List of Seattle Sounders FC records and statistics

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Seattle Sounders FC is an American professional soccer club based in Seattle, Washington that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS). Sounders FC was established on November 13, 2007, as an MLS expansion team, making it the 15th team in the league. Fans chose the Sounders name through an online poll in 2008, making the Seattle Sounders FC the third Seattle soccer club to share the name. The list encompasses the major honours won by Seattle Sounders FC, records set by the club, their managers and their players.

Honours[edit]

Several players are standing together with one lifting a large trophy upward
Players celebrate after winning the 2009 U.S. Open Cup

Seattle Sounders first trophy was the 2009 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, which they won against D.C. United. The club also won the Heritage Cup for the first time the following year against the San Jose Earthquakes.

Domestic[edit]

Cups[edit]

Player records[edit]

Overall scorers[edit]

Competitive, professional matches only.

As of October 28, 2014

Name Years League U.S. Open Cup Continental MLS Cup Total
1 Colombia Fredy Montero 2009-2012 47 7 6 0 60
2 United States Eddie Johnson 2012-2013 23 1 2 3 29
3 Nigeria Obafemi Martins 2013- 25 3 0 0 28
4 United States Lamar Neagle 2009, 2011, 2013- 22 1 1 1 25
5 United States Brad Evans 2009- 17 2 3 1 23
6 Democratic Republic of the Congo Steve Zakuani 2009-2013 17 0 1 1 19
7 United States Nate Jaqua 2009–2011 9 7 2 0 18
8 United States Clint Dempsey 2013- 17 1 0 0 18
9 Uruguay Álvaro Fernández 2010-2012 12 0 4 0 16
10 Cuba Osvaldo Alonso 2009- 6 6 2 2 16
11 Argentina Mauro Rosales 2011-2013 12 0 0 0 12
12 United States Michael Fucito 2009, 2010-2011 3 2 5 0 10
13 United States Sammy Ochoa 2011-2013 3 3 4 0 10
14 United States Roger Levesque 2009-2012 6 2 1 0 9
15 United States Kenny Cooper 2014- 3 6 0 0 9
16 Australia Andy Rose 2012- 5 2 1 0 8
17 United States Chad Barret 2014- 7 1 0 0 8
18 Guatemala Marco Pappa 2014- 6 1 0 0 7
19 United States David Estrada 2010-2014 5 0 1 0 6
20 Switzerland Blaise Nkufo 2010 5 0 0 0 5

Appearances[edit]

Youngest[edit]

Two men in blue and green soccer uniforms. One has the ball at his feet and is looking upfield.
Miguel Montaño the youngest player to appear for the Sounders

All statistics are correct as of December 13, 2010.

Oldest[edit]

All statistics are correct as of May 5, 2014.

Goalscorers[edit]

In a season[edit]

All statistics are correct as of October 5, 2014.

In a single match[edit]

Blaise Nkufo, the first ever player to score a hat-trick for the Sounders

All statistics are correct as of April 6, 2014.

  • Most goals in a single match:
3, Blaise Nkufo (v. Columbus Crew; Columbus Crew Stadium; September 18, 2010)
3, Lamar Neagle (v. Columbus Crew; CenturyLink Field; August 27, 2011)
3, David Estrada (soccer) (v. Toronto FC: CenturyLink Field; March 17, 2012)
3, Fredy Montero (v. Chivas USA: Home Depot Center; August 25, 2012)
3, Clint Dempsey (v. Portland Timbers: Providence Park; April 5, 2014)

Fastest[edit]

  • Fastest recorded goal:
4 minutes, Steve Zakuani (v. Columbus Crew, 1 May 2010)[4]
4 minutes, Blaise Nkufo (v. Columbus Crew, 18 September 2010)
4 minutes, Lamar Neagle (v. Columbus Crew, 27 August 2011)

In first appearance[edit]

International[edit]

All statistics are correct as of January 22, 2015.

Award winners[edit]

MLS Best XI

The following players have been in the MLS Best XI while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:

MLS Player of the Month

The following players have been MLS Player of the Month while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:

MLS Goalkeeper of the Year

The following players have received the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Award while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:

MLS Defender of the Year

The following players have received the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year Award while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:

MLS Comeback Player of the Year

The following players have received the MLS Comeback Player of the Year Award while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:

MLS Newcomer of the Year

The following players have received the MLS Newcomer of the Year Award while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:

Managerial records[edit]

All statistics are correct as of April 28, 2014.

  • First full-time manager: Sigi Schmid (managed the club for 194 league matches from March 2009 to Present day).[8]
  • Longest spell as manager: Sigi Schmid (managed the club for 194 league matches from March 2009 to Present day).
  • First manager from outside the United States: Sigi Schmid (German – managed the club for 194 league matches from March 2009 to Present day).

Team records[edit]

Matches[edit]

All statistics are correct as of December 1, 2012.

Record wins[edit]

All statistics are correct as of December 1, 2012.

  • Record win:
Seattle Sounders FC 7–0 UCF Knights; Preseason; February 11, 2009
Seattle Sounders FC 4–0 Columbus Crew; Columbus Crew Stadium; September 18, 2010
Seattle Sounders FC 6–2 Columbus Crew; CenturyLink Field; August 27, 2011
Seattle Sounders FC 4–0 LA Galaxy; CenturyLink Field; August 5, 2012
Seattle Sounders FC 6–2 Chivas USA; Home Depot Center; August 25, 2012
Seattle Sounders FC 6–0 Chicago Fire; Starfire Sports Complex; August 13, 2014
Seattle Sounders FC 4–1 Comunicaciones; CenturyLink Field; August 16, 2011

Record losses[edit]

All statistics are correct as of May 11, 2014.

  • Record loss:
Seattle Sounders FC 1–6 Santos Laguna; CONCACAF Champions League; March 11, 2012
Seattle Socuders FC 0–5 New England Revolution; Gillette Stadium; May 11, 2014
Seattle Sounders FC 1–6 Santos Laguna; CONCACAF Champions League; March 11, 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miguel Montano age". 
  2. ^ "Kasey Keller age". 
  3. ^ Sounders FC (2014-04-27). "Team Stats". www.soundersfc.com. Retrieved 2014-04-27. 
  4. ^ "Steve Zakuani: Fastest goal". 
  5. ^ "Tyrone Marshall: Fastest yellow card". 
  6. ^ "1998 FIFA World Cup France". Retrieved 15 June 1998. 
  7. ^ "Sweden-Paraguay Match Report". Retrieved 9 June 2010. 
  8. ^ "Sigi Schmid".