Tonight's 1-0 USA victory over Costa Rica in 2014 World Cup Qualifying will be remembered for years and years to come thanks to blizzard conditions we've never seen for a soccer game. We just need a name for it. The Snow Bowl is already taken, hmm... maybe the folks at the Weather Channel can think of something since they're into naming every storm with an inch of...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Americans had only a handful of seconds left to run out the clock and advance a step closer to the Olympics. With the pressure building with each tick, victory slipped away. Right off their hands. The United States, known for producing top goalkeepers such as Brad Friedel, Kasey Keller and Tim Howard, found themselves done in Monday night when substitute Sean...
He's 6 foot 5. He can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Literally.
He's up for the challenge of the MLS.
The MLS has impressed Gspurning, who played the past five seasons for Skoda Xanthi in Greece.
He knows he is replacing the retired Kasey Keller, who is a LEGEND in the northwest.
He knows the expectations of him will weigh heavily.
New era begins
It will be strange not seeing G Kasey Keller in goal for the Seattle Sounders this upcoming season, but instead of seeing him you can hear him and see him in a suit since he will be moving from the pitch to the broadcast booth.
The club recently announced that the legendary American goalie will be the Sounders’ analyst on all of the radio and TV broadcasts for the...
Kasey Keller is moving from the field to the broadcast booth.
The Seattle Sounders announced on Tuesday that Keller will become the analyst on all radio and television broadcasts for the 2012 season. Keller will join new play-by-play announcer Ross Fletcher, who was hired to replace Arlo White. White has moved on to become the lead play-by-play announcer for NBC Sports coverage...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2012
Jason Green reports the Seattle Sounders will never truly replace Kasey Keller in goal, but they've found someone they hope can fill his now retired shoes. Michael Gspurning is 30 years old and a tall keeper at 6'5" and has played for the Austrian national team as well as in the top Greek league for the last 5 seasons. Sigi Schmid likes his new keeper.
The Seattle Sounders believe they have found the guy to take over for retiring goalkeeper Kasey Keller.
Seattle announced Wednesday the signing of Austrian goalkeeper Michael Gspurning. The 30-year old has played the past four seasons for Skoda Xanthi in Greece's top division and has three national team appearances for Austria.
Terms of Gspurning's deal were not released...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2011
Seattle Sounders insider Jason Green brings us news that 2 Seattle Sounders won MLS awards. Kasey Keller earned the Goalkeeper of the Year Award, was named to the MLS All-Star Team AND made the MLS Best XI. Mauro Rosales won the Newcomer of the Year award, the second Seattle Sounder to do so in 3 seasons.
Retiring Seattle Sounders star Kasey Keller has been voted Major League Soccer's goalkeeper of the year.
The 41-year-old from Olympia, Wash., led MLS goalkeepers with 18 wins and 76 percent of shots saved, and he had nine shutouts. He received 73.97 percent of voting by media, players and club officials announced Monday, with the percentage of each group totaled.
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2011
Major League Soccer announced that Seattle Sounders' Kasey Keller was voted the 2011 Allstate MLS Goalkeeper of the Year on Tuesday. The former US international played in every game for the Soundersin 2011, and led the club to the second-best record in the league this season.
"Kasey had a superb season, finishing his career at such a high level is a reflection of his professionalism...