Seattle Sounders FC

Why is Seattle called the Sounders?

Of the more than 14,500 votes received in choosing the new team name, 49% of the votes included some form of the name “Sounders“. Upon announcing the name of the club, Hanauer acknowledged the significance of keeping with tradition: “The team playing at the highest level in our region has always been called Sounders

What does FC mean in Sounders FC?

The “FC” in the team moniker stands for Football Club, but the team name is officially “Seattle Sounders FC“.