Watching the Seattle Sounders make history, with 70,000 of your closest friends

On Sunday, Seattle claimed a 3-1 victory over Toronto FC to secure the MLS Cup. Source: Watching the Seattle Sounders make history, with 70,000 of your closest friends Early in the morning, a completely packed Pioneer Square set the tone for what was to come, with children clambering atop trash cans and spectators climbing trees to get a glimpse of the pregame rally. Before the noon kickoff, Seattle rapper Macklemore hosted a free concert, drawing in as many people as could fit into Occidental Park. At one point, a young boy — his face painted blue and green — held his … Continue reading Watching the Seattle Sounders make history, with 70,000 of your closest friends

Are the Seattle Sounders underrated? They don’t care after winning MLS Cup again | Pro Soccer USA

On the final day of the regular season, ESPN’s Five Thirty Eight forecast model gave the Sounders a 4% chance of lifting the MLS Cup. Meanwhile, LAFC had 74% odds of making the final — which they didn’t because the Sounders knocked them out of the playoffs — and 53% odds to win it all. “Yes, maybe we didn’t have a season like LAFC, but we’re hoisting the trophy,” Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei said. “Honestly, in the end I could care less how pretty we play. Screw possession and all those other stats. We got another star and that’s all … Continue reading Are the Seattle Sounders underrated? They don’t care after winning MLS Cup again | Pro Soccer USA

‘Unbelievable’: Sounders fans packing Pioneer Square, CenturyLink Field elated with MLS Cup win

When Nick Bebee went to Shorecrest High School in Shoreline, soccer was not a thing. Nobody played, there wasn’t a team. Fast forward a half-century. All five of Bebee’s kids played in high school. Bebee, 67, plays every weekend with his fellow old-timers. And Sunday he was among the more than 69,000 spectators on hand to watch the Sounders win the MLS Cup on home turf. He could only shake his head. “Never, never,” he said. “It’s unbelievable, seeing how it’s developed in the last 50 years. Unbelievable.” Source: ‘Unbelievable’: Sounders fans packing Pioneer Square, CenturyLink Field elated with MLS … Continue reading ‘Unbelievable’: Sounders fans packing Pioneer Square, CenturyLink Field elated with MLS Cup win

Photos: Thousands of Sounders fans crowd Seattle park for pre-MLS Cup party with Macklemore

“This. Is. It.” And it was something. Seattle Sounders FC fans turned out in force Sunday morning for pre-MLS Cup festivities just blocks from CenturyLink Field as the city’s pro soccer team got set… Source: Photos: Thousands of Sounders fans crowd Seattle park for pre-MLS Cup party with Macklemore Continue reading Photos: Thousands of Sounders fans crowd Seattle park for pre-MLS Cup party with Macklemore

Big cleats to fill: Sophomore class rising to occasion as seniors prepare for graduation

Last fall, 11 freshmen came to Montlake to join the Washington women’s soccer team. While not all of them have had the same starts to their careers in the purple… Source: Big cleats to fill: Sophomore class rising to occasion as seniors prepare for graduation Continue reading Big cleats to fill: Sophomore class rising to occasion as seniors prepare for graduation

WSU’s Weaver waves goodbye with historic game

Six WSU soccer seniors had their numbers painted crimson and white behind the goal to celebrate senior day against the University of Colorado in honor of their last regular home game of the season Sunday afternoon. The Cougars won 4-1 on the Lower Soccer Field. “I knew coming into this game we were going to win,” senior forward Morgan Weaver said. “I just had a good feeling about my team and the energy we brought.” Source: Weaver waves goodbye with historic game Continue reading WSU’s Weaver waves goodbye with historic game

NU Strengthens Playoff Position with Win

Northwest energized its postseason hopes with a 2-0 win over Oregon Tech Friday. Source: NU Strengthens Playoff Position with Win KIRKLAND – Northwest energized its postseason hopes with a 2-0 win over Oregon Tech Friday. The win has the Eagles tied for sixth in the Cascade Collegiate Conference. The Eagles can secure a playoff spot with a win against Southern Oregon Saturday or with a loss by Evergreen or Carroll. Evergreen hosts Oregon Tech, and Carroll closes at home with Providence. Continue reading NU Strengthens Playoff Position with Win

Seattle U wins WAC regular season

Seattle U men’s soccer beat Incarnate Word, 1-0, to win the 2019 WAC regular-season title Friday afternoon. Source: Title in Texas SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Seattle University men’s soccer won, 1-0, at Incarnate Word Friday afternoon, clinching the 2019 Western Athletic Conference (WAC) regular-season title. The Redhawks improved their unbeaten streak to 10 matches and secured their seventh straight season with at least 11 victories. SU (11-3-3, 8-0-1 WAC) claimed its third WAC regular-season crown with Friday’s win. It also won the title in 2013 and 2015. The Redhawks will have the top seed and earn a first-round bye in … Continue reading Seattle U wins WAC regular season

Sounders FC announces CenturyLink Field sellout for November 10 MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC

SEATTLE, WASH. – Seattle Sounders FC today announced that the club’s MLS Cup Final match on November 10 against Toronto FC at CenturyLink Field has officially sold out. Season Members were offered a presale opportunity on October 31, with tickets available to the public beginning at 10:00 a.m. Source: Sounders FC announces CenturyLink Field sellout for November 10 MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC Continue reading Sounders FC announces CenturyLink Field sellout for November 10 MLS Cup Final against Toronto FC