Schmid leaves Sounders after eight years

With the Seattle Sounders currently sitting second from bottom in the MLS Western Conference, and having scored a total of just twenty goals so far this season, it comes as little surprise that Head Coach Sigi Schmid has parted company with the club after eight years in charge.

Schmid has led the Sounders for the entirety of their MLS history, and despite winning the US Open Cup on four occasions, and the MLS Supporters Shield once during his time in charge, the mutual agreement to terminate his contract was predicted by many beforehand. However, some within the game have questioned the timing of the decision, with such a shake-up in midseason leaving the club in a difficult position. Continue reading “Schmid leaves Sounders after eight years”