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Seattle running out of patience with Schmid and floundering Sounders

Seattle running out of patience with Schmid and floundering Sounders

Here’s how bad things have gotten for Sigi Schmid in Seattle: After his Sounders missed on 22 shots in a shutout loss to the Galaxy earlier this month, he was booed off his home field by 40,000 fans, then escorted into a news conference where a reporter challenged the coach to resign.

On social media one blogger asked the same question. Eighty percent of those who responded said he should go.

After 36 years in coaching, Schmid has learned to feign indifference toward such criticism.

“I don’t ever read that,” he said. “I never have.”

But he hears about it. In Seattle, where the Sounders drew the second-largest average home...

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