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January 5, 2009 at 4:11 PM

On an Eylander

Sounders FC has signed Chris Eylander as its second goalkeeper, the club announced today.

Here’s what he had to say:

“Having played for the USL Sounders the past three years and having grown up in the area, I had always wanted to play in MLS. To reach that goal and do so by playing for the first MLS team in Seattle is really, really special for me and very exciting.”

Here’s my story on the Seattle Times web site now:

And here’s a photo of Eylander (in the middle of the celebration) I found on the USA Today Web site. (Photo by Kevin Casey/AP)

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