Born in '74
Posts honoring the Sounders' 40th anniversary
Think this MLS Cup loss was painful? The 1977 loss to the New York Cosmos was probably worse.
Although fundraisers were postponed due to the pandemic, the nonprofit pressed forward, awarding scholarships and expanding their online offerings.
It came closer to happening than you might think.
The late John Rowlands did much more than just score the Sounders’ first goal. For two very formative years in our community, Rowlands established a culture of playing aggressive, attacking football; making others around him better; and having fun.
Back then they were barely more than kids. Now they are veterans, Sounders.