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.

Honors[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]

Goals scored[edit]

Competitive, professional matches only.

As of March 20, 2017

Rank Name Years League U.S. Open Cup Champions League MLS Cup Total
1 Colombia Fredy Montero 2009–2012 47 7 6 0 60
2 Nigeria Obafemi Martins 2013–2015 40 4 0 0 44
United States Clint Dempsey 2013–present 37 1 4 2 44
4 United States Lamar Neagle 2009, 2011, 2013–2015 26 1 4 1 32
5 United States Eddie Johnson 2012–2013 23 1 2 3 29
6 United States Brad Evans 2009–present 19 2 4 2 27
7 Cuba Osvaldo Alonso 2009–present 9 6 2 3 20
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo Steve Zakuani 2009–2013 17 0 1 1 19
9 United States Nate Jaqua 2009–2011 9 7 2 0 18
Uruguay Álvaro Fernández 2010–2012, 2016–present 14 0 4 0 18
11 United States Jordan Morris 2016–present 13 0 0 2 15
12 United States Chad Barrett 2014–2015 12 1 0 0 13
13 Argentina Mauro Rosales 2011–2013 12 0 0 0 12
14 United States Michael Fucito 2009, 2010–2011 3 2 5 0 10
Guatemala Marco Pappa 2014–2015 9 1 0 0 10
United States Sammy Ochoa 2011–2013 3 3 4 0 10
17 United States Roger Levesque 2009–2012 6 2 1 0 9
United States Kenny Cooper 2014–2015 3 6 0 0 9
Uruguay Nicolas Lodeiro 2016–present 5 0 0 4 9
20 Australia Andy Rose 2012–2015 5 2 1 0 8
21 United States Chad Marshall 2014–present 5 0 0 1 6

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 August 8, 2016.
  • Most goals in a single match:[5]
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)
3, Clint Dempsey (v. Orlando City SC: Camping World Stadium; August 7, 2016)[6]

Fastest[edit]

  • Fastest recorded goal:
23 seconds, Clint Dempsey (v. San Jose Earthquakes, March 14, 2015)[7]
4 minutes, Steve Zakuani (v. Columbus Crew, May 1, 2010)[8]
4 minutes, Blaise Nkufo (v. Columbus Crew, September 18, 2010)
4 minutes, Lamar Neagle (v. Columbus Crew, August 27, 2011)

In first appearance[edit]

International[edit]

All statistics are correct as of August 8, 2016.

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 Defender 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:

MLS Rookie of the Year

The following players have been MLS Rookie of the Year while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:

FutbolMLS.com Latino del Año

The following players have received the Latino del Año award while playing for the Seattle Sounders FC:[13]

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 July 2016).[14]
  • Longest spell as manager: Sigi Schmid (managed the club for 194 league matches from March 2009 to July 2016).
  • First manager from outside the United States: Sigi Schmid (German – managed the club for 194 league matches from March 2009 to July 2016).

Team records[edit]

Matches[edit]

All statistics are correct as of December 1, 2012.

Record wins[edit]

All statistics are correct as of July 13, 2016.

  • Record win:
Seattle Sounders FC 7–0 UCF Knights; Preseason; February 11, 2009
Seattle Sounders FC 5–0 FC Dallas; CenturyLink Field; July 13, 2016
Seattle Sounders FC 6–0 Chicago Fire; Starfire Sports Complex; August 13, 2014
Seattle Sounders FC 4–1 Comunicaciones; CenturyLink Field; August 16, 2011
Seattle Sounders FC 3–0 Vancouver Whitecaps FC; CenturyLink Field; September 23, 2015

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 Sounders 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". Major League Soccer. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Kasey Keller". Major League Soccer. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Obafemi Martins". Major League Soccer. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ Liljenwall, Ari (November 5, 2016). "Seattle Sounders rookie Jordan Morris defying convention in debut season". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  5. ^ Gaschk, Matt (April 8, 2014). "Dempsey's triple against Portland becomes fifth hat trick in Sounders FC's history". Seattle Sounders FC. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  6. ^ Carnahan, J.C. (August 7, 2016). "Clint Dempsey's hat trick propels Sounders to 3-1 road win over Orlando City". The Seattle Times. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Clint Dempsey: Fastest goal". 
  8. ^ "Steve Zakuani: Fastest goal". 
  9. ^ "Tyrone Marshall: Fastest yellow card". 
  10. ^ "1998 FIFA World Cup France". Archived from the original on October 17, 2013. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Sweden-Paraguay Match Report". Retrieved June 9, 2010. 
  12. ^ Pentz, Matt (November 10, 2016). "Sounders forward Jordan Morris named MLS Rookie of the Year". The Seattle Times. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Seattle Sounders' Roman Torres wins FutbolMLS.com's 2016 Latino del Año". MLSsoccer.com. December 18, 2016. Retrieved December 18, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Sigi Schmid".