Nigerian forward Obafemi Martins says on Twitter he is leaving Spanish club Levante to join the Seattle Sounders.
The Sounders FC will look a little different in 2013 — check out the club’s new uniforms.
Seattle Sounders defender Marc Burch says the suspension he received for using a homophobic slur during a playoff game last season needed to be harsh.
The Seattle Sounders traded up in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft to select Indiana forward Eriq Zavaleta, and then addressed defensive depth by taking Brown defender Dylan Remick in the second round.
Seattle Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer says the club is on the verge of finalizing a loan that would send forward Fredy Montero to Colombia’s Millonarios for the 2013 MLS season.
Adrian Hanauer (pictured on left) will keep his job as general manager of the Seattle Sounders FC after season-ticket holders and fan alliance members overwhelmingly voted to retain him.
Hours after being named the MLS Comeback Player of the Year, The Sounders’ Eddie Johnson will have his option picked up by his team.
Forward Eddie Johnson started 24 games and led the team with 14 goals.
Eddie Johnson and Zach Scott scored to give Seattle a 2-0 lead, but Robbie Keane converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute on Sunday night that clinched the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 4-2 aggregate victory over the Sounders in the Western Conference finals and a spot in the MLS Cup final for the second straight year.
The lesson was supposed to have been learned a year ago, when one lapse during the MLS Cup playoffs and one extra goal did make all the difference for the Seattle Sounders. Clearly, it wasn’t.