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Tag Archives: Seattle Sounders

MLS Marginalizes Regular Season By Placing Emphasis On MLS Cup, Not Supporters’ Shield

Posted on by Earl Reed
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Sometimes in the world of Major League Soccer, the only real candor you observe comes when the harsh reality of defeat sets in for a well-experienced head coach. Such was the case on Sunday night. Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid, … Continue reading

MLS Western Conference Finals Preview – LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders

Posted on by Dan Holmes
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The LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders have been bitter rivals since Seattle was introduced as the leagues newest expansion team in 2007. The Sounders immediately made it known they wanted to be the biggest and most successful soccer team in … Continue reading

FC Dallas’ Season Ended By Seattle Sounders; Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
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FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders on Monday night was just what the doctor ordered after a weekend of relative blowouts in the other three MLS Playoff Conference Semifinals. If 0-0 draws can be considered classics, the Dallas and Sounders clash … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Reportedly Chased By Aston Villa, QPR And Stoke City For Loan Spell

Posted on by Chris Winterburn
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Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey is believed to be on his way back to the Premier League for a loan spell during the off-season in the MLS, according to a report published by the Mirror Online, The clubs in question, … Continue reading

Preview Of The MLS Knockout Round Matches

Posted on by Dan Holmes
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Major League Soccer wrapped up its regular season with one final weekend that saw teams eliminated from playoff contention and other teams cement their spot in the postseason. Before the league’s best get to play their first game in the … Continue reading

3 Reasons the Sounders Will Win the 2014 Supporters’ Shield

Posted on by Spenser Davis
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The Seattle Sounders, after their brilliant comeback in Los Angeles last weekend to earn a 2-2 draw with the Galaxy, need only a draw to win the Supporters’ Shield this Saturday (live on NBC at 2:30pm ET). It’s a been … Continue reading

English Soccer Fan Travels to US to Watch MLS Games and Shares His Experience

Posted on by Ian Cransons Knees
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I have been a reader of World Soccer Talk (formerly EPLTalk) for around the last 4-5 years and during that time have been one of a privileged minority. As a season ticket holder to Stoke City, I am on the British … Continue reading

8 Celebrities Who Are True Hardcore Soccer Supporters

Posted on by Spenser Davis
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As soccer has become a truly global sport, it’s no surprise that so many celebrities have gotten in on the fun. For some celebrities, their fandom isn’t surprising, especially those from countries in which soccer is a huge deal. Some … Continue reading

The Sad Tale Of Steve Zakuani’s Ailing MLS Career

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The question was only asked because there was nothing else to talk about. The press conference lasted all of 50 seconds. The Portland Timbers had just crushed Guyanese side Alpha United 6-0 in front of one of their smallest home … Continue reading

Can Real Salt Lake Steal The Supporters’ Shield From Seattle And LA?

Posted on by Oscar Sandoval
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Real Salt Lake are third in the western standing with 49 points with five games remaining on their schedule; with a win this weekend, Salt Lake can clinch a playoff spot. They seem to have that third place spot locked … Continue reading

Recount Of The Drama That Unfolded At The US Open Cup Final

Posted on by Flyvanescence
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Many know that while I am a huge soccer fan and a fan of my local Philadelphia Union, I am not a fan of MLS at all. While the quality of play leaves a lot to be desired, my main … Continue reading

Analysing The Race For The MLS Playoffs

Posted on by Earl Reed
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September is here, and that means that Major League Soccer enters that period when the results seem to matter even more. Some teams have surprised thus far, others have followed form, but with a month and change left, teams that … Continue reading

NBC Highlights Two of MLS’s Best Rivalries to Mixed Results

Posted on by Robert Hay

Despite some of the more odd pairings for MLS Rivalry Weekend/Day (you can just taste the hatred between the Union and Revs!) the attempt by MLS and its TV partners to drive attention and viewers on a crowded sports weekend … Continue reading

Stage Set for MLS Cup 2011 Redux

Posted on by Robert Hay

After only twelve goals total being scored in the conference semifinals, fans could be forgiven for expecting low-scoring first legs of the conference finals.  Instead, tired legs and teams pressing advantages led to seven goals and seemingly anti-climatic second legs … Continue reading

Winner and Losers of the First Round of the 2012 Playoffs

Posted on by Robert Hay

As you may have noticed when you excitedly opened your podcast app this morning, we were unable to record a post-Thursday episode of the MLS Talk podcast due to a variety of conflicts.  However, after a wild and crazy first … Continue reading

What Your Team Needs to do to Win MLS Cup 2012

Posted on by Robert Hay

Tonight the road to MLS Cup 2012 begins with Chicago hosting Houston in the Eastern Conference 4/5 game.  Over the next month ten teams will battle to determine who is the best team in MLS this season (at least, the … Continue reading

Loss to Seattle Shows Fallacy of Chivas Playoff Hopes

Posted on by Robert Hay

In political parlance, the “laugh test” is the method to determine the reality of a proposal or idea, as in if a person laughs when you tell them your solution to a problem, it both unrealistic and ridiculous.  A few … Continue reading