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Seattle Sounders FC

Founded: 2009

Address: 12 Seahawks Way, Renton, WA, 98056 United States

Phone: 425-203-8000

Official URL: www.soundersfc.com

Chairman: Adrian Hanauer

Club Director: Chris Henderson

Stadium: CenturyLink Field

Club History
Seattle Sounders FC became Major League Soccer’s 15th team in 2007 and started play in 2009. Fans voted for the team’s name, which links historically with the original Sounders of the NASL and the Seattle Sounders who played in the USL. Similar to Barcelona in Spain, the Sounders FC Alliance gives each season ticket holder the ability to vote on the direction of the team, including the decision to fire the general manager. Drew Carey is the chairman of this group. Sigi Schmid left the Columbus Crew after winning the MLS Cup in 2008 and joined the Sounders as their first head coach. In their inaugural season, the Sounders set an MLS attendance record, averaging more than 30,000 fans a game, and the fervor around the team has hardly slowed down. Seattle also qualified for the playoffs in every year of its existence and won the U.S. Open Cup three consecutive times before falling in the 2012 final. In August 2013, the team made its biggest signing by acquiring U.S. national team captain Clint Dempsey.

Nicknames:
Rave Green

Notable former players:
Kasey Keller, Freddie Ljungberg, Sebastien Le Toux, Jeff Parke, Alvaro Fernandez, Mauro Rosales
  
Active Tournaments
Most Discussed
Top Scorers
Player Goals Penalties
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
Obafemi Martins Obafemi Martins
Striker
Seattle Sounders
2 0
Kenny Cooper Kenny Cooper
Striker
Seattle Sounders
2 0
Chad Barrett Chad Barrett
Striker
Seattle Sounders
1 0
Lamar Neagle Lamar Neagle
Midfielder
Seattle Sounders
1 0