Jordan Morris

Seattle Sounders

Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting KC: Community player ratings form

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A woeful road trip concludes with another multigoal loss. Ratings?

The days of snatching draws or victories with late heroics in front of Sporting Kansas City's fans seem very far away right now. The Seattle Sounders found another way to lose by multiple goals while playing quite well for the majority of a match.

Jordan Morris pleased with sophomore season so far, but wants to improve

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He's got one goal and his chemistry with his teammates improves every week. What will he do next?

It's safe to say that Jordan Morris' rookie season with the Seattle Sounders didn't exactly start out as planned. The team lost three straight games to open the year, and Morris was struggling to put the ball in the back of the net.

Morris day-to-day with an ankle injury

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The forward position is under a microscope at U.S. Men's National Team camp in San Jose this week, as injury questions are circling around the key contributors to the squad.

Jordan Morris picked up a knock in the Seattle Sounders' 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday, but he continued to play at CenturyLink Field.

Jordan Morris joins Clint Dempsey on USA’s World Cup qualifying roster

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Bruce Arena is taking the Seattle Sounders attack with him to face Honduras and Panama.

With World Cup qualifying a bit in doubt, USMNT coach Bruce Arena is turning to the Seattle Sounders for offense. He called both Jordan Morris and Clint Dempsey into the 23-man roster that will be available to face Honduras on March 24 and Panama on March 28.

Seattle Sounders at Montreal: Lineup includes former Impact midfielder Harry Shipp

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Only one change from last week's loss to Houston.

Brian Schmetzer's latest lineup features just one change for his Seattle Sounders FC. Harry Shipp is replacing Alvaro Fernandez in the starting lineup. Gustav Svensson continues as the right back option, with Brad Evans out and Oniel Fisher still with limited fitness.

Seattle Sounders at Houston Dynamo: Lineup includes Clint Dempsey

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Nine starters from the MLS Cup win, plus Clint Dempsey

In their first competitive match since winning the MLS Cup the Seattle Sounders have changes at right back and in the attacking band. Clint Dempsey is returning to the field. Gustav Svensson, as the third right back option, replaces now-Atlanta-United defender Tyrone Mears.

Expect Jordan Morris to start against Houston Dynamo

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Also, Chad Marshall is totally fine, you guys.

After missing a preseason match and having a few practice sessions reduced, Jordan Morris is confident he will travel to Texas to take on the Houston Dynamo (Sat. March 4, 5:30 p.m., Q13 FOX). Asked directly about his ankle, the Seattle Sounders forward responded, "It feels really good.

2016 Player Profile #4: Jordan Morris

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He's already won the Hermann Trophy, the MLS Rookie of the Year, the NCAA Championship and an MLS Cup. He's only 22.

It is easy to forget that at this time last year Jordan Morris was barely a professional soccer player. Just a year into his career, the Seattle Sounders forward has certainly put his stamp on the league, winning Rookie of the Year, Sounder at Heart's Young Player of Year, and an MLS Cup.

2016 Player Profile #9: Clint Dempsey

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All three of Clint's major club trophies came with the Seattle Sounders. He also won the Gold Cup twice.

Any discussion about Clint Dempsey's 2016 starts and stops with the heart issues that forced him to watch the Seattle Sounders win the MLS Cup, rather than take the field with them. There's great news on that front.

Jordan Morris goal hands USMNT 1-0 friendly win over Jamaica

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Benny Feilhaber, among others, stated his case for a spot on the World Cup qualifying roster as the US beat a cautious Reggae Boyz side

Despite dominating possession and restricting Jamaica to no true shots on goal, the United States was forced to sweat a bit before winning 1-0 on a cold night in Chattanooga.

¡¡¡SOUNDERS CAMPEONES!!!

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• De estar casi eliminados en agosto a la cima de la MLS en diciembre • Sin goles en 120 minutos, la final de la Copa MLS se decidió en tiros a penal • Stefan FREI le quitó un gol a Jozy ALTIDORE en el minuto 108 (video) • Román TORRES en el partido de su vida hizo el penal de la victoria (video) Hace .

LOS MOMENTOS QUE MARCARON EL CAMINO A LA FINAL DE LA COPA MLS

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Hablar sobre los Sounders FC en el mes de diciembre fue, hasta el año pasado, un justo ritual de resignación por otra temporada fallida y de esperanza por una nueva temporada. Hoy en la noche, casi a mitad de diciembre, bajo un intenso frío en el BMO Field de Toronto, la Furia Verde estará jugando su primer final de Copa MLS frente al equipo de .

Jordan Morris exchanges praise with Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore ahead of MLS Cup Final

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The USMNT teammates had many nice things to say about each other

Among the many storylines that have popped up ahead of Saturday's MLS Cup final, one that is of particular interest beyond just Seattle and Toronto is the matchup of the three US national team regulars expected to start. Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore are expected to start for Toronto FC, while 2016 Rookie of the Year Jordan Morris should start for the Seattle Sounders.

Seattle Sounders vs. Colorado Rapids, leg 2: Highlights, stats and quotes

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"My first answer to that is we're not finished yet. My second answer is that I'm very proud of this franchise. The fans deserve that – they deserve it." -Brian Schmetzer

That was amazing.

The Seattle Sounders have won the Western Conference final and are moving on to MLS Cup for the first time.

Morris battles through illness, injuries to lead Sounders to MLS Cup

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Jordan Morris isn't the type of person to show up his dad, especially in the public eye.Dr. Michael Morris has long been the Seattle Sounders Chief Medical Director, making his opinions absolute to many a soccer star before his son broke through to the professional ranks.

Rookie star Morris lifts Sounders into MLS final

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Commerce City (United States) (AFP) Jordan Morris scored a second half goal on Sunday as the Seattle Sounders defeated the Colorado Rapids 1-0 to reach their first MLS championship final in franchise history.

Morris scored in the 56th minute on a pass from Nelson Haedo Valdez as the Sounders took the semi-final series 3-1 in aggregate scoring.

Rookie star Morris lifts Sounders into MLS final

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Commerce City (United States) (AFP) Jordan Morris scored a second half goal on Sunday as the Seattle Sounders defeated the Colorado Rapids 1-0 to reach their first MLS championship final in franchise history.

Morris scored in the 56th minute on a pass from Nelson Haedo Valdez as the Sounders took the semi-final series 3-1 in aggregate scoring.

Colorado Rapids vs. Seattle Sounders MLS Playoffs 2016: Game time, TV schedule and live stream

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Two teams that seemed unlikely to get this far are on the cusp of playing in the MLS Cup final

The MLS Cup playoffs are winding down, with the second leg between the Colorado Rapids and Seattle Sounders being one of the three remaining games in the 2016 season. A tense first leg in Seattle saw Colorado take an early lead via a deflected Kevin Doyle shot, only for the Sounders - crucially - to get back level shortly thereafter via Jordan Morris.

A sufrir en Denver. Los Sounders con ventaja momentánea en final de conferencia

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Los Sounders chocaron esta noche no solo con la incesante lluvia sobre el CenturyLink Field, se enfrentaron al Colorado Rapids, el segundo mejor equipo de la temporada regular de este año en la MLS. Y a pesar de superarlos 2-1 con un tiro de penal de Nicolás LODEIRO en el minuto 60, la realidad deberá asentarse en la mente de cada uno de los jugadores .

Turning point in Jordan Morris’ season came later than you probably think

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Even though he scored his first goal much earlier, Morris pointed to his two-assist performance against Orlando City as his key moment

Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris was named Rookie of the Year for the 2016 MLS season, something that the player himself said "was one of my goals coming into the year.

Brian Schmetzer

We finally get to see Brian Schmetzer use squad rotation

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With three games in eight days the Sounders will need to use their healthy, but not fully-fit players in a rotation.

During last year's miracle run to win MLS Cup, Brian Schmetzer's changes to the starting XI were nearly always due to player health. He rode the squad hard, and it paid off. Most changes this year are also due to player health.

Indetenibles. Los Sounders se coronan en el Oeste para jugar por primera vez una final de Copa MLS

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Finalmente. Después de intentarlo por ocho temporadas consecutivas, los Seattle Sounders FC jugarán una final de Copa MLS tras superar al Colorado Rapids 0 1 en el partido de vuelta de la final de la Conferencia Oeste. Jordan MORRIS necesitó solo dos toques a un balón que habilitó Nelson VALDEZ desde fuera del área y vencer la salida infructuosa del arquero Zac MacMATH.

United States Men's National Team

Arriola joins USMNT as Brooks, Morris, Lletget, Orozco depart

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The U.S. Men's National Team has added a winger ahead of the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Panama as several players have departed camp.

Paul Arriola is set to jointhe USMNT squad ahead of Saturday night's trip to Panama City. John Brooks, Sebastian Lletget, Jordan Morris and Michael Orozco left camp, bringing the total roster to 23 players.

Dempsey, Altidore headline five USMNT call-ups to score ahead of World Cup qualifiers

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The U.S. Men's National Team needed some positive news this weekend after Fabian Johnson and Bobby Wood were removed from the roster for the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches with Honduras and Panama due to injuries.

The good news came from in front of nets worldwide, as some of the players headed to California this week struck the back of the net in their respective club matches.

USMNT 1, Jamaica 0: The SBI Breakdown

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Following an unconvincing draw in the first game of the renewed Bruce Arena era, the U.S. Men's National Team was in need of some good news. It's not that the initial draw against Serbia was a bad result, but rather because the U.S. was a team in need of a spark as crucial World Cup qualifiers loom.

Morris goal helps USMNT close winter camp with a win vs. Jamaica

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For the second straight game, the U.S. Men's National Team was lacking a bit of sharpness on the attacking end, but all it took was one moment of magic to create what turned out to be the game-winner.

Benny Feilhaber's assist sprung Jordan Morris for the game's lone goal as the U.

SBI USMNT Man of the Match: Jordan Morris

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The U.S. Men's National Team looked to be in danger of going a second straight match without a goal, but Jordan Morris helped keep that from happening when he converted a second-half chance for the winning streak in Friday's 1-0 victory against Jamaica. The goal, along with his tireless work pressing defensively and making countless runs earned him SBI Man of the Match honors.

USMNT 1 – Jamaica 0

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The USMNT got a goal from Jordan Morris with two goalkeepers sharing the shutout in the 1-0 win over Jamaica in Chattanooga.

Morris beats KR to ROY, US-Mexico time, & USWNT lays a whupping on Romania

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Morris wins ROY, Alex Morgan, Christen Press and USWNT blast Romania, USMNT preps for showdown with Mexico in Columbus.

Major League Soccer

A look at five MLS sophomores poised for bigger roles in 2017

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The development of young players continues to be a point of focus for MLS. The league confirmed as much with its recent announcement regarding the homegrown initiative as more resources are being pushed towards finding the game's top young players.

Several young players took advantage of their chances in 2016, leaping from prospect to MLS regular with ease.

Major Link Soccer: Sounders stalwarts ready for MLS Cup

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It may have taken longer than they had hoped, but Ozzie Alonso, Brad Evans, and Zach Scott are enjoying every minute of their latest quest for an MLS Cup.

Seattle:

While it may have taken longer than they all hoped for, the three remaining Sounders from the inaugural MLS side are being sure to soak up every moment leading up to their first Cup appearance.

Type 1 Diabetes

D.C. United preseason, Real Madrid, and FIFPro World XI: Thursday Freedom Kicks

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Champions League action, Jordan Morris, Wayne Rooney, and a bad-but-actually-good PK make up today's links

Hello folks! Hope things are going well. I started watching this Netflix series Abstract: The Art of Design and so far it's pretty good. SheBelieves Cup kicks off next Wednesday and that's another thing I'm excited about.

Type 1 diabetes didn’t stop Jordan Morris

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Between checking his blood sugars, calculating carbs, and giving himself insulin, it's been a lot to deal with.

There are a lot of barriers standing between the average youth soccer player and a career as a professional. There's competition, fitness, skills, bad coaching. Jordan Morris had one more barrier to deal with.

Philadelphia Union

MLS Draft 2017: Sounders add another Stanford product with 22nd pick

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Brian Nana-Sinkam was centerback when the Cardinal won the NCAA Champoinship.

With the final pick of the first round the Seattle Sounders selected a champion to join their squad. Brian Nana-Sinkam is a 6'0" tall, 180-pound center back that won the NCAA tournament with Jordan Morris and also played with Aaron Kovar.

Union bits, Seattle advances to MLS Cup final, more

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Newsy news bits and such like.

The Rest

Jordan Morris might be a little too honest

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Referee thanks Sounders forward for correcting a call.

It's not very often that a player corrects a referee in order to get a call to go against his team. But, according to referee Ricardo Salazar, that's exactly what Jordan Morris did in Saturday's game against the San Jose Earthquakes.

Nos Audietis, Episode 242: Cristian Roldan interview

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This is the full version of the interview we first aired at YachtCon.

Let it be said that Cristian Roldan is a very good sport. The Seattle Sounders midfielder certainly did not have to agree to an interview that took close to an hour. He sure as heck didn't have to then follow that up by going to YachtCon and participating in a panel.

United States beats Jamaica in final friendly of January camp

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Jordan Morris scores the only goal in the friendlies.

Camp Cupcake ends with a 1-nil win by the United States over Jamaica. It was the only goal of the January friendlies. Jordan Morris took a pass from Benny Feilhaber and slipped it by Ryan Thompson in the 59th minute.

As they did against Serbia, the US struggled to generate an offense, but were stout in defense.

Some Soccer News for Dec 8, 2016

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It's Day 343 of 2016.


For the first time one of the highly regarded members of the American soccer media is calling for Sunil Gulati to make way for someone new to lead US Soccer. By Steven Goff of the Washington Post.
  • Lots of criticism of Jurgen Klinsmann in this article too.