Sounders FC fan favorite Roger Levesque hangs up his boots

Roger Levesque in "The Chop." (photo soundersfc.com)

Our man Josh Dougherty has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Seattle Sounders in the 2012 season of MLS soccer. But this time, Josh is paying his respects to the other player who wore number 24 in Seattle who stole our hearts, Roger Levesque. Among Josh’s top moments of Roger’s career were the ’09 Open Cup winner, the 48 seconds goal and celebration, and just an overall rememberence of what kind of man Roger was both on and off the field.

Where’s the Seattle love for the CONCACAF Champions League?

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Seattle sports and NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us an update on the Seattle Sounders FC CONCACAF Champions League game this week versus Mexican league team Santos Laguna. He points out the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, and even non-Premier League friendlies, have had slim showings in the stands in Seattle. Let’s fill the “Hawks Nest,” let’s fill the lower bowl. Let the chants of the Emerald City Supporters be loud.

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