Changing the Game: Seattle’s Klara Glosova sees ‘Life on the Sidelines’
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Changing the Game: Seattle’s Klara Glosova sees ‘Life on the Sidelines’

Seattle, WA – (release) Just in time for the FIFA World Cup, Klara Glosova’s ‘Life on the Sidelines’ contextualizes local soccer culture and hometown pride on a global scale. Integral to Seattle’s contemporary art scene, Glosova’s contributions range from curated exhibitions to public and private installations. Her newest show, now on view at the Bryan Ohno … Continue reading

The Wash: Forging the look of Evergreen Premier League clubs
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The Wash: Forging the look of Evergreen Premier League clubs

The Wash is David Falk’s take on the world of soccer in The WA. Read previous columns here. by David Falk It’s an exciting time for the Evergreen Premier League (EPLWA). Though the initial blast of news releases announcing the first-season list of eight clubs has come and gone, the league is still hard at work … Continue reading

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil host city posters revealed
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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil host city posters revealed

Hillsborough, NC –(PR.com)– Sports Endeavors Inc. are pleased to announce the arrival of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Official Poster and the 12 Host City posters in FIFA’s new e-commerce platform. This stunning poster range is now available to football fans all over the world on FIFA’s official online store. (http://www.FIFA.com/Store). See a gallery … Continue reading

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People behind the EPLWA: David Falk, Coordinator

The Evergreen Premier League is being built and soon applications will be posted online for clubs to officially request entry into the exciting, statewide, premier adult league that is working towards a Spring 2014 debut. It’s all about clubs, supporters, owners, players and true football culture in Washington. In the coming weeks and months there … Continue reading

Penalty Pro Soccer joins as goalWA sponsor, announces fun summer events
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Penalty Pro Soccer joins as goalWA sponsor, announces fun summer events

goalWA.net is pleased to welcome http://www.PenaltyProSoccer.com as a sponsor to our local soccer news website. This innovative new company provides soccer experiences you won’t get out on the pitch on match days! Take a look here to see some of what they have planned: http://penaltyprosoccer.com/rules.html From PPS: Every registered participant can bring as many friends & … Continue reading

GOLD CUP in Seattle: Panama uses late penalty kick to top Martinique (photos, video)
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GOLD CUP in Seattle: Panama uses late penalty kick to top Martinique (photos, video)

SEATTLE, WA  – (CONCACAF.com) Gabriel Torres converted a penalty kick in the 85th minute to boost Panama to a 1-0 Group A victory over ten-man Martinique in the CONCACAF Gold Cup at CenturyLink Field on Thursday night. Wilson Tsoi shot the match for goalWA.net. Watch for more photos soon. It was Torres’ third goal of … Continue reading

Big week in WPSL includes playoff races, Evergreen Cup decider
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Big week in WPSL includes playoff races, Evergreen Cup decider

It’s a big week in the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) Northwest Conference as clubs from Washington and Oregon fight for seeding in the post-season and the Washington clubs jostle for the inaugural Evergreen Cup. The Evergreen Cup was introduced in an earlier article. Now the trophy and tree are ready for presentation to either … Continue reading

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Balanced schedule highlights 2013 Ruffneck Cup competition

The 2013 Ruffneck Cup (home page) will be awarded to the Puget Sound club that can best accomplish the task of the cup slogan: “beat thy neighbor.” The Kitsap Pumas, North Sound SeaWolves, Sounders U23 and Washington Crossfire will have six league battles each to claim the second-annual cup that goes to the winner of … Continue reading

RATS featured in Seattle video spotlight
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RATS featured in Seattle video spotlight

SEATTLE, Wash. —Recreational Adult Team Soccer (RATS) of Seattle is featured in an 8-minute profile video posted by Women in the Arts NW. See the show below. From http://www.SeattleRats.org: Recreational Adult Team Soccer, RATS, is a non-profit, Seattle-based adult recreational soccer league. RATS was formed in 2012 by recreational soccer players and fans who wanted … Continue reading

Seattle soccer fan plans to dribble to Brazil for 2014 World Cup
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Seattle soccer fan plans to dribble to Brazil for 2014 World Cup

SEATTLE, Wash.- “Hello, I’m Richard Swanson from the Emerald City, Seattle, Washington,” starts the introduction on http://www.BreakawayBrazil.com. “I’m a avid runner, soccer player, and all around lover of the Pacific Northwest. You will find me running Green Lake, on the soccer pitch, or at a local pub rooting on my favorite local team, the Seattle … Continue reading

Soccer history revealed in Seattle Times ebay photos
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Soccer history revealed in Seattle Times ebay photos

A collection of Seattle Times soccer photos from the mid 1980’s to early 1990’s are currently for sale on ebay. goalWA.net grabbed the watermarked versions in our ongoing efforts to archive and preserve Washington state soccer history. Among the gems are some soccer ‘family photos’ of the Henderson’s and Schmetzers, as well as rare shots … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Send us a shot of your club tattoo
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Picture Perfect: Send us a shot of your club tattoo

goalWA.net is starting a gallery collection of pics of supporter tattoos for Washington-based soccer clubs. We are looking for photos of fans who have inked their clubs in a permanent way. Although it is fun to see soccer tattoos from around the globe, we are specifically interested in Washington state club-related ones. If you have … Continue reading

Northwest Soccer Legends Night Friday in Tacoma; Levesque added
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Northwest Soccer Legends Night Friday in Tacoma; Levesque added

TACOMA Wash. – On Friday, November 9th, the Tacoma Soccer Center will host the 1st Annual, “Northwest Soccer Legends Night,” for fans to get another glimpse of the top talent that has graced the area’s soccer fields through the years. The night’s feature event will be an indoor match at 7 PM, where two teams … Continue reading

Ruffneck helps scarf West Seattle Soccer Club
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Ruffneck helps scarf West Seattle Soccer Club

WEST SEATTLE, Wash.—Former West Seattle Soccer Club President Bill Fry knew a little something was “missing.” Fry has seen West Seattle Soccer Club continue to grow its numbers, but when it came to visually spreading the word there was an article of clothing missing from around everyone’s neck. So Fry decided to “Scarf West Seattle” much … Continue reading

Video Buzz: FIFA Soccer 13 hyped at Pax 2012 in Seattle
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Video Buzz: FIFA Soccer 13 hyped at Pax 2012 in Seattle

If you understood any of the headline of this post, then congratulations, you are a gamer. EASports has just uploaded a video from Pax 2012, held in Seattle, that shows reactions to their FIFA Soccer 13 video game. See the video below. Pax is video convention for gamers and the ones that love them. http://prime.paxsite.com/Continue reading

Sounders “Caveman Fan” photo goes viral on Facebook with over 40,000 views
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Sounders “Caveman Fan” photo goes viral on Facebook with over 40,000 views

by David Falk There was a huge spike in traffic on the goalWA.net Facebook page over the weekend sending it to a new record for people reached. Tracing the spike it becomes clear the sudden jump is due to a single photo that was liked, shared and buzzed around the time of the Sounders-Timbers match. … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Graphic artist Gerald Pearson makes a Sounders flag
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Picture Perfect: Graphic artist Gerald Pearson makes a Sounders flag

Seattle soccer fans could hardly wait for the debut of the Sounders into Major League Soccer back in 2009. One way to pass the time was to get ready for matches by creating color. Graphic artist Gerald Pearson did just that by designing and then painting the flag below to honor what was then a … Continue reading

Live Breathe Futbol: Nigerian-born designer in Seattle to grow soccer clothing business
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Live Breathe Futbol: Nigerian-born designer in Seattle to grow soccer clothing business

Live Breathe Futbol. It kind of sounds like what many people in the state of Washington do on a daily basis, doesn’t it? For Ebun Olaloye the saying is also a start-up soccer clothing brand he established and is trying to take to the next level by coming to Seattle for a few months. Olaloye … Continue reading