Seattle’s winter can feel a little dark, but an impressive 32-7-6 combined record by the Sounders since July, Washington Huskies Football, and Seahawks has Seattle fans beaming. Two teams are three wins away from ultimate glory.
I’ve written previously about the tension I experience between two different types of fandom: the nationalism involved in committing fully to a team (Avalanche), and the desire to seek exciting and novel experiences (like Wimbledon). I wrestle with the pull of the experience – the beauty of a particular play or a classic matchup –…
A First-Generation Fan Anticipates the 16-17 Premier League Season
With everything going according to plan, why all the dread?
Getting lucky and ‘breaking news’ over the arrival of a star in Seattle
Being an away supporter is exhilarating and rewarding, primarily because of the strong bonds that can form between fans on the road and in adversity. That was more true than ever on my trip to Estadio Azteca when the Sounders faced Club America in the Champions League.
How Roberto Soldado failed and became a fan favorite anyway.