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MLS Seattle to let fans decide team name
Various Reports, March 20th, 2008 5:45PM

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MLS's Seattle expansion team will invite fans to vote online for the name of the new team.

Names will be announced on Tuesday and voting will take place at www.mlsinseattle.com. The three  naming  options were chosen through fan focus groups, internal committees and fan suggestions. Sounders -- the name of the long-time NASL and USL team -- won't be among the choices.

"We  are confident  one  of the  three  choices will  resonate  with our  fans throughout  the  Northwest," Seattle General  Manager Adrian Hanauer said. "We spent a great deal of time analyzing and debating possible names. Now it is up to the fans."

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