Tag: NASL

70’s Sounders great Adrian Webster tells his story in new book “Eternal Blue, Forever Green”

70’s Sounders great Adrian Webster tells his story in new book “Eternal Blue, Forever Green”

by David Falk Adrian Webster spoke with goalWA.net in this 2012 interview, and briefly again after the passing of John Best, in October 2014. We've caught up again with Webster as his soccer career makes it to publication in the new book "Eternal Blue, Forever Green: The Sounders in the 70's." (Available on Amazon.com) In the … Continue reading 70’s Sounders great Adrian Webster tells his story in new book “Eternal Blue, Forever Green”

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Three articles worth a read: Huskies, Redknapp’s Sounders, MLS Sounders

Three articles worth a read: Huskies, Redknapp’s Sounders, MLS Sounders

goalWA.net would like to point your way to three recent articles online that we have read and appreciated. The first is from the UW Daily and is a feature on Senior Washington defender Taylor Peay. “Taylor has always had the talent to dominate games on both sides of the ball, but he now thinks it’s … Continue reading Three articles worth a read: Huskies, Redknapp’s Sounders, MLS Sounders

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

Checking in with NASL Sounders legend Jocky Scott

Checking in with NASL Sounders legend Jocky Scott

by David Falk Jocky Scott (wiki) scored what could still be considered one of the biggest goals by any Sounder back in 1977 when his glancing header carried Seattle to a 1:0 win over the Los Angeles Aztecs and George Best before 57,000 fans in the Kingdome. The strike earned Seattle a berth in Soccer … Continue reading Checking in with NASL Sounders legend Jocky Scott

Rowdies knock Sounders out of US Open Cup

Rowdies knock Sounders out of US Open Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - (club release) Georgi Hristov scored the lone goal as Seattle Sounders FC fell to the Tampa Bay Rowdies, 1-0, in the third round of the 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. It marks the first Open Cup loss in franchise history for Seattle (17-1-2) after advancing to the final the previous four … Continue reading Rowdies knock Sounders out of US Open Cup

Original Sounders: And Here Is Cliff (Uncle Nubby) McCrath

Original Sounders: And Here Is Cliff (Uncle Nubby) McCrath

Stories like this one never start at the beginning because there isn’t one. More likely we’re looking at a series of somewhat purposeful, kind of ambiguous happenings fortunately directed by intellect, purpose and money. The very ingredients of success. Lasting Sounder success seemed to surface 29 years later from the ashes of trial and error … Continue reading Original Sounders: And Here Is Cliff (Uncle Nubby) McCrath

Original Sounders: OMG! Pepe Fernandez, AstroTurf and a broken leg

Original Sounders: OMG! Pepe Fernandez, AstroTurf and a broken leg

1974 was a marvelous year filled with OMG’s. Even before the first ball was booted OMG’s were happening. But you knew that. We lost the league season opener 2-1 on May 5th to LA: 4,107 fans. OMG. In LA? Right. Dear Lord what’s it going to be in Seattle? Ominous clouds and so soon. It’s worthy to … Continue reading Original Sounders: OMG! Pepe Fernandez, AstroTurf and a broken leg