The 2019 US Open Cup Handbook

Always a good read, the 2019 U.S. Open Cup handbook has been published. It doesn’t have the controversy associated with the orphaned NASL teams, but there is some interesting stuff in there. Not the least of which is the suspended list. Anyone who got a red card in […]

Sounders Practice Notes [03-05-19]

The Sounders returned to the training field at Starfire under sunny skies, which could also be a metaphor for their mood coming off of a decisive 4-1 victory over MLS debutants FC Cincinnati. As one might expect, there wasn’t too much going at practice today. However there was […]

Sounders Media/Match Day

Well, I managed to survive the Sounders Media Match. For those who don’t know anything about my athletic career (and that’s all of you except my family/friends): I stopped playing soccer in 9th grade, at which point I moved over to the American football (like most kids in […]

Sounders Practice Notes [2-26-18]

The snow may be gone, but temperatures were still frigid out at Starfire as the Sounders returned to the practice field ahead of the MLS season opener versus FC Cincinnati this weekend. Some roster news broke ahead of the session, as the Sounders announced that they’d waived Jordan […]

TV Plug: Planet Futbol

I joined Grant Wahl’s “Planet Fútbol” show to discuss the US Soccer Annual General Meeting, and the prospect of a 48-team World Cup in 2022. MLS Commissioner Don Garber also joined the show, if you’re into important news from the top guy in domestic soccer in the United […]

Sounders Practice Notes [02-05-19]

They came…they practiced…they left. After a short break, the Sounders conducted their lone practice at Starfire, before preparing to depart for Arizona for the second half of their preseason training, where they’ll participate in the Tucson Cup. Unfortunately, weather conditions (see picture) prevented the team from using their […]