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MLS players to watch this weekend

After an enthralling midweek battle between Sporting Kansas City and New England Revolution that yielded six goals, this weekend is shaping up to be one of the best this season. With 10 games scheduled, fans will probably get a chance to watch stars return from injuries, new Federico Higuain arrivals make their debut and teams going all out in order to get back on track before...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 11

Here are the 10 things we learned from week eleven of the Major League Soccer season. 1. Seattle Is The Team To Beat The Sounders traveled up to BC Place to take on the front-running Vancouver Whitecaps, replaced Obafemi Martins with Chad Barrett, watched Barrett nab a brace, and returned to Seattle with the Cascadia Cup all but locked up and a three-game home-stand to finish May...
Via World Soccer Talk
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey throws first pitch at Mariners game, has photo-op with Robinson Cano

Clint Dempsey is a popular man. From starring on the U.S. Men's National Team and scoring a goal within the first 30 seconds of their first game in the 2014 World Cup to being a key player on the Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer to his his days with Fulham and Tottenham in the English Premier League, he's done a lot within the world of soccer. The Seattle Mariners opted to...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Baseball Recap: Boston Red Sox 0 Seattle Mariners 5

Fresh off a Sounders Victory, Seattle Sounders FC Forward Clint Dempsey throws the Opening day pitch In front of 40,000 strong at Safeco Field, the Seattle Mariners looking for a series split, against the BoSox were able to dominate with James Paxton pitching to pull out of what would’ve been a disastrous slide. Second inning saw a passed ball by Boston Red Sox catcher Blake...
Via Seattle Side Up!
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders' Clint Dempsey throws first pitch at Mariners - Red Sox game

After helping his Seattle Sounders win 2-0 over MLS rivals Vancouver Whitecaps this Saturday, Clint Dempsey decided to switch it up and don a baseball cap for a change. Sunday afternoon, Dempsey was on hand to throw out the first pitch ahead of a game between the Seattle Mariners and the Boston Red Sox. Here he is getting ready for a no hitter:
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Barrett brace lifts Sounders to win at Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Seattle's Chad Barrett scored his first two goals of the season to give the Sounders a 2-0 win at Vancouver on Saturday, tightening the fight for the lead of the MLS Western Conference. The victory moved Seattle within a point of Vancouver, which is one point behind West leader Dallas. Starting in place of the injured Obafemi Martins, Barrett scored...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Barrett scores twice, Sounders beat Whitecaps 2-0

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Chad Barrett scored his first two goals of the season and the Seattle Sounders beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 on Saturday. Starting in place of the injured Obafemi Martins, Barrett scored in the fourth and 38th minutes to help the Sounders (6-3-1) beat their Cascadia Cup rivals for the first time in six tries. A former teammate of Whitecaps coach...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sounders-Whitecaps FC Preview

With Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins, the Seattle Sounders own the star power in the Northwest. The Vancouver Whitecaps, though, own the better record. Battling for the Western Conference lead in the early going, Vancouver hosts a Sounders team that's looking to get back on track Saturday night. Seattle (5-3-1) scored seven goals during a three-game winning streak that ended with...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Roundup: Diaz inspires FC Dallas to late comeback victory over LA Galaxy

FC Dallas 2 -- LA Galaxy 1 Mauro Diaz inspired FCD’s late revival to recover from a one-goal deficit and sweep to victory in Frisco. Gyasi Zardes opened the scoring just before the hour to give the Galaxy a foothold. Diaz prompted Blas Perez’s equalizer after 77 minutes with a sublime chip over the line and then set the stage for Tesho Akindele’s winner four minutes from time...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Columbus beats Seattle at home for first time, 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Kei Kamara scored two goals and the Columbus Crew beat Seattle 3-2 on Saturday night for their first home victory against the Sounders. Columbus (4-3-2) is 1-3-1 at home against Seattle (5-3-1). The visiting team had won the previous three meetings in the series. Kamara headed home Waylon Francis' cross in the 10th minute to open the scoring for Columbus. Seattle...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders FC: Obafemi Martins earns MLS Goal of the Week

The high-flying, hand-springing, goal-scoring, Seattle Sounders forward, Obafemi Martins, won another MLS Goal of the Week award. The award winning goal during a match with New York FC, followed an 18-pass sequence (on a shortened pitch) by the Sounders.  As the Rave Green dominated the midfield, it was a heel flick by Clint Dempsey to Martins that put Oba in a position to slice...
Via Seattle Side Up!
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Sounders-Crew Preview

There aren't many clubs that can keep pace offensively with the Seattle Sounders' duo of Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins. While the Columbus Crew may lack comparable names in terms of clout, they'll put their production at home up against anyone. The problem is they've never won a home match against the Sounders, who are returning to Columbus with plenty of the Crew's history in...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey are MLS’ best strike duo yet; By Steve Davis

Major League Soccer has seen its share of high quality strike duos over 20 years. There have even been striker partnerships that were merely “good” and even a couple of truly sensational ones, productive, classy and electrifying all at once. But let’s go ahead and start making the case that we are currently watching the best striker partnership that has ever tormented Major...
Via World Soccer Talk
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Skid Continues for New York City FC

New York City FC players hang their heads after giving up a late equalizing goal to the Philadelphia Union on April 16th (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/ Getty Images) New expansion team. Star players. Home games at Yankee Stadium. New York City FC has generated loads of hype around the MLS and has struggled to live up to it, as they are currently eighth in the Eastern Conference with a...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sounders Cause a Kreisis in NYC

The Sounders started their 3-game road trip off on the best foot as possible. There were Oba goals (only one flip, though), Dempsey “just doing stuff”, and stout defense. Sure, you could nitpick the game — namely, NYCFC having too much possession and too many shots– but there’s not a whole lot more you could of asked for from the Sounders, especially at the beginning of...
Via Total MLS
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Seattle beats New York City FC 3-1 in MLS

NEW YORK (AP) Nigeria international Obafemi Martins scored two goals as the Seattle Sounders extended New York City FC's winless streak with a 3-1 victory in Major League Soccer on Sunday. Clint Dempsey added another goal for Seattle, which won its third straight game - and fourth in its last five. NYCFC hasn't won since beating the New England Revolution 2-0 at home on March 15...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

SSU Recap: Seattle Sounders 3 New York FC 1

In historic Yankee Stadium, the Seattle Sounders marched into the Bronx and took out the newly instituted New York FC by a score of 3-1.   The Sounders are now 1 point behind Western Conference front runner FC Dallas. Powered by two goals from Obafemi Martins and an additional goal by Clint Dempsey, the Rave Green powered their way past the Manchester City Owned NYFC. While the...
Via Seattle Side Up!
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Martins scores twice, Dempsey adds another as Sounders roll

NEW YORK (AP) Obafemi Martins scored twice, Clint Dempsey had a goal and an assist and the Seattle Sounders beat New York City FC 3-1 on Sunday night. Seattle (4-2-1) won its third straight game - and fourth in its last five - while NYCFC (0-5-2) had its winless streak reach seven matches. Martins ran down a through ball and slotted a breakaway goal in the 23rd minute. He won another...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey’s 77th Minute Goal Lifts Seattle Past The Portland Timbers 1-0

On Sunday, the cities of Seattle and Portland pitted their respective soccer teams against each other for the 89th time. Other than the inherent rivalry that accompanies every Portland-Seattle match, this was not a particularly remarkable or memorable game, and Seattle won 1-0 on a goal coming from a fortunate bounce. There were no singular moments of skill, despite both teams having...
Via Oregon Sports News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sounders FC: Sounders 1, Timbers 0: Quick Reaction

Well, 3 points had to come from somewhere. Taking the points from Portland and doing it at home on a night where the Sounders weren’t sharp. Good Points Well the win was a good point. Clint Dempsey was his usual self. Playing hard, and in the right place at the right time. Andy Rose was in the right place at the right time. The defenders did a good job of containing Darington...
Via Seattle Side Up!
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dempsey's 77th minute goal lifts Seattle past Portland 1-0

SEATTLE (AP) Clint Dempsey again got the better of Portland, scoring in his fourth straight game against Seattle's rival with a 77th-minute goal in the Sounders' 1-0 victory over the Timbers on Sunday night. Nearly 40 years to the day of the first meeting between the Timbers and Sounders, Dempsey made sure Seattle would come away with the victory in the 89th meeting between the...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Dempsey pokes home winner as Sounders defeat Timbers

Clint Dempsey scored his sixth goal in four matches against Portland Timbers to lift Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory at CenturyLink Field on Sunday. Dempsey responded quickly after Timbers goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey failed to handle Andy Rose's initial shot and poked home the only goal of the game after 77 minutes to give the Sounders all three points. It proved more than enough...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann cannot build USMNT around Clint Dempsey; By Steve Davis

It doesn’t seem so long ago that Clint Dempsey’s naughty little shirt pull propelled him so usefully past a Ghanaian defender that 2006 day in Nuremburg. It was quintessential Dempsey – or what we would soon know as “quintessential Dempsey.” Seeing DaMarcus Beasley had created a midfield turnover, using those instincts to recognize the moment, Dempsey’s savvy shirt pull...
Via World Soccer Talk
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Shots, Shots, Shots – Sounders fall in LA

In a frustrating game that saw plenty of shots on goal, the Sounders lost 1-0 to the Galaxy in LA. The Sounders were without Clint Dempsey and The Galaxy were missing Robbie Keane, but the quality was still plenty. The Sounders had 10 shots on goal. Jamie Penedo made 10 saves. The one separating difference between these two teams on Sunday was one defensive mistake, which is par...
Via Total MLS
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dynamo-Sounders Preview

Clint Dempsey is ready to return for the Seattle Sounders from a strained right hamstring that kept him from playing for the United States national team. That's bad news for a Houston Dynamo team that is also getting players back but struggling to score as it heads to a difficult venue. The visiting team has never won in the history of this series, and it's up to the Dynamo to try...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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