Category: Localized

Washington’s pro / semi-pro clubs by US Soccer ‘division’

Washington’s pro / semi-pro clubs by US Soccer ‘division’

Around the world soccer (football, futbol, calcio, voetbol) uses FIFA and FA (Football Association) designated "divisions" to classify where clubs stand in the hierarchy of the scene. Generally these divisions are of less use in the United States where promotion and relegation up and down the "ladders" is not in practice. Still, we can get … Continue reading Washington’s pro / semi-pro clubs by US Soccer ‘division’

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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, 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 … Continue reading Balanced schedule highlights 2013 Ruffneck Cup competition

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

Live Breathe Futbol: Nigerian-born designer in Seattle to grow soccer clothing business

Live Breathe Futbol: Nigerian-born designer in Seattle to grow soccer clothing business

Live Breathe Futbol. It kind of sounds like what many people in the state of Washington do on a daily basis, doesn't it? For Ebun Olaloye the saying is also a start-up soccer clothing brand he established and is trying to take to the next level by coming to Seattle for a few months. Olaloye … Continue reading Live Breathe Futbol: Nigerian-born designer in Seattle to grow soccer clothing business

Soccer Fix: Eleven home matches this week around greater Puget Sound

Feel like getting out and watching some high quality local soccer? This is the week for you! The greater Puget Sound area will see eleven home matches hosted by eight clubs from six different leagues between Wednesday and Sunday. The fun begins on Wednesday May 30th when Major League Soccer's Sounders FC host a US Open Cup match … Continue reading Soccer Fix: Eleven home matches this week around greater Puget Sound

Localized: News from Wenatchee’s soccer world (updated)

The greater Wenatchee area is in state soccer news today with two articles posted in the Wenatchee World. Eastmont's Wildcats are a force this year in boys' high school soccer and a former Fire player is coaching in Chelan. “(We have) the ability to pass and wear out defenders, and the defense is slowing the ball down … Continue reading Localized: News from Wenatchee’s soccer world (updated)