Seattle Sounders FC mid season player & team report

Time for the Sounders mid season report (photo stern222.deviantart.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his report card for the Seattle Sonders FC during the first half of the MLS season. While the injuries have been a problem, Seattle is lucky to be sitting in fourth place in the Western Conference. Top goal goes to Patrick Ianni for his mid air volley against Sporting KC. Best player so far is Osvaldo Alonso, without him, the Sounders would be in a world of hurt.

MLS Matchup Report: Seattle Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers

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Our man Josh Dougherty has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Seattle Sounders in the 2012 season of MLS soccer. This time out, Josh gives us his match preview of the Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers FC matchup. Last year’s match at JELD-WEN was a frenetic affair. The Sounders escaped with a 3-2 victory thanks to a brace by Fredy Montero and a late penalty goal from Osvaldo Alonso.

Sporting KC vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Patrick Ianni with one of the best goals you will ever see! (photo mlssoccer.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday nights match up with Sporting KC. Not a win, but we did earn a point in the 1-1 draw. A fast paced game with a ton of scoring chances, no one could grab the winner. Steve Zakuani was finally brought back up to the first team squad, though he didn’t see any time during the match. Patrick Ianni got the equalizer.

Seattle Sounders FC vs. Montreal Impact blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

No smiling for the Sounders on Saturday night as the Impact won 4-1 (photo canada.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday nights match up with the Montreal Impact. Another game without a win, and it was a devastating loss for the Sounders. 1-4 away to Montreal. The lone bright spot was a late goal a man down to Eddie Johsnon. A red card issued to Jhon Kennedy Hurtado left the Sounders shy of eleven men, and keeper Bryan Meredith just couldn’t keep the ball out of the net tonight.

Sounders FC find time to relax during busy MLS season

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders FC blogger Chris Anderson reports in on the off week for the Sounders FC. They apparently took the day off from normal training to hold the first ever Sounders FC Dodgeball Championship. On another side note, here is the goal video by Osvaldo Alonso scored in last-night’s game against Cal FC. What a cracker!

Sounders FC vs. Chivas USA blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

David Estrada doing work against the Goats (photo VICTOR DECOLONGON / GETTY IMAGES)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday nights match up with CD Chivas USA. Another game without a win, but this time the Sounders came away with a point after a 1-1 draw thanks to a perfectly time toe flick by David Estrada from a Alex Caskey cross. Old pal James Riley caused fits for the Sounders all across the field.

Columbus Crew vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Fredy Montero drawing a yellow card (Mike Russell)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday’s game between the Columbus Crew and the Seattle Sounders FC. It was a tough loss after the Sounders controlled much of the game, falling 0-2 to the Crew. Bryan Meredith conceded two goals on two shots. Mauro Rosales started the game on the bench in favor of David Estrada.

5 Reasons the Sounders were Crushed by Santos Laguna

Seattle Sounders FC vs Santos Laguna

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.

Sounders FC Make Some Moves In The MLS Re-Entry Draft

Erik Friberg

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.

Sounders FC Sign GK Michael Gspurning to Replace Kasey Keller

Michael Gspurning

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.

5 Reasons Why the Sounders were Crushed by Real Salt Lake

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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.

5 Reasons why the Sounders cruised past Chivas USA

Kasey Keller

Jason Green our man with his pulse on the Seattle sports beat gives us his top 5 reasons why the Seattle Sounders defeated Chivas USA. Although the win was nice, the Sounders are already headed to the playoffs with the second best record in the conference. Alvaro Fernandez was an impact player…

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