Major League Soccer playoffs http://www.kplu.org en Seattle Sounders win, but not by enough to advance in playoffs http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-sounders-win-not-enough-advance-playoffs <p>They won the game but lost the chance to advance to the next round of the playoffs. That was the situation for the Seattle Sounders and their fans Wednesday night at CenturyLink Field.</p><p>The Sounders <a href="http://www.soundersfc.com/Matchday/Matches/2011/Postseason/MLS-Cup-02.aspx">beat Real Salt Lake 2-0, but it wasn&rsquo;t enough</a>. Real Salt Lake advanced to the Western Conference final with a 3-2 aggregate victory in the two-game series, after winning the first match 3-0.</p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 14:55:36 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick 3085 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Sounders win, but not by enough to advance in playoffs MLS Cup could be within Sounders' grasp this season http://www.kplu.org/post/mls-cup-could-be-within-sounders-grasp-season <p>They&#39;ve won the U.S. Open Cup for the third year in a row. They&#39;ve moved on to the next round of a major international competition. And now, the Seattle Sounders have set their sights on winning their first-ever Major League Soccer Cup this year.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says it would be the logical end to a spectacular season. Fri, 28 Oct 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3017 at http://www.kplu.org MLS Cup could be within Sounders' grasp this season Preview: Sounders FC going for it all in playoffs http://www.kplu.org/post/preview-sounders-fc-going-it-all-playoffs <p>The Seattle Sounders begin playoff play on Saturday night against Real Salt Lake in Utah. The Sounders (18-7-9) earned the second-best record in Major League Soccer this season and are expected to go far in the playoffs.</p><p>In fact, the team is expecting to go all the way, after winning the U.S. Open Cup for the third year in a row.</p><p> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:00:33 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 3007 at http://www.kplu.org Preview: Sounders FC going for it all in playoffs