Tag Archive for Seattle Sounders FC

Oh, come on

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There is only one thing in American soccer fandom that is just as irritating as Seattle fans that think that they invented American soccer fandom. That is other fans whining about Seattle and environs getting some supposed special privileges. Case…

Monday Morning Center Back

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Instead of the long list of games I usually give, I just want to talk about a couple. Saturday Las Vegas Mobsters (Bernal 63′) – FC Tucson 2 (Ramos 41′, Phillips 59′) I wrote this game up for the Sentinel.…

Monday Morning Center Back

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Yep, it’s time for my near-uninformative wrap up of the weekend’s matches. Wendnesday New York Red Bulls 4 (Wright-Philips 12′, 24′, 86′, Henry 65′) – Houston Dynamo 0 I guess I have to take back everything I said comparing Wright-Philips…

Monday Morning Center Back

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This weekend’s MLS matches will give Simon Borg plenty of material for his Instant Replay video. Other than that…how did it go? Tuesday Cruz Azul FC 0 – Deportivo Toluca 0 The first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final…

Toia! Toia! Toia!

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Tucson’s own Donny Toia posted his first significant minutes in Chivas USA’s match against Seattle yesterday. He previously came in at the tail end of tilt against the New York Red Bulls three weeks ago, but only managed a hand…

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…

MLS Playoffs - Colorado Rapids v Columbus Crew - 2nd Leg

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…