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Expansion Seattle MLS Team Holds Tryouts In Yakima

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YAKIMA--Seattle's expansion Major League Soccer team held tryouts in Yakima today.

More than 300 people showed up to Chesterley Park hoping to earn a spot with Sounders FC, The newest MLS team.  Some players came from as far as New Jersey and St. Louis for a shot at a roster spot.  The Yakima Valley was also well-represented.

"I mean I figure I have a chance just as much as anybody out here and so I thought I'd give it a shot."

The Sounders have also held tryouts in Seattle and Spokane.   The club did take a few players from today's competition.   The top ten players from all three tryouts will compete in a reality TV show to earn a contract with the club.

The show will air on Super Bowl Sunday.

Sounders FC's inaugural season kicks off in April.