NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us a Seattle Sounders FC Player Profile: Michael Gspurning. The native of Austria was brought in to replace the legend Kasey Keller. After stops with several teams in Austria, Greece, and Spain, Gspurning is now at home in Seattle playing in the MLS. With playing time in the UEFA Cup, Gspuring brings the attitude and aggressiveness of a top flight European keeper to America.
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.
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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday’s game between FC Dallas and Seattle Sounders FC. Sigi Schmid fielded a less than steller team, but the Sounders got the win thanks to two goals from Fredy Montero. Bryan Meredith was strong in net recording his second straigh clean sheet. Rookie Cordell Cato finally got into a game.
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.
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.
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 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 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.