A few notes sent out by the club today:
Kickoff times for two Sounders FC road matches have been updated. The kickoff time for the match at the Philadelphia Union on May 4 has changed to 1 p.m. PT. It was originally scheduled for 4:30 p.m. PT. The kickoff time for Seattle’s August 10 match at Toronto FC will be 4 p.m. PT. Both matches will be televised locally on KONG 6/16.
The June 1 match at Chivas USA will now be broadcast on KONG 6/16.
Sounders FC acquired forward Eddie Johnson on February 17, 2012…Midfielder Andy Rose celebrates his 23rd birthday on Wednesday, February 13. Christian Tiffert (February 18), Adam Johansson February 21) and Mauro Rosales (February 24) will also celebrate their birthdays in Tucson…Michael Gspurning and his wife had their second child on Sunday, son Kiam…Sounders FC Academy goalkeeper Paul Christensen recently participated in the U.S. U17 National Team camp. Christensen is part of the U.S. Residency Program in Bradenton, Florida…With his goal last Wednesday, Clint Dempsey surpassed Eddie Johnson for goals in World Cup qualifying. Dempsey (11) is second to Landon Donovan (12). Johnson is tied with Brian McBride with 10.