NWSB Inside and Sounders FC Blogger Jason Green weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Colorado Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders. The Sounders started off hot but have cooled off as of late. With David Estrada scoring 4 of 5 Seattle goals this season, someone will need to step up when the pressure is on him.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday’s game between the Seattle Sounders FC vs. D.C. United. Seattle defender Marc Burch failed to convert the game’s best chance in stoppage time against his former team, heading a rebound effort against the post from close range. The Sounders (2-1-1) had won five straight on the road, dating back to last August.
NWSB Inside and Sounders FC Blogger Jason Green weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Seattle Sounders vs. San Jose Earthquakes. If the Seattle defense can bottle up Chris Wondolowski they should be in good shape. This match is the first Western Conference one for each team and features Sounders dynamo David Estrada.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Friday night’s game between the Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders FC. Early in the game, especially in the first half-hour when the Dyanamo were in control of the game, the Sounders were caught off guard a few times defensively. David Estrada’s fourth goal of the young season was the turning point of the match.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday night’s game between the Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders FC. A bounce back game was definitely in order Saturday night after that grueling 6-1 loss earlier in the week. Seattle did get redemption in the 90th minute in the form of a yellow card issued to Aaron Maund for the same kind of dirty play on Osvaldo Alonso.
NWSB Insider Jason Green tells us why the Seattle Sounders were crushed by Santos Laguna in leg 2 of their CONCACAF matchup. New G Michael Gspurning gave up 6 goals on 10 shots on goal and the Sounders got into an early hole and could not climb out of it in the second half. With the Sounders out of the CONCACAF Champions League they can concentrate on the MLS season.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders blogger Clinton Bell breaks down his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday night’s game between Santos Laguna vs. Seattle Sounders FC. The Sounders passed the ball, and kept control for much of the first 45 minutes. Osvaldo Alonso was his usual self, winning a lot of balls in the midfield. With the 2-1 win in their belts, the Sounders will now travel to Mexico next Wednesday
Seattle sports and NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us an update on the Seattle Sounders FC. Their off-season training is off to a good start with wins in Florida and Mexico. The new addition to the team in Eddie Johnson may have cost 2 fan favorites to get, but his footwork should make the trade worthwhile.
Seattle Sounders FC blogger Jason Green reports that the Sounders midfielder Erik Friberg is leaving to return to Sweden. But the Sounders added defender Marc Burch, formerly of D.C. United, in the re-entry draft this week. In the re-entry draft the Sounders also lost Nate Jaqua. After a solid season this year Seattle has high hopes from last season.
Jason Green reports the Seattle Sounders will never truly replace Kasey Keller in goal, but they’ve found someone they hope can fill his now retired shoes. Michael Gspurning is 30 years old and a tall keeper at 6’5″ and has played for the Austrian national team as well as in the top Greek league for the last 5 seasons. Sigi Schmid likes his new keeper.
Our Northwest MLS Soccer insider Jason Green tells us the 2011 MLS expansion draft recently took place on Thursday and the new club for 2012 the Montreal Impact had a great draft taking some legit players to start their team including Houston’s Brian Ching and Philadelphia’s Justin Mapp.