Sporting v Maribor: Montero out to continue hot streak

Sporting forward Fredy Montero will be out to continue his rich vein of form when his side take on Maribor […]
Via Soccer News
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sporting wins 4-0 at Penafiel in Portugal

LISBON, Portugal (AP) Sporting Lisbon scored four times in a 17-minute span in the second half to win 4-0 at Penafiel in the Portuguese league on Saturday. Penafiel resisted until the 69th minute when Islam Slimani scored his first of two goals. Slimani opened the scoring with a header from Jefferson's cross, and the striker added another goal two minutes later. Fredy Montero scored...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

MLS Capsules

SEATTLE (AP) Clint Dempsey scored off a corner kick in the 52nd minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to extend their overall MLS lead. Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei had his league-leading eighth shutout. The Sounders (15-7-3) boosted their points total to 48, assuring that they'll retain the Western Conference and Supporters Shield leads, regardless...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Colombia’s Five Players To Watch

There are still high expectations for the Colombian national team despite the absence of the talismanic goalscorer, Radamel Falcao García.  Despite this huge loss, there are other players that are ready to take on the challenge and step in to fill a void that many know is irreplaceable. Colombia’s group will be a difficult challenge, but it’s still one that the team can through...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders 2014 Season Preview

Here’s an anecdote about Eddie Johnson … I went to Seattle’s Cinerama theater to see the premiere of the Sounders documentary “American Football” on Oct. 23 of last season. (Note: Great flick that every Sounders fan who enjoys weeping at the departure of Fredy Montero and Michael Gspurning should watch).     There’s a short scene in the movie in which...
Via Total MLS
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders Montero Sold to Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon

Seattle Sounders FC sold forward Fredy Montero to Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon, the club announced today. Sporting exercised its option to buy Montero on a permanent transfer, and in return, Seattle will receive a transfer fee.   “Fredy has been and will always be a special member of our family,” said Sounders FC Owner and General Manager Adrian Hanauer. “Fredy had a wonderful...
Via 90Soccer
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

What if the Sounders’ Season Started Today?

It should be noted, the season doesn’t start today. Or tomorrow. But the first preseason friendly is coming right up – February 5, against the San Jose Earthquakes in Tucson.     Given that, and the fact that training camp started this past Saturday, let’s check in to see how things are shaping up, who’s joined the club, who’s left and whether we should...
Via Total MLS
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders' Eddie Johnson Traded - End Of An Era

I’ve been hearing the rumors for over a month now and finally something has come to fruition.  Eddie Johnson has been traded to DC United for allocation money.  In a surprisingly painless and silent fashion, the deed was done. Only two years into his rather controversial career in Seattle with the Sounders, they have decided to ship him a long way off.  I have not yet understood...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

New Portland Timbers Player Steve Zakuani - Heartbreaker

Steve Zakuani was fast. That was the scouting report. Not just “fast” but really fast. His speed enabled him to play a wide attacking style of play which made him unique in MLS. His technical ability was phenomenal, allowing the affectionately named “Zak” to tip-toe along the touchline before slipping by the defenders with a deft touch or two (or three). Opponents were unfamiliar...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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