4:54 PM EDT, Fri March 27, 2015
More Sounders tales from traffic nightmare

More Sounders tales from traffic nightmare

The day after the Sounders’ match was delayed 20 minutes by traffic troubles downtown, coach Sigi Schmid and goalkeeper Stefan Frei weighed in on their own experiences. FREI: I got from my house to the Western hotel, five blocks took 45 minutes. I thought, ‘I’ve got to park the car.’ … I got a couple of tweets. They were like, ‘Oh, we just saw Frei run past us.’ It was a bit embarrassing. I’m actually lucky they let me into the stadium, because I came in through the north side and I had to go through security and they were … Read more »

Sounders struggled with traffic, too

Tonight’s Sounders-Tijuana match was delayed about 20 minutes to allow fans trapped in terrible Seattle traffic to get to the game on time. Even at that, the stands were unusually empty at first kick, before filling in as the evening went along. Afterward, Sounders players also sounded plenty aware of the traffic troubles, some from first-hand experience: Cristian Roldan: “Funny story, I think (goalkeeper Stefan Frei) had to park around the Westin and ran down here. I was in traffic for 45 minutes.” Chad Barrett: “It’s kind of far away from August, but it was a break in our...

Countdown to 7: Sounders face Quakes without Schmid

Lineups: For Seattle: Sounders: Frei; Mears, Evans, Marshall, Gonzalez; Pappa, Azira, Pineda, Neagle; Dempsey, Martins. Pregame: It’s sort of gray and cloudy, but no rain at CenturyLink Field about two hours before the 7 p.m. first kick vs. San Jose. The game will be shown on Channel 13 and usual radio outlets. We’ll blog before, during and after the match, with additional updates and comments on Twitter @donruiztnt. The news of the day so far is the absence of Seattle coach Sigi Schmid while attending the wedding of a son. First assistant Brian Schmetzer will coach the Sounders … ...
Sounder At Heart Mar 6, 2015

Watch Stefan Frei and Marco Pappa win the first annual Scarfie Awards #KickBait

The Seattle Sounders FC are apparently rolling out their new marketing campaign and are handing out Scarfie Awards to celebrate some of the more memorable highlights from last season. Stefan Frei and Marco Pappa are the big winners of the award in the first two videos released. Stefan Frei wins "Best Hands" Marco Pappa wins "The Marco Pappa something something something"

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