Coming off its best season, the Seattle Sounders signed Sigi Schmid to a multi-year contract on Thursday, keeping around the only coach in franchise history.
Juninho’s tiebreaking road goal early in the second half sent the Galaxy to the MLS Cup final after their conference final against the Seattle Sounders ended 2-2 on aggregate on Sunday night.
Seattle’s Chad Marshall has been voted Major League Soccer’s Defender of the Year for a record third time.
Marcelo Sarvas scored in the 52nd minute, and the Galaxy opened the conference finals with a 1-0 victory over the Sounders on Sunday.
The Sounders advanced to the MLS Cup Western Conference finals with a 0-0 draw against FC Dallas in the second leg of the conference semifinals. The two-leg series finished tied 1-1 on aggregate but Seattle moved on thanks to its road goal in the first game in Dallas. Road goals were implemented as a tiebreaker this year.
Osvaldo Alonso scored in the 54th minute, and the Seattle Sounders tied FC Dallas 1-1 in the first leg of Major League Soccer’s Western Conference semifinals on Sunday night.
The Seattle Sounders and forward Obafemi Martins have agreed to a multi-year contract extension with the striker coming off an MVP-caliber regular season
Clint Dempsey and Lamar Neagle scored three minutes apart in the second half, rallying the Seattle Sounders to a 2-2 tie with the Galaxy on Sunday night and sending the MLS race for the Supporters’ Shield down to the final weekend.
The Seattle Sounders will start an independent lower-division USL Pro team beginning in 2015 called Seattle Sounders FC 2 with 20 percent of the club to be owned by fans through a community trust.
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