Here are some video highlights of Monday’s training game from MLSsoccer.com, as Seattle and Vancouver played to a physical 1-1 tie. The goals by Camilo and Servando Carrasco are included, as is Jason Banton‘s red card. Take a look.
And some other links:
— Sounders FC draft pick Abdul Aman, a Seattle native that played last year at UW, is apparently going to try his hand in Europe.
— Elsewhere around the league, veteran midfielder Marcelo Saragosa has signed with D.C. United, Edson Buddle talks about his European adventure and Portland’s Jose Adolfo Valencia had successful surgery. A pair has joined Philadelphia Union camp, Danny Mwanga and Keon Daniel, and a pair has left, Thomas Brandt and Brandon Zimmerman (a Pasco native).
— What’s going on with Montreal defender Nelson Rivas?
— Here’s the latest edition of ExtraTime Radio.
— The Wall Street Journal has a fascinating story on soccer players and third-party owners. Highly recommend this one. Also, here’s an update on Diego Maradona, who’s coaching in the United Arab Emirates, from SI.com.
— Lastly, here’s a poll that our paper has run online regarding an issue that could affect the whole Seattle sports scene.