The penalty announced Thursday by a U.S. Soccer Federation panel was in addition to a three-game league ban and fine announced last week by Major League Soccer
Seattle struggled in the attacking half, playing without injured Obafemi Martins and suspended Clint Dempsey
Matias Perez Garcia set up Sanna Nyassi’s first-half goal, and then scored in the second half to help the San Jose Earthquake beat the Seattle Sounders 2-0 on Saturday.
Seattle Sounders midfielder Clint Dempsey wasn’t happy with referee Daniel Radford’s decision to toss teammate Michael Ariza out of Tuesday’s match against the rival Portland Timbers
Barrett scored 30 seconds into second-half stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 2-1 comeback victory
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).
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)