MLS in Seattle Facts
Posted by: Sounders FC Public Relations
Get to know the facts behind Major League Soccer in Seattle.Franchise Info MLS Seattle becomes the 15 club in Major League Soccer (MLS) and will begin play during the 2009 MLS season
Ownership Group Joe Roth, Majority Owner
Adrian Hanauer, Minority Owner and General Manager
Vulcan Sports & Entertainment; Business Operations
Drew Carey, Minority Owner
Division Western Conference
Venue Qwest Field; Seattle, Washington
Seating Capacity 24,500
Playing Surface FieldTurf
Field Dimensions 70 yards wide, 110 yards long
Season April-October; 30 regular-season matches
Home Matches 15 regular-season matches plus “friendly matches”
Membership (Season ticket) Membership deposits of $50 per seat are now being taken.
A membership deposit guarantees a place in line and priority to purchase an MLS membership for the 2009 season. All deposits will be credited toward the initial membership purchase. Prices and locations will be announced at a later date.
Fans may place reservations for memberships through the following channels.
1. Visit www.mlsinseattle.com
2. Call 1-877-MLS-GOAL
3. Stop by the Qwest Field Box Office (Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)