Sounders part ways with longtime coach Sigi Schmid

Sounders coach Sigi Schmid, who was fired by the team this morning in the middle of his 8th season as head coach. (Lindsey Wasson / The Seattle Times)

Under Sigi Schmid's guidance, the Sounders won four U.S. Open Cups (2009, 2010, 2011 and 2014), as well as the 2014 Supporters' Shield as regular-season champions.

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