CenturyLink Field has seen its fair share of controversy regarding replacement referees, but Saturday’s MLS opener did not feature another. The referee for Saturday’s matchup between Sounders FC and Sporting Kansas City was Irishman Alan Kelly. He has worked UEFA World Cup qualifiers in the past and UEFA youth tournaments in the past. Kelly has also…More
One of the many new faces on Sounders FC’s roster, forward Chad Barrett wanted to endear himself to fans at CenturyLink Field. There’s no better way to do that than scoring a winning-goal in stoppage time on your debut as Barrett did. His strike in the game’s dying moments clinched a 1-0 victory over the reigning…More
Just two days after arriving back in Seattle, Clint Dempsey came on the field for Marco Pappa in the 57th minute and assisted the game-winning goal by forward Chad Barrett. Here’s what he had to say to reporters in the locker room after the game… Thoughts on the goal: “It was good for us to get the…More
Here is some team-provided video of coach Sigi Schmid‘s postgame interview following Sounders FC’s season-opening 1-0 against Kansas City. I’ll add more video interviews and quotes to this post throughout the day.More
Here are the highlights from Sounders FC’s 1-0 win Saturday against Sporting Kansas City, highlighted by Chad Barrett‘s dramatic winner:More
The Sounders announced some expected news before Saturday’s opener: the team has bought out the contract of veteran midfielder Shalrie Joseph, who hasn’t been with the team since the beginning of preseason. This is the 4th year in a row the Sounders have exercised their one-time buyout option… 2014: Shalrie Joseph 2013: Christian Tiffert 2012: O’Brian White…More
Welcome back to CenturyLink Field! It’s been awhile, at least you made a stop at practice or a Seahawks game.
Quick note: Due to the NBC Sports Network broadcast, the game will kick off closer to 12:23 p.m.More
Update: These packaged are on sale now. Sounders FC has announced the six games that will be played in front of full stadium capacity at CenturyLink Field, a six-game package available by calling 1-877-MLS-GOAL or at SoundersFC.com. Here are the games: — San Jose Earthquakes – Saturday, May 17 at 7 p.m. — Portland Timbers –…More
Sounders FC vs. Sporting Kansas City
Saturday, March 8, 12 p.m., CenturyLink Field, Seattle, Wash.
National TV: NBC Sports Network (John Strong, Kyle Martino, Russ Thaler)
Local radio: 97.3 FM/SiriusXM FC (Ross Fletcher, Kasey Keller)
Spanish radio: ESPN Deportes 1490 AM
Referee: Alan Kelly