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Clint Dempsey makes the Sounders better

Clint Dempsey makes the Sounders better

Shockingly, this is considered a controversial opinion in some parts but one the data clearly backs up. As the Seattle Sounders attack continues to sputter along, one of the more frequently posited explanations involves Clint Dempsey — specifically, the assertion that his presence in the lineup is actually a detriment to the team. The theory centers around the belief that the Sounders’ turnaround last season coincided with Dempsey’s forced absence, and that the team’s struggles have returned with him; that Deuce may be a talented player, but his presence requires tactical changes...

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Sounders get rings, turn page towards arch-rivals from Portland

Sounders get rings, turn page towards arch-rivals from Portland

Brian Schmetzer says his Sounders getting their championship rings should mark the official turning of a page on last season for a struggling team needing to focus on upcoming games like a showdown against the arch-rival Portland Timbers on Saturday
Must win? Either way, this was big for the Sounders

Must win? Either way, this was big for the Sounders

For the Sounders, they see the trip back up the mountain as one that will be taken with a series of such small steps, rather than a rocket burst at the end.

Shipp's first-half goal enough as Sounders beat RSL, 1-0

SEATTLE (AP) — Harry Shipp scored on a hard shot that was deflected into the goal in the 42nd minute and the Seattle Sounders snapped a three-game losing streak by beating Real Salt Lake, 1-0 on Saturday. The play that led to Shipp's second goal of the season started with a corner kick from the right wing side by Nicolas Lodeiro.
Seattle Times May 20, 2017
Sounders dominate throughout in 1-0 victory

Sounders dominate throughout in 1-0 victory

The Sounders thoroughly dominated Real Salt Lake on Saturday and came away with a much deserved victory at CenturyLink Field
Brad Evans makes first Sounders start since last season

Brad Evans makes first Sounders start since last season

The Sounders get some back line help on Saturday against Real Salt Lake when Brad Evans makes his return to the starting eleven for the first time since last August
Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake: Live updates as Seattle enters ‘must-win’ match at home

Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake: Live updates as Seattle enters ‘must-win’ match at home

Follow along live as the Sounders take on Real Salt Lake in a 'must-win' game at home on Saturday.
Brad Evans says Sounders face ‘must win’ against Real Salt Lake

Brad Evans says Sounders face ‘must win’ against Real Salt Lake

Sounders right back Brad Evans says the team's game Saturday versus Real Salt Lake is a "must win" affair they have to use as a home springboard to turn their season back around.
Seattle Times May 16, 2017
Sounders hoping to overcome attrition on backline as they face Sporting Kansas City

Sounders hoping to overcome attrition on backline as they face Sporting Kansas City

The Sounders are off to a slow start again this season, in large part due to the rash of injuries to their defenders
Sounders are outscored 3-0 in 2nd half of a 4-1 loss to the host Chicago Fire

Sounders are outscored 3-0 in 2nd half of a 4-1 loss to the host Chicago Fire

Nemanja Nikolic scored two goals and the Chicago Fire beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 in a Major League Soccer match Saturday night. Clint Dempsey had a spectacular goal for the Sounders, who are 2-4-4.

Nikolic, Fire beat Sounders 4-1 to snap winless streak

(AP) — Nemanja Nikolic scored two goals and the Chicago Fire beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game winless streak. Nikolic converted from the spot in the 25th minute to open the scoring but, moments later, Seattle's Clint Dempsey blasted a left footer — from outside the box — into the top-right corner of the net to tie it.
Seattle Times May 13, 2017
Sounders’ Joevin Jones and Harry Shipp return to Chicago, where it all started

Sounders’ Joevin Jones and Harry Shipp return to Chicago, where it all started

Only two years ago, Joevin Jones and Harry Shipp seemed to be the future of the Chicago Fire, the team the Sounders will face this weekend. But roster turnover in Chicago eventually led them both to Seattle, where they have found their comfort zone.
Seattle Times May 12, 2017
Sounders begin critical six-game stretch without Jordy Delem

Sounders begin critical six-game stretch without Jordy Delem

Starting on Saturday in Chicago, the Sounders will play six games in 23 days, a key moment in the season as they look to avoid a repeat of last season’s slow start. They’ll be without suspended right back Jordy Delem on Saturday against the Fire.
Seattle Times May 9, 2017
Somewhat of a homecoming for Sounders midfielder and Chicago native Harry Shipp

Somewhat of a homecoming for Sounders midfielder and Chicago native Harry Shipp

Sounders midfielder Harry Shipp, returning to his Chicago hometown to face his former Fire squad, says his team hopes some games away from CenturyLink Field helps get their attack back clicking again

Sounders rally to 3-3 draw with Revolution

Trailing 3-0 with 15 minutes of regulation time remaining, Seattle (2-2-4) midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro scored to spark the comeback. The result extends Seattle's home unbeaten streak to 14 in regular season and playoff action dating back to last year, which ties the longest such mark in club history.

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