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.

N.Y. Red Bulls vs. Whitecaps FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

NY vs. Vancouver Preview

NWSB Editor, Insider and Vancouver Whitecaps writer Chris Anderson brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday nights match up with the New York Red Bulls. 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. Late goals proved pivotal in this draw, with magnificent play from Martin Bonjour.

MLS Preview: Tips for the Sounders to beat the Whitecaps

Sounders vs. Whitecaps Cascadia Cup

NWSB Insider Jason Green brings us his 5 things the Sounders must do to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. The Sounders did lose their last match, but they only gave up 1 goal and this season they have given up the fewest goals in the MLS. The Sounders midfield and forwards must keep Vancouver captain Jay Demerit from controlling the pitch.

MLS Preview: Tips for the Sounders to beat Real Salt Lake

Real vs. Sounders Preview

NWSB Insider Jason Green brings us his 5 things the Sounders must do to beat Real Salt Lake on Saturday. If Freddy Montero and a slightly resurgent Eddie Johnson can play like they are capable of then the Sounders’ offense should be fun to watch. Not that the Sounders need a lot of motivation for this big game.

MLS Preview: Tips for the Sounders to beat the Philadelphia Union

Toronto vs. Seattle

NWSB Insider Jason Green brings us his 5 things the Sounders must do to beat the Philadelphia Union on Saturday. No way does Jason see the Union getting one at Century Link. Seattle has dealt with many injuries so far in the season and some guys are still out and some are questionable for this game. Alvaro Fernandez is doubtful, Patrick Ianni is questionable, and Mauro Rosales is probable.

MLS Preview: Tips for the Sounders to beat the Chicago Fire

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NWSB Insider Jason Green brings us his 5 things the Sounders must do to beat the Chicago Fire on Saturday night. David Estrada has shouldered the load so far and needs his offense to kick in. Michael Gspurning needs to keep up his solid play and the defense needs to continue its stingy play as the team hits the road for the 2nd time this season.

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

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.

MLS Releases 2012 Schedule for the Seattle Sounders FC

Sounders FC

Clinton Bell one of our Seattle Sounders bloggers today lets us know the Sounders FC 2012 schedule was released today, and this years soccer season starts off with the home and home series against Santos in the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Champions League. With the loss of both Kasey Keller, and Terry Boss, goalkeeping will be an issue all season long.

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