12:19 PM EST, Wed November 26, 2014
Tacoma News-Tribune 11 hours ago

Sounders’ Chad Marshall wins MLS defender award for record third time

Vote of fellow players pushes Seattle central defender to the top.
Seattle Times 14 hours ago

Sounders’ Chad Marshall earns defender of year award

Sounders’ Chad Marshall was easy winner in players voting, helping him capture the MLS defender of the year award for the third time.
Tacoma News-Tribune 16 hours ago

MLS player rues slow acceptance of gays in sports

Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star Robbie Rogers wants some company, now that he’s the last man standing as an openly gay athlete in a U.S. professional league.

Neagle trains; Schmid on Alonso: “I think he’ll be ready to go Sunday”

Osvaldo Alonso trained today, working back from a leg injury; and Lamar Neagle was back with the team after being excused from Los Angeles due to an undisclosed personal issue. Here was coach Sigi Schmid’s updates: On Alonso: He’s been doing great. He went through the full warm-up possession and then we just wanted him to do some accelerations after that, so he’s exactly where we want him to be. He’ll do more tomorrow, and I think he’ll be ready to go on Sunday. On Neagle: We’re happy to have Lamar back, for sure. There are still some things going … Read more »
Tacoma News-Tribune 23 hours ago

Marshall claims Defender of the Year honors

Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that Seattle Sounders FC's Chad Marshall has been named the 2014 Defender of the Year.
Seattle Times Nov 25, 2014

Seattle's Chad Marshall named MLS defender of the year

Sounders center back Chad Marshall has been named the 2014 MLS defender of the year, the league announced Tuesday.

Seattle's Chad Marshall is MLS Defender of Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Seattle's Chad Marshall has been voted Major League Soccer's Defender of the Year for a record third time. The league said Tuesday he received 83 percent of weighed ballots added from team, media and player votes.

Marshall named MLS’ top defender for third time

The Sounders train around midday, and we should be getting some reaction from and about Marshall then. Until then, here’s the word from the league: Major League Soccer announced today that Seattle Sounders FC defender and MLS veteran Chad Marshall has been named 2014 Defender of the Year. This is Marshall’s third Defender of the Year award – the most any one defender has won in MLS history. In addition, Mark Geiger has been named Referee of the Year, summing up a season in which he was also selected as one of the 25 referees to officiate the 2014 FIFA … Read more »
Seattle Times Nov 24, 2014

Two days left to win Sounders-Galaxy tickets

Time is running out win tickets to the second leg of the Western Conference final -- and win other team prizes -- through a Seattle Times contest of your Sounders support.
Seattle Times Nov 24, 2014

Close calls for both clubs in first leg of Sounders-Galaxy series

Sounders FC was close to scoring against the Galaxy on Sunday, especially when Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey had chances in the 20th minute. But the Galaxy also just missed on goals that would have provided an even bigger lead.
Tacoma News-Tribune Nov 24, 2014

Seattle Sounders banking on second-leg success at home

Seattle’s history of winning home legs of postseason matches is better than its history of advancing in those series.

The Day-After Report: A tale of two conference finals

The first of Sunday's two Major League Soccer conference finals was a frantic, thrilling free-for-all. The New York Red Bulls and New England Revolution tore into each other from the opening stanzas. The first half featured a wonder-strike goal from Teal Bunbury, a yellow card (that could've been more) for Jermaine Jones, Thierry Henry tracking into his own half. It also included the goal that summarized the game: Bradley-Wright Phillips nodding in the rebound off Peguy Luyindula's crossbar-hitting shot from his backside. It might not have been sharp, but man, was it entertaining. The Revs...

Season ticket members to appear on jersey numbers

This just in from the club: Seattle Sounders FC has announced that Season Ticket Members will have the opportunity for personal images to be displayed on numbers 0-9 on player jerseys during the month of August in the 2015 season as part of a league-wide initiative to honor fans. “We’re excited about the opportunity to add even more value for our MatchPass members and provide an exclusive platform for them to be rewarded as part of team and league history through this initiative,” said Bart Wiley, Chief Operating Officer of Sounders FC. “We look forward to thousands of Season … ...

Dallas’ Akindele named MLS’ top rookie

Things should get more interesting tomorrow when MLS announces its defender of the year, with Seattle’s Chad Marshall among the finalists. However, the award rollout began today, and htere’ the release from the league: A talented forward and stalwart center back took home the honors as Major League Soccer today announced the 2014 AT&T Rookie of the Year and the Xbox Individual Fair Play awards. FC Dallas front man and Canadian-born, Tesho Akindele, earned the Rookie nod, while Michael Parkhurst of Columbus Crew SC won the Individual Fair Play title. The Philadelphia Union were also...

FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele named MLS rookie of the year

Just as the holidays are nearly upon us, so Major League Soccer award season has begun: FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele has been voted the 2014 MLS rookie of the year by the league's media, players and club management. The 22-year-old scored seven goals and dished out three assists in 26 regular-season appearances, also scoring in Dallas' play-in-game victory over Vancouver. Akindele outpaced Chicago's Harry Shipp, who finished second and was followed by Steve Birnbaum of D.C. United and Chris Duvall of the New York Red Bulls. Michael Parkhurst has won the league's Individual Fair Play...

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