Video: Sounders FC 2014 Post-Season Press Conference

SEATTLE–Sounders FC Owner/GM Adrian Hanauer, Head Coach Sigi Schmid and Sporting Director Chris Henderson met with the media to review the 2014 season.

Hanauer said, “This was a special season for the organization.” He went on to note some of the highlights and contributors from the 2014 campaign:

  • Winning the U.S. Open Cup and Supporters’ Shield.
  • Setting a single season record for wins (20) and becoming an aggressive scoring team that tallied 65 goals.
  • Newcomers who made an impact: Keeper Stefan Frei, defender Chad Marshall, midfielders Marco Pappa and Gonzalo Pineda.
  • Marshall named Defender of the Year and joining striker Obafemi Martins on the MLS’ Best XI.

In the video below, Hanauer discussed the Sounders’ accomplishments and announced the signing of Schmid to a new multi-year contract. Schmidt responded to the news of his extension. 

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John Zielonka

John Zielonka has covered the Seattle Sounders FC, Seattle Seahawks and University of Washington men's basketball and football. He's written for Yahoo! Sports, 710 ESPN Seattle, and is a member of the North American Soccer Reporters.


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