Seattle Sounders FC Player Profile: Michael Gspurning

Michael Gspurning practice

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.

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.

Moments in time…Clinton’s Seattle Sounders FC from A-Z

Kasey Keller

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Seattle Sounders FC A to Z moments in time. From the days of the NASL, through the USL, and up to present day in the MLS. The Sounders have had a few stellar names come through. Steve Zakuani, Kasey Keller, and Michael Gspurning to name a few. Plus first class ownership in Paul Allen, and Drew Carey.

FC Dallas vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Dallas FC vs. Sounders FC

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.

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.

L.A. Galaxy vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Dallas FC vs. Sounders FC

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday’s game between the LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC. Bruce Arena fielded a team that resembled a reserve team squad more than the defending MLS Cup winning squad. No David Beckham, no Robbie Keane. Fredy Montero is finally on the scoring sheet for Seattle!

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

DavidEstrada2

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.

Colorado Rapids vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Rapids vs. Sounders

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday’s game between the Colorado Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders FC. After a tough draw last week in D.C. against United, the Sounders came out fired up for the first twenty or so minutes. They cooled before half time, and it wasn’t till a little after the hour mark that they were finally able to push the ball across the line.

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.

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.

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.

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