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Seattle Sounders WIn Fourth Lamar US Open Cup Title

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Seattle Sounders WIn Fourth Lamar US Open Cup Title

A cup final is always a tense, dramatic affair and the 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup was no different.  In an exciting affair, the red-hot Seattle Sounders won their fourth title in six years, defeating the host Philadelphia Union 3-1 in extra time.  The hard fought match saw both teams have […]

Why the Seattle Sounders Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

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Why the Seattle Sounders Will Win the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup

The 101st edition of the 2014 Lamar Hunt Open Cup ends Tuesday night in Chester, Pa. Here is why the Seattle Sounders will win the trophy over the Philadelphia Union. Obafemi Martins and Clint Dempsey When these two are on the pitch together, they give defenses fits all night. Martins is always looking for the right run to make […]

MLS MVP: Obafemi Martins Should be Considered

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MLS MVP: Obafemi Martins Should be Considered

There is about a third of the season left at this point and if the season ended today and if I had a vote for MLS MVP, my vote would go to Seattle Sounders forward, Obafemi Martins. Are there players having a better season statistically speaking? Yes. But being an MVP is more then scoring goals and dishing out assists. […]

Seattle Sounders Obafemi Martins wins Player of the Week

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Seattle Sounders Obafemi Martins wins Player of the Week

The last 24 hours have been extremely good for Obafemi Martins. After scoring a brace and adding an assist in the Seattle Sounders rout over the Portland Timbers Sunday afternoon, Martins was named the Player of the Week. The Nigerian forward beat out New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry, who also had two goals and […]

Seattle Sounders Win in Portland for First Time in Three Years

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Seattle Sounders Win in Portland for First Time in Three Years

Coming into their match against the Portland Timbers, the Seattle Sounders have been struggling as of late. Only winning two matches in league play since July 13th. With a win Seattle would move back to the top of the Western Conference standings and the Supporters Shield. Seattle was also looking for their first win in Portland since 2011. Seattle […]

San Jose Earthquakes Steal Two Points in Seattle

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San Jose Earthquakes Steal Two Points in Seattle

This was the fourth time that the San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders faced each other. Seattle won two of the previous three, one of those wins coming in the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Last time out San Jose snuck away with a 1-0 win at the new built Levi’s Stadium in Santa […]

MLS Match Preview: Real Salt Lake vs Seattle Sounders FC

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MLS Match Preview: Real Salt Lake vs Seattle Sounders FC

The long seasons of professional sports are full of up and downs as they progress. MLS is no different. Lets use Real Salt Lake  as a great example. They did not lose a match in their first twelve games of the season and were at the top of the Western Conference. It looked as if nobody would be […]

Sounders Extinguish Fire, Advance to US Open Cup Final

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Sounders Extinguish Fire, Advance to US Open Cup Final

The Seattle Sounders and Chicago Fire have won a combined seven US Open Cup titles. Chicago holds an MLS record four championships, the most recent coming in 2006. Chicago have played in a whopping 10 US Open Cup semifinal matches. The Sounders’ most recent US Open Cup championship came in 2011, against Chicago. None of that mattered when the two teams squared off Wednesday […]

US Open Cup Preview: Seattle Sounders vs Chicago Fire

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US Open Cup Preview: Seattle Sounders vs Chicago Fire

The final semifinal match for the 2014 Lamer Hunt US Open Cup takes place on August 13th at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, WA as the Seattle Sounders play host to the Chicago Fire. The winner of this match will travel and face the winner of FC Dallas and Philadelphia Union for the US Open Cup final. Seattle’s first match in the 2014 US […]

Seattle Sounders End Two Game Skid, Sigi Schmid Wins 200th MLS Match

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Seattle Sounders End Two Game Skid, Sigi Schmid Wins 200th MLS Match

Going into their match against the Houston Dynamo, the Seattle Sounders were reeling to say the least. The team had lost two in a row and three of their last four. They had not scored in their last two matches and had only scored twice in those previous four. Most would say that having the Dynamo visit would […]

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