David Falk has followed soccer in the Puget Sound region since 1974. This blog covers Sounders FC, local college soccer, Seattle Wolves FC, Tacoma Tide FC and Kitsap Pumas. Send tips or comments to: goalseattle@gmail.com
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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Media covers Freddie's Seattle debut

Freddie greets fans last night at Qwest Field.
Jenni Conner photo.

We've got links galore to share with you the day after Freddie Ljungberg came to Seattle and became a Sounder. It's an uphill battle for SSFC against ongoing coverage of the UW coaching change, and (today) the debut of the 'former Sonics' in OKC. The Times had Freddie on the front of their web page at one point yesterday.

(Updated all day with new links at the bottom)

GOALSeattle.com: Freddie meets his fans at Qwest celebration
Seattle Times:
Sounders land their star
Seattle P-I: Sounders sign Swedish star Ljungberg
ProstAmerika.com: Freddie fever hits Seattle
Expressen (in Swedish): Hundratals hyllade Ljungberg: "Riktigt stort"
Aftonabladet (in Swedish): I natt mötte han fansen
USA Today:
AP coverage
MLSnet.com: Sounders sign Freddie Ljungberg
King5.com: Raw video of press conference
NWCN.com: Freddie gets bleeped on regional TV (video)
Examiner.com: AP news story
Int. Herald-Tribune: Ljungberg sings for Seattle Sounders
BBC: Ljungberg makes switch to Seattle
Freddie Ljungberg Zone: Reuters recap
Football Fashion: Official presentation
Daily Star (UK): Freddie to be big in films
Canadian Press: Expansion team inks Ljungberg
Forbes: Sounders bring Swedish star to MLS
FourFourTwo: Ljungberg signs for Seattle
Bleacher Report: Can Sounders avoid the wooden spoon in 2009?
The Local (Sweden): Sweden's Ljungberg heading to Seattle
Breaking News: Ljungberg sees Seattle as sound move
Soccer Hotties: Freddie Ljungberg
LA Times: Is Freddie Beckham in disguise?
Yahoo: Freddy ready for MLS standard
Arsenal.com: Ljungberg signs for the Seattle Sounders
KJRam.com: Groz & Gas talk with Freddie (direct audio link)
NYPost: Big Apple rag chides Freddie's good looks
ESPN: an MLS briefing
SoundersFC.com: Video and story archive
Seattlest.com: Ljungberg Signs with Sounders; Tackles Thierry Henry Rumors
Soccer America: Seattle takes the DP plunge
Sports Illustrated: Sounders sign Fredrik Ljungberg
SkySports: Ljungberg signs for Seattle
Sportsnet.ca: Senseless in Seattle
Soccer America: Seattle bets big again on Ljungberg

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