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Sounders release 2017 preseason schedule

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The reigning MLS Cup champs will begin training next week at Starfire

Photos: Training Day One

Even though it still feels like the Seattle Sounders just won MLS Cup, the boys will be back in training next week. They will have their first day of training next Tuesday, January 24 at Starfire Sports training facility in Tukwila. The club also released their entire 2017 preseason schedule.

After spending five days in Tukwila, the Sounders will head to Tucson, AZ from January 29 to February 8, which will include a Desert Friendly against the Portland Timbers on February 4 and a scrimmage against the San Jose Earthquakes on February 7.

The Sounders will then return home for a week before they head back out on the road to Charleston, SC to take part in the 2017 Carolina Challenge Cup. They will spend 11 days in the Charleston area and have preseason matches scheduled against the Charleston Battery (Feb. 18), Atlanta United (Feb. 22) and the Columbus Crew (Feb. 25).

Seattle will only be home for a few days before they head back out on the road for the first game of the 2017 MLS season against the Houston Dynamo on March 4 at 5:30 pm PT.

2017 Preseason Training Camp Schedule

Date Location
Date Location
Jan 24-28 Training at Starfire Sports
Jan 29-Feb 8 Tucson Training Camp/Desert Friendlies
Feb 9-11 Players off
Feb 12-15 Training Camp at Starfire Sports
Feb 16-26 Charleston Training Camp/Carolina Challenge Cup

2017 Preseason Match Schedule

DATE TIME (PT) OPPONENT LOCATION COMPETITION
DATE TIME (PT) OPPONENT LOCATION COMPETITION
February 4 5:30 p.m. Portland Timbers Kino Sports Complex Desert Friendly
February 7 9:30 a.m. San Jose Earthquakes Kino Sports Complex Scrimmage
February 18 4:00 p.m. Charleston Battery MUSC Health Stadium Carolina Challenge Cup
February 22 4:30 p.m. Atlanta United MUSC Health Stadium Carolina Challenge Cup
February 25 1:30 p.m. Columbus Crew SC MUSC Health Stadium Carolina Challenge Cup