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The Roman Torres saga has come to an end with Torres landing in Seattle yesterday.

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Seattle

El Capitan Panameno ha llegado a Seattle! Sigi, Garth, and crew met Roman Torres at Seatac Tuesday night. With the transfer all but done will we see Torres Sunday against Orlando City SC?

Seattle Sounders 2 sits in third place in the Western Conference after 22 games. One player that has made an Impact is Oalex Anderson; the St. Vincent and the Grenadines national teamer has shown flashes of brilliance and will need to continue if S2 are to make a run at the post season.

Seattle Sounders season ticket holders will be given the opportunity to buy tickets via pre-sale for the USWNT game at CenturyLink field on October 21st. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday.

Major League Soccer

Sunday after watching my beloved Seattle Sounders play I tuned into the New York Derby;  and was surprised by one of the better TIFO's around.

American Soccer Now gives us a look at their "Team of the Week", "Player of the Week", and "Goal of the Week" plus a few other assessments.

U.S. Soccer

The 2026 World Cup is going to happen, the only question is where? With all the corruption being exposed within FIFA someone asks "is it worth it for the USA to tangle with FIFA and host the 2026 World Cup".

The U.S. under-23 men's national finished up its College ID camp with a 3-1 win over Tijuana Premier. The camp was destined to give U-23 head coach Andi Herzog a look at a group of 28 collegiate players.

The Semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup kick off tonight, with the Philadelphia Union playing the Chicago Fire and Sporting Kansas City taking on Real Salt Lake. All four teams look to make the Final at the end of September.

Captain America is back, former USMNT Captain John Harkes will coach FC Cincinnati starting in 2016. Cincinnati will join the USL 3rd tier and play its home matches at renovated Nippert Stadium at the University of Cincinnati.

Can you trademark a chant? U.S. Soccer is trying to do just that with the "Dos a Cero" chant.

World Soccer

Lionel Messi put on a free kick clinic during the first seven minutes of the UEFA Super Cup, but Sevilla roared back from 4-1 down to equalize and force the game into extra time. The plaudits went to Pedro who asked not to play in the Super Cup, but relented and scored the winner late in the second period of extra time.

Magic Spray wishes you a speedy recovery!

The English Premier League is staying put on U.S. television. NBC Sports Group beat out all other challengers to retain the exclusive multi-platform U.S. media rights to the EPL. The EPL was set to expire at the end of the 2015-16 season. What is new is the term: six years.

Goal of the week Nominees: Zlatan in Disguise, Long distance screamer, and 33 passes = Goal