09/20/2011 — Leading the Way in the Group Stage

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  1. rbjdbkilla

    rbjdbkilla Member

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    IT’S NOT A FRIENDLY!

    This week’s Champion’s league fixture sees Sounders FC face the Costa Rican side Herediano for the second time in six days. Last week Sounders FC reached another milestone in their club history with their first victory in Costa Rica. Fredy Montero looked like a man on fire and led the club with two goals. Nate Jaqua and Roger Levesque both contributed stellar performances and each had an assist on Montero’s goals (going off standard assist rules, not MLS double-assist rules). Herediano never looked truly dangerous during the match. The side from Alajuela had to dive in the box to earn their only goal off a penalty converted by forward Jose Cancela.
    This Tuesday Sounders will have to juggle the lineup yet again. Mauro Rosales sprained his MCL against DC United on Saturday. We’ll find out for certain tomorrow what the long-term implications for the club will be. Also, after Herediano Sounders will go on a three game road trip that will see them visit Vancouver, BC, Guatemala City and Boston within nine days. However, the team cannot look beyond Herediano because a home win will virtually ensure that our beloved club will win the group and play a second-seeded team in the quarterfinals.
    Sure, mid-week matches can be tough to get out to. Yes, you’ll have to lose a little sleep on Wednesday morning and brew a stronger coffee as well. Regardless Sounders FC will need us Tuesday. So pull yourself up by the bootstraps, brew yourself some strong coffee and tell the boss you’ll be in a little late Wednesday (they won’t mind anyways). Champions League games also provide the perfect opportunity to expose family and friends to your love of ECS. So round up some co-workers, some friends from the bar, your mom and that girl or boy you’ve wanted to speak to and we’ll see you at RBP on Tuesday night!
    2012 Season Ticket Update:

    Are you an ECS member who doesn’t have a ticket in the Brougham End and want to change that? We’re looking for members who want to move into the ECS Section for next year. We simply need your name, phone number and email in addition to how many tickets you want. Head here to read more: http://www.weareecs.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=14116.
    Oh, if you want to be close but not participate you’re in luck. The seats above the ECS Section will also be part of the “ECS Section” next year. Simply click head here and let us know how many tickets you want in upper 121-123: http://www.weareecs.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=14116.
    Looking To Get More Great Gear?

    We overbought on the ECS Bottle Openers last year. Oops. But, our mistake is your gain. We’ve closing out the bottle openers to members at a 31% discount. Click on through and get yourself a bottle opener, a shirt, replacement scarf, US Open Cup Final ticket, etc.
    Shutting Down 2011 membership Sales:

    Starting Saturday we’ll be selling replacement shirts and scarfs to members for $15 and $12 respectively. The final game for the table will most like be Philly home on October 8th.
    Talk about tomorrow’s fixture here: http://www.weareecs.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=15769
    Recap:

    PREFUNK @ Fuel, McCoy’s Firehouse or Temple Billiards
    Fuel
    164 S. Washington St
    Seattle, WA 98104
    206-405-FUEL
    21+ only
    McCoy’s Firehouse Bar
    173 S. Washington St
    Seattle, WA 98104
    206-652-5797
    All ages friendly
    Temple Billiards
    126 South Jackson Street
    Seattle, WA 98104-2821
    206-682-3242
    21+
    Details/Times:
    16:00 Find your pub
    18:00 March to the Match
    19:00 Kickoff


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