4:29 PM EST, Sat February 16, 2019
Dave Clark / Sounder At Heart 7 hours ago
Sounders vs. FC Dallas preseason: Gamethread and updates

Sounders vs. FC Dallas preseason: Gamethread and updates

Good morning Seattle Sounders fans. It’s time for coffee and soccer. It is time for the final match for the Seattle Sounders in the Mobile Mini Sun Cup, ending their stay in Tucson, Arizona. FC Dallas is just starting their stay in southern Arizona. With two teams in different phases of their preseason the match will be an exercise in fitness and tactics, but not necessarily a measure of two teams against each other. Brian Schmetzer indicated that the Sounders are intending to get their starters onto a Saturday-Saturday-Saturday schedule so that they are primed for the home opener against...
Dave Clark / Sounder At Heart 19 hours ago
What happened to FC Dallas this offseason?

What happened to FC Dallas this offseason?

Seattle Sounders face a Dallas team that’s gotten even younger on Saturday at 9 AM Pacific With the match on Saturday the Seattle Sounders should be sending their starting lineup for opening day out for about 65-75 minutes as they develop a Saturday-Saturday-Saturday pattern over the next two weeks. FC Dallas is also likely to use starters, but they will be young when compared to the Sounders. Dallas named Luchi Gonzalez as their new coach. Previously with the FC Dallas Academy, Gonzalez has a stable of 8 Homegrown Players signed to the First Team as of Thursday. Their DPs are between 23...
We are the blue; we are the green; we are the carbon-neutral soccer team

We are the blue; we are the green; we are the carbon-neutral soccer team

Seattle Sounders announce massive initiative to be the first carbon-neutral pro soccer team in North America In 2019 and forward the Seattle Sounders will be carbon neutral. This effort involves initiatives that includes reducing the organization’s impact as well as carbon offsets. Sounders are calculating their impact via Sustainable Business Consulting and purchasing offsets through the Evergreen Carbon Capture (ECC) program of Forterra, per the press release. The formal launch event is a tree planting ceremony with Brian Schmetzer on February 24. For a team that travels around the...
Major Link Soccer: Garber signs an extension

Major Link Soccer: Garber signs an extension

Also: Cheap tix to the friendly; Stranger Things and D&D are getting tighter; it’ll be a tiny bit easier to watch the CCL Puget Sound soccer Tacoma Defiance 2019 Season Preview Part One: Storylines to Watch | Seattle Sounders FC Sounders FC announces special way for fans to give back for team's February 20 international friendly | Seattle Sounders FC If this doesn’t get you excited for the season then I just don’t even know what to say https://t.co/g8YYz7uHKX— Bruja Sensasionalista™ (@allonsyrachel) February 15, 2019 culture & news The best views of Tacoma you have ever...
Sounder At Heart Feb 14, 2019
Roman Torres’ absence ‘normal course of business for preseason’

Roman Torres’ absence ‘normal course of business for preseason’

Sounders head coach says Torres will rejoin team in Seattle. Román Torres was a notable absence from the Seattle Sounders’ 2-1 loss to the Portland Timbers on Wednesday. Using a mostly second-choice lineup for the preseason affair, Jordy Delem started at centerback alongside Jonathan Campbell. Torres has not been with the Sounders since earlier this week when he returned to Seattle for unspecified reasons. Asked about Torres’ absence for the first time, Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer did not suggest any sort of move was imminent. “It’s normal course of business for...