Sounders sign Austrian attacking midfielder Andreas Ivanschitz from Spanish club

The Sounders have signed Austrian attacking midfielder Andreas Ivanschitz from Spain's Levante, the club announced Tuesday morning in a release, pending the receipt of his visa and transfer certificate and with terms undisclosed. Ivanschitz, 31, was at one time considered one of the brightest playmaking prospects in Europe and was named the Austrian Footballer of...

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Vancouver Whitecaps defender Pah-Modou Kah voted MLS Player of the Week

Vancouver Whitecaps defender Pah-Modou Kah, who scored twice in Saturday's 3-0 win over the Sounders at CenturyLink, has been voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters. Kah, who'd scored just a single goal in 57 career MLS appearances prior to Saturday, scored in the 6th minute on...

Brad Evans on the Major League Soccer CBA: ‘We’re kind of handcuffed into this situation”

Sounders defender Brad Evans, who was a Players' Union representative during the Major League Soccer Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations prior to this season, reflected Monday morning at Starfire Sports Complex on the deal's impact less than a season into a five-year deal. Goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and the L.A. Galaxy parted ways last week, and though Evans hadn't...

Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, post-match quotes

Below is the full post-match quote sheet from Seattle's 3-0 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night at CenturyLink Field: POST-MATCH QUOTES: SOUNDERS FC 0 – VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC   SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 2015 SOUNDERS FC HEAD COACH SIGI SCHMID Opening statement: “Obviously it was a disappointing match for us…It’s one of things where...

Vancouver’s Gershon Koffie is restrained by his teammates after going after Seattle’s Clint Dempsey who appeared to retaliate for an uncalled foul against him by Matias Laba in the firt half. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

First impressions: Whitecaps 3, Sounders 0

Pah-Modou Kah scored twice as Vancouver rolled over rival Seattle 3-0 in front of an announced attendance of 53,125 on Saturday night at CenturyLink Field. These are my first impressions: - An old villain heaped new misery onto his rivals. Prior to Saturday night, Kah was probably best known to Seattle fans as the dude who...

Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver Whitecaps, lineups notes: Clint Dempsey returns

Here are the notable notes for Saturday night's Seattle Sounders-Vancouver Whitecaps match at CenturyLink Field: Mark Geiger, last seen in the middle of a swirling controversy at the Gold Cup, is tonight's match referee. CJ Morgante and Mike Rottersman are his assistants and Alejandro Mariscal is the fourth official. With a victory, Seattle can clinch its...