Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey will sit out the rest of the 2016 season because of an irregular heartbeat, the MLS club announced on Tuesday.
Dempsey, 33, was initially sidelined by the symptoms last month but returned to light training on Sept. 14. Sounders general manager Garth Lagerwey said at the time that he was "cautiously optimistic" that the U.S. international would return by the end of the campaign, though he declined then to give any kind of timetable.
But Dempsey stopped training...
Toronto FC held on to the top spot in this week's Major League Soccer Power Rankings despite being without Sebastian Giovinco again, while the Seattle Sounders, D.C. United and Columbus Crew SC continue their climbs.
1. Toronto FC (no change)
Giovinco, who was expected to play barring a setback, did not feature on Saturday against the Philadelphia Union. This isn't good news for Toronto, but give the Reds credit for fighting back to draw 1-1 at home.
2. FC Dallas (no change)
No goals for FC...
CARSON, Calif. -- Jordan Morris scored his 11th and 12th goals of his rookie season and the Seattle Sounders beat the LA Galaxy 4-2 on Sunday to snap an 11-game road winless streak in the series.
Seattle (11-13-5) remained in seventh place, three points behind rival Portland for the final playoff spot. LA (11-5-15) lost its first home game of the season and its first against the Sounders since 2009.
Morris gave the Sounders a 2-1 lead in the 63rd minute and scored again 10 minutes later. He outraced...