The Kansas City Wizards are an American, professional soccer club based in Kansas City, Kansas that participates in Major League Soccer. In 2007 the team moved from Kansas City, Missouri to Kansas City, Kansas with plans to build a new stadium in the Missouri city; however, they ultimately decided to build the new stadium in "KCK" near the Kansas Speedway. The Wizards won the MLS Cup in 2000, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in 2004, and the MLS Supporters Shield in 2000.
D.C. United is an American professional soccer club located in Washington, D.C. that participates in Major League Soccer, the United States' top-tier soccer league. The team's home field is the 45,596-seat Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, owned by the District of Columbia and located on the Anacostia River. The team has proposed building a new 24,000-seat soccer-specific stadium at multiple possible sites in the Washington metropolitan area. The team is owned by the consortium D.C.
The San Jose Earthquakes professional soccer club is located in San Jose, California and participates in the top level soccer league in the United States and Canada, Major League Soccer (MLS). The Earthquakes participated in MLS from 1995 to 2005, and resumed operations in 2008. It is one of the original ten teams in the league, known as the San Jose Clash from 1995 to 1999. The Earthquakes defeated D.C. United 1–0 in the first game in MLS history.
Los Angeles Galaxy (commonly referred to as L.A. Galaxy) is an American, professional soccer club based in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, California. The club is a member of Major League Soccer (MLS). It is one of the ten charter franchises of MLS and is the league's second most-decorated club, after D.C. United. The name "Galaxy" is derived from Los Angeles being home to the 'stars' of Hollywood. The club has won the MLS Cup twice (2002, 2005), the U.S.
The Columbus Crew is an American professional soccer team based in Columbus, Ohio that participates in Major League Soccer. The club was owned by the legendary Lamar Hunt, who also owned the Kansas City Chiefs and FC Dallas until his 2006 death. Upon his death, his son Clark Hunt took over his sports properties. The Crew currently plays their home games at Columbus Crew Stadium, the first soccer-specific stadium ever built by an MLS franchise.
The Colorado Rapids are a professional American soccer club based in the Denver suburb of Commerce City, Colorado that participates in Major League Soccer. The club was founded in 1995. The team colors are burgundy, sky blue, and gray. They played their home matches at Mile High Stadium from 1996–2001 and moved into Invesco Field at Mile High in 2002. They moved to Dick's Sporting Goods Park for the 2007 season.
The New England Revolution is an American soccer club based in Foxborough, Massachusetts, that participates in Major League Soccer. The club is owned by Robert Kraft, who also owns the New England Patriots of the National Football League. The name "Revolution" refers to the New England region's involvement in the American Revolution. The Revs currently play their home matches at Gillette Stadium.
The Tampa Bay Mutiny was a professional soccer club located in Tampa, Florida that participated in Major League Soccer from 1996–2001. The club played its home games at Houlihan's Stadium from 1996–1998 and at Raymond James Stadium from 1999 onwards. Major League Soccer's contraction following the 2001 season reduced the league from 12 to 10 teams, with the two Florida clubs, the Miami Fusion and the Tampa Bay Mutiny, ceasing operations.
Chunnam Dragons (전남 드래곤즈) is a football club founded in 1995 in the Korean city of Gwangyang, which joined the K-League for the 1995 season at the same time as Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, their Jeolla province rivals.
Liaoning Hongyun FC is a Chinese Super League football club who play at 24,000 seater Jinzhou City Stadium in the Liaoning province. The clubs predecessor was called Liaoning Football Club and they played in the top tier where they won several league titles as well as the 1989-90 Asian Club Championship when they beat Nissan Yokohama making Liaoning FC to date, the only Chinese club to have won a Asian club championship.
Home United Football Club is a professional soccer club which plays in Singapore's S. League. When the S. League was formed in 1996, the club was known as the Police Football Club. The following year, its name was changed to Home United to reflect that fact that the team represents not only the Singapore Police Force, but also other service arms of the Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs such as the Singapore Civil Defence Force and the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority.
The Singapore Armed Forces Football Club (SAFFC) is a professional football club which is currently the defending champion in Singapore's S. League. The club represents the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF). SAFFC has won the S. League title a record eight times – in 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. In 2008, SAFFC became the first Singapore club to achieve the "double" back-to-back, after winning both the S. League and the Singapore Cup in 2007 and 2008.
Fencibles United AFC is one of the largest soccer clubs in New Zealand. It is based in Pakuranga/Howick, Auckland. It has a long history of serving and representing the East Auckland community, with roots going back to Pakuranga Town AFC and Howick AFC.
Raynes Park Vale Football Club is a semi-professional football club based in Raynes Park in the London Borough of Merton, England. They were formed as a merger of Raynes Park and Malden Vale. Established in 1995, they joined the Combined Counties Football League and currently play in the league's Premier Division.
Adderbury Park F.C. are a football club based in Adderbury, near Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. They were formed as a merger between Adderbury and Adderbury Park Sports & Social in 1995. In the 2004-05 season, they were relegated from the Hellenic League after finishing at the bottom of the league. They are now competing in the top division of the Oxfordshire Senior League.
Goodrich F.C. are a football club based in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England. They joined the West Midlands (Regional) League Division One North in 1997, having emerged from local works football. Since 2003 they have played in the West Midlands (Regional) League Premier Division.
Fútbol Club Cartagena is a Spanish football team based in Cartagena, in the autonomous community of Murcia. Founded in 1995, it currently plays in the Spanish second division, holding home games at the Estadio Cartagonova, with a capacity of 15,105 seaters.
FC Dallas (formerly Dallas Burn) is an American professional soccer team based in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas that participates in Major League Soccer. The club is a charter member of the league, and was formerly known as the Dallas Burn prior to the 2005 season. FC Dallas' home is the 20,500 capacity soccer-specific Pizza Hut Park, located on the suburbs of Dallas in Frisco, Texas, where they have played since changing their name in 2005.
Al-Sailiya Sport club is a Qatari professional football (soccer) club. They are based in Doha. They were relegated in 2006 after finishing bottom of the Q-League. They were promoted to the First Division League for the season 2007-2008.
Seven Stars were a association football (soccer) club from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. They were formed in 1995. Stars merged with Cape Town Spurs and became Ajax Cape Town in 1999. Benni McCarthy and Dillon Sheppard played for the Capetonians.