Seattle acquires Marshall from Columbus in trade
The Seattle Sounders’ busy offseason continues with the team
acquiring defender Chad Marshall from the Columbus Crew in exchange
for a 2015 third-round pick and allocation money.
The trade was announced on Thursday morning.
Marshall has spent the past 10 seasons with Columbus and was a
two-time MLS defender of the year in 2008 and 2009. He also earned
MLS Best XI honors those seasons. He ranks 21s among active players
with 253 MLS appearances and has 11 caps for the U.S. national
It’s the third trade Seattle has made in three days, having
acquired goalkeeper Stefan Frei from Toronto and sending midfielder
Mauro Rosales to Chivas USA for forward Tristan Bowen earlier this