Seattle Sounders vs. Colorado Rapids, notable notes and pre-match lineups

Here are the notable notes for Saturday evening's matchup between the Sounders and Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park: Drew Fischer is the match referee, Jeff Hosking and Oscar Mitchell-Carvalho are his assistants and Younes Marrakchi is the fourth official. Seattle has dominated the all-time series between these clubs, racking up a 11-2-2 record while...

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Weekend Watch: Must-see matches from around the world

It's a soccer weekend of varied tastes, with underdogs and powerhouses taking center stage from England to Mexico. Barcelona vs. Valencia, Spanish La Liga, Saturday at 7 a.m. PST Barca left the title-race door cracked behind it when it drew 2-2 against Sevilla last weekend, allowing Real Madrid to creep within two points of first...

S2 signs forward Oalex Anderson

Sounders 2 announced a new signing -- and continued its strong name game -- on Friday afternoon, inking 19-year-old forward Oalex Anderson to an undisclosed deal. Anderson, who represents Saint Vincent and the Grenadines internationally, scored 12 goals in 18 appearances for Grenades FC of the Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division while on loan from System...

Cristian Roldan called into U-20 U.S. national team camp in Austria

When Sounders coach Sigi Schmid said yesterday that midfielder Cristian Roldan had an upcoming youth national team call-up coming soon, he didn't specify that it would be this soon. On Friday, Roldan was one of 20 players called into coach Tab Ramos' U-20 USMNT camp in Austria from April 18-26 ahead of its friendlies against...

Chat live with Sounders FC reporter Matt Pentz

Join Seattle Times Sounders FC reporter Matt Pentz to talk the upcoming Rapids match, another 2-0 USMNT-Mexico result and Major League Soccer as a whole as the league heads towards May.