Balanced schedule highlights 2013 Ruffneck Cup competition

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, … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 1 Comment

Sounders U-23′s get first win over a Ruffneck Cup rival

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 … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sounders U-23′s invite fans out to two big weekend matches

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 … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

SeaWolves, Crossfire come up big on Wednesday night

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 … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Crossfire tags home opener loss on SeaWolves

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 … Continue reading

June 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

SeaWolves open home slate tonight in Edmonds

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 … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · 1 Comment

Washington Crossfire wins Ruffneck Cup debut match over North Sound

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 … Continue reading

May 24, 2012 · 2 Comments

Washington Crossfire takes home opener over Victoria, 1:0

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 … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

PDL Update: SeaWolves, Crossfire get points at Fraser Valley

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 … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ruffneck Cup kicks off Saturday with Sounders U-23′s at Kitsap Pumas

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 … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Era: Sounders U23′s open tonight in Vancouver

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 … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

100 Champion Scarves will go to 2012 Ruffneck Cup winners

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, … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Independent Kitsap Pumas networking for player talent

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 … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Ruffneck Cup kicks off May 19 when Sounders U23 visits Kitsap Pumas

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 … Continue reading

February 18, 2012 · 7 Comments

2012 PDL schedule, alignment released

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 … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Kitsap Pumas begin championship defense with open tryouts

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 … Continue reading

February 11, 2012 · 9 Comments

Crossfire announces Adam Nowland as head coach for 2012 PDL season

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.

February 8, 2012 · 2 Comments

PDL NW: Pro Dreams Live on at 2012 Open Tryouts

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 … Continue reading

January 26, 2012 · 1 Comment

Puget Sound PDL pride on the line in The Ruffneck Cup

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.

January 23, 2012 · 7 Comments

What is The Ruffneck Cup?

Find out soon right here at goalWA.net. In the meantime, help us spread the word by sharing these online posters.

January 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Video Buzz: USL Nation

January 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Video Buzz: Cranking out the PDL promo spots

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.

December 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Quick glance: Seven current Sounders once played in PDL

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.

December 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Top 5 most-viewed stories last week on goalWA.net

Every Sunday we post the most-viewed stories from the previous week so you can see what’s popular around here and also catch up on anything you might have missed.

December 11, 2011 · 1 Comment

Tacoma Stars’ Adam Nowland named PASL Player of the Week

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 … Continue reading

December 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Sounders remain on the sidelines when it comes to the PDL

Seattle Sounders FC are the most wildly successful and supported side in the history of Northwest soccer. What exactly, if anything, do they owe the state’s PDL (Premier Development League) … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · 8 Comments

PDL Northwest clubs considering competition format changes for 2012

North Sound SeaWolves owner Alex Silva was recently put in as the Northwest Division representative on the Premier Developement League Executive Committee. Silva is now suggesting big changes for the … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 5 Comments

Tacoma Stars sign USL Sounder Nguyen and former Blackpooler Nowland

The Tacoma Stars of the Professional Arena Soccer League have announced the signings of Viet Nguyen and Adam Nowland. Nguyen is the third former Seattle Sounder the Stars have signed … Continue reading

October 26, 2011 · Leave a comment




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