Containing Toronto FC star Giovinco key for Sounders in MLS Cup

It’s not a good idea to get Sebastian Giovinco mad. On Nov. 1 MLS announced the three finalists for its Most Valuable Player award. Giovinco,… Continue reading

Frei returns to his roots when Sounders face Toronto FC in final

Before the injuries that nearly derailed his career, before maturing and coming of age as a goalkeeper in… Continue reading

Sounders embrace the chaos in finally reaching the MLS Cup finals

Friedrich Nietzsche, the 19th century German philosopher, had an interesting take on turmoil. Rather than viewing upheaval with dread, he said, “One must… Continue reading

VIDEO: Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei on the MLS Cup final

Seattle Sounders FC faces Toronto FC for the MLS championship on Saturday. On Wednesday the Sounders departed for Toronto, so Wednesday morning was the team’s… Continue reading

Sounders will hit the road, face Toronto in MLS Cup final

Seattle Sounders FC now knows its fate with regards to the MLS Cup final, and unfortunately for the Sounders that fate takes them on the… Continue reading

Sounders beat Colorado Rapids 1-0 to advance to MLS Cup

Jordan Morris’ sensational rookie season was in jeopardy when he was sick to his stomach Friday. He’s feeling a… Continue reading

Sounders take 2-1 lead after 1st leg of conference finals

Colorado slid by the Sounders in two early-season matches, and went about its way the rest of… Continue reading

Sounders begin pursuit of Western Conference title

the Apple Cup on Friday, the Seahawks in the midst of another good season — Seattle Sounders FC can… Continue reading

Sounders’ Morris named MLS Rookie of the Year

Seattle forward Jordan Morris has been voted Major League Soccer’s Rookie of the Year after scoring 12 goals in his… Continue reading

Sounders’ Morris to miss World Cup qualifier

Forward Jordan Morris has joined the U.S. injured list and will miss Friday’s World Cup qualifier against Mexico. Morris, who plays for… Continue reading

Sounders advance to the Western Conference finals

The Seattle Sounders didn’t have to win Sunday night. All they needed to do was keep the game… Continue reading

Sounders lose, but still advance to conference finals

Seattle Sounders FC lost the battle Sunday night. But the Sounders won the war. Seattle lost the second leg of its MLS Western Conference semifinal… Continue reading

Sounders made a good call in dropping Schmetzer’s ‘interim’ tag

I got preempted by the Seattle Sounders. My intention was to use this week’s column to lobby for Sounders interim head coach Brian Schmetzer to… Continue reading

Sounders remove the interim tag from Brian Schmetzer’s title

Seattle Sounders FC held its Alliance Annual Business Meeting on Wednesday night, and the club used the occasion to announce Brian Schmetzer as the team’s… Continue reading

Sounders take away interim tag, name Schmetzer head coach

The Seattle Sounders took away the interim tag and named Brian Schmetzer as their head coach Wednesday night. Schmetzer took over… Continue reading

Sounders blank FC Dallas 3-0 in first leg of West semifinals

For Nicolas Loderio, going two straight games without a goal or an assist amounted to a drought. He snapped out of… Continue reading

Sounders top Sporting KC 1-0 to advance in MLS playoffs

Stefan Frei did the dirty work for 87 minutes. Then Nelson Valdez finished it off in the 88th. And Seattle Sounders FC is… Continue reading

3 takeaways from the Sounders’ 1-0 playoff win over KC

Seattle Sounders FC defeated Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Thursday night in the knockout round of the MLS playoffs. The Sounders advanced to face FC Dallas,… Continue reading

Sounders vs. Sporting KC playoff lineup notes

It’s winner-takes-all in Thursday night’s fist-round MLS playoff game between Seattle Sounders FC and Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field. The winner advances to the… Continue reading

Sounders’ Morris hopes 1st year ends on high in MLS playoffs

Jordan Morris arrived in Seattle last winter with so much hype that meeting the lofty expectations was going to be difficult. That’s why… Continue reading