Marco Pappa scored in the 16th minute to lift the Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids. Not only does Seattle (7-3-2, 23 points) now lead the Western Conference, it leads the entire MLS, thanks to Portland’s 1-0 win at home late Wednesday against Eastern Conference leader D.C. United (22 points).
Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of “rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted” corruption
The only hat trick of Dempsey’s career outside of England came against Portland
Major League Soccer on Thursday suspended Colorado midfielder Marcelo Sarvas for two games and Seattle defender Chad Marshall and New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders for one game
Seattle Sounders FC head coach Sigi Schmid joined Bill and Jason on “The Steve Sandmeyer Show” Friday
Schmid, voted in from the builder ballot, has coached the Los Angeles Galaxy (1999-05), Columbus (2006-08) and Seattle (2009-present)
Andy Rose, who subbed into the game to start the second half, scored in the 56th minute on Tuesday night and the Seattle Sounders rallied to tie Club Tijuana 2-2 in an international friendly.
Entering the 2015 Major League Soccer season, Seattle Sounders FC had few holes to fill, and just a couple questions about the starting 11
Clint Dempsey scored twice and Obafemi Martins added a goal to help the Seattle Sounders beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Sunday night in the opener for both teams.
The gap between players like Zach Scott and their superstar teammates is among the biggest in sports
Scenes from the Sounders’ 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers.
Scenes from the World Cup 2014 match featuring the USA and Belgium.
Scenes from the Ghana vs. USA match in Brazil.