Sounders Superdraft Review

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It feels like just yesterday that our Seattle Sounders won the MLS Cup in that freezing cold night in Toronto. All the confetti, the cheering, the delirium. It is funny to think that the new season has already started. “Wait what,” you say,”doesn’t the season start in March?” Well yes it technically does, but the first part of our season, the MLS Superdraft is underway. The draft is and has been one of the most important parts in the season for a team, for it is an opportunity to find all kinds of new talent for your teams. So you could say that the season already started four days ago! Here is a review on how we did in the draft. Continue reading

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Seattle Sounders Year in Review: Part 5-The Final

cool-posterThe day had come after two weeks of rest the Seattle Sounders had flown into Canada to play what would be the most important game in team history. The temperature was around 20 degrees Fahrenheit, but felt even colder due to the wind. It was a league rule that before every cup final the pitch had to be watered, which created even more problems for the players. The ground was soft and warm in some places and icy cold in others. On top of all that the Sounders were away from home in a harsh and unforgiving environment. Winning our first ever MLS Cup couldn’t get any tougher Continue reading

Seattle Sounders Year in Review: Part 4- The Conference Finals

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Seattle had surprised everybody by making it to the Western Conference Finals where they would play the Colorado Rapids. The Rapids had their hearts ripped open in the regular season when they lost the Supporters Shield to FC Dallas by just one point. Their only chance at silverware this year would be the MLS Cup, and they were determined not to finish their remarkable season with nothing. Once again Seattle had thousands of people against them, and a hard-nosed match-up awaited. Continue reading

Seattle Sounders Year in Review: Part 3- MLS Playoffs

playoffs-picureAgainst all odds now the Sounders had made it to the MLS Playoffs, but there was still much work to be done. We had gotten the 4th seed and that meant we would play in the  wildcard round. This round is only one game and the top two seeds in each conference get to skip it.  We would be playing Sporting KC, the team that beat us in our home opener, and all Sounders did not want to experience a de ja vu moment. Continue reading

Seattle Sounders Year in Review: Part 2-The Change

“Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end.”

-Robin Sharma

July 26: Sigi’s Departure

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After years of being the Sounders main man Sigi Schmid and the Sounders parted ways. He had been a wonderful coach, but the players and club just needed a change. We needed a new attitude in the dressing room and that is just what we got in Brian Schmezer. He had been with the club since 2007 and though he didn’t have an MLS Cup title like Sigi, he was a hell of a guy who was determined to get our club off the ground. Continue reading

Seattle Sounders Year in Review: Part 1- How it all Began

championsThis year has been a roller coaster ride for all Seattle Sounders fans. It definitely has not been predictable. If you would have told anyone at the start of the year that Sigi Schmid would part ways with us, Clint Dempsey would be out for the majority of the season, we would go from 9th in the Western Conference to 4th in just 14 games then beat the two best teams in the league (Colorado and Dallas) on the way to our first MLS Cup victory that was decided in penalties they would have called you insane! It has been remarkable witnessing this team’s journey to their first MLS Cup title, here is another look at our record-breaking journey. Continue reading

MLS Cup 2016: Seattle Sounders vs Toronto FC

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Saturday, December 10
8:00 pm ET ( FOX, UniMás, TSN, RDS)
BMO Field: Toronto, Canada

I think I speak for all Sounders fans when I say this has been the greatest year in team history. I mean of course it is we made it to the MLS Cup Final. If you told anyone that just four months ago they would have thought you were crazy. This has definitely been an amazing season, but it’s not over yet. On December 10th we will play Toronto FC in the MLS Cup Final to decide who will be going home with 2016 MLS Cup. To get you ready for what to expect I have built a preview that will prepare you for one of the greatest games of soccer ever. Continue reading

The Lone Star

With the annual Ballon d’Or, or Fifa Player of the Year Award having already been announced, it seemed right to honor one of the most influential winners of all time. In the winter of 1995, Liberian superstar George Weah became the first and only African player to ever win the Ballon’ d’Or, the most individually acclaimed sports award in the soccer world. Having come from a tough background, he made it his goal to change the lives of young children in his country who have been as disadvantaged as he was. After finishing his lucrative career, Weah became a politician, and just last year he became a senator of Liberia. To come from the slums of Monrovia, to the greatest stadiums in Europe, Weah showed the world that anything is possible, and he gave many young Liberians a chance to dream.
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Champions League Preview: Quarterfinal

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The Champions League is well underway and already we have had some wondrous moments to remember. For example, Bayern Munich’s spectacular overtime comeback win against former Champions League runner ups Juventus in the Round of 16. However there still is a lot more to come in this tournament, for in this round Barcelona face their smaller rivals from Madrid. That is right, in this stage of the Champions League Atletico Madrid will face off against a legendary Barcelona side. Watch this video to get a feel for what has always been an interesting matchup…

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Top Five Most Heartbreaking Super Bowl Losses: #1

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The most heartbreaking loss of all time is of course, the one that everyone in Seattle has been grieving since the day it happened. This game was played between the Patriots and the Seahawks, and the 12th Man that had supported Seattle all season was hungry for the back to back Super Bowls their team rightfully deserved.

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