Major League Soccer Seasons

Major League Soccer Seasons Table
Season Competition Name # Squads Champion Top Scorer
2022Major League Soccer28
2021Major League Soccer27New York City FCOla Kamara, Valentín Castellanos - 19
2020Major League Soccer26Columbus CrewDiego Rossi - 14
2019Major League Soccer24Seattle Sounders FCCarlos Vela - 34
2018Major League Soccer23Atlanta UnitedJosef Martínez - 31
2017Major League Soccer22Toronto FCNemanja Nikolić - 24
2016Major League Soccer20Seattle Sounders FCBradley Wright-Phillips - 24
2015Major League Soccer20Portland TimbersKei Kamara, Sebastian Giovinco - 22
2014Major League Soccer19LA GalaxyBradley Wright-Phillips - 27
2013Major League Soccer19Sporting KCCamilo Sanvezzo - 22
2012Major League Soccer19LA GalaxyChris Wondolowski - 27
2011Major League Soccer18LA GalaxyDwayne De Rosario, Chris Wondolowski - 16
2010Major League Soccer16Colorado RapidsChris Wondolowski - 18
2009Major League Soccer15Real Salt LakeJeff Cunningham - 17
2008Major League Soccer14Columbus CrewLandon Donovan - 20
2007Major League Soccer13Houston DynamoLuciano Emílio - 20
2006Major League Soccer12Houston DynamoJeff Cunningham - 16
2005Major League Soccer12LA GalaxyTaylor Twellman - 17
2004Major League Soccer10D.C. UnitedBrian Ching, Eddie Johnson - 12
2003Major League Soccer10San Jose EarthquakesCarlos Ruíz, Taylor Twellman - 15
2002Major League Soccer10LA GalaxyCarlos Ruíz - 24
2001Major League Soccer12San Jose EarthquakesAlex Pineda Chacón - 19
2000Major League Soccer12Kansas City WizardsMamadou Diallo - 26
1999Major League Soccer12D.C. UnitedRoy Lassiter, Stern John... - 18
1998Major League Soccer12Chicago FireStern John - 26
1997Major League Soccer10D.C. UnitedJaime Moreno - 16
1996Major League Soccer10D.C. UnitedRoy Lassiter - 27

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