The phrase ‘Next Man Up’ doesn’t do justice to what the Sounders are accomplishing | Seattle Times

One of the most overused cliches in sports, the ‘Next Man Up’ catchphrase doesn’t begin to describe what the Sounders have accomplished the past two seasons with several top players missing throughout…

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The defending champion Sounders, during this two-season run of theirs, have taken the concept to a different level. This championship team is now very close to repeating despite missing several top cogs throughout.

Clint Dempsey is one of the best to play the game in this country and yet the Sounders won the MLS Cup final without him last year. Morris is one of the more exciting American youngsters to emerge this decade and the Sounders this season have generated more scoring up top when he’s out.

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