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Seattle Sounders FC: Fastest Expansion Start In MLS History

Published by on April 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLS

Chicago Fire has long held claim to best start by an expansion team. After the Fire's amazing start in 1998, the Fire traveled all the way to Pasadena, Calif. and took home the MLS Cup.

Is there any reason to doubt this is the fate of the Seattle Sounders? Or even to think they are more deserving? The Seattle Sounders have become a framework (along with TFC) of what an MLS expansion side should be. There is no doubt Philadelphia, Vancouver, and Portland are all taking notes from the 2009 Seattle Sounders FC.

The most season ticket sales, a Designated Player, a US legend, USL Sounders players, and young talent all are hallmarks of this team.

Seattle, now tied for first place in the West with...

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