Spokane youths form “Players for Community,” ignite drive to help wildfire fighters, communities
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Spokane youths form “Players for Community,” ignite drive to help wildfire fighters, communities

SPOKANE, WA—Richard and William Cloutier can see the impact of this year’s Washington wildfires by just stepping outside their front door. Spokane is dealing with air pollution issues from the fires. These issues have driven many clubs to cancel matches and take practices indoors. The brothers have decided that they need to help, and have … Continue reading

Sequim FC, Port Angeles United battle in 1st annual Super Cup
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Sequim FC, Port Angeles United battle in 1st annual Super Cup

PORT ANGELES, WA—It was grassroots soccer at its best recently in Port Angeles as two teams formed out of former high school rivals and neighboring adult soccer leagues played before several hundred fans at Wally Sigmar Field. It was Sequim FC versus Port Angeles United in the first annual “Super Cup,” with Sequim taking a 1-0 … Continue reading

Busy Weekend: Sounders lose, Reign fall, Sounders Women knocked out, Issaquah WPSL in Western Final
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Busy Weekend: Sounders lose, Reign fall, Sounders Women knocked out, Issaquah WPSL in Western Final

It’s a very busy weekend in soccer in Washington. Sounders lose Seattle Sounders FC lost last night at CenturyLink Field 1-0 to the Colorado Rapids. The match bordered on silly at times as players continually lost their footing on the grass pitch laid over the Field Turf that had been used the night before in … Continue reading

World War I ‘Christmas Truce’ soccer match to be remembered in Seattle
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World War I ‘Christmas Truce’ soccer match to be remembered in Seattle

SEATTLE, WA — “I’m not sure if you have heard of the 1914 Christmas Truce but many soccer fans have because there is a footy element to it.” That’s the first line of a message goalWA.net received today. Needless to say, it caught my attention. The Christmas Truce: 100th Anniversary “On Christmas Eve 1914, the … Continue reading