Monday Sep 8
Sounders return to practice after prolonged break
And if the session wasn't a thing of beauty, coach Sigi Schmid found that a small price to pay for what will be their final prolonged break of the long season. "The first day back is always a little sluggish at times, but that's just normal," he said.
Notes from the practice field: Just like FIFA
Sounders attacker Lamar Neagle has revealed the source of inspiration behind his unselfish feed to Obafemi Martins for the second of Seattle's four goals in Los Angeles last Wednesday. "I did what I always do when I play FIFA, passing it right to the side of the goalie.
The Goat Parade
Key Observations from Chivas USA's loss to the Seattle Sounders
What happens when you get the league's highest scoring side matched up against the league's worst defense ? You get a 4-0 scoreline at halftime and a demoralized Chivas USA squad looking for answers. The silver lining here was that CUSA was able to pick things up in the 2nd half and found a way to end their scoreless streak at 597 minutes, all without the services of their lone ranger, Erick Torres.
Charleston Battery Clinches Usl Pro Playoff Berth
The Charleston Battery clinched a place in the USL PRO Playoffs as Dane Kelly had a hat trick in a 4-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds on Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium.
The Arizona Republic
Arizona United's playoff chances take hit in loss
Arizona United could not battle back from a 3-0 halftime deficit and lost 5-1 to Seattle Sounders reserves Monday.