MLS club name style guide

Atlanta United FC
Correct: Incorrect:

"Atlanta United"

"Atlanta"

Scoreboard abbreviation = ATL

"United"

Chicago Fire
Correct: Incorrect:

"Chicago Fire"

"Chicago"

"Fire"

Scoreboard abbreviation = CHI

 

Colorado Rapids
Correct: Incorrect:

"Colorado Rapids"

"Colorado"

"Rapids"

Scoreboard abbreviation = COL

 

Columbus Crew SC
Correct: Incorrect:

"Columbus Crew SC"

"Columbus"

"Crew SC"

Scoreboard abbreviation = CLB

"Columbus Crew"

"Crew"

"The Crew"

"The Crew SC"

D.C. United
Correct: Incorrect:

"D.C. United"

"D.C."

Scoreboard abbreviation = DC

"DC United"

"DC"

FC Dallas
Correct: Incorrect:

"FC Dallas"

"Dallas"

Scoreboard abbreviation = DAL

 

Houston Dynamo
Correct: Incorrect:

"Houston Dynamo"

"Houston"

"Dynamo"

Scoreboard abbreviation = HOU

 

LA Galaxy
Correct: Incorrect:

"LA Galaxy"

"Galaxy"

Scoreboard abbreviation = LA

"LA"

Los Angeles FC
Correct: Incorrect:

"LAFC"

"Los Angeles Football Club"

"LA Football Club"

"LA"

Minnesota United FC
Correct: Incorrect:

"Minnesota United FC"

"Minnesota"

"Loons"

"MNUFC"

Scoreboard abbreviation = MIN

"United"

"MN United"

Montreal Impact
Correct: Incorrect:

"Montreal Impact"

"Montreal"

"Impact"

Scoreboard abbreviation = MTL

 

New England Revolution
Correct: Incorrect:

"New England Revolution"

"New England"

"Revolution"

"Revs"

Scoreboard abbreviation = NE

 

New York City FC
Correct: Incorrect:

"New York City FC"

"NYCFC"

"New York City Football Club"

Scoreboard abbreviation = NYC

"NY"

"New York City"

"New York"

New York Red Bulls
Correct: Incorrect:

"New York Red Bulls"

"Red Bulls"

"NYRB"

Scoreboard abbreviation = NY

"NY"

"New York"

Orlando City SC
Correct: Incorrect:

"Orlando City SC"

"Orlando"

"Lions"

"OCSC"

Scoreboard abbreviation = ORL

 

Portland Timbers
Correct: Incorrect:

"Portland Timbers"

"Portland"

"Timbers"

"PTFC"

Scoreboard abbreviation = POR

 

Philadelphia Union
Correct: Incorrect:

"Philadelphia Union"

"Philadelphia"

"Union"

Scoreboard abbreviation = PHI

 

Real Salt Lake
Correct: Incorrect:

"Real Salt Lake"

"RSL"

"Claret-and-Cobalt"

Scoreboard abbreviation = RSL

 

San Jose Earthquakes
Correct: Incorrect:

"San Jose Earthquakes"

"San Jose"

"Quakes"

"Earthquakes"

Scoreboard abbreviation = SJ

"San Jose Quakes"

Seattle Sounders FC
Correct: Incorrect:

"Seattle Sounders FC"

"Seattle"

"Sounders FC"

Scoreboard abbreviation = SEA

"Seattle Sounders"

"Sounders"

Sporting Kansas City
Correct: Incorrect:

"Sporting Kansas City"

"SKC"

"Sporting KC"

Scoreboard abbreviation = SKC

"Sporting"

"Kansas City"

"Kansas"

Toronto FC
Correct: Incorrect:

"Toronto FC"

"Toronto"

Scoreboard abbreviation = TOR

 

Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Correct: Incorrect:

"Vancouver Whitecaps FC"

"Vancouver"

"Whitecaps FC"

Scoreboard abbreviation = VAN

"Whitecaps"

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