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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

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

Montero's hat trick lifts Sounders over Chivas

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Fredy Montero scored a hat trick and Mauro Rosales had three assists to help the Seattle Sounders rout Chivas USA 6-2 on Saturday night. Brad Evans and Sammy Ochoa also scored for Seattle, which moved into a second-place tie with idle Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference. The Sounders (12-6-7) have won four of their last five games. Montero scored his...
Via Fox Sports West
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Montero, Johnson score in Seattle win

Fredy Montero came off the bench to score in the 64th minute, Eddie Johnson added a clinching goal in the 87th minute and the Seattle Sounders beat Cascadia rival Vancouver 2-0 on Saturday in a key game for positioning in the MLS Western Conference playoff chase. Just two minutes after coming off the bench, Montero found the back of the net for the eighth time in league play. Mauro...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders FC 1 at San Jose Earthquakes 2

Fredy Montero and Steven Lenhart traded stoppage time goals as Seattle Sounders FC (10-6-7, 37 points) fell 2-1 to the San Jose Earthquakes (14-5-5, 47 points) on Saturday night at Buck Shaw Stadium. After over an hour of scoreless play, San Jose went up in the 70th minute when Simon Dawkins scored after a long Earthquakes throw-in was cleared right to his feet. Dawkins spun and...
Via 90Soccer
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Seattle Sounders’ Montero on form, but young Chelsea attackers shine too bright

Seattle Sounders’ Montero on form, but young Chelsea attackers shine too bright - originally posted on Soccerlens.comDeep in the furthest Pacific Northwest reaches of Major League Soccer, a fully-engaged Seattle Sounders helped kick off Chelsea’s pre-season tour of the United States. Blue versus a light sea foam-ish green was the scene, a decidedly mild color combination on the...
Via Soccerlens
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Montero helps Seattle draw New York

Fredy Montero came off the bench in the second half to score his fifth goal of the season, giving the Seattle Sounders a 2-2 tie with the New York Red Bulls on Sunday. In the 67th minute, Montero took a feed from Brad Evans and pushed it past goalkeeper Bill Gaudette, who was making his debut after being acquired from the Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday. Alvaro Fernandez scored in...
Via Fox Soccer
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Montero double sinks FC Dallas

Fredy Montero was rested and ready when the Seattle Sounders needed him. After sitting out the first half, Montero scored twice in a three-minute span to lead the Sounders to their fifth consecutive victory, 2-0 over FC Dallas on Wednesday night. ''That was a planned substitution,'' Seattle coach Sigi Schmid said. ''When Fredy wasn't scoring goals, he...
Via Fox Soccer
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Sounders 2, FC Dallas 0

Fredy Montero scored twice in a 3-minute span to lead the Seattle Sounders to their fifth consecutive victory, 2-0 over FC Dallas on Wednesday night. Seattle improved to 6-1-1. Dallas is 0-3-2 in its last five games and 3-5-3 overall. After Dallas controlled the ball for most of the first 68 minutes, Seattle's Cordell Cato won a battle in the home team's end and sent the...
Via AP on Fox
May 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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