Vancouver Whitecaps FC dealt Sporting Kansas City a 3-0 defeat on Tuesday night in British Columbia and took control of the three-team CONCACAF Champions League group. Sporting has only one point through the first cycle of the double round robin in the group. Vancouver has six.
Sporting Kansas City defender Kevin Ellis inadvertently elbowed Vancouver Whitecaps midfielder Giles Barnes during Saturday night's match at Children’s Mercy park. On Wednesday, MLS suspended him one match for the foul.
Sporting KC assistant coach and former player Kerry Zavagnin will be inducted in the Sporting Kansas City hall of honor on Saturday as the newest Sporting Legend. He has spent 17 years with the franchise.
FC Kansas City’s youth program will be part of U.S. Soccer’s Girls’ Development Academy, beginning in the fall of 2017. It will be one of 74 teams nationwide, part of an academy working to give female youth soccer players better opportunities in the game. Sporting Blue Valley, in Overland Park, will also be part of the academy.
Sporting Kansas City defender Kevin Ellis scored in the 70th minute, the final tally in a 2-2 draw Tuesday against Central FC on Tuesday night in Trinidad and Tobago in CONCACAF Champions League action.
Joao Havelange, who as president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer's governing body into a multibillion-dollar business and a hotbed for subsequent corruption that damaged its reputation, has died. He was 100.
Sporting Kansas City signed Swope Park Rangers defender Amer Didic and winger Tyler Pasher to short-term loans for the CONCACAF Champions League match Tuesday against Central FC in Trinidad and Tobago.
Sporting Kansas City, 10-11-5, withstood a flurry of chances from FC Dallas over the final 10 minutes to escape with a point. In the end, FC Dallas remained unbeaten at home, and Sporting extended its road winless streak to 11 matches. But Sporting will happily take the road point against an FC Dallas team that has won nine of its 13 home matches.
Brian Budzinski, co-owner of pro soccer teams FC Kansas City and the Missouri Comets, sued two of his co-owners, Brad and Greg Likens, in a lawsuit filed Aug. 3. He is seeking damages of $3.075 million for being excluded from the Comets’ decision-making processes.
Becky Sauerbrunn, an FC Kansas City defender and U.S. Women's National Soccer Team co-captain, talks about being a leader and the team's goal of winning back-to-back gold medals at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this month following their World Cup Championship win last year.
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