11:35 AM EDT, Thu August 17, 2017
How the Sounders will work in new players without disrupting momentum of 8-game unbeaten streak

How the Sounders will work in new players without disrupting momentum of 8-game unbeaten streak

With his Sounders in first place, unbeaten in eight games and clicking on all fronts, coach Brian Schmetzer faces a challenge integrating a plethora of newly acquired players into a lineup that doesn't require much fixing.

Dempsey leads Sounders past Sporting KC 1-0

Sporting (9-5-10, 37 points), which was coming off a penalty-kick shootout win against San Jose in the U.S. Open Cup semifinals on Wednesday night, lost a nine-game MLS unbeaten streak and a club record-tying 13-game overall unbeaten run. After regaining control of the ball high on the right wing side, Jordan Morris took it toward the end line and floated a cross into the penalty area.
Sounders top Sporting Kansas City 1-0 to move in to tie for first place

Sounders top Sporting Kansas City 1-0 to move in to tie for first place

The Sounders moved in to a tie for first place Saturday with a 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City, running their shutout streak to a club record 403 minutes
Sounders go for first place, using same lineup that dominated in Minnesota

Sounders go for first place, using same lineup that dominated in Minnesota

The Sounders put out the same lineup as last week as they prepare to face Sporting Kansas City and seek top spot in the Western Conference for the first tiem since July 2015
Sounders vs. Sporting KC: Live updates as Seattle battles Kansas City for first in Western Conference

Sounders vs. Sporting KC: Live updates as Seattle battles Kansas City for first in Western Conference

Follow here for live updates and analysis as the Sounders (9-7-7) host Sporting Kansas City (9-4-10) in a battle of two teams atop the Western Conference standings.
Seattle Times Aug 11, 2017
Sounders head in to first place showdown confident in team they’ve shaped

Sounders head in to first place showdown confident in team they’ve shaped

The Sounders, riding a seven-game unbeaten streak, head in to a first-place showdown Saturday with Sporting Kansas City looking as deep and healthy as they've been all season

Sounders add midfielder Calum Mallace, waive forward Victor Mansaray

In his latest depth addition this week, Sounders GM Garth Lagerwey acquired midfielder Calum Mallace from the Montreal Impact for a fourth round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft

The champs are here: Sounders making summer surge out West

The Sounders are unbeaten in their past seven matches, and coming off last week's 4-0 rout of Minnesota, Seattle can move into a tie on top of the Western Conference with a win at home Saturday against first place Sporting Kansas City. While there are two months left in the regular season and no team in the Western Conference has adequately separated itself — the top seven teams are separated by six points — Seattle getting to the top would cap another dramatic summer turnaround. Seattle answered its biggest question by signing Dutch right back Kelvin Leerdam and added midfield depth...

Sounders bring back Lamar Neagle from DC United

Neagle also spent time with Montreal in MLS and played briefly with Norwegian club IFK Mariehamn. Seattle traded a fourth-round pick in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft to D.C. United in exchange for Neagle.
Sounders bring Lamar Neagle back home in trade with D.C. United

Sounders bring Lamar Neagle back home in trade with D.C. United

Neagle, 30, an attacking midfielder and forward, was acquired from D.C. United for the Sounders' fourth round pick in next year's MLS SuperDraft.
Seattle Times Aug 7, 2017
Sounders hire talent firm to help in search for naming-rights partner

Sounders hire talent firm to help in search for naming-rights partner

The Sounders are offering sponsors not only the jersey, but soccer pitch advertising rights at CenturyLink Field and – for the first time -- naming rights at the Starfire training facility in Tukwila.
Sounders unbeaten in seven, firing on all fronts

Sounders unbeaten in seven, firing on all fronts

The Sounders unleashed the full fury of their attack Saturday and an expansion Minnesota United squad had little chance

Dempsey scores 2 goals, Sounders beat Minnesota United 4-0

Will Bruin rolled in a left-footer to open the scoring in the ninth minute. Dempsey's header from point-blank range made it 2-0 in the 18th, Jordan Morris put away a long feed from Nicolas Lodeiro in the 71st and Dempsey capped the scoring in the 73rd minute, faking left before beating a defender to the right a blasting a shot from near the spot into the net.
Seattle Times Aug 5, 2017
Clint Dempsey scores twice, Sounders romp in Minnesota

Clint Dempsey scores twice, Sounders romp in Minnesota

U.S. national team’s all-time leading scorer Clint Dempsey featured in three of the Sounders’ goals in a 4-0 whitewashing of Minnesota United on Saturday night.
Jordan Morris gets first start since returning to Sounders from Gold Cup

Jordan Morris gets first start since returning to Sounders from Gold Cup

Jordan Morris gets his first Sounders start since his starring role in a CONCACAF Gold Cup win for the United States, playing out on left wing while Will Bruin is up top at striker

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