We’ll probably learn more today about the status of the shoulder injury suffered Friday by Sounders starting goalkeeper Stefan Frei. However, indications are that he’ll miss at least the match at Chicago on Saturday. And if so, that means veteran Troy Perkins will get his first MLS start as a Sounder. Here’s some of what Perkins had to say at training Monday.
If he feels ready to start: I’m a veteran guy. I’ve played plenty of games. I know these guys a lot, I’ve trained with them every day. From Day One, it’s never been, ‘You’re the backup; go sit down.’ It’s the team, and the club and the coaching staff has always kept me involved, kept me into everything. It will be fun. It will be fun going forward to see how things work out.
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