Pumas take NW Division and 2014 Ruffneck Cup
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Pumas take NW Division and 2014 Ruffneck Cup

REDMOND, WA — (Pumas release) All season long, the Kitsap Pumas have been checking goals off its list once they’ve reached them. They checked off a few more items Friday night as they defeated the Washington Crossfire 3-1 at Redmond High School. The win gives them the PDL Northwest Division title, the third time in … Continue reading

Unbeaten Kitsap Pumas run past Crossfire in second half
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Unbeaten Kitsap Pumas run past Crossfire in second half

BREMERTON, WA— (Pumas release) It was the quintessential tale of two halves Saturday night. The Kitsap Pumas and Washington Crossfire didn’t set the world on fire in the first half, but in the second both sides made a better run at getting three points. Kitsap were that much better however, as Chuy Sanchez, Miguel Gonzalez and … 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

PDL Weekend: Wins for Pumas, Gunners; tie for Crossfire
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PDL Weekend: Wins for Pumas, Gunners; tie for Crossfire

In weekend action in the PDL the Kitsap Pumas and Puget Sound Gunners got big wins while Washington Crossfire ended even at Victoria. Kitsap 3-0 Portland (recap) The Kitsap Pumas got a massive performance in goal by Matt Grosey and the defense while midfielder Miguel Gonzalez and forwards Joaquin Rivas and Mike Chamberlain all scored … 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

Victoria advances: PDL NW puts team in national semifinals for fourth straight season
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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 Kitsap Pumas were national champs. In 2012 the Sounders U-23’s made it to the semis. This time the club from our region still alive is … Continue reading

PDL NW gets a second Oregon side with expansion Lane United FC
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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 created with the aim of bringing high-level soccer to the city of Eugene, Ore. The club is in the process of being transferred to the … Continue reading

Washington’s five USL clubs all miss playoffs for first time in seven years
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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 Women fell 2:0 at the Bay Area Breeze, our state’s best chance at a USL post-season was dashed in the W-League. Meanwhile on Sunday the … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots North Sound SeaWolves
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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 captured the SeaWolves’ first-ever win over the Sounders U23’s. See links to his galleries below! WILSON TSOI: SeaWolves beat Sounders U23s WILSON TSOI: Crossfire beats … Continue reading

Crossfire tops SeaWolves setting up big away match Sunday in BC
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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 the PDL Northwest playoff race. Wilson Tsoi shot the match for goalWA.net. See a gallery at Facebook.com/goalWA. Crossfire now stands at 15 points, three behind … Continue reading

Kitsap Pumas’ local dominance on the line Saturday against Sounders U23 in Ruffneck Cup finale
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Kitsap Pumas’ local dominance on the line Saturday against Sounders U23 in Ruffneck Cup finale

BREMERTON, WA— The Kitsap Pumas are the top cats in Puget Sound when it comes to local derbies. The Kitsap gang took the Narrows Bridge Bell against Tacoma Tide FC in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Last year they won the inaugural Ruffneck Cup in a four-team Puget Sound derby with the Sounders U23s, North Sound … Continue reading

Balloon ride, anyone? Crossfire draw with Victoria has unusual post-match moment
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Balloon ride, anyone? Crossfire draw with Victoria has unusual post-match moment

by Kyler Parris REDMOND, WA- Washington Crossfire and Victoria Highlanders draw 2:2 at Redmond High on Saturday night July 6. Crossfire held on to the draw after a comeback by the division-leading Highlanders in an unexpectedly close match. The opening 30 minutes were very slow. Slow passing across the back and long, off target balls … Continue reading

56 days later, Pumas get second win of season
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56 days later, Pumas get second win of season

BREMERTON, WA — It’s been a long time since the Kitsap Pumas last tasted victory. 56 days, to be exact. The Bremerton club last won a PDL match on May 18 in Redmond, 1:0 over Washington Crossfire. On Wednesday night July 3 at Gordon Field the Pumas got their second win, this time 2:1 over … Continue reading

goalWA.net Players of the Week: Galaz in WPSL, Roldan in PDL
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goalWA.net Players of the Week: Galaz in WPSL, Roldan in PDL

The goalWA.net Washington Players of the Week in the WPSL and PDL have been chosen and goal-scorers again rule the selections. In the WPSL our choice is Emerald City FC’s Marina Galaz, who scored a hat trick on Saturday and the match-winner on Sunday as ECFC stayed in contention for a playoff spot. Galaz, from … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 catch Washington Crossfire at threes in Ruffneck Cup battle
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Sounders U-23 catch Washington Crossfire at threes in Ruffneck Cup battle

by Kyler Parris REDMOND, WA— Washington Crossfire drew the Sounders U23s 3-3 in an exciting, hard-fought inter-state PDL match at Redmond High School on June 30th. In the fourth minute, Crossfire’s early high-pressure defence pays off. The Sounders shakily passes the ball across the backline, until some poor touches lead to a sloppy turnover at … Continue reading

PDL Scoreboard: SeaWolves and Pumas in wild draw, Crossfire upsets Timbers
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PDL Scoreboard: SeaWolves and Pumas in wild draw, Crossfire upsets Timbers

Two matches involving Premier Development League teams from the state of Washington were played on Friday night June 28th. In Edmonds WA the North Sound SeaWolves and Kitsap Pumas played to a wild 3:3 draw. In Vancouver WA the home-standing Portland Timbers U-23 were upset 3:2 by Redmond’s Washington Crossfire. The SeaWolves-Pumas match was each … Continue reading

Sounders FC U-23 in Redmond Sunday night against Washington Crossfire
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Sounders FC U-23 in Redmond Sunday night against Washington Crossfire

TACOMA, WA – (includes club release) The Sounders FC U-23 will head to Redmond High School for a Sunday evening match-up against Washington Crossfire. The 6:00 p.m. kick off will mark the third and final meeting between the two sides in the 2013 Premier Development League Northwest Division regular season. The match will be the … Continue reading

Washington clubs trying to stay alive in PDL NW playoff race
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Washington clubs trying to stay alive in PDL NW playoff race

The PDL NW Division playoff structure has changed almost every year in recent memory. This year the clubs voted to go with a top three, with the number one season finisher going directly to the Western Conference playoffs and the second and third place sides playing a single match to decide who joins them. Despite … Continue reading

The Wash: ‘Developmental’ leagues and club supporters culture
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The Wash: ‘Developmental’ leagues and club supporters culture

I’ve been wondering lately about developmental leagues and how they help or hinder the development of club culture and more specifically supporter cultures that surround clubs. In a sense, every league in the United States is a ‘developmental league,’ in that all players, even up to MLS, can still go further and bigger on an … Continue reading

SeaWolves get first local win since 2011, jump into Ruffneck Cup race
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SeaWolves get first local win since 2011, jump into Ruffneck Cup race

REDMOND, WA— Tuesday June 21, 2011. That was the last time the North Sound SeaWolves won a match against another Puget Sound PDL side. On that night at the Stadium Bowl they topped Tacoma Tide FC 3:1. The Tide have gone on to become the Sounders U-23’s and the SeaWolves went on to be winless … Continue reading

Washington Crossfire’s James Moberg is goalWA.net Washington PDL Player of Week
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Washington Crossfire’s James Moberg is goalWA.net Washington PDL Player of Week

REDMOND, WA — Washington Crossfire had a big 2:0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps U-23’s last week in Redmond. Leading the way that night was University of Washington Husky sophomore midfielder James Moberg. The club match report from that night says “The Crossfire’s dominant performance was in part thanks to Moberg, who had a man … Continue reading

Sounders U-23 get three points on Crossfire stoppage time own goal
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Sounders U-23 get three points on Crossfire stoppage time own goal

TUKWILA, Wash. – (club release) The Sounders FC U-23 found a stoppage-time winner on a Washington Crossfire own-goal to give the Sounders FC U-23 another late 1-0 victory at Tukwila’s Starfire Sports. In their second match-up this season against the Crossfire, the Sounders FC U-23 stole another victory on a late goal scored after the regulation … Continue reading

Washington Crossfire tops Whitecaps U-23’s in Redmond
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Washington Crossfire tops Whitecaps U-23’s in Redmond

REDMOND, WA — Washington Crossfire posted a 2:0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps U-23’s on Wednesday night June 12 at Redmond High School. (Box Score) James Moberg and Ben Fisk scored the Crossfire goals. Spencer Richey made five saves in the Washington goal to notch the shutout. Washington raised its record to 2-3-1 with seven … Continue reading

Washington Crossfire knocks off previously unbeaten Timbers U-23’s
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Washington Crossfire knocks off previously unbeaten Timbers U-23’s

REDMOND, WA — A stout defense and a timely goal were simple solutions to solve the riddle of the Portland Timbers U23’s as Washington Crossfire knocked the division-leaders out of the unbeaten ranks with a 1:0 win on Wednesday night June 5 at Redmond High School. Dale Garvey was at the match and shot these … Continue reading