Since our inception 22 years ago, the Lions have won:

1 Gold Medal victory at the Canadian National Championship at the 2002 Challenge Trophy National Tournament in St. John's, Newfoundland

1 Silver Medal victory at the Canadian National Championship at the 2017 Challenge Trophy National Tournament in Surrey, BC

2 Bronze Medal victories at the Canadian National Championships in 1996 and 2013 Challenge Trophy National Tournament in Halifax

11 MSA Provincial Cup Championships in 1995, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018

13 Outdoor Premier League Championships with 12 championships in the Manitoba Major Soccer League Premier Division in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and 1 championship in the now defunct Super Soccer Alliance in 2001

 

The Lions won the last ever Super Soccer Alliance League Championship in 2001. Following this championship and during the clubs eighth year of existence, the Lions joined the newly created Manitoba Major Soccer League Premier Division for the 2002 Outdoor soccer season. 

The club has won the MMSL Premier League Championship on 12 occasions (2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), and since our inception in 1995, have qualified for the MSA Cup final on 15 occasions, winning the MSA Cup Championship on 11 occasions (1995, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018). 

From 2002 through 2017, the Lions have played 292 MMSL League matches.  The clubs record during that time is 240 wins, 27 losses, and 25 ties.  During those 16 seasons, the Lions have outscored our opponents 1012-204, a goal differential of +808 goals.  The Lions MMSL historic winning percentage is 85%.

In 2012, the Sons of Italy Lions became known as the FC Winnipeg Lions.

Lions Championships:

1995
Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

1996
Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions
Canadian Soccer Association, Men's National Championships Bronze Medal

1998
Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

2001
Manitoba Super Soccer Alliance, League Champions

2002
Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions
Canadian Soccer Associaiton, Men's National Champions Gold Medal

2003
Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions
Indoor League Champions
Indoor Playoff Champions

2004
Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions
Thunder Bay Invitational Tournament, Champions
Indoor League Champions
Indoor Playoff Champions

2005
Thunder Bay Invitational Tournament, Champions
Indoor League Champions

2006
Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions
Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier Playoff Champions

2007
Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions
Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

2009
Canlan Indoor Soccer League, First Division League Champions
Canlan Indoor Soccer League, First Division Playoff Champions

2010

Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions

Canlan Indoor Soccer League, First Division League Champions

2011
Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions

2012
Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

2013

Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions
Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions
Canadian Soccer Association, Men's National Championships Bronze Medal

2014

Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions

Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

2015

Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions

2016

Copper Cup, Phoenix Arizona, Tournament Champions

Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions

Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

2017

Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions

Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

Canadian Soccer Association, Men's National Championships Silver Medal 

Canadian Soccer Association, Men's National Championships Fair Play Award

2018

Manitoba Major Soccer League, Premier League Champions

Manitoba Soccer Association, Cup Champions

 

The Chic Devenney Players' Player Award

Awarded by the Lions players, to their teammate, in recognition of exemplary personal commitment, team spirit, and fine play for the FC Winnipeg Lions:

Previous winners include:

2002 Steve Rebizant

2003 Andrew Aitken

2004 Justin Parry

2005 Steve Sawatzky

2006 Tony Nocita

2007 Frank Buoncore

2008 Frank Buoncore

2009 AJ Naumiuk

2010 Dan Keith

2011 Matt Appler

2012 Anthony Lourenco

2013 Adam Hajkowski

2014 Steve Sawatzky

2015 Adam Hajkowski

2016 Sean Golden

2017 Aaron Hidalgo-Mazzei

 

The FC Winnipeg Lions Joe Kostek Memorial Award

This award is selected in honour of our Manager Joe Kostek, who passed away during the 2010 outdoor season. This award is selected by the Lions management and is not an annual award, but rather is an award that is given in recognition of a personal outstanding event or milestone by a Lions player:

2010 Steve Sawatzky - In recognition of completing his 15th consecutive season with the Club

2014 Andrew Aitken - In recognition of completing his 15th consecutive season with the Club

2016 Tevin Olivier Job - In recognition of completing his 15th consecutive season with the Club

The Lions have shown a commitment to youth development, and thus FC Winnipeg Lions have provided a combination of experience and youth in our on-field product. This combination has allowed for exciting on-field success throughout the club's first eight seasons. The Lions organization is extremely proud of its on and off field achievements during its first eight years of existence.

Our mission is clear, we aim to wear the Lions uniform with pride and professionalism.

We hope you enjoy this site dedicated to Lions soccer!!

 

MMSL Regular Season Statistics:

2002  11-2-3    42 goals, 11 against, +31 differential, 4th place

2003  21-1-0    82 goals, 12 against, +70 differential, 1st place

2004  20-1-1    71 goals, 15 against, +56 differential, 1st place

2005  17-3-2    75 goals, 15 against, +60 differential, 3rd place

2006  15-1-0    56 goals, 13 against, +43 differential, 1st place

2007  13-1-4    50 goals, 13 against, +37 differential, 1st place

2008   8-5-5     43 goals, 19 against, +24differential,  5th place

2009  11-2-3    67 goals, 15 against, +52differential,  2nd place

2010  15-2-1    52 goals, 16 against, +36 differential, 1st place

2011  15-3-0    56 goals, 10 against, +46 differential, 1st place

2012  14-2-2    62 goals, 13 against, +49 differential, 2nd place

2013  16-0-0    50 goals,  7 against,  +43 differential, 1st place

2014  16-2-0    63 goals, 11 against, +52 differential, 1st place

2015  16-1-1    86 goals, 15 against, +71 differential, 1st place

2016  16-1-1    83 goals, 10 against, +73 differential, 1st place

2017  16-0-2    91 goals, 9 against, +82 differential, 1st place

Totals 2002-2017:

241-27-25  (293 games)  1029 goals, 204 against, +825 goal differential (.851 point percentage)