Sounders Dispatch: Seattle Sounders Haven’t Lost A Step

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Just like that, Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins showed that the Seattle Sounders haven’t lost a step in the off-season.  Dempsey’s goal of the week winner, a fancy team play with lots of crisp passes, demonstrated that the entire team is performing exactly like they did all of last season.  Even with new players getting […] READ MORE


2015 Seattle Sounders Preview

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The roller coaster that was the off season has finally ended, and now that the collective bargaining dispute between the players and owners has been settled, we can look forward to Sunday’s opener and preview the Seattle Sounders 2015 season. 2015 Seattle Sounders Preview The Sounders won their first Supporter’s Shield and fourth U.S. Open […] READ MORE



Sounders Dispatch: Chad Marshall, King of the North

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Being a defender is a thankless job.  They’re the last line of defense against skilled, flashy players, but the first to blame for anything that goes wrong.  Every loss is their fault, every time a team wins all the praise is heaped on the midfielders and forwards.  Fans are dazzled by the fancy footwork and […] READ MORE


Sounders Dispatch: The Quest for the MLS Cup

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Now that the dust has settled, we can look back at the Seattle Sounders 2014 regular season as the most successful in club history and their quest for the cup.  That includes 40 years of rivalry with the Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers, facing off against NASL giants, the New York Cosmos and Tampa Bay […] READ MORE


MLS: Putting a Pin in Relegation

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Relegation in Major League Soccer is a hot topic right now, and for no real reason other than it will garner hits on a website.  But I write this article not to take advantage of the media cycle, but to calm everyone down, and argue that relegation doesn’t have to be the answer in MLS.  […] READ MORE


Seattle Dispatch: Plugging the Sounders Defensive Holes

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The Seattle Sounders have been struggling on the defensive front for some time, with new holes in the back line being discovered every game.  On one hand, it’s sort of a good thing that none of the issues plaguing the back four directly are that noticeable.  It’s hard for other teams to try and break […] READ MORE



Sounders Dispatch: Overcoming the Fear of Real Salt Lake

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A fear of Real Salt Lake is too often associated with the Seattle Sounders. The Claret-and-Cobalt are a consistently solid team and tend to scrap their way through matches. Too many times have the Sounders underestimated the team with the dreaded midfield maestro. But alas, nine days of rest is just what the doctor ordered for the Sounders, and […] READ MORE