Sounders FC vs. D.C. United blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Sounders vs D.C. United

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.

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Earthquakes vs. Sounders

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday’s game between the San Jose Earthquakes vs Seattle Sounders FC. Christian Sivebaek wtih his best Mauro Rosales impersonation, played well in his first start for the Sounders. Sounders look to bounce back next Saturday against the DC United at RFK stadium.

MLS Matchup Report: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Seattle Sounders

San Jose vs. Seattle FC

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.

Houston Dynamo vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Sounders

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.

Toronto FC vs. Sounders FC blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Toronto vs. Seattle

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.

2012 MLS Insight: Seattle Sounders FC season preview

Osvaldo Alonso

NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us news from the MLS this week and his 2012 Seattle Sounders season preview. He pointsout the forward position is another one that the Sounders will have depth at. Fredy Montero will be able to be a lot more creative this season as he will not be the lone go to guy for the Sounders for scoring. The addition of Eddie Johnson will mean an added scorer. Michael Gspurning is in net.

Santos Laguna vs. Sounders FC blog: love ’em & hate ’em

Santos-Laguna vs. Seattle

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

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

Sounders FC

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.

Sounders FC look to finish friendly schedule undefeated

Eddie Johnson, Seattle Sounders FC

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.

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.

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