MLS Standings 2018

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MLS Teams 2018

MLS League has total 23 teams in which 20 teams are from U.S. while 3 teams are from Canada. MLS Teams are divided into the Eastern Conference and Western conference. The league is frequently expanding from 20 teams to 23 teams. In 2010, there are 20 teams took place in regular season. In 2017, The league expand with 2 more teams to be took place in regular league matches named Minnesota and Atlanta. Now MLS League plans to have two more teams which means 24 teams by 2018.

Los Angeles becomes 23rd team to join the MLS League but will be play its first regular season match from year 2018. Miami is expected to have 24th Team for the MLS 2019 league season. Each of the club is allowed to have maximum 28 players in the team and can select 18 players for a gameday roster.

According to MLS Schedule, Each of the teams will play 34 games in the regular league season in which 17 games at home and 17 games away. At the end of regular MLS season, The award named “Supporters’ Shield” will goes to the team with best records in the current league. Teams are now finalized for 2018 MLS Regular season in which 11 teams will compete from Eastern and 12 teams from Western conference. Here is a complete list of all teams which is going to be compete in upcoming MLS regular season.

Eastern Conference Teams 2018:

Club City Joined Stadium Capacity Head Coach
Columbus Crew Columbus, Ohio 1996 MAPFRE Stadium 19,968 Gregg Berhalter
D.C. United Washington, D.C. 1996 Audi Field 20,000 Ben Olsen
New England Foxborough, Massachusetts 1996 Gillette Stadium 2,00,004 Brad Friedel
New York Red Bulls Harrison, New Jersey 1996 Red Bull Arena 25,000 Jesse Marsch
Chicago Fire Bridgeview, Illinois 1998 Toyota Park 20,000 Veljko Paunović
Toronto Toronto, Ontario 2007 BMO Field 30,991 Greg Vanney
Philadelphia Union Chester, Pennsylvania 2010 Talen Energy Stadium 18,500 Jim Curtin
Montreal Montreal, Quebec 2012 Saputo Stadium 20,801 Rémi Garde
New York City New York City, New York 2015 Yankee Stadium 3,03,214 Patrick Vieira
Orlando City Orlando, Florida 2015 Orlando City Stadium 25,500 Jason Kreis
Atlanta United Atlanta, Georgia 2017 Mercedes-Benz Stadium 4,25,004 Gerardo Martino

Western Conference Teams 2018:

Club City Joined Stadium Capacity Head Coach
Colorado Commerce City, Colorado 1996 Dick’s Sporting Goods Park 18,061 Anthony Hudson
FC Dallas Frisco, Texas 1996 Toyota Stadium 20,500 Oscar Pareja
LA Galaxy Carson, California 1996 StubHub Center 27,000 Sigi Schmid
San Jose Earthquakes San Jose, California 1996 Avaya Stadium 18,000 Mikael Stahre
Sporting Kansas Kansas City, Kansas 1996 Children’s Mercy Park 18,467 Peter Vermes
Real Salt Lake Sandy, Utah 2005 Rio Tinto Stadium 20,213 Mike Petke
Houston Dynamo Houston, Texas 2006 BBVA Compass Stadium 22,039 Wilmer Cabrera
Seattle Sounders Seattle, Washington 2009 CenturyLink Field 3,94,194 Brian Schmetzer
Portland Portland, Oregon 2011 Providence Park 21,144 Vacant
Vancouver Whitecaps Vancouver, British Columbia 2011 BC Place 2,21,204 Carl Robinson
Minnesota United Minneapolis, Minnesota 2017 TCF Bank Stadium 50,805 Adrian Heath
Los Angeles Los Angeles, California 2018 Banc of California Stadium 22,000 Bob Bradley

Upcoming 24th MLS Team:

Club City Joined Stadium Capacity
Miami Miami, Florida 2019 Miami MLS stadium 25,000

The league has made future plans to expand its teams to 26 teams by 2020 and 28 teams in later years. MLS Teams table created on the basis of 2017-18 reports.

Updated: February 11, 2018 — 6:59 am

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