12:18 PM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014

Sounders will join Open Cup play week of June 10-18

Seattle Sounders FC and other U.S.-based MLS clubs will join 2014 U.S. Open Cup play in its fourth round: the week of June 10-18. Here is an announcement regarding the 2014 tournament, from U.S. Soccer.
Reign moves to 2-0 before crowd of 1,754

Reign moves to 2-0 before crowd of 1,754

Here’s a game report from the club: Seattle Reign FC continued their unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory over the Washington Spirit in front of 1754 fans at the Moda Health Pitch at Memorial Stadium on Wednesday, April 23. Reign FC opened the scoring quickly during the 3rd minute of the match when defender Kendall Fletcher sent the ball to the back of the net courtesy of a Jess Fishlock assist. Fletcher celebrated her first goal of the season with several backflips down the field. The remainder of the first half included several shots on goal by U.S. … Read more »
The Crew 6 hours ago
Newfound camaraderie keeps starting spots competitive

Newfound camaraderie keeps starting spots competitive

With Bernardo Anor suspended for at least one match for a wild tackle in Saturdays match against DC United, the Columbus Crew will need to find a replacement on the left wing. And despite the opportunity for playing time presenting itself, theres no mad scramble to fill the spot on the Crew roster. Instead, the players are still echoing Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter, who says that everyone will have a chance to battle for a starting role. Read More
Tacoma News-Tribune 9 hours ago

Schmid takes time out for a glimpse of Sounders’ future

Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid spent a few extra days in Carson, Calif., after Seattle’s 2-1 win over Chivas USA on Saturday.

Week 7 in MLS: Power rankings and other thoughts from Alan Hinton

In a weekly feature that we'll continue throughout the season, local legend Alan Hinton, who coached the old NASL Sounders and did broadcast work recently for the MLS team, has offered to provide his thoughts on the action leaguewide. Here was Hinton's Week 6 post. Posted below is his latest offering, including power rankings: *     *     * The Sounders have earned the No. 1 spot in my MLS rankings because of the outstanding three road performances -- two wins, one tie, scoring nine goals. Seattle's fitness level is very high with a good attitude and confidence is good as the...
Kip Kesgard / Oregonian 11 hours ago

Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Real Salt Lake (first match)

We have complete player evaluations for every Portland Timbers player that appeared in the 1 to 0 loss to Real Salt Lake back on April 19 in Utah. There are individual ratings for each player, the coaching staff, and complete rating for the entire team.
Washington Post 12 hours ago

Chris Pontius of D.C. United will miss four to six more months after hamstring surgery

D.C. United midfielder Chris Pontius will miss an additional four to six months after undergoing surgery on his left hamstring for the second time since the end of last season. Pontius, an MLS all-star two years ago, missed United’s first six games and on the current timetable would probably not return until the final portion of the 34-game schedule. Read full article >>

Reign FC vs. Washington, live thread

Welcome to Memorial Stadium where it's a wet Wednesday. Reign FC is looking to start the NWSL season with a 2-0 record as it hosts the Washington Spirit (1-1). I'll provide live updates below and will also embed a live stream of the game. Reign FC lineup: GK Hope Solo, D Elli Reed, D Lauren Barnes, D Kendall Fletcher, D Stephanie Cox, M Keelin Winters, M Jess Fishlock, M Kim Little, F Nahomi Kawasumi, F Sydney Leroux, F Bev Goebel Reign FC bench: GK Haley Kopmeyer, D Kate Deines, D Megan Brigman, D Kiersten Dallstream, M Mariah Nogueira, F Megan Rapinoe, F Danielle Foxhoven Washington...
Oregonian 16 hours ago

Portland Timbers video: Jack Jewsbury previews game at Houston

The Timbers will travel to play a game against a team that is struggling almost as much as they are.

Reign FC notebook: Kim Little and Nahomi Kawasumi talk about coming to Seattle

Reign FC will look for a 2-0 start to the NWSL season Wednesday as it hosts the Washington Spirit (1-1) at 7 p.m. at Memorial Stadium. Seattle went 1-2 in the matchup last year. Here are some leftover notes from the early part of the season: *     *     * --- First off, new addition Nahomi Kawasumi spoke to reporters after the season opener. She was asked what it's like playing with the U.S. women's national team stars, players she normally goes up against with Japan on the international level. "Play against them is always difficult," she said through a interpreter, "but when we play...
CSN Washington 17 hours ago

Chris Pontius out 4-6 months

D.C. United announced that midfielder/forward Chris Pontius underwent another successful surgery on his troublesome hamstring.
Seattle Times 18 hours ago

Sigi Schmid on MLS expansion, Brad Evans' return, Yankee Stadium and more

Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid has returned to Seattle after spending a couple extra days in California after the weekend's game. He spoke to reporters after Wednesday's practice on a variety of topics, and a full transcript is available below:

U.S. coach happy Clint Dempsey has 'picked up the rhythm and (found) his confidence.'

U.S. men's national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann spoke with U.S. Soccer on a few topics recently, and the form of captain Clint Dempsey with the Sounders came up. MLSsoccer.com captured the video below, and here is what Klinsmann said: "I'm very happy that Clint has picked up the rhythm and (found) his confidence and is part of almost every goal that Seattle scores. That's really a good sign. It's great for us going now into the final weeks before we hit the preparation for the World Cup knowing that he's building his confidence more and more and more. And that's due to his hard work that he...

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    Chris Pontius

    Chris Pontius of D.C. United will miss four to six more months after hamstring surgery

  • 2 Jack Jewsbury

    Jack Jewsbury

    Portland Timbers video: Jack Jewsbury previews game at Houston

  • 1 Ned Grabavoy

    Ned Grabavoy

    Timbers push Real Salt Lake around but Grabavoy goal leaves Portland winless

  • 1 Michael Harrington

    Michael Harrington

    Portland Timbers defender Michael Harrington talks about what Portland needs to do to win: Video

  • 1 Clint Dempsey

    Clint Dempsey

    U.S. coach happy Clint Dempsey has 'picked up the rhythm and (found) his confidence.'

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