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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

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

Montero Loaned to Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon

Seattle Sounders FC forward Fredy Montero has been loaned to Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon, the club announced today. Sporting Lisbon will have an option to buy Montero on a permanent transfer. The loan is pending receipt of his International Transfer Clearancefrom Colombia to Portugal.   Montero, 25, has been on loan with Millonarios FC of the Colombian first division since January...
Via 90Soccer
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Fredy Montero Loss Adds One More Challenge for MLS

Fredy Montero, #17, the charismatic Columbian forward of the Seattle Sounders, has been transferred to a Columbian club team for the 2013 season. This is not a good move for the Sounders or MLS. Surely, the Sounders have been compensated well for Montero, but was it absolutely necessary to give Montero up for the season? Montero joins David Beckham as premier players who are not...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sounders begin '13 season without Fredy Montero

When the Seattle Sounders FC opened training camp on Monday morning, the most prolific goal scorer in the short history of the club was in Colombia - where he'll be for at least a year. The Sounders completed their long awaited loan of striker Fredy Montero to Millonarios FC of the Colombian first division just before training camp began. It was a drawn out process that took...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Sounders complete loan of Monteros to Millonarios

The Seattle Sounders have completed an agreement to loan forward Fredy Montero to Colombia's Millonarios for the 2013 season. Seattle also said Monday that the 25-year-old had signed a multiyear contract with the Major League Soccer team. Montero has been with Seattle since it started play in 2009 and leads the Sounders with 60 goals and 43 assists in 160 games ''Fredy...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Sounders loaning Montero to Colombian team

Seattle Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer says the club is on the verge of finalizing a loan that would send forward Fredy Montero to Colombia's Millonarios for the 2013 MLS season. In a statement Thursday, Hanauer says they hope to have the transaction completed in the next few days. Montero has been with Seattle since its first game as an expansion franchise in 2009...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Sounders snatch thrilling win over RSL

Mario Martinez ended a season-long scoring drought for the Seattle Sounders against Real Salt Lake when he found the net in the 81st minute, helping Seattle advance to the Western Conference finals with a 1-0 victory Thursday night after the teams played to a scoreless tie in the first leg of their series. The third-seeded Sounders scored for the first time in five games against...
Via Fox Soccer
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders FC 3 vs. FC Dallas 1

Brad Evans scored twice to lead Seattle Sounders FC to a 3-1 win over FC Dallas in the MLS regular season home finale. With the win, Seattle will finish the season as the number two or three seed and will face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference semifinals.   Sounders FC got on the board first when they were awarded a penalty kick in the 30th minute after Fredy Montero was...
Via 90Soccer
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Evans scores twice as Sounders down FC Dallas, 3-1

Brad Evans scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday night. The Sounders (15-7-11, 56 points), who already have clinched their fourth straight MLS playoff berth, climbed into a second-place tie with Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference. Both teams have one game remaining. The loss eliminated FC Dallas ...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders 3, FC Dallas 1

Brad Evans scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday night. The Sounders (15-7-11, 56 points), who already have clinched their fourth straight MLS playoff berth, climbed into a second-place tie with Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference. Both teams have one game remaining. The loss eliminated FC Dallas ...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

FC Dallas' playoff hopes dashed in Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) -- Brad Evans scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 3-1 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday night. The Sounders (15-7-11, 56 points), who already have clinched their fourth straight MLS playoff berth, climbed into a second-place tie with Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference. Both teams have one game remaining. The loss eliminated...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: This is How 66,000 MLS Fans Look and Sound

Sunday night, the Cascadia Cup was all the rage.Portland versus Seattle at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.  It was sold out.  More than 66,000 fans showed up to witness the Sounders dust off the Timbers, 3-0.The pageantry was thick with commitments, including huge signs, painted faces all around, and never-ending boisterous chants.The game ended beautifully for Seattle fans, as...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle shutouts Cascadia rival Portland 3-0

Eddie Johnson scored his 14th goal of the season just minutes after an own goal gave Seattle the lead, Fredy Montero added another in the 62nd minute, and the Sounders raced past Cascadia rival Portland 3-0 on Sunday night before a record crowd of more than 66,000. Johnson's goal in the 28th minute gave Seattle a 2-0 lead and helped the Sounders move into third-place in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders 3, Timbers 0

Eddie Johnson scored his 14th goal of the season just minutes after an own goal gave Seattle the lead, Fredy Montero added another in the 62nd minute, and the Sounders raced past Cascadia rival Portland 3-0 on Sunday night before a record crowd of more than 66,000. Johnson's goal in the 28th minute gave Seattle a 2-0 lead and helped the Sounders move into third-place in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

MLS Stars to Debut mi adidas Breast Cancer Awareness Cleats

To support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, MLS stars Fredy Montero (Seattle Sounders), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Kenny Cooper (New York Red Bulls), Chris Pontius (DC United) and Teal Bunbury (Sporting KC) have each created special adidas pink cleats on www.miadidas.com.  The players will debut their personalized cleats starting this weekend and will wear them for matches...
Via 90Soccer
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

MLS Soccer: Eddie Johnson experiment a success in Seattle

Redemption. A word that few deemed appropriate for American forward Eddie Johnson, but what a difference a few headers make. The 28 year old began his career as a MLS sensation by scoring 41 goals in 6 seasons in the US, but his sequential move to Europe in 2008 changed everything. Once a dazzling prodigy, Johnson found himself on a continent of uncertainty with a personal and professional...
Via isportsweb.com
September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Johnson, Seattle defeat Chivas USA

Eddie Johnson scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the 89th minute, and the Seattle Sounders rallied to beat Chivas USA 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time this season that the Sounders (13-6-8, 47 points) won after allowing the game's first goal. Alex Caskey started the play that led to the game-winner with a short pass to Fredy Montero on the attacking left side...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders 2, Chivas USA 1

Eddie Johnson scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the 89th minute, and the Seattle Sounders rallied to beat Chivas USA 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time this season that the Sounders (13-6-8, 47 points) won after allowing the game's first goal. Alex Caskey started the play that led to the game-winner with a short pass to Fredy Montero on the attacking left side...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Chivas USA loses on Sounders' late goal

SEATTLE (AP) -- Eddie Johnson scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the 89th minute, and the Seattle Sounders rallied to beat Chivas USA 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time this season that the Sounders (13-6-8, 47 points) won after allowing the game's first goal. Alex Caskey started the play that led to the game-winner with a short pass to Fredy Montero on the attacking...
Via Fox Sports West
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders FC vs. FC Dallas blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Sounders 1 – 1 FC Dallas Not the three points we were looking for on Sunday afternoon, but still a point on the road against a tough FC Dallas squad is something Sounders FC can be proud of. Especially with the season winding down, each game has a possible 6 point swing, as all of the Sounders remaining matches are against Western Conference foes. As the table sits on Sunday...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders 1, FC Dallas 1

Jackson' scored in the 32nd minute Kevin Hartmant made a couple of key saves to lift FC Dallas to a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders on Sunday night Dallas (8-12-9) preserved its playoff hopes alive, improving to 3-1-1 in its last five to move four points behind Vancouver for the Western Conference's fifth and final postseason spot. Mauro Rosales scored in the 20th...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders-FC Dallas Preview

The Seattle Sounders hit a rough patch following their last game against FC Dallas, but the club is back on track. So is FC Dallas following the longest winless stretch in franchise history. Playing on the road for the third time in nine days, Seattle goes for its fifth win in six games Sunday night when Dallas opens a critical two-game homestand. After Fredy Montero scored both...
Via AP on Fox
September 01, 2012  |  Discuss

CCL: Sounders Won in T&T and Dynamo tied in Honduras

Seattle Sounders FC 3 at Caledonia AIA 1 - lex Caskey, Sammy Ochoa, and Fredy Montero all scored a goal and an assist as Sounders FC (2-0-0, 6 points) defeated Caledonia AIA (0-2-1, 1 point) in CONCACAF Champions League group play at Ato Boldon Stadium on Thursday night.   With the win, Seattle takes a commanding five-point lead of Group 4 with just two games to play. Caledonia...
Via 90Soccer
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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