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February 11, 2010 at 4:45 PM

Adios amigos, thank you for the love

Sigh. So here we are. It’s time to say goodbye. Goodbye to the blog – at least my role on this blog. Goodbye to the Seattle Times and thanks for giving me the opportunity to cover soccer on a daily basis. Goodbye to you, the most passionate and compassionate soccer fans in America. Goodbye to Seattle…

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February 11, 2010 at 4:12 PM

Sounders tab McCormick as academy manager/head coach

Now this from the club… Sounders FC Names Dick McCormick as Academy Manager/Head Coach RENTON, WASH. – The Seattle Sounders FC today named longtime professional player and local youth coach Dick McCormick as Manager/Head Coach of the Sounders FC Youth Academy. “Dick McCormick is an excellent coach and youth soccer leader in Washington state, and his resume speaks…

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February 11, 2010 at 3:58 PM

Snowing on the MLS/player’s union parade, and it’s a good thing

Read this from the league that just came down…that’s the second deadline extension. Snow Hampers Negotiations: MLS and Players Union Agree to Continue to Negotiate Through Feb. 25 NEW YORK (Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010) – Major League Soccer and the Major League Soccer Players Union today announced that they have agreed to continue to negotiate through…

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February 11, 2010 at 3:54 PM

Full game report from the club; 5,000 tix sold for Timbers match

The Sounders FC finished the second leg of training camp in Casa Grande, Arizona, Thursday with a 3-2 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in their first preseason training game. Sanna Nyassi scored twice and Lamar Neagle added a third goal as the Sounders bounced back from a 2-0 first-half deficit. Marlon James got the Whitecaps on…

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February 10, 2010 at 8:10 PM

Fredy knows Phoenix

But first, it appears that Sounders FC is a Portland Trailblazers’ good luck charm. The team is at the Blazers-Phoenix Suns game tonight at the U.S. Airways Center and the Blazers are moments away from winning this thing. Fredy Montero told me last week that he’s been to Arizona before. As a member of Deportivo Cali,…

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February 10, 2010 at 2:22 PM

Sounders FC practice reports, yesterday and today

In Tuesday’s morning session, the team was split into three groups based on their workload the previous days. Two of the groups did limited regeneration in the morning, with several passing drills making up the days work – one groups work being slightly more rigorous than the other. The third group was made up of players who…

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February 10, 2010 at 2:02 PM

It’s official…Arlo White is in

My photo above, from White’s introduction at George & Dragon today. White is on the right. From the club: The Seattle Sounders FC today announced Arlo White as the club’s play-by-play announcer. The “Voice of the Sounders FC” will be heard on all television and radio broadcasts. “I am extremely excited to join the Sounders FC family,”…

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February 9, 2010 at 4:48 PM

More from Arlo White today

One thing I took from the conversation with Arlo White today is that he is admittedly not all the way up on his knowledge of MLS, but he pledges to do his homework. And he’ll be relocating to the Seattle area for the season well before the first match, he said. Let me clarify something…White will call…

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February 9, 2010 at 1:02 PM

Meet the “Voice of Sounders FC” tomorrow in person

The team is inviting fans to come out to George & Dragon Pub in Fremont at 11:30 a.m., prior to the Man. U. – Aston Villa and Arsenal-Liverpool matches, and meet Arlo White. It’s a welcome to Seattle time. Parking is tough down there. I got a ticket last time. Here’s the address. You’ll Never Walk Alone….

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