Category: Soccer

Offensive woes beset WSU soccer in draw with No. 19 Minnesota

Washington State women's soccer opened up its season with a 0-0 draw in the recently renovated Lower Soccer Field.

Sounders are red hot despite odd July schedule

After a slow start, the Sounders have found their groove as they've earned 9 points in July.

Dempsey, Bradley highlight USMNT’s updated roster

Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey highlight the new additions to the US men's national teams roster.

Sounders have financial flexibility to reinforce current roster, future

The Sounders have a tremendous amount of financial flexibility to improve their roster and S2.

Sounders enter July in need of rest, new approach

The defending MLS Cup champs haven’t had the easiest go of it in the 2017 campaign, as Seattle currently has a 5-7-6 record and are out of the playoff picture. As the Sounders enter a weird July schedule, one match in a 14 day stretch, something needs to change as the team looks to get ...

Lloyd, USWNT let freedom ring in World Cup Final with a 5-2 victory

Carli Lloyd scores three goals as the USWNT won its third World Cup Championship.

WSU soccer is in a scoreless tie with Oregon at the half

The Washington State soccer team is tied with Oregon at the half. Neither team has been able to capitalize on offensive opportunities, and its a scoreless match.

WSU soccer trails Arizona 3-1 at the half

Cougar soccer struggled against the Wildcats in the first half, and trail 3-1

Timbers owner gives fans permission to root for Sounders

The Timbers need Seattle to win if they want to stay in the MLS Cup Playoff Hunt, and the Cascadia Cup race. So Timbers owner Merritt Paulson has resorted to...drastic measures.

US soccer loses 0-1 to Germany, but advances anyway

The United States men’s soccer team lost to the German national team 0-1 in the final match of group play, but is going to advance to the round of 16 anyways. Germany’s victory gave them the points victory in Group G, and the better match-up in the knockout rounds. US soccer is advancing, despite the ...

Portugal’s late goal forces a 2-2 draw, USA soccer needs a draw to advance

The United State’s men soccer team dominated Portugal throughout heir match during group play. But a goal in the 95th minute cost the American team three points, and means that the USA needs to record a draw against German to move on in the World Cup. Portugal winger Silvestre Varela headed in the match tying goal ...

25 years later: The Hillsborough disaster deserves to be remembered

The Hillsborough disaster occurred on April 15th, 1989 at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England during the semi-finals for the Football Association (FA) semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham. This disaster occurred shortly before the game was supposed to kick off, when a human crush in the Leppings Lane end of the stadium — the west end ...

More information comes to light about the Portland Timbers’ ticket policies

Yesterday, I published an article about the Emerald City Supporters’ allegations that the Timbers charged the supporters group $45 tickets for a $27 ticket. That article was based on several tweets from the supporter group’s official Twitter account, and the picture they posted which clearly showed a $27 ticket. The increased ticket price was actually the ...

The Portland Timbers allegedly overcharged Seattle Sounders FC fans for tickets

The last match between the Seattle Sounders FC and the Portland Timbers saw the Sounders overcome a three goal deficit, thanks to Clint Dempsey’s hat trick, to finish the match with a 4-4 draw. Dempsey’s hat trick has easily dominated the story lines regarding that match, and rightfully so. But there was a much smaller ...

Washington D.C. and D.C. United have a unique stadium deal

The MLS franchise D.C. United are looking to build a new stadium to replace their current home, 53-year old RFK Stadium. As a result, the franchise has been negotiating with Washington D.C to get a new stadium built since 2006. Fortunately for United fans, the City and the franchise were able to agree to an…interesting ...


Should the Sounders Play a 3-5-2?

Everyone recovered from that thriller on Saturday night yet? That’s okay, me neither. Seattle’s brilliant comeback against the Vancouver Whitecaps may have seemed frenzied and disorganized in the moment, but was actually the result of a key tactical switch. With the Sounders trailing 2-1 in the 61st minute, Sigi Schmid subbed on Marc Burch for ...


Sounders’ Depth to be Tested in Open Cup

After arguably the worst loss in franchise history, the Sounders need a bounce-back game. And a match against a lower division side in a competition Seattle has historically dominated seems like the perfect opportunity. But as last night’s upsets showed, early round Open Cup games are no walk in the park for MLS teams. With ...

Sounders – Galaxy Lineups

EDITORS NOTE: I was at work when this was submitted. Sorry it is lste.-Neil The lineups are in with no real surprises for either team. Sounders (4-4-2): GK Michael Gspurning, D DeAndre Yedlin, D Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, D Djimi Traore, D Leo Gonzalez; RM Mauro Rosales, CM Servando Carrasco, CM Shalrie Joseph, LM Brad Evans; ...

Robbie Rogers to Make Debut Against Seattle?

Even if you’re not a soccer fan, you probably caught the news that Robbie Rogers signed for the LA Galaxy yesterday. In doing so, the former US International is poised to become the first openly gay male athlete in North America to compete in a professional sport. (Although NBA veteran Jason Collins also came out ...

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