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Bill Swartz | October 05, 2012 12:56 pmHuge crowd expected for Sounders-Timbers match
Sounders focus on playoffs, but Cascadia up next
October 05, 2012 10:46 amThe idea may be unsettling to Seattle Sounders fans, but with less than a month left in the regular season the priority for the playoff-bound Sounders is to avoid the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference and not the Cascadia Cup.
Plenty at stake for Sounders in Vancouver
Bill Swartz | September 28, 2012 8:40 amBragging rights, a trophy and an MLS playoff berth are all incentives for the Seattle Sounders in Saturday night's game at Vancouver's BC Place.
Friendlies, general manager vote on Sounders' radar
Bill Swartz | September 26, 2012 8:17 am
Sounders set to face San Jose for 4th time
Bill Swartz | September 21, 2012 3:09 pmThe Seattle Sounders have precious few regular season MLS matches remaining. That's why Saturday night's home game against San Jose is a big one.
Cascadia Cup up for grabs in Rose CIty
Bill Swartz | September 14, 2012 6:09 amRegional bragging rights are always a great motivator for a rivalry. Throw in something called the Cascadia Cup, and you've raised the stakes even higher.
Northwest soccer rivalry gets national attention
Bill Swartz | September 13, 2012 9:08 amThis weekend, soccer fans across America will find out what we in Oregon and Washington have known for nearly 40 years: Portland and Seattle have one of the more fierce sports rivalries anywhere.
Steve Zakuani could be X-factor for Sounders
Bill Swartz | September 07, 2012 8:34 amSounders host Chivas USA Saturday, just two weeks ago routing the Goats 6-2 in Southern California.
Sounders' depth will be put to the test vs. Dallas
Bill Swartz | August 31, 2012 9:12 amSeattle's roster gets a supreme test on Sunday with another key Western Conference battle. Listen at 3:30 on 97.3 KIRO FM.
Montero, Sounders look to stay hot in SoCal
Bill Swartz | August 24, 2012 8:42 amIt's been a pretty good five-week run for Sounders forward Fredy Montero.
Babies and Whitecaps on Sounders radar
Bill Swartz | August 17, 2012 12:41 pmThe Sounders look to bounce back from two tough losses in Saturday's critical MLS match up with Vancouver.
Sounders collecting donations for wildfire victims
MyNorthwest.com | August 17, 2012 6:32 amSounders fans attending Saturday's match against the Vancouver Whitecaps will see volunteers collecting donations at CenturyLink Field gates for victims of the Central Washington wildfire.
Sounders' defense gets tough test against San Jose
Bill Swartz | August 10, 2012 11:03 amIt's a classic case of the immovable object against the unstoppable force Saturday night when the Seattle Sounders hit the road to take on the San Jose Earthquakes.
A galaxy of stars in Seattle for primetime soccer
Bill Swartz | August 03, 2012 10:16 amA big-time Major League Soccer game gets national television attention and a crowd of better than 50,000 Sunday night at Seattle's CenturyLink Field.
Sounders' big week has 3 games in 3 competitions
Bill Swartz | August 01, 2012 12:41 pmWhat a way to kick off the month of August. The Seattle Sounders play three matches in three different competitions over the next seven days. It begins with a Thursday night home game against Caledonia AIA from Trinidad.
Sounders test their unbeaten streak at Colorado
Bill Swartz | July 27, 2012 7:53 amAs expected, the Seattle Sounders are starting to heat up in the month of July. Entering last week's All-Star break, they produced an unbeaten streak of six matches, including a 1-0-3 record in MLS play.
Chelsea match a fitting farewell to a loyal Sounder
Bill Swartz | July 18, 2012 9:33 amEmotions will be running high in Seattle tonight for a good soccer player and even better person, Roger Levesque. This will be his swan song for a game he's known and loved since growing up in Portland, Maine.
Seattle facing blue British invasion
Bill Swartz | July 18, 2012 4:55 amThere'll be plenty of blue shirts around town Wednesday as over 50,000 fans flock to Seattle for an eagerly anticipated matchup featuring Chelsea, one of the world's most popular soccer teams.
Chelsea in Seattle to make new soccer friends
Bill Swartz | July 16, 2012 7:22 pmOne of England's most famous football teams has taken over the Virginia Mason Athletic Center (VMAC), the Seahawks' headquarters. Chelsea FC will spend the next couple days training for their Wednesday night "friendly" against Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field.
Sounders set for final East Coast match
Bill Swartz | July 13, 2012 8:48 amThey've played games in Washington D.C., New England, Montreal and Toronto. On Sunday the Seattle Sounders gladly make their final trip to the Eastern time zone for a match against the New York Red Bulls.