Manchester United continues to dominate soccer on the pitch, but the bigger drama for its many fans will be how the world’s most popular football club manages its $1.1 billion in debt, thanks to its American owners.
Author: Stanley Holmes
Sounders host Colorado at 1 p.m. Saturday following new contract for their coach, whose club is on eight-game unbeaten streak.
The Sounders-Timbers rivalry returns, this time in Portland, for what will be Keller’s last match in the Rose City, which spawned his pro career. But don’t expect the Timbers Army to care.
Better runs, better movement, better environment. Thursday was just better for the Sounders, resulting in four goals that moved them into second place in the Western Conference.
Mauro Rosales could be a big factor for the Sounders since his skill and big-game experience could be the difference down the homestretch.
Sounders muster a 2-2 draw with Cascadia Cup rivals Vancouver Whitecaps that still raises more questions than answers for the Rave Green.
Defeating local, longtime rivals Vancouver will only happen if Fredy Montero and company step up their play.
Late push by the Sounders’ substitutes wasn’t enough to square things with FC Dallas. Seattle’s 1-0 loss left it with just four points over a three-match homestand.
Sounders Mauro Rosales and Erik Friberg appear to be ready to go against Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. Expect one of them to start and that should make all the difference against the midwestern bottom dwellers.
The first local derby in the MLS era between Seattle and Portland was a tight, tense affair that was far from a classic.