Author Archives: Jason Mitchell

Defoe brace lifts Toronto FC over Sounders

Jermain Defoe scored two goals in the first 25 minutes to help Toronto FC best the Seattle Sounders in the weekend’s marquee MLS match. Continue reading »

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Stoppage time goal lifts Sounders over Sporting KC

Newcomer Chad Barrett flicked a last-minute volley past goalkeeper Eric Kronberg to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 victory over defending champion Sporting KC in the first match of the 2014 MLS season. Continue reading »

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Sounders Notes: Schmid Defends Dempsey; FieldTurf Deteriorating; and More

By JASON MITCHELL Clint Dempsey played more than 90 minutes in Cyprus for the United States Men’s National team on Wednesday, arrived in Seattle on Thursday, and joined the team for practice on Friday. Despite the travel and the short … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Seattle Sounders

The Seattle Sounders are hoping a slew of roster changes will help put 2013 in the rearview mirror and make them contenders once again. Continue reading »

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Sounders’ brass strongly backs Schmid for 2014

By JASON MITCHELL On Monday, Seattle Sounders part owner and general manager Adrian Hanauer indicated a decision on retaining head coach Sigi Schmid could take weeks. Guess not. Majority owner Joe Roth issued a press release Thursday morning announcing Schmid’s … Continue reading »

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Goals from Johnson, Nagbe lift Timbers over Sounders

The Portland Timbers topped the Seattle Sounders 2-1 in front 38,507 at CenturyLink Field on Saturday night, earning a crucial win in their first MLS playoff appearance. Continue reading »

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Sounders eliminate Rapids to set up playoff showdown vs. Timbers

A first-half goal from Brad Evans and stoppage time insurance goal from Eddie Johnson advanced the Seattle Sounders to the Western Conference semifinals, where they will face the Portland Timbers. Continue reading »

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Keane equalizer earns Galaxy draw with Sounders

A second-half equalizer from Robbie Keane cemented the Los Angeles Galaxy’s place as the third seed in the Western Conference, locking the Seattle Sounders into the fourth seed. Continue reading »

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Whitecaps ride Manneh hat trick to stun Sounders

18-year-old Kekuta Manneh found the back of the net three times on Wednesday night, helping the Vancouver Whitecaps keep their playoff hopes alive with a 4-1 win over the Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field. Continue reading »

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Cahill equalizer earns Red Bulls crucial point against Sounders

Tim Cahill equalized in the 76th minute for the shorthanded New York Red Bulls at CenturyLink Field, lifting his team back into first place in the Supporters’ Shield race. Continue reading »

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Neagle and Martins lead Sounders past RSL into first place in West

The Seattle Sounders took the lead in the Supporters’ Shield race on Friday night, topping Real Salt Lake 2-0 in front of 55,107 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Continue reading »

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Segares own goal dooms Fire late against Sounders

The Seattle Sounders continued their winning ways on Saturday night, topping the Chicago Fire 2-1 in front of 38,503 at CenturyLink Field. A late Gonzalo Segares own goal was the difference. Continue reading »

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