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 … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jamael Cox returns to Sounders U-23

TACOMA, WA – Following a year of professional soccer with the Tampa Bay Rowdies, Jamael Cox has signed for the Sounders U-23 for the 2014 PDL campaign. Cox is a … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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 … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

GK Doug Herrick signs with Charlotte Eagles

TACOMA, WA – In 2012, Doug Herrick patrolled the Sounders U-23 goal on route to a PDL National Final Four appearance. After a year of training with the Sounders 1st … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Saint Martin’s grad goalkeeper Zac Lubin signs with Swedish club

LACEY, WA — (SMUSaints.com) After playing for little to no money in the Premier Development League for three years, Zac Lubin finally signed a professional contract Tuesday. The goalkeeper from … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sounders U-23 announce 2014 PDL schedule

TACOMA, WA – (club release) Today the Premier Development League released the league schedule for the 2014 season. Over a two-month span from May 16th to July 16th, the Sounders … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sounders U-23’s Aodhan Quinn drafted to Philadelphia Union

TACOMA, WA -  On Tuesday, the Major League Soccer SuperDraft continued with the third and fourth rounds. Sounders U-23 attacker Aodhan Quinn was selected with the 14th pick of Round 3 … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Former Sounders U-23 Kovar to appear at Let’s Play Tacoma event Jan. 18

TACOMA, WA – (press release) Former Sounders U-23 midfielder, and recently signed to Sounders FC, Aaron Kovar will be at the Let’s Play Tacoma event on Saturday, January 18th. Kovar … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Four Sounders U-23′s look ahead to making MLS

TACOMA, WA - (club release) With two Sounders U-23 stars already signed to the Sounders FC as homegrown players last week (Sean Okoli, Aaron Kovar), two more Sounders U-23 alumni were … Continue reading

January 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sounders FC Open Tryouts – March 8-9

TACOMA, WA – On March 8 and 9, the Sounders FC U-23 will host open tryouts for the Seattle Sounders FC. All players looking to join the Sounders FC can test … Continue reading

December 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

EPLWA Notes: South Sound FC will look to youth for majority of 2014 roster

South Sound Football Club has experience with both veteran and young adult players. In an interview recorded this summer SSFC coach Adam Becker says the club will look to build … Continue reading

December 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sounders U-23 season tickets now on sale

TACOMA, WA - Season Tickets for the 2014 Sounders U-23 season are on sale now for just $60. The Season Ticket Flex Pack includes eight tickets, for the seven home matches … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sounders U-23 give back with local clinic

TACOMA, WA. – (club report) On a frigid Wednesday night, the Sounders FC U-23 ran a team training session for the boys U-13’s of Blackhills Football Club. The youth team … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sounders U-23 players still kicking for their schools in NCAA’s

TACOMA, WA – (club release) This weekend was full of Sounders U-23 action at various colleges around the nation. As the 2013 College Cup hopefuls narrows, Sounders U-23s at Stanford, Wake … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

2013 Washington PDL attendance numbers: Everyone’s up

The four Premier Development League (PDL) clubs in the state of Washington had seasons on the pitch that they would likely not mind forgetting. In the seven-team Northwest Division the … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

UW, Sounders U-23 player Brundage signs with FC Jazz of Finland

TACOMA, WA – Chris Brundage, Sounders FC U-23 defender, has signed a professional contract with FC Jazz in Finland. The storied club, with experience in the UEFA Champions League in … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sounders U23′s Chris Brundage is state’s lone PDL All-Conference player

TACOMA, WA – (league / club release) The PDL announced its 2013 All-Conference Teams today, honoring the players from among the league’s 64 teams who shone the brightest during the … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Victoria advances: PDL NW puts team in national semifinals for fourth straight season

For the fourth straight season a club from the PDL Northwest Division has advanced to the national semifinals. In 2010 the Portland Timbers U23′s won it all. In 2011 the … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 4 Comments

PDL NW gets a second Oregon side with expansion Lane United FC

TAMPA, Fla. – (USLsoccer.com) The Premier Development League is pleased to announce the addition of Lane United FC for the 2014 season. Lane United FC began as a community-based non-profit organization … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

U23′s: Sounders, Timbers battle to draw as season closes

PORTLAND, OR – (club release) In the final regular season match of the season, with the league standings already decided, the Sounders U-23 and Timbers U-23 battled for rivalry pride Tuesday … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Washington’s five USL clubs all miss playoffs for first time in seven years

It wasn’t a very good year for United Soccer Leagues teams in the state of Washington, at least by the measure of making  the playoffs. On Sunday when the Sounders … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 4 Comments

Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots Ruffneck Cup Final

Jeff Halstead (www.NarrowsPhotography.com) has delivered a great gallery of action shots from the 2013 Ruffneck Cup Final between the Sounders U23′s at the Kitsap Pumas. See them all at Facebook.com/goalWA. Other … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Video Buzz: Four from the 2013 Ruffneck Cup Final

goalWA.net has four exclusive videos from the 2013 Ruffneck Cup Final between the Sounders U23 and Kitsap Pumas. Enjoy them below!

July 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Kitsap Pumas get Ruffneck Cup after another wild 3:3 draw with Sounders U23 (video)

BREMERTON, WA— And the winner tonight is…local soccer. That’s the real take-away after a spectacle played out at Gordon Field before a packed house of nearly 1,000 on Saturday night. … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · 3 Comments

Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots North Sound SeaWolves

The North Sound SeaWolves and Washington Crossfire played a PDL match on July 12 at Edmonds Stadium. Wilson Tsoi was there and shot the match for goalWA.net. Earlier Tsoi also … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Crossfire tops SeaWolves setting up big away match Sunday in BC

EDMONDS, WA — Washington Crossfire scored a 2:1 win over the North Sound SeaWolves on Friday night at Edmonds Stadium. The win keeps the slim hopes for Washington alive in … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · 9 Comments

Ruffneck Cup 2013: Custom scarves designed for champion

The 2013 Ruffneck Cup champion will be decided on Saturday night in Bremerton when the Sounders U23 invade the Kitsap Pumas at Gordon Field. We’ve already debuted the trophy that … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 1 Comment

SeaWolves break through with Ruffneck Cup win over Sounders U23

EDMONDS, WA — Last year the Sounders U23′s outscored the North Sound SeaWolves 13-1 over three matches. This season in a much-tighter Puget Sound scene the Edmonds, WA boys are … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · 1 Comment




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