Sounder at Heart Archives for January 2008
Calum Davenport, former Spur and current pouty Hammer, is on the outs. It sounds as if Zola wants
to get something, but what kind of market is there going to be for a player with a broken neck a
year ago and an attitude problem now. Davenport played U-17, U-19, U-20 for the English Men's [...]
I have little to add, except that I think this guarantees that Eylander will be brought up to the
MLS squad. Tom Dutra, formerly of USL Sounders and trainer of Keller Sounders FC Seattle Times New
Tribune GoalSeattle Forums WeAreECS Forums So far two players, two coaches, a GM and several front
office types have made the move from the USL to [.
First, there is a wicked cool website out there that has a map of MLS, USL-1 and USL-2 on it. It
does a great job of showing where the teams are, and where they aren't. Secondly, there is this
handy map from MLSnet.com concerning where the players are from, it does not include three of [...]
Recently in a Seattle Times comments discussion the question of how good MLS is and why players
don't seem to want to come here to the USA in their prime. Simply, it isn't just about money, but
also about the overall quality of the league. Currently, it is difficult to rank MLS in comparison
to other leagues [.
This isn't soccer, but if you like coffee &/or film its worth a look. A friend recently
enjoyed some of our beautiful Ethiopia Sun-Dried Sidamo, but in this case out in Japan, by way of
his sister. He filmed it in the style of the TV show Dexter's introduction. I like the technique,
and I enjoy the coffee [.
This is my first project for you the readers. I'm going to start it off, but this will take effort
from more than just myself. Quite simply what we have here is a quest to find those players who
will be available on Free Transfers this January. These are the guys who could be [...]
You have likely seen the announcement that MLS, SoccerUnitedMarketing and ESPN sold the
international rights for MLS to MP & SILVA for "Eight Figures." I'm going to assume that
they aren't counting pennies and that would mean that the league gets an extra 10 Million+ dollars.
In essence the new deal is like [.
I've been toying around with this idea for a while. There are so many directions that one could go,
particularly with the economic issues of the nation and world, but also due to the fact that MLS is
still in its growth phase and due to its relative cheap entry cost is being pursued [...]
Back when Freddie was signed I said that it was a risk/reward decision. The risk was entirely
concerning health, particularly the hip/hamstring issue. The reward would be a high impact player
with the potential for a 10/10 season who could be the face of the franchise. Today, many are
taking the news of hip [.
Hell Sounders, You know, at some point we might have to break out an orange ball and play some
games at Qwest. It would mean that we were in the CONCACAF Champions League, but really, that's
where we want to get right? My local update is that the Maplewood area of Renton got about
2″, whereas [.
As promised, my discussion with members of the Sounders FC band - the Sound Wave. Some don't like
it, though I'm still in the I enjoy it a bit but let's see it on game day. Because to me, that's
what matters most. Everything else, from my calls for Rave Green = Green to [...]
I like the way this team thinks. We the fans are a part of it, it is truly our team. It is a team
that has valued the passion that we have for our region, that tries to connect in ways that most
American teams either don't or can't. Tonight the fan conference was [...]
We thought We sinned We signed I don't want to get into the silliness of that twist on Vini, Vidi,
Vici, but the fact is Sounders FC is doing this right, and they continue to do it in a way that
keeps the fans involved. Sure, the club committed some kind of violation. That's actually OK in my
So its been a while, but let's look at some Sounders FC news for the week. Which is really just
Sigi, Sigi, Sigi, Sigi, Sigi, Sigi; you get the picture. It seems quite likely that Seattle
Sounders FC crossed the line but were willing to settle "out of court" rather than both
teams taking it [...]
Well, you can get your chance, as long as you are live in Houston, or have access to the Internet.
Dropped in Glenn Davis' blurb on the Euro CL is a note on his upcoming guests on "Dynamo All
Access." *BOB BRADLEY ON DYNAMO ALL ACCESS WITH GLENN DAVIS Note the time, 7-9 p this
Wednesday. Additional guests [.
While most fans of the 3 USL-1 teams that participated in the Cascadia Cup hope to not see it
return until all three teams are in MLS and base the winner of the Cup off of clubs' performance in
the regular season, I wonder if there is a way that the Cup could continue as [...]
With the Sounders FC fashion show over, and the Holidays upon I'll tell you what I want. First, i
want my pint from GoSounders.com from our A-Listers bet. Or it can wait until we meet up for a
match or some other team event. My favorite item in the team gear would be the Shale Training [...]
Seattle Sports aren't doing to well, and Sounders FC is when the world's top team blog starts
talking soccer USSMariner has a poll up, as well as some anecdotes about the excitement SSFC is
creating around the city. This is a website that had one of their authors finish second in a
national scholarship competition, which [.
So I recently discovered that many of you didn't know that I am running for the Sounders FC
Membership Council. I quite simply see the role of the council as a place where fans have a voice,
a method to open up the team to non-traditional marketing (I call this soccer evangelism), and to
You can find the conversation here. The Dynamo are very close to getting their stadium deal
financed. It would be next to Minute Maid Park in downtown. The sticking point is 10M$ from the
County, which the city has pledged to match. The rest of the construction costs would be born by