LA Galaxy vs. Sounders FC playoff blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Galaxy vs. Sounders

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Sunday night 2nd leg playoff match with the LA Galaxy. The Sounders team that we all love was out there finally tonight, but it was just a little too late. Yes, the Sounders won the game, but they lost the battle to the Galaxy, who now will go on to face the Houston Dynamo for the MLS Cup. A sad end to a great season, one that came prematurely once again.

MLS Matchup Report: Seattle Sounders FC vs. RSL

Real Salt Lake v Seattle Sounders

Our man Josh Dougherty has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Seattle Sounders in the 2012 season of MLS soccer. This time out, Josh gives us his match preview of the MLS playoff matchup vs. RSL. Josh points out once again, the Sounders face the possibility of playing an important match without the help of their key playmaker, Captain Mauro Rosales. It’s fair to say that even if he does play, it won’t be for the full 90.

2012 MLS Playoff preview: Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake (leg 1)

2012 MLS Playoffs: Real Salt Lake vs. Sounders FC

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his 2012 MLS Playoff preview for the Sounders FC vs. Real Salt Lake playoff series (1st leg). The Sounders will be without star striker Eddie Johnson for the first leg, so they will need to look to Freddy Montero and company to get the Sounders up in this two leg playoff series. RSL holds the season head to head with one win and two draws, plus they beat the Sounders last year in the playoff.

San Jose Earthquakes vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

For the second time in two months, the Sounders fell to the Quakes by a score of 2-1 Saturday night. (photo mlssoccer.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Saturday night match against the first place San Jose Earthquakes. Sounders let 3 points slip away once again, this time at home. Steve Zakuani finally got his first goal of his comeback campaign, tying the game at one early on. But Chris the Wonder boy Wondolowksi netted a wide open deflection to put the Sounders away for good.

Chivas USA vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Forget the golden boot award, they should rename it the golden head for Eddie Johnson (photo mlssoccer.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from the Saturday afternoon match against Chivas USA. The Sounders did something Saturday that they have rarely done in their history, come from behind on an early goal and win the game. Man of the Match Eddie Johnson headed home two goals as the Sounders beat the Goats 2-1.

Sounders new additions Christian Tiffert & Mario Martinez?

Christian Tiffert Sounders FC

Our man Josh Dougherty has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Seattle Sounders in the 2012 season of MLS soccer. Today Josh weighs in on the two newest Sounders. Mario Martinez & Christian Tiffert. Tiffert comes from the recently relegated Kaiserslautern FC in Germany. Questions about who would play on the left side of midfield arose immediately when Alvaro Fernandez was traded, the answer is Martinez on loan.

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

Eddie Johnson gladly took the yellow card for removing his jersey after his game winning goal Saturday night. (photo soundersfc.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Saturday nights match up with the Colorado Rapids. Finally we are winners again in MLS Play! The return of Steve Zakuani against Brian Mullan has finally happened, and Alvaro Fernandez scored his first goal of the year. Sigi Schmid has to be happy with this result. Maybe the new lineup sans Fredy Montero is a sign of things to come.

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.

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.

Where’s the Seattle love for the CONCACAF Champions League?

Sounders FC

Seattle sports and NWSB insider Clinton Bell brings us an update on the Seattle Sounders FC CONCACAF Champions League game this week versus Mexican league team Santos Laguna. He points out the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, and even non-Premier League friendlies, have had slim showings in the stands in Seattle. Let’s fill the “Hawks Nest,” let’s fill the lower bowl. Let the chants of the Emerald City Supporters be loud.

2012 MLS Preview: Seattle Sounders FC fearless season predictions

Fredy Montero

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.

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