Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Alvaro Fernandez goes against Nick Rimando of RSL in Wednesday nights 0-0 draw. (photo SOFIA JARAMILLO / SEATTLEPI.COM)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday nights match up with Real Salt Lake. Not a win, but we did earn a point in the 0-0 draw. This game got chippy early, and stayed that way for the entire match. A total of five yellow cards were handed out. Not a whole lot of great scoring chances, but Cordell Cato and Zach Scott both had excellent chances. The defense, led by Jhon Kennedy Hurtado kept the Sounders in this game and forced the draw.

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Portland Timbers blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Portland Timbers Stadium

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talkes about his love ‘em and hate ‘em points from the Portland Timbers’ 2-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes. Both Danny Mwanga and Jack Jewsbury scored their first goals for Portland this MLS season while a strong defensive effort through the first half and part of the second half gave the Timbers the cushion to win the game.

Sounders FC vs. New England Revolution blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

The Sounders let three points slip away Saturday afternoon at Foxborough (photo Michael Dwyer/AP)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday nights match up with the New England Revolution. Not a win, but we did earn a point in the 2-2 draw. This game got chippy early, and there was a stretch of about thirty minutes where the whistle was blown evey minute, but there were a ton of scoring chances. Two beautiful goals off the head of Eddie Johnson put the Sounders ahead.

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.

Five damn good reasons to see a Sounders FC match in 2012 *LIVE*

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders FC blogger Josh Dougherty is back with his five damn good reasons to take in a Sounders MLS gameday experience personally the next time you are in Seattle, Washington. Century Link is a truly inspiring place for the fans. Mauro Rosales, Fredy Montero, and Alvaro Fernandez can pass circles around most MLS players, and Seattle fans are second to none in North America.

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.

Five looming questions as Sounders enter busy season part deux

Freddy Montero will be giving his thumbs up from the sidelines after receiving a red card against Portland.

NWSB insider and Seattle Sounders FC blogger Josh D tells us his five looming questions about the rough upcoming stretch for the Sounders. Can the team compete with the Elite teams in the leage like Sporting KC and Real Salt Lake? When is the big 4 going to get some significant time on the pitch together? And last but not least, Is Freddy Montero leaving during the summer transfer window?

My favorite Seattle Sounders FC websites on the www

Can't find Sounders coverage anywhere? I got you covered! (photo zimbio.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his favorite Seattle Sounders FC websites on the web. With of course nwsportsbeat.com being the best there is to offer, there are some other local, and national media based sites that offer some good rundowns of Sounders matches. MLS Soccer, You Tube, NWSB, Seattle PI, SoundersFC, and SoundersU23.com are my favorites.

Seattle Sounders FC player profiles: Brad Evans

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us a Seattle Sounders FC Player Profile: Brad Evans. The resident USMNT member on the Sounders, Evans is a staple in the midfield along with Osvaldo Alonso. As a player at UC Irvine, Evans won multiple awards for his play with the Anteaters, and has the fourth highest single season point total in UC Irvine history.

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.

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