Sounders: Draft

Scouting Report: Stefano Rijssel


Black and Red United's ChestRockwell -- one of those nerds who watches more CONCACAF Champions League than is healthy -- gives us the lowdown on one of the Sounders' newest players.

Sounders round out MLS Draft with two attackers

Sounders pick Surinam's Stefano Rijssel and Michigan's Fabio Pereira.

MLS 2014 SuperDraft Rounds 3 & 4 offer value picks


Rounds three and four are now part of the SuperDraft, that does not mean the talent is better than when it was the Supplemental Draft. It's just a name change for picks 39-77. Seattle tends to get...

MLS SuperDraft Recap - Inigo Montoya edition


Maybe you don't have time to catch up on everything that happened in one of the crazier draft days in recent MLS history. Here's the quick version.

Sounders now see Zavaleta as mainly a forward


After picking up two more defenders in the SuperDraft, the Sounders leave no doubt that they see the 21-year-old as a forward now.

Sounders choose rapper Jimmy Ockford with 2nd pick


When he isn't rapping, Ockford will help bolster the Sounders backline as well.

Welcome to the rave green Damion Lowe


The Sounders chose the defender from the University of Hartford with their first pick of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft.

MLS SuperDraft 2014: Open Thread


You can watch the first two rounds of the four round MLS Draft live on ESPNNews or WatchESPN at 9 AM Pacific.

MLS Draft 2014: Measuring Draft History


Some teams are better at scouting than others.

Sounders provide glimpse into SuperDraft prep


Head scout Kurt Schmid suggests the team is mostly interested in defenders.

Sounders have a pretty average draft history


It's not as bad as some would have you believe, but there are some notable misses in there.

Mock Draft Average Draft Position


Mock drafts are fickle and rarely accurate. When comparing a mock draft to the results of an actual draft, sometimes it's downright laughable. Perhaps instead the goal is to predict players to be...

Sounders a confusing case for MLS Mock Drafters


There's very little consensus among, Soccer by Ives, Top Drawer Soccer, Bleacher Report and SB Nation.

MLS Mock Draft: Sounders take Taylor Peay at 21


The Sounders need only look across town to find a center back who can score on set pieces.

Mock Draft: Sounders take Quinn at No. 13


Seattle typically drafts the best player available. With no regard for positional needs, good fortune said to get one of the best attacking mids from the college game. He just happened to already...

Filling needs through the 2014 SuperDraft


With the 2014 MLS Super Draft rapidly approaching, let's take a preliminary look at what players might be available and how they could fit into Seattle's future.

Sounders acquire draft picks for nothing/Silvestre

The Portland Timbers signed Mikael Silvestre but to do so had to trade with the Sounders.

Supplemental Draft: Sounders pick Bates, Durr


Among the players chosen by the Sounders in the Supplemental Draft is former U.S. youth international Will Bates, who was a prolific scorer at Virginia.

MLS Supplemental Draft: Prep Sheet


On Tuesday January 22nd MLS will conduct the Supplemental Draft. This is a list of some potential finds. The Seattle Sounders hold the 5th, 16th, 35th, 54th and 73rd picks at this time.

MLS draft experts give Sounders solid marks


The draft experts have weighed in and the consensus seems to be that the Sounders did no worse than a "B," with a few considering their draft among the best in the league.

Meet your new Defenders - Zavaleta and Remick


When the Sounders saw Zavaleta's stock fall it was their opportunity to get a few years of high quality off cap defensive play. In Remick they acquired their second ever Ivy Leaguer, this time a...

Two Puget Sound Natives Selected in 2013 MLS Draft


Dylan Tucker-Gangnes and Fernando Monge, both Pac-12 seniors from the Seattle area, were selected in the 2013 draft. Tucker-Gangnes will play for Portland, while Monge will go to Montreal. Two...

Sounders FC Selects LB Dylan Remick 35th Overall


With left back looming as a trouble spot on the roster heading into the 2013 MLS season, Seattle Sounders FC improved its depth at the position by selecting Dylan Remick.

Sounders Take Zavaleta at No. 10 in SuperDraft


Trading with Toronto FC to move up six picks, Seattle Sounders FC selected Indiana's Eriq Zavaleta in the SuperDraft. He is a versatile player who fits two needs on Seattle's roster.

MLS Draft 2013: Livethread


With the Seattle Sounders picks buried low (winning games will do that to a team) they will have to react to what the teams ahead of them do. You should also prepare for more trades. One is already...

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