Major League Soccer Seasons

Major League Soccer Seasons Table
Season Competition Name # Squads Champion Top Scorer
2024Major League Soccer29
2023Major League Soccer29Columbus Crew - 57Denis Bouanga - 20
2022Major League Soccer28Los Angeles FC - 67Hany Mukhtar - 23
2021Major League Soccer27New York City FC - 51Ola Kamara, Valentín Castellanos - 19
2020Major League Soccer26Columbus Crew - 41Diego Rossi - 14
2019Major League Soccer24Seattle Sounders FC - 56Carlos Vela - 34
2018Major League Soccer23Atlanta United - 69Josef Martínez - 31
2017Major League Soccer22Toronto FC - 69Nemanja Nikolić - 24
2016Major League Soccer20Seattle Sounders FC - 48Bradley Wright-Phillips - 24
2015Major League Soccer20Portland Timbers - 53Sebastian Giovinco, Kei Kamara - 22
2014Major League Soccer19LA Galaxy - 61Bradley Wright-Phillips - 27
2013Major League Soccer19Sporting KC - 58Camilo Sanvezzo - 22
2012Major League Soccer19LA Galaxy - 54Chris Wondolowski - 27
2011Major League Soccer18LA Galaxy - 67Dwayne De Rosario, Chris Wondolowski - 16
2010Major League Soccer16Colorado Rapids - 46Chris Wondolowski - 18
2009Major League Soccer15Real Salt Lake - 40Jeff Cunningham - 17
2008Major League Soccer14Columbus Crew - 57Landon Donovan - 20
2007Major League Soccer13Houston Dynamo - 52Luciano Emílio - 20
2006Major League Soccer12Houston Dynamo - 46Jeff Cunningham - 16
2005Major League Soccer12LA Galaxy - 45Taylor Twellman - 17
2004Major League Soccer10D.C. United - 42Eddie Johnson, Brian Ching - 12
2003Major League Soccer10San Jose Earthquakes - 51Taylor Twellman, Carlos Ruíz - 15
2002Major League Soccer10LA Galaxy - 51Carlos Ruíz - 24
2001Major League Soccer12San Jose Earthquakes - 45Alex Pineda Chacón - 19
2000Major League Soccer12Kansas City Wizards - 57Mamadou Diallo - 26
1999Major League Soccer12D.C. United - 57Jason Kreis, Roy Lassiter... - 18
1998Major League Soccer12Chicago Fire - 56Stern John - 26
1997Major League Soccer10D.C. United - 55Jaime Moreno - 16
1996Major League Soccer10D.C. United - 46Roy Lassiter - 27

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