 +12 32
4 Washington Spirit 20 8 6 6 31 28 +3 30
5 Houston Dash 20 6 6 8 21 26 −5 24
6 Portland Thorns FC 20 6 5 9 27 29 −2 23
7 Western New York Flash 20 6 5 9 24 34 −10 23
8 Sky Blue FC 20 5 7 8 22 28 −6 22
9 Boston Breakers 20 4 3 13 22 43 −21 15
Source: NWSL
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(C) Champion.

US Open Cup[edit]

Final[edit]

American clubs in international competition[edit]

Club Competition Final round
D.C. United 2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals
New York Red Bulls Group stage
Sporting Kansas City Group stage
Portland Timbers Group stage
D.C. United 2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals
LA Galaxy Quarterfinals
Real Salt Lake Quarterfinals
Seattle Sounders FC Quarterfinals

teams in bold are still active in the competition

2014–15 CONCACAF Champions League[edit]

Knock-Out stage[edit]

D.C. United[edit]

2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League[edit]

Group stage[edit]

D.C. United[edit]

D.C. advanced to the quarterfinals, played in 2016

LA Galaxy[edit]

LA advanced to the quarterfinals, played in 2016

Real Salt Lake[edit]

Real Salt Lake advanced to the quarterfinals, played in 2016

Seattle Sounders FC[edit]