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Sporting Kansas City

Association football club in Kansas City, Kansas, USA

Sporting Kansas City are an American football (soccer) team that plays in Major League Soccer in Kansas City, Kansas.

Sporting Kansas City
Full nameSporting Kansas City[1][2]
FoundedJune 6, 1995; 24 years ago (1995-06-06) as
Kansas City Wiz
StadiumChildren's Mercy Park
Kansas City, Kansas
OwnerSporting Club
ManagerPeter Vermes
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2018Western Conference: 1st
Overall: 3rd
Playoffs: Conference Finals
WebsiteClub website
Current season
Former Sporting Kansas City player Jimmy Conrad.

They started out as the Kansas City Wiz, before changing their name to the Kansas City Wizards in 1997. Later, in November 2010, they changed their name again to Sporting Kansas City, as the team was moving into a new stadium in the 2011 season. The stadium has been known by several names, first Livestrong Sporting Park, then Sporting Park, and now Children's Mercy Park.


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  1. "Explore The New Brand at Sporting Kansas City Website". Sporting Kansas City. November 17, 2010. Archived from the original on November 19, 2010.
  2. "Kansas City rebrands as Sporting KC". Major League Soccer. November 17, 2010. Archived from the original on August 4, 2015. Retrieved July 9, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Children's Mercy Park Fact Sheet". MLS Digital. Retrieved November 8, 2018.

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