Advertising

The Seattle Times Company

NWjobs | NWautos | NWhomes | NWsource | Free Classifieds | seattletimes.com

Sounders FC


Our network sites seattletimes.com | Advanced

Originally published December 1, 2008 at 7:15 PM | Page modified December 1, 2008 at 10:37 PM

Comments (0)     Print

Sounders will open the 2009 MLS season

Sounders FC will play in the league's first game of the 2009 season, against the New York Red Bulls at Qwest Field on March 19.

Seattle Times staff reporter

Related

Seattle Sounders FC will kick off the 2009 Major League Soccer regular season against the New York Red Bulls on a Thursday night, March 19, at Qwest Field, according to a source with knowledge of the schedule.

The match, which will be televised nationally on ESPN2 and ESPNDeportes (Spanish), will start at 6 p.m. It will be the opening game of the entire MLS regular season. The Red Bulls lost in the MLS Cup, the league championship game, to Columbus on Nov. 23.

MLS will announce the game Tuesday, along with the schedule for the league's first week of matches, and also the home openers for every team. The full MLS schedule will be announced in January.

Copyright © 2008 The Seattle Times Company

More Sounders headlines...

Print      Share:    Digg     Newsvine

Comments
No comments have been posted to this article.

advertising

UPDATE - 8:54 PM
Sounders lose to another expansion team

Strikers are striking out in preseason

Cascadia trio talks Year 1 of rivalry

Timbers surprise Sounders in exhibition

Sounders FC's reincarnated Northwest rivalry is the talk of MLS

Advertising

Video

Marketplace

Advertising