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Across State Lines: Lopez Signs with Birmingham

An update on former Kansas City players.

MLS: New York City FC at Atlanta United FC Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Former Sporting Kansas City first round pick, Mikey Lopez will be playing with a new club in 2019. It was announced this week that Lopez has signed on to play with new USL expansion team, Birmingham Legion FC. Lopez is the team’s second signing, joining Chandler Hoffman on the Legion next year.

Here’s the rest of this week’s update.

Key

SKC - former Sporting KC players

ACA - former Sporting KC academy players

KC - Kansas City area players

Note: Players under contract to Sporting Kansas City at this time are not included on this list.

MLS

Saad Abdul-Salaam (SKC)- NYCFC - On loan to Phoenix.

Jalil Anibaba (SKC) - New England - Offseason.

Nick Besler (KC) - Salt Lake - Started and played 90 minutes in Salt Lake’s 4-2 loss to KC.

Latif Blessing (SKC) - LAFC - Offseason.

Teal Bunbury (SKC) - New England - Offseason.

Servando Carrasco (SKC) - LA - Offseason.

Aurelien Collin (SKC) - New York - Did not dress in New York’s 3-0 win over Columbus.

Marcel de Jong (SKC) - Vancouver - Offseason.

Dom Dwyer (SKC) - Orlando - Offseason.

Andrew Dykstra (SKC) - Colorado - Offseason.

Kevin Ellis (SKC) - DC - Offseason.

Benny Feilhaber (SKC) - LAFC - Offseason.

Kortne Ford (KC) - Colorado - Offseason.

Luis Gil (SKC) - Houston (loan) - Offseason.

Kei Kamara (SKC) - Vancouver - Offseason.

Alec Kann (SKC) - Atlanta - Dressed but did not play in Atlanta’s 3-1 win over NYCFC.

Jon Kempin (SKC) - Columbus - Dressed but did not play in Columbus’ 3-0 loss to New York.

Chris Konopka (SKC) - Pool GK - Offseason.

Yura Movsisyan (SKC) - Chicago - Offseason.

Lawrence Olum (SKC) - Portland - Came off the bench and played 37 minutes in Portland’s 3-2 loss to Seattle (that Portland won the series 4-2 on penalty kicks).

Tony Rocha (SKC) - Orlando - Offseason.

Oriol Rosell (SKC) - Orlando - Offseason.

CJ Sapong (SKC) - Philadelphia - Offseason.

Sal Zizzo (SKC) - Atlanta - Did not dress in Atlanta’s 3-1 win over NYCFC.

USL

Saad Abdul-Salaam (SKC) - Phoenix (loan) - Started and played 90 minutes in Phoenix’s 1-0 loss to Louisville.

Joe Amico (ACA) - Orange County - Offseason.

Emmanuel Appiah (SKC) - LA - Offseason.

Camilo Benitez (ACA) - Swope Park - Offseason.

Amadou Dia (SKC) - Phoenix - Started and played 90 minutes in Phoenix’s 1-0 loss to Louisville.

Christian Duke (SKC) - Orange County - Offseason.

Kyle Greig (KC) - Saint Louis - Offseason.

Michael Harrington (SKC) - North Carolina - Offseason.

Wilson Harris (ACA) - Swope Park - Offseason.

Felipe Hernandez (SKC) - Swope Park - Offseason.

Cyprian Hedrick (SKC) - San Antonio - Offseason.

Cameron Iwasa (SKC) - Sacramento - Offseason.

Ryan James (SKC) - Nashville - Offseason.

Ray Lee (ACA) - Pittsburgh - Offseason.

Blake Levine (ACA) - Nashville - Offseason.

Matt Lewis (SKC) - Swope Park - Offseason.

Will Little (ACA) - Swope Park - Offseason.

Mikey Lopez (SKC) - Birmingham - Offseason.

Parker Maher (SKC) - Swope Park - Offseason.

Alex Martinez (SKC) - Charlotte - Offseason.

James Musa (SKC) - Phoenix - Did not dress in Phoenix’s 1-0 loss to Louisville.

Kevin Oliveira (SKC) - Ottawa - Offseason.

Tyler Pasher (SKC) - Indy - Offseason.

Soony Saad (SKC) - Indy - Offseason.

Ray Saari (KC) - Seattle - Offseason.

Alex Tambakis (SKC) - North Carolina - Offseason.

Kris Tyrpak (SKC) - Nashville - Offseason.

Christian Volesky (SKC) - Oklahoma City - Offseason.

Yomby William (SKC) - Richmond - Offseason.

International

Korede Aiyegbusi (SKC) - Amical Saint-Prex - Switzerland - No game this week.

Ever Alvarado (SKC) - Olimpia - Honduras - Did not dress in Olimpia’s 2-0 loss to Vida.

Emiliano Amor (SKC) - Aldosivi - Argentina - Started and played 90 minutes in Aldosivi’s 0-0 draw with Talleres Cordoba.

Scott Angevine (SKC) - MP - Finland - Offseason.

Bernardo Anor (SKC) - Caracas - Venezuela - Started and played 90 minutes in Caracas’ 2-1 win over Monagas. Did not dress in Caracas’ 1-1 draw with Deportivo Lara.

Stefan Antonijevic (SKC) - Lillestrom - Norway - Dressed but did not play in Lillestrom’s 2-2 draw with Stromsgodset.

Ezra Armstrong (ACA) - Turkspor Augsburg - Germany - Offseason.

Claudio Bieler (SKC) - San Martin Tucuman - Argentina - Started and played 90 minutes in San Martin’s 4-0 loss to Independiente. Started and played 89 minutes, scoring a goal in San Martin’s 3-3 draw with Patronato.

Sunil Chhetri (SKC) - Bengaluru - India - No game this week.

Jorge Claros (SKC) - Real Espana - Honduras - Started and played 90 minutes in Real’s 2-1 loss to Platense. Did not dress in Real’s 2-1 loss to UPNFM.

Nuno Coelho (SKC) - GD Chaves - Portugal - Did not dress in Chaves’ 2-1 loss to Sporting CP.

Daneil Cyrus (SKC) - Al Orubah - Saudi Arabia - Defeated Abha 2-0 and lost 3-0 to Al Jeel.

Toni Dovale (SKC) - Nea Salamina - Cyprus - Dressed but did not play in Nea Salamina’s 1-0 loss to Anorthosis.

Pablo Escobar (SKC) - Deportes Quindio - Colombia - Started and played 90 minutes in Quindio’s 2-1 loss to Union Magdalena.

Elvir Ibisevic (ACA) - NK Celje - Slovenia - Did not dress in Celje’s 1-1 draw with Domzale.

Will John (SKC) - Lokomotivi Tbilisi - Georgia - Dressed but did not play in Lokomotivi’s 1-1 draw with Saburtalo.

Peterson Joseph (SKC) - Hang Yuen - Taiwan - Offseason.

Benji Joya (SKC) - Irapuato - Mexico - Tied Pumas UNAM Premier 1-1

Igor Juliao (SKC) - Fluminense - Brazil - Did not dress in Fluminense’s 2-0 loss to Atletico PR. Started and played 90 minutes in Fluminense’s 0-0 draw with Sport Recife.

Michael Kafari (SKC) - Motala AIF FK - Sweden - Offseason.

Seo-In Kim (ACA) - Qormi FC - Malta - Started and played 69 minutes in Qormi’s 2-0 loss to Sliema Wanderers.

Igor Kostrov (SKC) - Slavia-Mozyr - Belarus - Started and played 78 minutes, scoring a goal in Slavia’s 6-2 win over Orsha.

Kyle McLagan (KC) - FC Roskilde - Denmark - Dressed but did not play in Roskilde’s 4-1 win over HB Koge.

Michal Mravec (SKC) - FK Trinec - Czech Republic - Did not play in Trinec’s 2-1 win over Zbrojovka Brno.

Soni Mustivar (SKC) - Neftchi Baku - Azerbaijan - Started and played 90 minutes in Neftchi’s 2-2 draw with Zira.

Erik Palmer-Brown (SKC) - NAC Breda (Manchester City) - Started and played 90 minutes in NAC’s 2-0 loss to Emmen.

Pablo Punyed (SKC) - KR - Iceland - Offseason.

Jordi Quintilla (SKC) - FC St. Gallen - Switzerland - Started and played 83 minutes in St. Gallen’s 3-2 loss to Young Boys.

Max Rugova (ACA) - FC Nurnberg U19s - Germany - Started and played 59 minutes in Nurnberg’s 5-1 loss to Hoffenheim.

Peter Schmetz (SKC) - Wuppertaler SV - Germany - Did not dress in Wuppertaler’s 1-1 draw with FC Koln II.

Yann Songo’o (SKC) - Plymouth Argyle - England - Started and played 90 minutes in Plymouth’s 1-0 win over Stevenage. Did not dress in Plymouth’s 2-0 loss to Newport County.

Martin Steuble (SKC) - Ceres-La Salle - Philippines - Offseason.

Milos Stojcev (SKC) - Tuzla City - Bosnia - Started and played 73 minutes in Tuzla’s 3-2 win over Zeljeznicar.

Ualefi (SKC) - Barretos - Brazil - Offseason.

NWSL

Shea Groom (KC) - Sky Blue - Offseason.

Haley Hanson (KC) - Houston - Offseason.

Mandy Laddish (KC) - Utah - Offseason.

Sydney Miramontez (KC) - Utah - Offseason.

NPSL

Tomas Granitto (SKC) - Miami United - Offseason.

Mechack Jerome (SKC) - Jacksonville - Offseason.

James Marcelin (SKC) - Miami United - Offseason.

PDL

Brandon Fricke (ACA) - Des Moines - Offseason.

Wilfred Williams (SKC) - Des Moines - Offseason.

Indoor

Jose Burciaga (SKC) - Dallas - Offseason.

Adam James (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Patrick Kelly (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Boris Pardo (SKC) - San Diego - Offseason.

Mark Saxby (KC) - Kansas City - Offseason.

Active without a club or unknown

David Greczek (SKC)

Cody Hoffman (KC)

Tanner Hunjak (KC)

Maegan Kelly (KC)

Luis Marin (SKC)

Alex Molano (SKC)

Chance Myers (SKC)

Amobi Okugo (SKC)

Jacob Peterson (SKC)

Alberto Sanchez (ACA)

Nansel Selbol (SKC)

Zach Wright (SKC)