List of D.C. United seasons
D.C. United is an American professional soccer club based in Washington, D.C. that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier professional soccer league in the United States of America and Canada. It is one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its inception, in 1996. Over the club's history, D.C. United has been considered to be the flagship franchise of MLS winning 13 international and domestic titles. Domestically, United has won the U.S. Open Cup twice, and holds an MLS record for most MLS Cup and MLS Supporters' Shields apiece, winning each honor four times. United was also the first club to win both the Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup consecutively.
On the international stage, D.C. United has competed in both the CONCACAF Champions League and its predecessor the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. The club is also the only American soccer club to ever compete in a CONMEBOL competition, participating in the 2005 and 2007 editions of the Copa Sudamericana. In 1998, the club won the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. Subsequently, United won the now-defunct Copa Interamericana, a competition between the CONCACAF on CONMEBOL champion that year to determine the best soccer club in the Americas. In the 1998, and final edition of the Copa Interamericana, D.C. United defeated Vasco da Gama of Brazil to take the title.
|Champions||Runners-up||Third place||Wooden Spoon|
|Year||MLS Regular season||Position||MLS Cup
|North America / Other||Top scorer||Goals|
|1996||32||16||0||16||62||56||46||2nd||3rd||W||W||Raúl Díaz Arce||23|
|1997||32||21||0||11||70||53||55||1st||1st||W||RU||Champions Cup||SF||Jaime Moreno||16|
|1998||32||24||0||8||74||48||58||1st||2nd||RU||Champions' Cup||W||Roy Lassiter||18|
|1999||32||23||0||9||65||43||57||1st||1st||W||Champions' Cup||3rd||Roy Lassiter||18|
|2000||32||8||6||18||44||63||30||4th||11th||QF||Champions' Cup||4th||Jaime Moreno||12|
|2001||32||8||6||18||44||63||30||4th||10th||SF||Giants Cup||RU||Abdul Conteh||14|
|2002||28||9||5||14||31||40||32||5th||10th||Champions' Cup||R1||Ali Curtis
|2005||32||16||6||10||58||37||54||2nd||3rd||QF||QF||Champions' Cup||SF||Jaime Moreno||16|
|2007||30||16||7||7||56||34||55||1st||1st||QF||R3||Champions' Cup||SF||Luciano Emilio||20|
|2008||30||11||4||15||43||51||37||6th||10th||W||Champions' Cup||SF||Luciano Emilio||11|
|Champions League (08–09)||GS|
|2009||30||9||13||8||43||44||40||4th||10th||RU||Champions League (09–10)||GS||Luciano Emilio||10|
|2011||34||9||12||13||49||52||39||6th||13th||QR2||Dwayne De Rosario||15|
|2013||34||3||7||24||22||59||16||10th||19th||W||Dwayne De Rosario
|2014||34||17||8||9||52||37||59||1st||3rd||QF||R3||Champions League (14–15)||QF||Fabian Espindola||13|
|2015||34||15||13||6||43||45||51||4th||8th||C-SF||R5||Champions League (15–16)||QF||Chris Rolfe||11|
- MLS statistics sourced to: Litterer, David. "Major League Soccer". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
- U.S. Open Cup statistics sourced to: Hikala, Josh. "1995 - present (Pro Era)". TheCup.us. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
- CONCACAF statistics sourced to: Torres, Steven. "CONCACAF Champions Cup and Champions League History" (PDF). CONCACAF. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
- Top scorers sourced to: "Statistics". Major League Soccer. Retrieved 13 July 2011.
- "History & Tradition". D.C. United. Retrieved 12 July 2011.
- "SOCCER -- CONCACAF CUP; D.C. United Wins Tournament". The New York Times. August 17, 1998. Retrieved July 12, 2011.
- "D.C. United downs Vasco da Gama to take InterAmerican Cup". CNN/SI. December 7, 1998. Retrieved July 12, 2011.