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Son of NASL Sounder continues his soccer superhero crusade

Son of NASL Sounder continues his soccer superhero crusade

The last time we checked in with Aaron D'Errico, son of NASL Sounder David D'Errico, he was in a comic battle to get his soccer superhero 'Ammon' published. Now Aaron has been selected to find a graphic artist that can help his concept jump to life. See the video below. "I'd always wanted to play … Continue reading Son of NASL Sounder continues his soccer superhero crusade

West Coast Goalkeeping designs gloves in Seattle

West Coast Goalkeeping designs gloves in Seattle

SEATTLE, Wash.---Goalkeepers know when a pair of gloves fits just right and does the job. Shawn Norris knows that the feeling of confidence with equipment is crucial when you are guarding a goal. That's why the Nintendo gaming expert started West Coast Goalkeeping of Seattle. "West Coast came about from years of working with youth … Continue reading West Coast Goalkeeping designs gloves in Seattle

Video Buzz: Seattle tops Portland in battle of bartenders

Video Buzz: Seattle tops Portland in battle of bartenders

Novo Fogo, self-described as "a microdistillery living "the simpler life" in Morretes, Brasil and Bellevue, USA," recently sponsored an indoor soccer match between bartenders from Seattle and Portland as part of Portland Cocktail Week 2012. The Seattle mixers traveled south and blended a 10:4 win over the Rose City pour-people. See a video reel above, … Continue reading Video Buzz: Seattle tops Portland in battle of bartenders

Soccer history revealed in Seattle Times ebay photos

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 Soccer history revealed in Seattle Times ebay photos

Facebook Feature: Washington soccer is a work of art

Facebook Feature: Washington soccer is a work of art

Are you a FAN? goalWA.net is adding color to our winter with a new series of graphics that honor the clubs of the state of Washington. We have started with the adult teams we cover in various leagues, and now youth clubs are invited to send us their logos / crests so we can add … Continue reading Facebook Feature: Washington soccer is a work of art

Picture Perfect: Send us a shot of your club tattoo

Picture Perfect: Send us a shot of your club tattoo

goalWA.net is starting a gallery collection of pics of supporter tattoos for Washington-based soccer clubs. We are looking for photos of fans who have inked their clubs in a permanent way. Although it is fun to see soccer tattoos from around the globe, we are specifically interested in Washington state club-related ones. If you have … Continue reading Picture Perfect: Send us a shot of your club tattoo

These leagues gave us great value for money in 2012

These leagues gave us great value for money in 2012

Our latest 2012 Top Ten is called "Biggest Bang For Your Buck League." We count down the best leagues from this year in terms of how much soccer fun you got for your ticket price and effort to get to a match. The simple equation might look like $ + soccer + fan experience + … Continue reading These leagues gave us great value for money in 2012

State soccer founder, legend Mike Ryan passes away

State soccer founder, legend Mike Ryan passes away

SEATTLE, Wash. - Mike Ryan, a key figure in the founding of the sport of soccer in Washington state passed away in Seattle on Tuesday morning. Ryan was 77. A family friend shares this sad news with goalWA.net, and adds that Mike had recently been ill.  "He had many visitors in his last days, many … Continue reading State soccer founder, legend Mike Ryan passes away

Video Buzz: FIFA Soccer 13 hyped at Pax 2012 in Seattle

Video Buzz: FIFA Soccer 13 hyped at Pax 2012 in Seattle

If you understood any of the headline of this post, then congratulations, you are a gamer. EASports has just uploaded a video from Pax 2012, held in Seattle, that shows reactions to their FIFA Soccer 13 video game. See the video below. Pax is video convention for gamers and the ones that love them. http://prime.paxsite.com/Continue reading Video Buzz: FIFA Soccer 13 hyped at Pax 2012 in Seattle

Sounders “Caveman Fan” photo goes viral on Facebook with over 40,000 views

Sounders “Caveman Fan” photo goes viral on Facebook with over 40,000 views

by David Falk There was a huge spike in traffic on the goalWA.net Facebook page over the weekend sending it to a new record for people reached. Tracing the spike it becomes clear the sudden jump is due to a single photo that was liked, shared and buzzed around the time of the Sounders-Timbers match. … Continue reading Sounders “Caveman Fan” photo goes viral on Facebook with over 40,000 views

Copper Hog 2013 Title Sponsor for Bellingham United

Copper Hog 2013 Title Sponsor for Bellingham United

Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) September 17, 2012---Bellingham United F.C. is very proud to announce that our 2013 Title Sponsor will be Bellingham’s own, Copper Hog Gastropub. The 2013 “Hammers” home kits will see a splash of red join the familiar black and white stripes this time around as the 2012 partner becomes an even more integral … Continue reading Copper Hog 2013 Title Sponsor for Bellingham United

The Wash: The state of the STATE of Soccer

This time on The Wash David Falk looks at the sport of soccer at all levels in the state of Washington and you get to vote on our soccer "state of the union." goalWA.net exists because soccer is such a big part of our lives. What do you think are the biggest issues facing the sport … Continue reading The Wash: The state of the STATE of Soccer

First Sip: Looking back at debut of Golazo Energy drink

How did Golazo Energy drink start to make its mark on the Seattle and Washington state soccer scene? Read our 2010 interview with founder Richard Tait to see how the first sip happened. Richard Tait of Seattle is listed as "Co Founder and Center Mid" on his brief Golazo Energy bio. The local soccer-specific energy … Continue reading First Sip: Looking back at debut of Golazo Energy drink

VOTE: Biggest 2011 soccer stories in Washington

We are approaching the end of a calendar year and looking back brings with it a chance to vote for the biggest soccer stories in Washington for 2011. by David Falk I have come up with 15 news stories from which you can vote for your top three. (See poll below). What were the biggest … Continue reading VOTE: Biggest 2011 soccer stories in Washington