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Might MLS Be Allowing Teams a 4th DP?

Preface - This is PURE speculation. It's not *completely* baseless, but what basis exists is purely circumstantial. I have never let that stop me before and I won't now. I'm not a journalist -...

Sounders' Front Office is True to Their Word

Recapping the offseason moves and how they fit the words used by Adrian and Sigi about the path forward.

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International Roster Slots - An Oft Overlooked Asset

Much recent conversation on SounderAtHeart has focused on Adrian's big stack of MLS funny money, the #2 allocation pick he has in his pocket, and our 13th and 21st picks in the upcoming MLS...

The Time is Right for a Youth DP

This promoted FanPost is about how Seattle can get space for a 4th DP through creative cap space and a desire for youth.

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UPDATED - Sounders FC Playoff Scenarios

Possible scenarios for the playoffs: We can finish anywhere from 2nd-5th. If we lose to LA on Sunday IF Colorado loses @ Vancouver we are #4 and play #5 Colorado at CenturyLink - winner plays #1...

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Shield Race Could be Extra-Important in 2013

Last year I wrote a fan post detailing how a team could finish as low as 7th in the Supporters Shield race and still get a CCL berth. It was lots of "if this happens and that happens". A lot of...

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Higuain's Gift to Seattle...and Houston

In the RSL 4-0 thrashing of the Crew this past weekend, Federico Higuain took a yellow card in the 34th minute for leading with the helmet. In his defense, it was a solid tackle and he's new to...

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Per Josh Mayers, Sounders Are Best in MLS Since April 1

And that's not a belated April Fools joke. His article can be found here: h...

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The Supporters' Shield is Within Reach

There. I said it. A couple of weeks ago I would have dismissed this notion out of hand. And yes - it's true that I just took two percocets (I ruptured my Achilles playing indoor and am less than...

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Josue Martinez in Reserves Game?

According to Josh Mayers: "Looks like ex-Red Bull, ex-Union player Josue Martinez might’ve played for the Sounders, too." Martinez is a 23 year-old Costa Rican forward who only played one game...

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Sound(er) DP Acquisition Strategies

With MLS's addition of the Designated Player (aka, the Beckham Rule) for the 2007 season, teams were suddenly freed from a very tight financial leash and were permitted to spend without limit to...

Los Montero Rumores

The tweetosphere is all atwi...abuzz with rumors of one Fredy Montero of Seattle Sounders FC and where he will be in 2013. Removing those that completely fail the sniff test (Cali, Junior), there...

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Re-Entry Draft Stage 2 - What You Need to Know

Stage Two of the MLS Re-Entry Draft will be held this coming Friday, Dec. 14th at 12pm PST via conference call. Stage Two is significantly different than Stage One, as teams are not obligated to...

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The Case For A VERY Conservative Roster Approach

We Sounders have tried to stop dwelling on "what could have been" by focusing on the promise of next season. With this comes the inevitable (and enjoyable) "rosterbating" on Sounder at Heart. ...

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What Did Eidur Do After His Seattle Visit?

One of the little storylines buried in an eventful season was the brief trial of accomplished veteran Eidur Gudjohnsen. Gudjohnsen approached the Sounders mid-season - seemingly out of nowhere...

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Tiffert has His Visa - Eligible for Sunday and Beyond

The NewsTribune's esteemed Don Ruiz is reporting that Christian Tiffert's P-1 visa has arrived and that he is eligible for selection for Sunday's match vs. the Gals (in front of a HUGE crowd). ...

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The Kasey Keller Word of the Match Is???

For those who aren't actively following @KaseyKeller18 on twitter, he has started a little game inside the game for the entertainment of the Sounders Faithful (and presumably himself). He is...

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One Mystery Trialist Identified - Andrew Vanzie

One reader figured out who one of the unnamed trialists is.

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Photos of Sounders Training - Day 1 ... Return of the Mystery Trialists

The links below have bunches of great photos from day 1 (over 100). All your favorite Sounders, the new draftees/signees/invitees, and quite a few mystery trialists. Can anyone identify the guy...

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GK Competition Just Heated Up...

Reports are that Andrew Weber (formerly of, and inexplicably waived by, San Jose) and Tyrel Lacey (just back from a stint with now-bankrupt Norwegian top side FC Lyn-Oslo) are both training with...

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Friberg Gets First Appearance, Johansson Goes Full 90 in Sweden Win

As has been previous mentioned here on Sounder at Heart, these January games typically involve a Swedish team composed almost entirely of Allsvenskan players, as the Swedish season, like MLS, is on...

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Sounders Aim High, Add Height

Much has been made about who the Sounders might be hoping to add through offseason aquisitions and draft picks. Speculations ranged from "best players available" to specific positional...

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Who Are You Watching in the Supplemental Draft?

I'm not a professional evaluator of talent nor a scout, nor do I pretend to be. However, the guys below all caught my eye, either in press from knowledgeable sources, or during the combine matches...

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CCL Changes and the Sounders

CONCACAF announced major changes to the 2012-13 CCL format today. No longer will there be any play-in games. All 24 teams advance directly to group play. Group play itself is also...

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Josh Mayers reports: Montaño says Impact his nuevo equipo...

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/soundersfcblog/ Miguel has posted this on his facebook page and on twitter.  Like Josh, I never fully understood his contract status either.  I'm wondering if...

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An Unconsidered Factor in Mock Expansion Speculation...

I have been reading some very thoughtful, insightful speculation as to who the Sounders will protect and why.  The consensus seems to be that Fucito - despite being protected last year (when Keller...

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Who Do You Want to Win - A Reason to Cheer On LA (ew)?

Now that the Sounders have gone down (fighting), who do you want to see raise the Cup?  Everyone will have different opinions and I look forward to hearing each of them.  However, only one team can...

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MLS Playoff Quirks ... New York holds tiebreaker over Portland...unless they don't

The playoff picture is nearly complete...at least in so far as who is in and who is out.  New York holds their fate in their own hands.  If they win at Philadelphia, they are in.  Only Portland,...

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Playoffs: Sounders vs ___________ .... A Race to the Bottom??

  RSL is floundering mightily losing all four of their most recent MLS contests.  FC Dallas has matched them game for game, also losing their last four in league play.  Colorado, meanwhile, has...

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RSL Crushed by Caps - Sounders Virtually Lock 2nd in West

Editor's note: Moving this to the front page because this is pretty significant news and there's no reason for me to repeat it. - Jeremiah Real Salt Lake went down a man to a very questionable (in...

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