Sounders U23 get a point on Canada trip
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Sounders U23 get a point on Canada trip

TACOMA, WA – The Sounders U-23 (14pts, 4-4-2) played two games on the road this past weekend against the Victoria Highlanders (18pts, 5-3-3), and the Vancouver Whitecaps (18pts, 5-3-3). The Sounders drew 0-0 against Victoria on Saturday, and fell to the Whitecaps, 0-3 on Sunday. Victoria forced the Sounders to shoot from a distance throughout … Continue reading

Sounders U23’s lash Lane United in Sumner
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Sounders U23’s lash Lane United in Sumner

SUMNER, WA – (club release) The Sounders U-23 defeated Lane United FC in impressive fashion Friday night at Sunset Stadium by a final score of 4-0. The Sounders U-23 added three second half goals to their first half score to earn the three points and the shutout. On Wednesday night in Redmond Washington Crossfire topped Lane … Continue reading

Sounders celebrate with Muckleshoot Tribe
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Sounders celebrate with Muckleshoot Tribe

TUKWILA, WA – (club release) This past Saturday, management and players from the Sounders U23 and Sounders Women spent time at the Muckleshoot Tribal School for their end of year celebration for grade graduates. The Sounders coached a clinic, played with kids, and signed autographs. The event was culminated with an autographed jersey for the Muckleshoot … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots PDL, EPLWA matches
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Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots PDL, EPLWA matches

Jeff Halstead (Narrows Photography) shot two matches last weekend. First he was in Bremerton to shoot the Kitsap Pumas v. Sounders U23 (PDL) on Friday June 13. The next afternoon he was in Tacoma to capture South Sound FC v. WestSound FC (EPLWA) at the Lincoln Bowl. We’ve got links to both galleries along with … Continue reading

Pumas, Sounders U23 play to third straight tie
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Pumas, Sounders U23 play to third straight tie

BREMERTON, Wash. – (Pumas release) The Kitsap Pumas and Sounders FC U23 are about as equal as two sides can be when facing off against each other. They showed that again Friday night with a 1-1 draw at Gordon Field. It’s the third consecutive match dating back to last season that the two have played and come … Continue reading

PDL update: Pumas top the NW table, Gunners lead Ruffneck Cup
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PDL update: Pumas top the NW table, Gunners lead Ruffneck Cup

The Kitsap Pumas top the current Premier Development League (PDL) Northwest Division table. They’ve played seven matches, same as second place Victoria. The Sounders U23 are third but have played only five games so far. The Pumas beat Lane United last Saturday in Bremerton. Lane, an expansion club, is off to a fine 2-1-1 start … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 beat Washington Crossfire 2-1
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Sounders U-23 beat Washington Crossfire 2-1

TUKWILA, WA– (club release) The Sounders U-23 defeated the Washington Crossfire FC 2-1 Friday night at Starfire Sports Complex. Sounders goals by Moh Dumbuya in the first half and Luis Esteves in the second half were enough to earn the Sounders U-23 the three points and their third consecutive victory. (Match Photos Gallery) The match went … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 host Whitecaps U-23 tonight at Curtis HS
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Sounders U-23 host Whitecaps U-23 tonight at Curtis HS

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA – The Sounders U-23 (0pts 0-2-0) will host the Vancouver Whitecaps U-23 (3pts 0-2-3) Friday night at Curtis High School in search of their first points of the 2014 season. The Cascadia rival clubs will meet for a 7:00 p.m. start. The Sounders opened the season on the road against league newcomer, … Continue reading

Gunners travel to Sounders U23 Sunday afternoon
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Gunners travel to Sounders U23 Sunday afternoon

ISSAQUAH, WA— (Gunners release) The Puget Sound Gunners FC will take to the road this week searching for their first victory of the 2014 season. They’ll face the Sounders FC U-23 2 p.m. May 25 at Sunset Stadium in Sumner, Wash. The Gunners (0-0-1) are coming off of a home opener in which they notched a … Continue reading

Lane United debuts in PDL with 1-0 win over Sounders U-23
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Lane United debuts in PDL with 1-0 win over Sounders U-23

Rolando Velazquez takes on Michael King of Seattle in the first half of Friday evening’s match at the Willamalane Center. (photo credit John Sperry / John D. Sperry Photography) LANE UNITED FC 1, SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC U23 0 May 16, 2014 (LaneUnitedFC.com) Lane United won the first PDL game in its history 1-0 Friday night behind … Continue reading

Sounders Women, U-23 split in Bellingham
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Sounders Women, U-23 split in Bellingham

BELLINGHAM, WA – Despite a dominating night in Bellingham. The Sounders Women were unable to score, falling 1-0 to Western Washington University. The Vikings took a 10th minute lead and held on for the win. The Sounders attempted 25 shots in the match with 13 of them saved by Western keeper, Ashley Haden, for the … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 play to scoreless pre-season draw with WWU Vikings
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Sounders U-23 play to scoreless pre-season draw with WWU Vikings

TACOMA, Wash. – The Sounders U-23 battled the Western Washington University Vikings to a scoreless draw Monday night in the Sounders first preseason match of the 2014 season. WWU goalkeeper Keegan Rogers may have been the games’ most valuable player, keeping the Sounders attackers off of the score sheet despite being in danger for a … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 welcome Bajza and Villardi
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Sounders U-23 welcome Bajza and Villardi

TACOMA, WA – The Sounders U-23 have signed midfielder, Michael Bajza from North Carolina State University, and midfield/defender, Thomas de Villardi from Duquesne University for the 2014 Premier Development League season. Michael Bajza, 19, made 17 appearances for NC State and started in 13 matches during the 2013 season. Michael scored two goals and had … Continue reading

The Wash: Spring brings new beginnings in semi-pro and amateur adult soccer
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The Wash: Spring brings new beginnings in semi-pro and amateur adult soccer

The Spring of 2014 is upon us and you’ll want to keep both eyes wide open to catch all the special moments as adult amateur and semi-pro soccer in the state of Washington brings fresh faces, new teams and even a new league into the public view. What’s new in the PDL: The Kitsap Pumas … Continue reading

Sounders Women, U-23 partner with Azteca Mexican Restaurants
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Sounders Women, U-23 partner with Azteca Mexican Restaurants

TUKWILA, WA – The Seattle Sounders Women and Sounders U-23 announced today a partnership with Azteca Mexican Restaurants. The locally owned restaurant chain has 24 locations throughout Washington. Azteca will be officially branded in the Sounders Women Azteca Autograph Alley. The locally owned restaurant chain will also sponsor Sounders Women autograph cards and hand out … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 welcome back Academy alumni
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Sounders U-23 welcome back Academy alumni

TACOMA, WA – (club release) The Sounders U-23 will welcome back three Sounders Academy alumni for the summer’s Premier Development League season. Jordan Schweitzer, Ian Lange and Michael Gallagher all return for their second year with the U-23’s. Sounders U-23 Manager, Darren Sawatzky, said, “We welcome back three of our blossoming college players for the … Continue reading

Sounders U23 sign East Coast talent
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Sounders U23 sign East Coast talent

TACOMA, WA – The Sounders U-23 have signed two defenders from North Carolina-based Universities for the 2014 Premier Development League season. Clement Simonin, 22, is a French center back who anchored North Carolina State through the grueling Atlantic Coast Conference. Austin Dunker, 21, is an outside back from one of the stingiest defenses in college soccer, … Continue reading

Local stars return to Sounders U23
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Local stars return to Sounders U23

TACOMA, WA – The Sounders U-23 have announced the signing of local talents, Ryan Herman, Darwin Jones, and Chase Hanson for the 2014 Premier Development League season. All three young men are returners to the Sounders U-23, and are looking to follow up on their extraordinary 2013 seasons at the University of Washington and Seattle … Continue reading