2022-23 Sporting Kansas City Offseason
Keeping track of all the 2022-23 Sporting Kansas City offseason happenings. Trade, transfers, rumors and any other player movement and news.
Recapping the Sporting KC Offseason
With the start of the 2023 season only weeks away let’s cover all the moves you may have missed.
Year Two with Sporting KC’s Robert Voloder
Of friendship and football, and being "young and wild"
Year Two with Sporting KC’s Ben Sweat: On the loose, and on the edge
Sweat is his fittest ever and asking, "Why not?"
Rumor: Sporting KC Linked to Portuguese CB from Benfica
He’s currently out on loan with the Dutch club Vitesse. More details plus highlights from this 25-year-old.
The Math of a Ronaldo to Sporting KC (or any other DP Signing)
MLS roster rules are complicated. Let’s talk a little about how this would work for Ronaldo (who isn’t coming) or anyone else Sporting Kansas City want to bring.
Inside Sporting KC’s Ronaldo Pursuit and an MLS Transfer Round-up
Perhaps the biggest news of the failed Ronaldo signing is that it’s opened doors for others to inquire and Sporting Kansas City don’t look at it as a one-off.
Cristiano Ronaldo was “Very Close” to Move to Sporting Kansas City
And this was seemingly confirmed by team ownership!
Sporting Kansas City selects Stephen Afrifa with the eighth pick in the MLS SuperDraft
Afrifa played forward for FIU in Miami
Sporting KC announces full 2023 schedule
Sporting KC will begin their 2023 campaign with a trip to Portland and will play St. Louis City SC and Inter Miami for the first time.
Rumor: Sporting KC Tied to Slovakian International Centerback
Norbert Gyomber plays for Italian club Salernitana.
Debating the Sporting KC Depth Chart — Where do things Stand?
It’s been two months since Sporting Kansas City’s last game on the calendar and there has been little movement from the club on transactions. Nathan and Chad debate who is in the lead at each spot.
Report: Sporting KC “Interested” in Defender Matt Hedges
The former Dallas center back is drawing lots of attention.
Is the Sporting KC Roster Build Done This Early in the Offseason?
A look at the limited flexibility the team still has so early in the 2022-23 offseason.
Sporting KC re-signs three veterans
Graham Zusi, Roger Espinoza and Andreu Fontas are all back with new contracts
For the Glory KC: A Casual Perspective on KC Soccer
Chad is back with a new co-host to discuss the USMNT, Sporting KC’s offseason moves (as well as the KC Current and SKC II) and a little of Apple TV’s new MLS pricing.
Eight MLS Free Agents Sporting KC Should Look At
They can’t sign them all, but there are a lot more talented players in the new version of MLS free agency.
Sporting KC’s Biggest Areas of Need After the Roster Announcements
With 23 players already locked in for 2023, there isn’t a lot of room left to wiggle in this roster build.
Sporting KC Announce Roster Moves with Some Surprises
11 players were potentially out of contract and a lot of them are coming back. However, a few are in limbo or gone.
In 2023... Part III, Trends in Time: Sporting Kansas City 2017-2022
...Sporting KC must be defense first.
Report: Sporting KC’s Isimat-Mirin “drawing attention from multiple MLS clubs”
Let’s breakdown what this rumor could mean in terms of Isi’s option being picked up or if a trade is brewing.
Sporting KC Announce Their Expansion Draft Protected List for St Louis’ Expansion Bid
A few big names were left exposed for Kansas City ahead of the draft by St. Louis City SC tomorrow.
A History of Sporting KC Transfer Fees Paid
Sporting Kansas City are rumored to have only paid a few transfer fees in the clubs 27 year history, but business is picking up lately.
Video Podcast: Sporting KC 2022 Year in Review and 2023 Preview
Chad Smith and Michael Rice sit down and discuss 2022 and 2023 for SKC.
Who Should Sporting KC Protect in the Expansion Draft?
We break down the rules of the expansion draft, who is auto protected and who KC must choose from for their list.
Part II, Trends in Time: Sporting Kansas City 2017-2022
2020-2022: A rebound or a hangover?
A Deeper Dive on Sporting KC La Liga Signing Nemanja Radoja
Highlights, roster fit (both positionally and salary/internationally) and more.
Espinoza on Sporting KC Future: “I’ve still got a lot to give”
Roger sits down for a multi-faceted interview, including on his plans to return in 2023.
Reactions to Sporting KC signing Nemanja Radoja
First thoughts on the new midfielder
Sporting Kansas City signs Serbian midfielder Nemanja Radoja to a three year contract
Defensive midfielder Radoja made 181 appearances in La Liga
Trends in Time: Sporting Kansas City 2017-2022, Part I
2017-2019: A trophy and a transition.
g+ GameFlow: MLS Regular Season @SportingKC v @LAGalaxy on March 11, 2023. #SportingKC #VamosKC #LAGalaxy #VamosGalaxy #SKCvLAG pic.twitter.com/QYfDJDk9T2— GameFlow (@GameFlowxPG) March 12, 2023
g+ GameFlow: MLS Regular Season @ColoradoRapids v @SportingKC on March 04, 2023. #Rapids96 #SportingKC #VamosKC #COLvSKC pic.twitter.com/NugU72grnN— GameFlow (@GameFlowxPG) March 5, 2023
g+ GameFlow: MLS Regular Season @TimbersFC v @SportingKC on February 27, 2023. #RCTID #SportingKC #VamosKC #PORvSKC pic.twitter.com/DoydCfQhhw— GameFlow (@GameFlowxPG) February 28, 2023
Update: NWSL's Kansas City Current has taken strong interest in Haiti's Melchie Dumornay, I'm told. Competition from some big Euro clubs. Resolution expected within two weeks.— Steven Goff (@SoccerInsider) July 27, 2022
g+ GameFlow: MLS Regular Season @SportingKC v @LAFC on July 23, 2022. #SportingKC #VamosKC #LAFC #BarrioAngelino #SKCvLAFC pic.twitter.com/18M0cRN67N— GameFlow (@GameFlowxPG) July 24, 2022