Key Dates

 
  • 10/30/2014 – LAFC Announced as the 23rd Club to join MLS
  • 1/21/2015 – First watch party in club history, Chelsea v Man City at Ye Old Kings Head in Santa Monica, 15 in attendance
  • 5/9/2015 – First ever LAFC supporters Town Hall at Eat Drink Americano in the Arts District, discussed potential name / colors
  • 5/18/2015 – LAFC Stadium Site Announced
  • 9/26/2015 – First Gensler Design Session with fans and supporters
  • 1/7/2016 – Crest and Colors Revealed
  • March 2016 – Academy U12 Launch
  • 8/23/2016 – Stadium groundbreaking and Banc of California naming rights announced
  • 10/13/2016 – Supporter Design Session at Gensler
  • 12/7/2016 – Partnership with USL’s Orange County Soccer Club announced
  • 1/23/2017 - Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico named the official airline partners of LAFC
  • 1/28/2017 – Stadium Foundations Event
  • 1/30/2017 – Experience Center opens to public
  • 5/24/2017 - LAFC's $30-million plan for Cal State L.A. training site wins approval
  • 7/28/2017 – Bob Bradley announced as LAFC’s first Head Coach
  • 8/11/2017 - Carlos Vela announced as LAFC’s first Designated Player
  • 8/15/2017 - Heineken announced as the “Official Domestic and Import Beer of LAFC”.
  • 12/10/2017 – LAFC’s First Trade, acquiring Walker Zimmerman from FC Dallas
  • 12/12/2017 – LAFC takes part in 2018 MLS Expansion Draft, acquiring GK Tyler Miller, F Latif Blessing, F Marco Urena, D Jukka Raitala and F Raheem Edwards, subsequently trading Raitala and Edwards to the Montreal Impact for Laurent Ciman
  • 12/14/2017 - LAFC signs 19 yr-old Diego Rossi as a Young Designated Player, making him the second youngest DP in MLS history
  • 12/18/2017 - LAFC introduces SeatGeek as Club's official ticketing partner
  • 12/19/2017 - LAFC announces first matches in Club history
  • 1/2/2018 - LAFC announced the signing of defender Jordan Harvey, the first free agent in Club history
  • 1/12/2018 - LAFC announces the Club’s technical staff for its 2018 inaugural season. Mike Sorber to serve as LAFC’s Director of Soccer Operations, with Ante Razov, Marc Dos Santos, Kenny Arena and Zak Abdel (Goalkeeper Coach) joining head coach Bob Bradley’s staff as assistant coaches.
  • 1/19/2018 - LAFC takes part in first MLS SuperDraft in Club history, selecting Joao Moutinho (1st overall), Tristan Blackmon (3rd overall) and Pol Calvet Planellas (24th overall)
  • 1/31/2018 - LAFC and Youtube TV form historic broadcast and jersey partnership
  • 2/2/2018 - LAFC ties Toronto FC 2-2 in first preseason match
  • 2/28/2018 – LAFC sells out full season memberships for inaugural 2018 season
  • 3/1/2018 – LAFC announces ESPNLA 710 AM and KFWB 980 AM as official radio broadcast partners
  • 3/4/2018 – LAFC plays their inaugural match in Major League Soccer, defeating Seattle Sounders 1-0.
  • 3/10/2018 – LAFC becomes first expansion team to win first two MLS games on the road, defeating RSL 5-1.
  • 3/27/2018 – LAFC signs Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta as the Club’s third Designated Player.
  • 4/29/2018 – LAFC plays first-ever home game at Banc of California Stadium, defeating Seattle Sounders 1-0/li>
  • 11/1/2018 - LAFC plays first-ever MLS Cup playoff match, a 3 – 2 loss to Real Salt Lake at Banc of California Stadium.