The Seattle Sounders this afternoon released this statement regarding the health of central defender Chad Marshall, who was injured in Wednesday training:
STATEMENT ON SOUNDERS FC DEFENDER CHAD MARSHALL
"Following an injury sustained in training on Wednesday, September 30, Seattle Sounders FC defender Chad Marshall has undergone a full battery of medical tests and protocols. The club can confirm at this time that he sustained a neck sprain, and all precautions are being taken to ensure the player’s health and recovery. Marshall has subsequently been discharged from Virginia Mason Medical Center and is recovering at home with his family. A timeline for Marshall’s return has not been determined, and no other information is available at this time. Sounders FC Head Coach Sigi Schmid is addressing media following the club’s next scheduled training session on Friday, October 2 at approximately 11:30 a.m. PT."