Sounders

Seattle Sounders players, including Brad Smith, left, and Fredy Montero (12) surround forward Raul Ruidiaz (obscured) after Ruidiaz scored a goal against the Houston Dynamo during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, July 7, 2021, in Seattle. The Sounders won 2-0. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders set record with season-opening 13-game unbeaten run

Seattle beats Houston 1-0 to eclipse the mark set by three other franchises.

 

Seattle Sounders midfielder Joao Paulo (6) celebrates with forward Raul Ruidiaz (9) and midfielder Josh Atencio, right, after Paulo scored a goal against Minnesota United during the second half of an MLS soccer match, Friday, April 16, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders thump Minnesota in season opener

Seattle welcomed back fans and the start of the MLS season with a 4-0 win on Friday night.

 

Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz (9) dribbles past Los Angeles FC defender Tristan Blackmon during the first half of an MLS playoff soccer match, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders ready to open season after roster overhaul

Seattle’s team will look different, but the GM insists it’s not a rebuild after another run to the final.

 

Seattle Sounders' Jordan Morris, right, tries to advance the ball past Columbus Crew's Aidan Morris during the second half of the MLS Cup championship game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. The Crew won 3-0. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Sounders’ Morris loaned to Swansea City for rest of season

Morris has 41 goals 23 assists in 121 appearances for Seattle since signing with the club in 2016.

Seattle Sounders' Jordan Morris, right, tries to advance the ball past Columbus Crew's Aidan Morris during the second half of the MLS Cup championship game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. The Crew won 3-0. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris (13) in the second half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, Nov. 1 2020, in Commerce City, Colo. The Rapids won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Sounders star Morris may leave team to play in Europe

The 26-year-old forward is reportedly in talks with Swansea City AFC.

Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris (13) in the second half of an MLS soccer match Sunday, Nov. 1 2020, in Commerce City, Colo. The Rapids won 3-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan, left, tries to dribble past Columbus Crew's Lucas Zelarayan during the first half of the MLS Cup championship soccer match Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Sounders’ repeat bid falls short to Columbus in MLS Cup

Columbus scores twice in the first half and tacks on another in the second to win the MLS title.

Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan, left, tries to dribble past Columbus Crew's Lucas Zelarayan during the first half of the MLS Cup championship soccer match Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
Seattle Sounders midfielder Ethan Dobbelaere (45) kicks a ball around during a practice session in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, before Saturday's MLS Cup against Columbus Crew SC. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Sounders seeking 3rd title in 5 years facing Crew in MLS Cup

Columbus will be without two key starters in Saturday’s match due to positive COVID-19 tests.

Seattle Sounders midfielder Ethan Dobbelaere (45) kicks a ball around during a practice session in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, Dec. 11, 2020, before Saturday's MLS Cup against Columbus Crew SC. (Barbara J. Perenic/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan (7) celebrates a Sounders goal late in the second half of an MLS playoff Western Conference final soccer match against Minnesota United, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Seattle. The Sounders won 3-2. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

18 minutes of lunacy lifts Sounders to another MLS Cup final

Seattle’s epic rally to reach the league championship game won’t soon be forgotten.

Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan (7) celebrates a Sounders goal late in the second half of an MLS playoff Western Conference final soccer match against Minnesota United, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Seattle. The Sounders won 3-2. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Sounders' Shane O'Neill reacts after scoring against FC Dallas during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sounders beat FC Dallas, advance to Western Conference final

Shane O’Neill scores on a header early in the second half and Seattle hangs on for a 1-0 win.

Seattle Sounders' Shane O'Neill reacts after scoring against FC Dallas during the second half of an MLS playoff soccer match Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Sounders' Nicolas Lodeiro (10) is congratulated on his goal by Jordan Morris (13), who had an assist, during the first half of an MLS playoff soccer match against Los Angeles FC on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Defending champs moving on as Sounders oust LAFC

Seattle opens the playoff with a 3-1 win and advances to face FC Dallas in the Western semifinals.

Seattle Sounders' Nicolas Lodeiro (10) is congratulated on his goal by Jordan Morris (13), who had an assist, during the first half of an MLS playoff soccer match against Los Angeles FC on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Seattle Sounders FC will be looking to defend its MLS Cup championship when the playoffs begin Nov. 21. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

POLL RESULTS: Voters predict a title for the Sounders

Nearly half the voters picked Seattle to claim its second straight MLS Cup and third in five years.

Seattle Sounders FC will be looking to defend its MLS Cup championship when the playoffs begin Nov. 21. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
Jordan Morris and the Seattle Sounders head into the MLS postseason as the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

POLL: How far do the Sounders advance in the MLS playoffs?

Defending league champion Seattle enters the postseason as the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference.

Jordan Morris and the Seattle Sounders head into the MLS postseason as the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris, right, takes a shot in front of LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Sounders’ regular-season finale has big playoff implications

Seattle can finish anywhere from first in the Western Conference to fourth after Sunday’s game.

Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris, right, takes a shot in front of LA Galaxy defender Julian Araujo during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
LA Galaxy forward Cristian Pavon, left, trips Seattle Sounders defender Joevin Jones during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Sounders score in stoppage time, draw with Galaxy

Raúl Ruidíaz scores in the third minute of injury time as Seattle salvages a 1-1 tie.

LA Galaxy forward Cristian Pavon, left, trips Seattle Sounders defender Joevin Jones during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
Seattle Sounders' Will Bruin reacts after scoring in stoppage time against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Bruin scores in stoppage time, Sounders draw with Timbers

Seattle and Portland remain tied at the top of the Western Conference after the 1-1 match.

Seattle Sounders' Will Bruin reacts after scoring in stoppage time against the Portland Timbers in the second half of an MLS soccer match, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz celebrates after scoring a goal during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Ruidiaz scored twice as the Sounders won 3-0. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

Sounders’ Wednesday match against Rapids postponed

Colorado has had an outbreak of COVID-19 and Seattle’s Ruidiaz also tests positive while with Peru.

Seattle Sounders forward Raul Ruidiaz celebrates after scoring a goal during the second half of the team's MLS soccer match against the Portland Timbers in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. Ruidiaz scored twice as the Sounders won 3-0. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)
Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan hops into the arms of Jordan Morris who scored against Real Salt Lake during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Morris, Andrade score, Sounders defeat Real Salt Lake

First-place Seattle wins 2-1 for its third straight victory and fifth in its past six matches.

Seattle Sounders' Cristian Roldan hops into the arms of Jordan Morris who scored against Real Salt Lake during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, in Seattle. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)
Seattle Sounders midfielder Joao Paulo, second from right, celebrates with Kelvin Leerdam, right, and Cristian Roldan, third from right, after Paulo scored against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Big 2nd half lifts Sounders to win over Whitecaps

João Paulo and Raúl Ruidíaz score after halftime to lead Seattle to a 3-1 victory over Vancouver.

Seattle Sounders midfielder Joao Paulo, second from right, celebrates with Kelvin Leerdam, right, and Cristian Roldan, third from right, after Paulo scored against the Vancouver Whitecaps during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Sounders fall to rival Timbers on early Chara goal

Sounders fall to rival Timbers on early Chara goal

Seattle’s two-game win streak comes to an end with a 1-0 loss on the road to Portland.

Sounders fall to rival Timbers on early Chara goal
Sounders back on top of West after win over LAFC

Sounders back on top of West after win over LAFC

Nicolas Lodeiro scores twice as Seattle rolls to a 3-0 victory.

Sounders back on top of West after win over LAFC
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