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Checking in with NASL Sounders legend Jocky Scott

by David Falk Jocky Scott (wiki) scored what could still be considered one of the biggest goals by any Sounder back in 1977 when his glancing header carried Seattle to … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 1 Comment

Original Sounders: And Here Is Cliff (Uncle Nubby) McCrath

Stories like this one never start at the beginning because there isn’t one. More likely we’re looking at a series of somewhat purposeful, kind of ambiguous happenings fortunately directed by … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Original Sounders: OMG! Pepe Fernandez, AstroTurf and a broken leg

1974 was a marvelous year filled with OMG’s. Even before the first ball was booted OMG’s were happening. But you knew that. We lost the league season opener 2-1 on May 5th … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

John Best built Original Sounders

The Best There Is by Doug Thiel  / Catch up on earlier Original Sounders stories HERE. No pun intended but John Best does fit the billing. And so he was from day … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Original Sounders: Soccer Bowl ’77 memories remain in Technicolor

by Doug Thiel  / Catch up on earlier Original Sounders stories HERE. The Seattle Sounders, now ending their fourth season, were about to face off against the New York Cosmos. And it … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Original Sounders: (Mike) England is Forever

by Doug Thiel / Catch up on earlier Original Sounders stories HERE. During the first few minutes of a match it’s common for players to test one another. True in … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

Sounder legend Jimmy McAlister: 1977 NASL Rookie of the Year

Jimmy McAlister’s father had been telling his son that season tickets weren’t necessary. “Who will go anyway?” he kept repeating. The day before the Denver game Jimmy’s father died. Jimmy … Continue reading

February 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jimmy Gabriel is “All the Best” of Sounders

goalWA.net is very pleased to feature an ongoing column that allows writer Doug Thiel a forum to share his memories of our “Original Sounders,” the North American Soccer League (NASL) club that played … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

1974: How about we call them the Seattle “Sounders?”

1974: A Name & Much More by Doug Thiel But first the name. What would it be? Hal Childs, PR Director, referred to Seattle’s unnamed team as, “The team from … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Original Sounders: Enter Jack Daley and John Best

goalWA.net is very pleased to continue a new column that allows writer Doug Thiel a forum to share his memories of our “Original Sounders,” the North American Soccer League (NASL) club … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Original Sounders with Doug Thiel debuts on goalWA.net

goalWA.net is very pleased to introduce a new column that allows writer Doug Thiel a forum to share his memories of our “Original Sounders,” the North American Soccer League (NASL) … Continue reading

January 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

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