Sounders, Spurs take turns netting goals in high-scoring friendly
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Sounders, Spurs take turns netting goals in high-scoring friendly

  SEATTLE, WA — (club release) Seattle Sounders FC played to a 3-3 draw against Tottenham Hotspur in an international friendly on Saturday afternoon on the Xbox Pitch at CenturyLink Field. Today’s match marked the eighth time Sounders FC has hosted an international friendly, including the fourth meeting with an English Premier League side. Spurs … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Squalicum goes unbeaten to win 2A state title
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Picture Perfect: Squalicum goes unbeaten to win 2A state title

The Squalicum Storm boys soccer team added a big exclamation point to their undefeated season by winning the 2A state championship Saturday night at Sunset Chevrolet Stadium. The Storm blanked Capital 4-0 to take home the trophy. Freshman Tyler Hughes led the way for the Storm scoring twice. Zach Wallace and Gabe Guidroz each tallied … Continue reading

#3 Washington knocks off #4 Cal in overtime (Wilson Tsoi photos)
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#3 Washington knocks off #4 Cal in overtime (Wilson Tsoi photos)

SEATTLE, WA – (GoHuskies.com) It’s been a special season for Washington men’s soccer, but Sunday’s 2-1 overtime win over No. 4 California might have been best of all. In front of the packed bleachers at the Husky Soccer Stadium and a supportive alumni group that was still in town from Friday’s celebration, the Dawgs prevailed … Continue reading

Redhawks rally to eighth straight WAC victory (goal sequence photos)
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Redhawks rally to eighth straight WAC victory (goal sequence photos)

SEATTLE, WA — Seattle University women’s soccer (11-2-2, 8-0-0 WAC) found themselves down early but came back with two second half goals to top Cal State Bakersfield (4-11-1, 3-5-1 WAC), 2-1, in Western Athletic Conference action. The Redhawks remain undefeated in league play, increasing their win streak to nine games and their home winning streak … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots Saints v. Vikings
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Picture Perfect: Jeff Halstead shoots Saints v. Vikings

Jeff Halstead captured Thursday’s GNAC match between the #2-ranked Western Washington Vikings Women and Saint Martin’s Saints in Lacey. It was a battle that was eventually won by the Vikings, who are now 12-0-0 on the season. See links to all of Thursday’s action here. Visit Jeff’s full match gallery at Facebook.com/goalWA. goalWA.net Local Soccer … Continue reading

Original Sounders: Soccer Bowl ’77 memories remain in Technicolor
Original Sounders with Doug Thiel / Seattle Sounders FC

Original Sounders: Soccer Bowl ’77 memories remain in Technicolor

by Doug Thiel  / Catch up on earlier Original Sounders stories HERE. The Seattle Sounders, now ending their fourth season, were about to face off against the New York Cosmos. And it was raining. The Cosmos were the Greek god Zeus of the NASL. The Sounders were Goldilocks according to East Coast wags. Pele, Beckenbauer, Chinaglia. Brazil, … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots Shock-Rapids playoff thriller
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Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots Shock-Rapids playoff thriller

GIG HARBOR, Wash. — Photographer Wilson Tsoi delivers another great set of photos from this PASL NW indoor soccer season with a large batch from the 9:8 thriller between the South Sound Shock and the WSA Rapids. (See match recap here.) We’ve picked out a few photos to display below, and you can see all … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Rapids, Skyhawks battle for playoffs
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Picture Perfect: Rapids, Skyhawks battle for playoffs

SNOHOMISH, Wash.— The Snohomish Soccer Dome was alive with noise and excitement on Saturday as the WSA Rapids of Bellingham invaded the nest of the Snohomish Skyhawks in PASL NW action. When the dust, water and feathers had settled the match ended in a 6:6 draw, which was enough for the Rapids to sneak into … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Behind the scenes with the South Sound Shock
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Picture Perfect: Behind the scenes with the South Sound Shock

SOUTH SOUND, Wash.— The South Sound Shock are flying high in the PASL NW this season, having already clinched a playoff spot, leading the division with an undefeated record, and sporting three goalWA.net PASL NW Players of the Week. The Shock sent us some photos from behind the scenes that we can share with you … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots local indoor soccer
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Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots local indoor soccer

goalWA.net contributing photographer Wilson Tsoi hasn’t missed a beat moving from outdoor soccer over the summer and fall and into indoor soccer in the PASL. Tsoi is still delivering great shots under less than perfect lighting at local soccer centers. See a sample of his recent work below, along with links to full galleries. Gallery: … 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: Seattle Futsal Holiday Cup
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Picture Perfect: Seattle Futsal Holiday Cup

COLUMBIA CITY, Wash. — The annual Seattle Futsal Holiday Cup kicked off on Saturday December 22 at the Rainier Community Center in Columbia City, just south of Seattle. Wilson Tsoi dropped by and shares some photos from all of the action! Seattle Futsal reports two thrilling finals as the U-11 title went to overtime before … Continue reading

Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots some ‘Star Power’
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Picture Perfect: Wilson Tsoi shoots some ‘Star Power’

TACOMA, Wash.— The Tacoma Stars of the Professional Arena Soccer League scored 25 goals over the weekend in taking down the winless Sacramento Surge 13:2 and 12:5. The second match was a 11:00 AM kick-off at the Pacific Sports Center and Wilson Tsoi was on hand to shoot the action. See a selection of shots … Continue reading