Here's my Sounders story from today's paper. And while there's an inevitable looking-back feel to it, there's going to be a steady diet of Sounders and MLS news this week.
Within minutes, we should learn which Sounder was selected MLS newcomer of the year.
Tomorrow, I expect either Sigi Schmid to receive his third coach-of-the-year award ... or for there to be considerable outrage that he didn't.
I believe by Thursday the Sounders will be holding some media events that should provide a flurry of stories looking forward to 2010.
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And then, of course, the weekend will bring the Eastern and Western finals, the next week brings MLS Cup to Seattle, and then the Philadelphia Union expansion draft, and beyond.
I can't begin to thank you guys enough for the passion, intelligence and civility you brought to our discussion of this Sounders season and I sure hope you all continue to contribute through the off-season as well.