Sporting Kansas City
Sporting Kansas City is Kansas’ main source for Major League Soccer. Home games can be watched at Children's Mercy Park! “Sporting Kansas City punctuated its 20th season by winning the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the club's third Open Cup title and its sixth major trophy overall, with a 7-6 penalty shootout victory over the Philadelphia Union after a 1-1 draw in regulation. Newcomers Krisztian Nemeth and Tim Melia played instrumental roles in the championship match, with the former scoring an equalizer in the 65th minute and the latter saving two penalty kicks in the decisive shootout. It was the club's third major trophy in four years.
Peter Vermes led the club to its fifth straight postseason appearance in 2015 and became Sporting Kansas City's all-time winningest coach, ending the year with 113 wins across all competitions. Nemeth became the club's first-ever MLS Goal of the Year winner for his stunning solo run and finish against the Portland Timbers on Oct. 3, while goalkeeper Tim Melia took home MLS Comeback Player of the Year honors in his sixth season (first with Sporting KC). Benny Feilhaber garnered Sporting KC MVP honors after recording a club-record 20 assists in all competitions while also landing an MLS MVP nomination.” –Sporting KC History. Catch sporting events like these featuring Sporting Kansas City below!