Fast facts

League: MLS

Team: Sporting Kansas City

Head Coach: Peter Vermes

Team Mascot: Blue the Dog

Year Opened: 2011

Capacity: 18467

City / State: Kansas City / KS

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Sporting Kansas City vs Real Salt Lake

Rival Team: Real Salt Lake

Over the years, Sporting Kansas City has developed a fierce rivalry with Real Salt Lake. The two teams even met in the 2013 MLS Cup Final, where Sporting defeated Real Salt Lake 7-6 on penalties. You’ll be in for a good match when Real Salt Lake comes to town, so don’t miss it.

Sporting Kansas City vs Houston Dynamo

Rival Team: Houston Dynamo

The rivalry between the Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City was fostered by some tough playoff matches between the two teams and has grown since then. Over the past decade or so the Dynamo and Sporting have been two of the best teams in the league, so don’t miss it when the Houston Dynamo come to Children’s Mercy Park.

Sporting Kansas City vs Minnesota United

Rival Team: Minnesota United

Minnesota United just entered the league this year, so they’re yet to establish any real rivalries. However, Sporting Kansas City is the closest Western Conference team to Minnesota so look for a rivalry to develop between these two Western Conference foes.

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Fast facts

League: MLS

Team: Sporting Kansas City

Head Coach: Peter Vermes

Team Mascot: Blue the Dog

Year Opened: 2011

Capacity: 18467

City / State: Kansas City / KS

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