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Sounders encourage fans to plan ahead Saturday

Here's a note from the club:

Seattle Sounders FC fans are encouraged to plan ahead and arrive early for the international friendly versus Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday, July 19. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m. PT and gates open at 11:30 a.m. Westbound Interstate 90 will be reduced to one lane at Bellevue Way Southeast from 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 18 until 5 a.m. Friday, July 25. Fans are encouraged to leave early, avoid I-90 and take an alternate route, such as 520 or I-405. Download the Washington State Department of Transportation's mobile app for current information on traffic conditions and follow @WSDOT_traffic on Twitter. For more transportation information visit The club also wishes to remind season ticket holders that tickets to the Tottenham Hotspur friendly are included in their season ticket package and are already pre-loaded on their MatchPass. Fans are invited to participate in the following match day activities: March to the MatchJoin Sound Wave, the Sounders FC Alliance and fans as they "March to the Match." The March will depart Occidental Park at 12 p.m. and concludes just outside of the Northwest Gate, where fans can enter the stadium. Tomorrow's March will include a musical performance from the band My Goodness. Soccer CelebrationSoccer Celebration activities are located at the Northwest Gate, continue inside the stadium at the North Plaza and throughout CenturyLink Field. Activities include inflatable games, face and hair painting, sign making, a music and more. Soccer Celebration activities begin at 11:30 a.m. and conclude at kickoff.