Dissecting Seattle’s 2012 MLS Playoff conference final loss

Our man Josh Dougherty has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Seattle Sounders in the 2012 season of MLS soccer. Today Josh weighs in on the MLS playoff loss by the Sounders to the LA Galaxy this past weekend. He says the pain has begun to pass. It’s now a dull just a dull aching. This playoff series loss was just another reminder that the Sounders aren’t quite the best. Sad though. When the team needed him most, Mauro Rosales wasn’t there.

MLS elimination playoff matchup report: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. L.A. Galaxy

Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his playoff match preview of Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy. C-Mac says the arrival of this game provokes some very mixed emotions in anticipation despite the ascent of the Whitecaps to the status of a playoff contender. The speed of someone like the overdue Darren Mattocks could be a crucial factor tonight.

The Whitecaps make Canadian MLS history!

Take That, TFC! Despite suffering a 1-0 loss to rival Portland Timbers; the Vancouver Whitecaps clinched a playoff spot when hated rival Seattle Sounders knocked off FC Dallas 3-1.  FC Dallas was 4 points behind the ‘Caps wit both having two games remaining. The lose to the Sounders spoiled FC Dallas’ plans. The Whitecaps will […]

State of the Timbers: Weekly Notebook | June 1st

Looking for Northwest MLS soccer news? Matt Martz, our man with his pulse on the Oregon sports beat is back with another edition of the Portland Timbers Notebook. The June 1st, 2012 edition…The good news is that the Timbers next game is over two weeks away which means that the team will get plenty of rest. Kris Boyd needs it I think.

New Tweaks to MLS Regular Season Schedule and Playoffs

Jason Green one of our MLS Soccer bloggers weighs in with some MLS changes for 2012. He points out one of the biggest tweaks for the upcoming MLS season is that the finals will no longer be held at a neutral site, but the club with the most points of the 2 in the finals will be the host. Big changes for the Seattle Sounders, Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers in the northwest to look forward to.

5 Reasons Why the Seattle Sounders Could Not Quite Come Back

It was a great season for the Seattle Sounders, but not a happy ending. They lost 3-2 on aggregate to Real Salt Lake in the MLS Playoffs last night at CenturyLink Field on November 2, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Freddy Montero and Kasey Keller did their best, and that’s all you can ask for.

Sounders Have HUGE Mountain to Climb to Advance in MLS Playoffs

Mauro Rosales and the Seattle Sounders have a major hole to climb out of if they are going to make their 3rd straight Western Conference Finals. In the first leg of their 2-leg series facing the 3rd seed of Real Salt Lake, Seattle were spanked 3-0 in Salt Lake City.

5 Reasons Why the Sounders were Crushed by Real Salt Lake

Jason Green our man with his pulse on the Seattle sports beat gives us his top 5 reasons why the Seattle Sounders lost to Real Salt Lake. You could tell Ned Grabavoy and Real Salt Lake wanted it more, as they dominated every aspect of the match and they were especially more physical in the match. Sigi Schmid stated, “We’re lucky we didn’t lose 6-0.

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