2:52 PM EST, Wed December 17, 2014
Sounder At Heart 4 hours ago

Major Link Soccer: Pre-season vacation, MLS in the future, and goals of the week.

Sounders pre-season trip to Tucson is ready for the fans. Can MLS get through the CBA, USL, and Expansion next season? Goals Goals Goals. Seattle Seattle starts pre-season in January. You can book a mid-winter break and catch them playing in the Desert Diamond Cup. Many kids grow up with dreams of being a professional athlete of some sorts. How many kids grow up aspiring to be a professional referee? Marco Pappa is at home in Guatamala enjoying some R&R. Proficiency in Spanish (or a translating app) required. Player of the Week in the WISL is former Sounder U23 player Derek Johnson. The...
Sounder At Heart Dec 9, 2014

2014 in Review: Part 1 of a many part series

It did not end the way any of us had hoped, but 2014 was still wildly successful. Two trophies, a ton of goals and more wins than any other team since MLS stopped using shootouts will do that. But more than the general success, this season was simply fun and that's something we had been missing around here recently. This was a regular season, after all, that began and ended with the Sounders scoring stoppage-time goals at home. That they were both scored by players who weren't here last year -- first Chad Barrett against Sporting Kansas City and then Marco Pappa against the LA Galaxy -- was...
Sounder At Heart Nov 18, 2014

Major Link Soccer: Marco Pappa, Latino del Año

Marco Pappa won an award, Clint Dempsey may soon win a different award. Awards, awards, awards. Sounders Marco Pappa just won 2014's Latino del Año award. Hopefully this won't be the last trophy he wins this year. DeAndre Yedlin definitely hasn't been getting into the attack as much with the Sounders as he has been with the USMNT. Sigi Schmid credits Yedlin as being "conscientious about his defending" in the past few games. Could that be the key to a result against the Galaxy? In preparation for the Seattle-LA series that starts this weekend MLSsoccer.com has compiled a list of its...
Sounder At Heart Nov 17, 2014

Marco Pappa wins MLS Latino del Año in historic fashion

Marco Pappa has been named the MLS Latino del Año after winning the online voting contest. Not only did Pappa win, but he did so with a record number of votes. The Guatemala international garnered 81 percent of the vote to win his initial group and then won the two subsequent groups with more than 90 percent of the vote. The four-player final round was a bit closer, but Pappa still got 68 percent of the vote to beat out the likes of Erick Torres, Jaime Penedo and Pedro Morales. In his first season with the Sounders, Pappa scored six goals and five assists in league competition. Two of...

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