Seattle’s 7-0 loss to Manchester United wasn’t that bad … was it?

I’ve been reading some of the debate over the Sounders getting hammered in a friendly, at home, by Manchester United yesterday. A lot of the talk, unsurprisingly, has been along the lines of “Oh, MLS, you screwed this one up again!” Well, I don’t think that’s true, really. I mean, obviously losing by seven goals … Continue reading Seattle’s 7-0 loss to Manchester United wasn’t that bad … was it?

MLS “First XI” All-Stars announced, and they’re mostly OK

By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood At halftime of the Timbers-Sounders game, they announced the “First XI” for the upcoming all-star game July 27 against Manchester United. It’s a bit of a misnomer, as these players won’t necessarily start – head coach Hans Backe will pick the actual starting 11 – but rather, they’re the ones chosen by … Continue reading MLS “First XI” All-Stars announced, and they’re mostly OK