155 156 In 2012, an updated FieldTurf surface was installed and certified by fifa with a 2-star quality rating, the versace crystal gift set highest possible rating.
"Seattle Hires Henderson as Technical Director" (Press release).
18 19 "Seattle Sounders FC" was announced as the team name on April 7, 2008, along with the team logo, colors and badge design, in a presentation held at the Space Needle.
103 GM Lagerwey also traded Marco Pappa and Lamar Neagle to other clubs in the offseason.The troops were primarily from Minnesota, Iowa, the Dakotas, and Nebraska.Mayers, Joshua (March 27, 2012).Eason ended without a major trophy for the Sounders, for the first time in their MLS history, and the team failed to qualify for the 201314 concacaf Champions League.117 The team's performance was called a " cinderella season " and hailed as one of the most dramatic MLS seasons to date.76 The team's continued run of wins put them into Supporters' Shield contention in September, coming within one point of the league-leading Red Bulls, 77 but fell to fourth place in the conference after a run of four straight losses in October.Archived from the original on October 9, 2010."Sounders Clinch Playoff Berth With 32 Win".Cohen, Stephen (October 28, 2015).Retrieved May 13, 2008.A b Kamrani, Christopher (January 6, 2015).Gaschk, Matt (September 11, 2013).Pentz, Matt (July 30, 2016).161 Drew Carey is the chairman of the Sounders FC Alliance.47 Despite setbacks and a slow start to the season (the club won just 3 of its first 10 matches the Sounders went on to finish the season with the second-best record in the league at 18 wins, 9 draws, 7 losses, and qualified for."Sounders FC by fans' acclamation".
"Sounders' 13-match unbeaten streak comes to end with 2-0 loss to Real Salt Lake".
92 93 The injury and suspension of the team's main attacking duo led to a death spiral during the summer, with Seattle winning only one match in nine games.
"MLS team in Seattle no sure bet".