Tag Archive for Seattle Sounders FC

Monday morning center back

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Yep…weekend is over. Get back to work, you slacker. Friday Jagiellonia Białystok 1 (Dani Quintana 83′) – GKS Piast Gliwice 1 (Matras 45′) A win would have kept Jaga out of the relegation round. The draw hasn’t yet been done…

Monday Morning Center Back

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I was going to do these snarky game summaries every week, but I found that I didn’t always have the time. Eh. I’m giving this feature a new name, ’cause it’s my blog and I can. As usual, MLS matches…

Tedski’s Weekend Wrap-up, Week 2

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Okay, I’m including midweek CCL games, so sue me. A couple of these have two sentence summaries. I’m stretching things. Tuesday San Jose Earthquakes 1 (Gordon 90′+) – Deportivo Toluca FC 1 (Nava 67′) Apparently, Alan Gordon only needed seventeen…

USL-Pro Affiliations

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I’ve seen different partial lists of USL-Pro affiliations with MLS. I wrote to USL to make sure I had the complete list, and here it is: Orlando City – Sporting Kansas City Oklahoma City Energy – Sporting Kansas City Richmond…

How fútbol saved football

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I got a release from a publicist about a book that’s out about Seattle Sounders FC and their connection to the Seattle Seahawks. The release is below, and I have a call into Mr. Gastineau and hope to get a…

SJ in PDL

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PDL announced that the San Jose Earthquakes will be acquiring a franchise in the PDL. The initial press release (below) said that it will be a Western Conference team and the Cactus Pricks had a Twitter conversation with PDL in…

Sound and Fury…

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I watched with great interest the temporary freak out on the part of some American Outlaws members to the rumors that Seattle fans were staging a takeover of the organization. I take US Soccer and the AO honchos at their…

Growing Up

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Any of you take a look at Steve Davis’s piece on NBC Sports about Seattle fans’ “Sounders Reject” jeer against Santos player (and Sounders reject) Herculez Gomez? Précis: You are not allowed to cheer against a US national team player.…

So, What Have We Learned?

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Okay, this is a delayed post about this year’s Desert Diamond Cup. I’ve been busy, and so have you. At least you should have been. First off, turnout. Yeah, not fantastic, especially when compared to 2011 and 2012. In 2011,…

Old Rivalry Settled Tonight

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One of the things that some of us fans of American soccer think we miss out on is the historic rivalry present in other leagues, and even other American sports. Where’s our Real-Barça? Rangers-Celtic? Yankees-Red Sox? Well, we have a…

Who is in?

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FC Tucson will be making their official announcement who will be in next year’s Desert Diamond Cup on Thursday. Our crack How Flair is Punished! research squad is on the case. Really, I was just trying to do a process…

Ianni Goal

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Patrick Ianni’s goal last week against Sporting Kansas City has gotten attention world wide. One Turkish site posted it and a Swedish site compared Ianni to Zlatan Ibrahimović. Maybe a bit much…but it was pretty good. Despite the spectacular goal,…

Vox Populi

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The dust is settled from the Fourth Round of the US Open Cup and it’s time to see how you all did on your predictions. First off, not many of you voted. Only five votes were cast, since one was…