NWSB Inside and Sounders FC Blogger Jason Green weighs in with his gameday preview for Saturday’s matchup between Colorado Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders. The Sounders started off hot but have cooled off as of late. With David Estrada scoring 4 of 5 Seattle goals this season, someone will need to step up when the pressure is on him.
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.
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.
NWSB MLS Insider Clinton Bell brings us his 2012 predictions for the Seattle Sounders today. The midfield will be anchored by yet another stellar year by the best mid in all of the MLS, Osvaldo Alonso. Let’s hope that a healthy Steve Zakuani, and O’Brian White can come back and contribute what they are known for this season. Once again he predicts the Sounders to win the Cascadia Cup.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us coverage of the MLS Superdraft. The Seattle Sounders FC selected Andrew Duran in the draft and Jason says he will instantly make the Sounders FC better. He cites Duran’s defense, his crosses and that he already fits right into the club.
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.
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.
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.
Our Northwest MLS Soccer insider Jason Green tells us the 2011 MLS expansion draft recently took place on Thursday and the new club for 2012 the Montreal Impact had a great draft taking some legit players to start their team including Houston’s Brian Ching and Philadelphia’s Justin Mapp.
Our man on the Seattle Sounders beat Jason Green tells us Legendary goalie Kasey Keller is slated to play his last MLS regular season league match this week versus the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS action. He’s had a nice career, did you know he’s the first U.S. goalie that was a regular in the German Bundesliga, English Premier League, and the Spanish La Liga?
Our man on the Seattle sports scene Jason Green weighs in with his take on the Sounders this week. The time for modesty is over, Sounders fans. Our boys are major MLS title contenders and it’s time to start “expecting” dominance…