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UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 4:08 p.m.

How will the Sounders replace key midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro against FC Dallas?

The Uruguayan center midfielder has been on a tear in MLS play for the Sounders since being snubbed for his country’s World Cup roster last summer.


UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 8:03 p.m.

MLS roundup: Josef Martinez scores twice, Atlanta beats Minnesota 3-0

Josef Martinez scored two goals in second-half stoppage time to help Atlanta United beat Minnesota United 3-0 on Wednesday night.


MLS and Mexico’s Liga MX launch competition

Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Liga MX are launching an annual competition called the Leagues Cup but are not including MLS champion Atlanta United. Eight teams will participate in the …


UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019, 9:54 p.m.

Russell’s hat trick helps Sporting beat Sounders, snap skid

Johnny Russell scored a hat trick and Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-2 on Sunday, snapping a seven-game winless streak.


UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 3 p.m.

Sounders defender Chad Marshall announces retirement due to injuries

Three-time MLS defender of the year Chad Marshall has announced his retirement due to injury, bringing an end to a 16-year career that included stints with the Columbus Crew and …


MLS roundup: Chris Wondolowski breaks Landon Donovan’s MLS goals record

Chris Wondolowski scored four times to pass Landon Donovan for most career MLS goals, and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Chicago Fire 4-1 Saturday.


Stefan Frei records 6 saves for Seattle Sounders in scoreless draw with Philadelphia Union

Stefan Frei had six saves for his fifth shutout of the season, and the Seattle Sounders played to a scoreless draw with the Philadelphia Union.


MLS roundup: Brian Fernandez scores, Portland, Houston tie 1-1

Brian Fernandez scored 12 minutes after entering as a second-half substitute in his MLS debut, and the Portland Timbers tied the Houston Dynamo 1-1 on Wednesday night.


Raul Ruidiaz, Handwalla Bwana lead Sounders past Orlando City 2-1

Raul Ruidiaz and Handwalla Bwana scored to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 2-1 win over Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. The Sounders stretched their unbeaten streak to five …


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 12:02 p.m.

Revolution hire 5-time MLS Cup champ Bruce Arena as coach

The New England Revolution have hired five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach Bruce Arena as its coach and sports director. The 67-year-old Arena succeeds Brad Friedel, the …


Cristian Roldan’s early strike lifts Sounders past Dynamo 1-0

Cristian Roldan scored from outside the penalty area for the second straight week, lifting the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo in a meeting between two …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 3:28 p.m.

Chicago Fire in talks to end lease at suburban stadium

The Chicago Fire have reached a memorandum of understanding with the owner of the MLS team’s stadium that will end the lease. General Manager Nelson Rodriguez refused to give details …


Benny Feilhaber headed back to Sporting K.C. in trade with Rapids

Sporting Kansas City has acquired veteran midfielder Benny Feilhaber from the Colorado Rapids. In exchange, Colorado gets 22-year-old defender Abdul Rwatubyaye and an undisclosed draft pick. The 34-year-old Feilhaber joined …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 12:22 p.m.

David Beckham’s MLS team plans to sign players this summer

The expansion MLS team owned in part by David Beckham plans to start signing players this summer and will select its first coach later this year. Inter Miami, which says …


Sounders sign two defenders ahead of deadline, bringing back Joevin Jones and adding Xavier Arreaga

The Seattle Sounders bolstered their defense by signing Ecuadorian central defender Xavier Arreaga and bringing back Joevin Jones ahead of the MLS transfer window deadline. Arreaga is being signed as …


FC Cincinnati fires head coach Alan Koch after slow start

FC Cincinnati fired coach Alan Koch after the Major League Soccer expansion team’s 11th first-tier match. Koch was fired after two wins, seven losses and two draws in which the …


Christian Roldan helps Sounders tie Minnesota United 1-1

Minnesota’s Ike Opara cleared an entry that Roldan first-timed from well outside the area to make it 1-1 in the 41st minute.


Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan has red card rescinded

Sounders midfielder Cristian Roldan will be eligible to play when Seattle travels to Minnesota United after his red card from last weekend’s game was rescinded. The team said it had …


Colorado Rapids fire head coach Anthony Hudson

The Colorado Rapids have fired head coach Anthony Hudson. Assistant coach Conor Casey is taking over on an interim basis while the club searches for a permanent replacement. Hudson won …


UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019, 4:41 p.m.

Sounders left seeing red in 1-1 draw with Los Angeles FC

Jordan Morris scored for the Seattle Sounders in the first minute and Carlos Vela countered for Los Angeles FC three minutes later in a 1-1 tie Sunday.


UPDATED: Wed., April 24, 2019, 10:15 p.m.

Sounders rally from two goals down, tie Earthquakes 2-2

Kelvin Leerdam and Harry Shipp scored in a two-minute span midway through the second half as the Seattle Sounders rallied from a two-goal deficit to tie the San Jose Earthquakes …


UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019, 9:55 p.m.

LAFC hands Sounders first loss of season

Carlos Vela scored two goals, Mark-Anthony Kaye had three assists and Los Angeles FC beat Seattle 4-1 on Sunday to hand the Sounders’ their first loss of the season.


MLS roundup: Jordan Hamilton helps Toronto FC rally to beat Minnesota United

Substitute Jordan Hamilton scored in the 77th and 79th minutes to give Toronto FC a 4-3 comeback victory over Minnesota United on Friday night.


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 6:14 p.m.

MLS clubs to seek training compensation, solidarity payments

Major League Soccer clubs will now seek training compensation and solidarity payments when academy players are signed by other teams outside of the United States and Canada. Training compensation applies …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 6:56 p.m.

MLS announces plans to expand to 30 teams

Major League Soccer will expand to 30 total teams in the upcoming years. Commissioner Don Garber made the announcement at the Board Of Governors meeting in Los Angeles. The board …


Raul Ruidiaz returns to Sounders practice after missing two matches

Raul Ruidiaz returned to Sounders training Tuesday. The striker missed the team’s past two matches because of an ankle injury.


UPDATED: Sat., April 13, 2019, 4:23 p.m.

Will Bruin scores twice, Sounders outlast Toronto 3-2

Will Bruin and Cristian Roldan scored two minutes apart midway through the second half and the Seattle Sounders stayed unbeaten with a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC. Seattle knocked Toronto …


A rivalry of champions once again has Sounders and Toronto FC on a collision course

One of the oft-forgotten elements to what’s been a run of excellence for the Sounders going on three-plus years is how they’ve managed it without a one-season reboot. The same …


Weather forces postponement of Sounders vs. Rapids

The Denver area is under a blizzard warning from the National Weather Service until noon on Thursday. The game has been rescheduled for Sept. 7.


Stefan Frei, Nico Lodeiro boost Sounders past Real Salt Lake 1-0

Nicolas Lodeiro scored in the 18th minute, and the Seattle Sounders extended their club-record start with a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.