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Sounders announce 2014 preseason schedule

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Seattle Sounders FC announced its 2014 preseason schedule, which will include training camps in Arizona and South Carolina from late January to early March.

Sounders FC will begin preseason training on Saturday, January 25 at Starfire Sports in Tukwila, Wash. Four days later, the team will travel to Tucson, Ariz., on January 29, to begin a 10-day training camp at Kino Sports Complex. Sounders FC will participate in two preseason friendlies in Tucson, playing the San Jose Earthquakes on February 5 and the Portland Timbers on February 8.

Sounders FC will return to Seattle on February 9 and will train at Starfire Sports for 10 days. The team will then travel to Charleston, SC, on February 19 to participate in the Carolina Challenge Cup. It will be Seattle's first-ever appearance in the preseason tournament and the team will face the Houston Dynamo, DC United and the Charleston Battery of the USL Pro. Sounders FC will return to Seattle on March 2 to complete final preparations for the 2014 season. March to Soccer Opening Match will be played in Seattle on March 8 as Sounders FC hosts the 2013 MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City on NBC Sports Network, kicking off the league's 19th season. Sounders FC season ticket memberships start at just $414 per seat. Tickets can be purchased by visiting or by phoning 1-877-MLS-GOAL.

Seattle Sounders FC 2014 Preseason Schedule (all times Pacific) 2014 MLS CombineJanuary 10-14 - Central Broward Regional Park, Lauderhill, Fla. 2014 MLS SuperDraftJanuary 16 - Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pa. Preseason Training Camp StartsJanuary 25-28 - Training at Starfire Sports, Tukwila, Wash. Preseason Training Camp - Tucson, Arizona January 29-February 9 - Training at Kino Sports Complex, Tucson, Ariz.February 5 - Sounders FC vs. San Jose Earthquakes at Kino Sports Complex - 11 a.m.February 8 - Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers at Kino Sports Complex - 6 p.m. February 9 - Return to Seattle Preseason Training Camp - Charleston, South CarolinaFebruary 19-March 2 - Training at Charleston Battery Training Complex, Charleston, SCFebruary 22 - Sounders FC vs. Charleston Battery at Blackbaud Stadium - 4:15 p.m. February 26 - Sounders FC vs. Houston Dynamo at Blackbaud Stadium - 2 p.m.March 1 - Sounders FC vs. DC United at Blackbaud Stadium - 2 p.m.

2014 March to Soccer Opening Match March 8 - Sounders FC vs. Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Wash. - 12 p.m.

*Dates and times are subject to change