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 …
Tacoma, WA – The Sounders U-23 kicked off their weekend double header with a strong showing as they took down the Washington Crossfire 2-0 Friday night at Franklin Pierce High School.
Tacoma, WA – Come join the Sounders U-23 this weekend as they return home to Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma to take on the Washington Crossfire Friday night at 7:30 p.m., and then the North Sound SeaWolves FC on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
The North Sound SeaWolves and Washington Crossfire both hosted PDL sides attached to MLS clubs, and both Puget Sound sides came out victorious on Wednesday night as North Sound topped Vancouver and Washington edged Portland.
EDMONDS, Wash. — The North Sound SeaWolves went into halftime with plenty of momentum but a goal off a corner kick midway through the second half gave the Washington Crossfire a 2-1 victory in a Premier Development League game Friday at Edmonds Stadium.
EDMONDS, Wash. — After opening the season with a pair of games on the road, the North Sound SeaWolves FC will play its first game in its new home stadium Friday evening.
Washington Crossfire have had a very nice week. The PDL club out of Redmond took 7 of 9 points, including a Wednesday night shut out over the North Sound SeaWolves in Ruffneck Cup play.
Washington Crossfire was still stinging from surrendering a 93rd minute goal in a 1:1 draw Saturday at Fraser Valley. The Redmond PDL side made good in their home opener on Monday night with a shutout of the Victoria Highlanders. Dale Garvey has photos.
All four of Puget Sound’s Premier Development League (PDL) sides are underway after a weekend of action saw Washington Crossfire and the North Sound SeaWolves invade Abbotsford BC to play the Fraser Valley Mariners.
Seattle, Wash. — Ruffneck Scarves and goalWA.net today announce the birth of the Ruffneck Cup, a derby rivalry cup between the Puget Sound’s Premier Development League (PDL) soccer clubs that will kick off this coming Saturday May 19 in Bremerton when the Sounders U-23 visit the Kitsap Pumas.
Did you know that all of the four Puget Sound PDL clubs…used to be someone else? The sides that will battle for the new derby competition, The Ruffneck Cup, have roots in other names and places around the state of Washington. Tonight one of them kicks off a new era in BC.
The Ruffneck Cup debuts in 2012 as a neighborhood battle between the four Premier Development League clubs in the greater Puget Sound area: Kitsap Pumas, North Sound SeaWolves, Sounders U23, Washington Crossfire. Today Ruffneck Scarves and goalWA.net announce that 100 unique scarves will be awarded to the winning side.
The Puget Sound PDL clubs competing for the first annual Ruffneck Cup are a contrasting group when it comes to finding players. The independently operated Kitsap Pumas of Bremerton are trying to expand their scouting network in and out of the state.
It’s fitting that the first-ever Ruffneck Cup match pits two former rivals against each other. Tacoma Tide FC and the Pumas once battled for the “Narrows Bridge Bell.” Now the newly renamed Sounders U23 will take aim at the defending national champions in the first kick of the inaugural Puget Sound PDL competition.
TAMPA, Fla. – United Soccer Leagues released the 2012 divisional alignment and schedule for the PDL today, with the 584-game regular season getting underway on April 22 as LA Misioneros FC faces the Fresno Fuego.
The defending PDL National Champion Kitsap Pumas began the early eager steps towards the 2012 season with their first open tryouts session on Saturday February 11th at Gordon Fields, located between Bremerton and Silverdale. We’ve got video interviews and photos.
Gary Whitehouse, general manager of Washington Crossfire of the PDL, is pleased to announce Adam Nowland has been named head coach for the 2012 season.
The buzz around the Northwest Division of the Premier Development League continues to grow. Just days after announcing the Ruffneck Cup for top local side the news broke about the Sounders jumping in with the U23s. So, do you want to try out?
Ruffneck Scarves and goalWA.net are teaming up to honor PDL soccer in Puget Sound with a derby cup for the winner of the season series between the four local clubs.
Find out soon right here at goalWA.net. In the meantime, help us spread the word by sharing these online posters.
I’ve been in a post-Christmas mood to create promo spots for the upcoming 2012 Premier Development League Northwest season. See what I’ve come up with so far.
The Puget Sound region is home to four Premier Development League clubs. The Seattle Sounders’ current roster is home to seven players who once played in the PDL.
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Adam Nowland is a veteran of world soccer. It is more than likely that when he was playing in the English Premiership he never imagined he’d one day be named PASL Player of the Week.