Seattle Sounders FC News
10-20-14: Solidifying the top spot in the Western Conference are the Seattle Sounders, who own a 19-10-4 record over the regular season. The team will play its final regular season game against the LA Galaxy on Saturday at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Sounders played to a draw with the Galaxy last Sunday night and travel home to host the team over the weekend.
3-7-14: The Sounders announced the signing of mid fielders Gonzalo Pineda on March 5th. Pineda is a World Cup veteran and former member of the Mexican national team. The terms of the contract were not disclosed as per team policy. Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid is excited to have him on board for the league kickoff this weekend vs Sporting Kansas City.
3-5-14: Despite the MLS season starting this Saturday, the Sounders are still struggling to figure out how to fill out the bottom of there roster. Currently only 24 of the 30 slots are filled. Possible prospects for the spots include draft pick Fabio Pereira, Kevin Parsemain, Cam Weaver, Gonzalo Pineda, Michael Azira and John Arroyo.
3-3-14: Clint Dempsey will be a busy man this week. The Sounders star will play for Team USA for Wednesday's game vs Ukraine in Cyprus. He'll then return home in time for action in the Sounders home opener March 8th vs Sporting Kansas City. Tickets for the game average $52 on the re-sale market and have been trending downward 18% in the past week.
8-3-13: In the biggest move in MLS history, the Sounders officially announced the transfer of USA international Clint Dempsey from the Premiere League's Tottenham Hotspur.
The Sounders will pay Spurs an MLS-record $9 million transfer fee for Dempsey, alongn with a $32-million base salary, also the largest in MLS history.