Seattle Sounders FC Championships, trophies, achievements & records

Seattle Sounders FC Championships, trophies, achievements & records

June 16, 2021 0 By Ibiye Ambille

Seattle Sounders Championship, trophies achievements.

 

Seattle Sounders is an American professional soccer club based in Seattle.

 

It has won some notable trophy as a member of the franchise.

 

The club competes in Major League Soccer as a franchise since 2009.

Cool facts

What league is Seattle Sounders in? Seattle Sounders competes in the Major League Soccer and the US Open Cup as the two domestic Competitions.

 

How many times have the Seattle Sounders won the MLS Cup? The club has won the MLS Cup twice between 2016 and 2019.

 

 

Founded in 2007, the team began preparations for signing in to Major League Soccer as part of the league’s expansion franchise programs.

 

Since Seattle Sounders entry into the league in 2009, more teams including Austin FC, Los Angeles FC, Nashville, etc have joined the franchise.

 

Since making their debut season in 2009, the Seattle Sounders have gone on to perform at the highest level of Soccer in the United States which includes representing the country in the CONCACAF Champions League.

 

 

Seattle Sounders FC trophies, achievement, Championship list

Just like other MLS franchise teams, Seattle Sounders is also regarded as one of the best sides in the division having some of the best legs.

 

Major League Soccer – National

MLS Cup: (2) 2016, 2019

MLS Supporters Shield: (1) 2014.

 

Sounders FC first shot at the MLS silverware was as Supporters Shield winners in 2014, which was the club’s second-best overall silverware as a club in the MLS franchise.

 

The Seattle Sounders had a seven-year wait for its first league silverware in 2016.

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This was after series of failed attempts at winning the MLS Cup playoffs.

 

The club reached the conference playoffs on different occasions as a member of the leagues Western Conference.

 

The club secured its second title in 2019 which was three years later after its first MLS Cup triumph in 2016.

 

In total, Seattle Sounders have won two MLS Cup and two MLS Supporters Shield.

 

US Open Cup – National

Titles: 5

Years Won: 2009, 2010, 2011, 2014.

 

Seattle Sounders is one of the early US Open Cup winners with its first major trophy as the US Open Cup in 2009.

 

Seattle Sounders FC won a record three consecutive MLS Cup title between 2009, 2010, 2011 with another additional fourth Cup title three years later in 2014.

 

On the overall winner’s list, Seattle Sounders are second alongside fellow MLS side Sporting Kansas City with four titles.

 

The top of the Standings is currently led by early winners including Bethlehem Steel and Maccabee Los Angeles with five titles.

 

Performance

2014 MLS Supporters Shield triumph

The 2014 campaign was considered the 102nd Soccer campaign which saw LA Galaxy clinch its fifth MLS Cup title.

 

It was also the time for the Sounders to claim its first-ever league silverware with a Supporters Shield Crown.

 

This was arguably one of the best season Sounders had in its early years in the division.

 

The club enjoyed a remarkable five-match winning run.

 

The Sounders have crowned the winners of the Supporters Shield Crown after finishing as regular season-best with 64 points in the Western Conference as opposed to DC United Eastern Conference performance.

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Sounders had a very tough season and were to battle with a more dominant LA Galaxy who went on to win the MLS Cup Trophy.

 

Sounders lost in the conference semifinals to eventual MLS Cup Champions LA Galaxy.

 

2016 MLS Cup

The 2016 MLS Cup playoffs were the 21st edition of the Competition and Seattle Sounders claimed its first MLS Cup title after beating Toronto FC in the final.

 

2019 MLS Cup

The 2019 edition of the Competition was the 27th MLS Cup playoffs as Seattle Sounders emerged Champions for the second time.

 

It was a repeat of 2017 final even as Toronto FC lost in two finals to the same team.

 

Rivalry

Seattle Sounders holds some notable rivalries from a regional level to the league.

 

Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers FC

This is one of the oldest rivalries Seattle Sounders holds in the United States.

 

The first meeting between the two clubs dates back to the NASL era and was further reignited in the rivalry.

 

The two teams are based in the Pacific Northwest region.

 

Seattle Sounders have emerged winners more times and the derby is also considered as one of the most intense in the United States.

 

Seattle Sounders vs Vancouver Whitecaps

This is the second derby Seattle Sounders holds domestically which started back in the NASL to USL and the Major League Soccer.

 

A Cascadia Cup Trophy was created to settle the rivalry between Seattle Sounders and two other rivalries (Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps).

 

Seattle Sounders vs San Jose Earthquakes

The derby began in the club’s inaugural season in the MLS in 2009 and the two have met on several occasions in the league campaign.

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Stadiums

Lumen Field

Then club plays its home at the Lumen Field located in the city of Seattle, Washington, United States capital city.

 

With a capacity of over 68 thousand, the club boost by having more crowds and Supporters during MLS matchday.

 

Nicknames

The Sounders

Popularity (fan base)

The support the club receives across the region is huge. The club has a fan alliance group that serves as the head of the supporters club.

 

How to watch Seattle Sounders FC

You can watch Seattle Sounders FC games via MLS TV broadcasters in the North West Pacific region. Also, you can follow the team in the US Open Cup.

 

Seattle Sounders is one of the big sides in the history of Major League Soccer, winning MLS Cup, MLS Supporters Shield and US Open Cup.

 

The club stands as a record US Open Cup winners with four titles and is the second MLS side alongside Sporting Kansas City with such several titles.

 

Conclusion

Seattle Sounders is an MLS franchise with notable Championships won throughout its participation including MLS Cup success twice, Supporters Shield and record 4 US Open Cup for modern teams.

 

The club has continued to perform at the highest level since its inaugural season in the MLS in 2009 winning notable trophies in the process.

 

The article highlights Seattle Sounders Soccer Club Championship list including the MLS, US Open Cup and CONCACAF Champions League.

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