Posts Tagged ‘Sounders FC’

2009 MLS Expansion Draft Predictions

After correctly predicting a measly two of 10 in last year’s Expansion Draft Preview, we’re back again and hoping to improve on our record. This year’s it’s the Philadelphia Union’s turn. On Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. PST, the Union will select 10 players to form the core of their new team. The rules are […]

Handicapping the race for MLS Cup

As Major League Soccer heads into the postseason, which team has the best chance to lift MLS Cup 2009? Hotdog & Friends endeavors to find out: The Class of the League Columbus Crew: Last year’s champions still haven’t lost their edge. With Sigi Schmid gone, former assistant Robert Warzycha has stepped in seamlessly and will […]

Giuseppe Rossi is an asshole

First he decides to spurn the country of his birth to play for Italy. And then he scores a stunner against us in the Confederations Cup. Total dick move. You know who else is a dick? Daniele De Rossi. He gets suspended for four games for elbowing Brian McBride in the head and then he […]

Should Sounders FC trade Fredy Montero?

Blasphemy? Perhaps. But I believe Seattle would be well-served to offload Fredy Montero if, and only if, they could replace him with a speedy, goal-nosed striker. Real Salt Lake’s Robbie Findley, the Oregon State graduate, comes to mind. As this article attests, the Sounders have had difficulty finding the right balance with Freddie Ljungberg and […]

The Six Types of Soccer Douchebags

Ah, nostalgia. A couple nights ago, we almost got in a fight in the parking lot of the indoor soccer center. Why? Because we played against a douchebag. The best word to describe this guy was a drip. With man-tits. Just a complete loser – unskilled, but ANGRY. He took it upon himself to repeatedly […]

Wild Hawks To Seattle Sounders FC: This Is A FOOTBALL Stadium

Don’t forget to join our MLS Fantasy League! Details here. Nothing ruins an opening night like bird carcasses strewn about the stadium. According to a source close to the team, Seattle Sounders FC has abandoned plans to have doves fly around Qwest Field on Opening Night after at least three were killed by marauding hawks. During a […]

Join our 2009 MLS Fantasy League!!!!

Hey Sounders Fans! Join the official H&F MLS Fantasy league! Last year’s competition featured a tremendous late-season surge by Hose. In the face of furious boredom, Hose updated his team just often enough to pip Hotdog for the trophy. (I think this is what happened – I don’t actually remember.) In 2008, we also saw […]

MLS Expansion Draft Recap – Wahl-to-Wall Coverage!

Today, Seattle Sounders FC selected 10 players through the MLS Expansion Draft. After one year of airy speculation, this squad is finally starting to take shape.  Let me preface this post by saying I have the utmost confidence in the Sounders FC braintrust: GM Adrian Hanauer and Technical Director Chris Henderson. Between Hanauer’s insane attention to […]

MLS Expansion Draft Preview

Sounders FC fans: Now it begins in earnest. The 10 players selected in tomorrow’s Major League Soccer expansion draft will form the core of your 2009 roster. With only four players already on the roster, the expansion players will likely fill at least 6-7 starting spots when the team takes the field next March or […]