Fast facts

League: MLS

Team: Seattle Sounders

Head Coach: Brian Schmetzer

Team Mascot: Orka the Killer Whale

Year Opened: 2002

Capacity: 39419

City / State: Seattle / WA

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers

Rival Team: Portland Timbers

The rivalry between the Timbers and Sounders is one of the best in MLS. The Timbers-Sounders rivalry dates back to the original North American Soccer League making it one of the oldest rivalries in the league as well. The two teams have played in many memorable clashes over the years, and in 2004 the Cascadia Cup was added to the fray increasing the bragging rights on the line between these two. If you can only make it to one Sounders match a year, then make sure to be in attendance when the Timbers and Sounders square off.

Seattle Sounders vs LA Galaxy

Rival Team: LA Galaxy

Since the Sounders joined the league in 2009, a budding rivalry has emerged between the Sounders and Galaxy. The Galaxy and Sounders have met in several memorable matches since then including their memorable clash in the 2014 MLS Western Conference Finals. Don’t miss it when the Galaxy come to CenturyLink Field as you’ll be in for a good match.

Seattle Sounders vs Vancouver Whitecaps Rivalry

Rival Team: Vancouver Whitecaps

It may not be as fierce of a rivalry as Sounders-Timbers, but bragging rights and the Cascadia Cup are on the line when the Sounders and Whitecaps square off. You’ll always be in for a heated match when attending a Sounders-Whitecaps game, so get your tickets when the Whitecaps come to town.

Heritage Cup

Rival Team: San Jose Earthquakes

The Heritage Cup dates back to 2009, and any club with the same name as a former NASL team is eligible to enter. However, right now the only clubs that compete for it are the San Jose Earthquakes and the Seattle Sounders. Don’t miss it when the Earthquakes and Sounders meet as not only are points on the line but also the Heritage Cup.

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Fast facts

League: MLS

Team: Seattle Sounders

Head Coach: Brian Schmetzer

Team Mascot: Orka the Killer Whale

Year Opened: 2002

Capacity: 39419

City / State: Seattle / WA

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