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Sounders goalkeeper Michael Gspurning saw no benefit to his benching at Portland on Sunday, but he said Wednesday that he is looking forward to re-establishing himself as one of best keepers in Major League Soccer.
Seattle Sounders FC has been fined $5,000, and coach Sigi Schmid was fined an additional $1,000 by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for violation of the league’s mass confrontation policy.
Personnel changes are nothing new for Seattle Sounders FC, which has used 31 lineups in 32 MLS regular-season games.
PORTLAND – The Seattle Sounders thought they deserved a better fate than their 1-0 loss to the Portland Timbers on Sunday.
Jeld-Wen Field will be rocking from the start. A sellout crowd will be on hand Sunday for one of the hottest rivalries in Major League Soccer: Seattle Sounders FC against the Portland Timbers. A national audience will be watching on ESPN.
Seattle Sounders FC has played almost five seasons without experiencing a goalkeeper controversy – until now.
At this time last week, Seattle Sounders FC had allowed 29 goals over its 29 games.
The reigning Major League Soccer player of the week will be at CenturyLink Field on Wednesday as Vancouver visits Seattle Sounders FC.
Yes, Seattle Sounders FC is a team that lost 5-1 to the Colorado Rapids on Saturday.
After struggling through a third straight winless game Saturday, Seattle Sounders FC suffered the loss of two starters on Sunday.
The Colorado Rapids took the lead 14 seconds after the first kick Saturday and kept building all the way to a 5-1 Major League Soccer win over Seattle Sounders FC at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.
The last time the Seattle Sounders played at Colorado, they were five games into the season and still looking for their first win.
Over the next nine days, Seattle Sounders FC faces three Major League Soccer games that will be crucial to their hopes for the Supporters’ Shield, Western Conference title and best possible playoff seeding.
For the first time since 2008, there was a U.S. Open Cup final Tuesday, and Seattle Sounders FC wasn’t part of it.
One point separates Seattle Sounders FC and New York Red Bulls in the MLS standings, and nothing at all separated them Sunday night at CenturyLink Field.
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