Author Archives: Jason Mitchell

Sounders notes: Martins scheduled for MRI; Schmid looking for road wins; and more

By JASON MITCHELL For the second time this season, injury is sidelining Obafemi Martins longer than initially expected. Martins picked up an ankle injury in the first half against Toronto FC on Aug. 10 that forced him to leave the … Continue reading »

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Johnson header lifts Sounders over Timbers in front of record crowd

The Seattle Sounders topped the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Sunday night in Clint Dempsey’s home debut in front 67,385 at CenturyLink Field on Sunday night. Continue reading »

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Sounders notes: Seattle looking to extend home unbeaten streak; Dempsey finding form; and more

By JASON MITCHELL The Seattle Sounders might be a sixth seed coming off a tough road loss to the Houston Dynamo, but all indications suggest the fifth-year club will pose a formidable opponent for the Portland Timbers in Sunday night’s … Continue reading »

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Sounders notes: Rave Green moving into contention; Dempsey likely to start without Johnson, Martins; and more

By JASON MITCHELL The Seattle Sounders (10-7-4, 34 points) head into the weekend tied with the Los Angeles Galaxy for the fifth and final Western Conference playoff spot, rounding into form just as they add Clint Dempsey and finally return … Continue reading »

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Dempsey: “I just wanted to come home”

The Seattle Sounders held an introductory press conference for new Designated Player Clint Dempsey on Monday afternoon. Dempsey talked about his motivations and the impact of the move on his USMNT future. Continue reading »

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Sounders unveil Dempsey before win over FC Dallas

The Seattle Sounders officially announced the signing of Clint Dempsey on Saturday night, and unveiled him to a sellout crowd at CenturyLink Field minutes before the Sounders’ 3-0 win over FC Dallas. Continue reading »

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Martins and Johnson power Sounders past FC Dallas with Dempsey watching

Early goals from Obafemi Martins and Eddie Johnson gave the Seattle Sounders all the scoring they needed in a 2-1 win vs. FC Dallas. A win that came on a night the team officially introduced new signing Clint Dempsey. Continue reading »

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Neagle and Martins help Sounders rally over Chivas USA

Lamar Neagle and Obafemi Martins teamed up with Brad Evans and Mauro Rosales to lead a shorthanded Seattle Sounders team to a comeback win over Chivas USA.. Continue reading »

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