Genealogy Projects tagged with soccer on the Geni Family Tree

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  • FC Dallas (MLS)

    FC Dallas is an American professional soccer club based in the Dallas suburb of Frisco, Texas. The club competes in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS), which is the top league in the United States and Canada. The franchise is one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its inception, and was known as the Dallas Burn prior to the 2005 season. In re...

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  • Toronto FC (MLS)

    Toronto Football Club , commonly referred to as Toronto FC or simply TFC , is a Canadian professional soccer club based in Toronto, Ontario. The club competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) as a member of the Eastern Conference. The club plays its home matches at BMO Field, located at Exhibition Place on Toronto's shoreline.Toronto FC began play in 2007 as an expansion team, and was the first Can...

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  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC (MLS)

    Vancouver Whitecaps FC is a Canadian professional soccer team based in Vancouver, British Columbia that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the Western Conference of the league. The Whitecaps are the 17th team of Major League Soccer and replaced the USSF Division 2 team of the same name. The club has been owned and managed by the same group since their USSF days, having graduated to MLS af...

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  • San Jose Clash (MLS)

    The San Jose Clash was the original name of the current Major League Soccer franchise San Jose Earthquakes . They were known as the Clash from 1996 to 1999 and then as the Earthquakes until 2005, when they went on hiatus. They returned in 2008.

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  • Tampa Bay Mutiny (MLS)

    The Tampa Bay Mutiny were a professional soccer team based in Tampa, Florida. They were a charter member of Major League Soccer (MLS) and played from 1996 to 2001. They played their home games at Tampa Stadium and then at Raymond James Stadium.The Mutiny were established in 1994 and were owned and operated by MLS throughout their existence. They were successful in their first years of play, win...

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  • Sporting Kansas City (MLS)

    Sporting Kansas City is an American professional soccer club based in Kansas City, Missouri, playing its home games in Kansas City, Kansas. The club competes as a member of the Western Conference in MLS. Sporting KC began play in 1996 as one of the ten charter teams in the league as the Kansas City Wiz. The team was founded by Lamar Hunt in 1995. Since moving across the state line, they have be...

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  • Chivas USA (MLS)

    Club Deportivo Chivas USA was an American professional soccer club that was located in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, California while competing in Major League Soccer (MLS). It was originally a subsidiary of the Mexican club C.D. Guadalajara.The club was the eleventh MLS team upon its entry into the league in 2004. Chivas USA was intended to be seen as a "little brother" to its parent club ...

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  • MetroStars (MLS)

    MetroStars was the name of the current Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, New York Red Bulls from 1998 until the March 9, 2006 purchase of the team by Red Bull GmbH.

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  • Dallas Burn (MLS)

    Dallas Burn was the name of the Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise, from its founding in 1996 until the end of the 2004 season, when it became known as FC Dallas .The team is currently owned by the Hunt family, who also own the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs.

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  • Kansas City Wizards (MLS)

    Kansas City Wizards was the name of the current Major League Soccer (MLS) team Sporting Kansas City from 1997 to 2010. They were known as the Kansas City Wiz during their inaugural season of 1996.

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  • Kansas City Wiz (MLS)

    Kansas City Wiz was the name of the current Major League Soccer franchise Sporting Kansas City during its first year of operation in 1996.

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  • Miami Fusion (MLS)

    The Miami Fusion were a professional soccer team based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. They played in Major League Soccer (MLS) for four seasons, from 1998 to 2001. Announced in 1997 as one of the league's first two expansion teams, their best season was 2001, when they won the Supporters' Shield with the best regular season finish. In 2002, after four years of lackluster ticket sales and revenues...

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  • New York/New Jersey Metrostars (MLS)

    New York/New Jersey Metrostars was the name of the Major League Soccer franchise that is currently known as the New York Red Bulls . During its first two seasons, 1996 and 1997, it was known as the New York/New Jersey Metrostars and then known as the MetroStars from 1998 until the purchase of the franchise on March 9, 2016 by Red Bull GmbH.

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  • 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

    The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was the seventh FIFA Women's World Cup, the quadrennial international women's football world championship tournament. In March 2011, Canada won the right to host the event, the first time the country would host the tournament and the third time it has been held in North America. Matches were played in six cities across Canada in five time zones. The tournament be...

  • Montreal Impact (MLS)

    The Montreal Impact (French: Impact de Montréal ) is a Canadian professional soccer team based in Montreal, Quebec that competes as a member of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer (MLS). The team began play in 2012 as an expansion team of the league, being the league's third Canadian club, and replaced the North American Soccer League team of the same name.In 2015, the Impact b...

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  • Orlando City SC (MLS)

    Orlando City SC is an American professional soccer club based in Orlando, Florida that competes as a member of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer (MLS). Orlando City SC began play in 2015 as an expansion team of the league. The team is the first MLS franchise located in the state of Florida since the Miami Fusion F.C. and Tampa Bay Mutiny were folded by the league following the 2001 ...

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  • Philadelphia Union (MLS)

    The Philadelphia Union is an American professional soccer team based in Chester, Pennsylvania which competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) as a member of the Eastern Conference of the league. The Union began play in 2010 as an expansion team of the league. The team plays their home matches at Talen Energy Stadium, a soccer-specific stadium located in Chester, Pennsylvania, on the banks of the De...

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  • New York Red Bulls (MLS)

    The New York Red Bulls are an American professional soccer team based in Harrison, New Jersey. The team competes as a member of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer (MLS). The Red Bulls began play in 1996, (originally known as the New York/New Jersey MetroStars), as one of the charter clubs of the league. On March 9, 2006, the team was sold to Red Bull GmbH, leading to the team's curre...

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  • New York City FC (MLS)

    New York City Football Club is an American professional soccer club based in New York City that competes as a member of the Eastern Conference in Major League Soccer (MLS). NYCFC began play in 2015, as an expansion team of the league. The club is the first MLS franchise based in the city, and the second franchise in the New York metropolitan area after the New York Red Bulls, based in Harrison,...

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  • New England Revolution (MLS)

    New England Revolution is an American professional soccer club based in the Greater Boston area that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), as a member of the Eastern Conference of the league. The franchise began play in 1996 as a charter club of the league.The club is owned by Robert Kraft, who also the owner of the New England Patriots along with his son, Jonathan Kraft, who is a major invest...

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  • Portland Timbers (MLS)

    The Portland Timbers are an American professional soccer club based in Portland, Oregon, that competes as a member of the Western Conference in Major League Soccer. The team began play in 2011 as an expansion team. The club is the fourth soccer franchise based in Portland to share the legacy of the Timbers name, which originated with the original team, in the North American Soccer League in 197...

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  • Real Salt Lake (MLS)

    Real Salt Lake ( RSL ) is an American professional soccer club that competes as a member club of Major League Soccer (MLS)' Western Conference. RSL began play in 2005 as an expansion team of the league. The club plays its home games at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, a suburb of Salt Lake City.Real Salt Lake won the 2009 MLS Cup. The team also finished runners-up of the 2013 MLS Cup, the 2010...

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  • San Jose Earthquakes (MLS)

    The San Jose Earthquakes are an American professional soccer team based in San Jose, California, United States, that competes as a member of the Western Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS). The franchise began play in 1996, (originally as the San Jose Clash), as one of the charter clubs of the league. The Earthquakes took part in the first game in MLS history, defeating D.C. United 1–...

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  • Seattle Sounders FC (MLS)

    Seattle Sounders FC is an American professional soccer club based in Seattle, Washington. The Sounders compete as a member of the Western Conference of Major League Soccer (MLS). The club was established on November 13, 2007, and began play in 2009 as an MLS expansion team. The Sounders are the third Seattle soccer club to share the Sounders name being part of a legacy which traces back to the ...

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  • LA Galaxy (MLS)

    The LA Galaxy , also known as the Los Angeles Galaxy , is an American professional soccer franchise based in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, California, that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), in the Western Conference of the league. The franchise is one of the league's most-decorated clubs, having won the MLS Cup five times—more than any other club—the Supporters' Shield fo...

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  • Houston Dynamo (MLS)

    Houston Dynamo is an American professional soccer club based in Houston, Texas, United States. The franchise competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), in the Western Conference. The Dynamo originally played their home games at Robertson Stadium on the University of Houston campus until moving to their home stadium, BBVA Compass Stadium, during the 2012 season.Houston Dynamo won the 2006 and 2007 M...

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  • Los Angeles FC (MLS)

    Los Angeles Football Club is an expansion franchise in Los Angeles that plans to begin play in Major League Soccer (MLS) starting in 2018. The team was announced in October 2014.The ownership group is headed by venture capitalist Henry Nguyen, entrepreneur Peter Guber and former National Basketball Association executive Tom Penn. The ownership group also includes businessmen Ruben Gnanalingam a...

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  • Minnesota United FC (MLS)

    Minnesota United FC is a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion franchise in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area that will begin play in 2017. The team will become the league's 22nd and replace the North American Soccer League (NASL) franchise of the same name. Minnesota United FC's ownership is led by Bill McGuire, former CEO of UnitedHealth Group, and includes other Minnesota sports owners: t...

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  • 1966 FIFA World Cup - England Squad

    1966 FIFA World Cup - England Squad Profiles below in bold are linked to profiles on Geni. Group One: 1.1 England 1.2 France 1.3 Mexico 1.4 Uruguay Manager: Alf Ramsay No Pos Player Date of Birth (age) Caps Club GK Gordon Banks 30 December 1937 (aged 28) 27 England Leicester City DF George Cohen 22 October 1939 (aged 26) 24 England Fulham DF Ray Wilson 17 ...

  • International Football Players - Soccer

    Association football, commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. It is the world's most popular sport. This project is for listing the profiles of football players with an international career . For profiles to be eligible they should: be Public, with a photo and biography be connected to the World Tree be inter...

  • D.C. United (MLS)

    D.C. United is an American professional soccer club based in Washington, D.C. The club competes in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer, the top level of professional American soccer. The franchise is one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its inception in 1996.D.C. United is the most decorated club in MLS, having won thirteen international and domesti...

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  • Columbus Crew SC (MLS)

    Columbus Crew SC is a professional soccer club based in Columbus, Ohio, United States, which competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the Eastern Conference of the league. It is one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its inception. Crew SC is owned by Anthony Precourt and Precourt Sports Ventures LLC. Precourt became the second owner in the history of the club ...

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  • Colorado Rapids (MLS)

    The Colorado Rapids are an American professional men's soccer team, based in the Denver suburb of Commerce City, Colorado, which competes in Major League Soccer (MLS), in the Western Conference of the league. The franchise are one of the 10 charter clubs in MLS, competing since the inaugural season of the league.Colorado have won the MLS Cup in 2010, being the team's second appearance. The Rapi...

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  • Atlanta United FC (MLS)

    Atlanta United FC is a Major League Soccer expansion franchise based in Atlanta, Georgia that plans to begin play in 2017. The team, which was announced by the league on April 16, 2014, will be owned and operated by Home Depot co-founder and Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank. The team will play in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which is currently under construction, and expected to be complete...

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  • Chicago Fire (MLS)

    Chicago Fire Soccer Club is an American professional soccer club based in the Chicago suburb of Bridgeview, Illinois, United States. The team competes in Major League Soccer (MLS) in the Eastern Conference of the league. The organization is named for the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and was founded on October 8, 1997, the event's 126th anniversary. In their first league season in 1998, the Fire ...

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  • 1966 FIFA World Cup - Uruguay Squad

    1966 FIFA World Cup - Uruguay Squad Profiles below in bold are linked to profiles on Geni. Group One: 1.1 England 1.2 France 1.3 Mexico 1.4 Uruguay Head coach Ondino Viera No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club GK Ladislao Mazurkiewicz 14 February 1945 (aged 21) 6 Uruguay Peñarol DF Horacio Troche (captain) 14 February 1936 (aged 30) 25 Uruguay Ce...

  • FIFA World Cup (Umbrella project)

    FIFIA World Cup This is an umbrella project for the FIFA World Cup. Please DO NOT add profiles to this project. Please feel free to join in and create FIFA World Cup Projects that do not yet exist. (do a search in Project Dashboard to check first)

  • 2014 FIFA World Cup

    2014 FIFA World Cup Tournament details Host country Brazil Dates 12 June – 13 July 2014 (32 days) Teams 32 (from 5 confederations) Venue(s) 12 (in 12 host cities) Final positions Champions Germany (4th title) Runners-up Argentina Third place Netherlands Fourth place Brazil Tournament statistics Matches played 64 Goals scored 171 (2.67 per match) Att...

  • 1996 FIFA World Cup - Mexico Squad

    1996 FIFA World Cup - Mexico Squad Profiles below in bold are linked to profiles on Geni. Group One: 1.1 England 1.2 France 1.3 Mexico 1.4 Uruguay Head coach: Ignacio Tréllez No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club GK Antonio Carbajal 7 June 1929 (aged 37) Mexico Leon DF Arturo Chaires 14 March 1937 (aged 29) Mexico Guadalajara DF Gustavo Pe&#x...

  • Major League Soccer (MLS)

    Wikipedia Please add all profiles relating to Major League Soccer including, but not limited to, players, trainers and club owners. Major League Soccer (MLS) is a professional soccer league representing the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada. MLS constitutes one of the major professional sports leagues of the United States and Canada. The league is composed of 20 tea...

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  • Seleções Brasileiras de Futebol / Brazilian Soccer Selections

    The Brazil national football team represents Brazil in international men's football and is controlled by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), the governing body for football in Brazil. They are a member of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) since 1923 and also a member of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) since 1916. Brazil is the most successf...