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Sounders facilitate World Cup parties

Post by Don Ruiz / The News Tribune on June 10, 2010 at 6:23 pm with 1 Comment »
June 10, 2010 6:23 pm

Here’s a release from the club:

The Sounders FC announced today a custom Trip on Gowalla, a mobile and web service, to encourage soccer fans to go out and explore the best King County pubs to watch the World Cup between June 12 – July 11.

Fans can learn more about the pub crawl at and can join Gowalla by visiting and hitting the “follow” button.

Fans who visit all 11 area soccer pubs and check-in using Gowalla will receive a Sounders FC Pin in their Gowalla Passport and be eligible for a commemorative Sounders FC scarf and other exclusive items in partnership with Seattle Bank.

The 11 participating pubs include the following:

1. George and Dragon Pub- 206 North 36th Street
2. Fado’s Irish Pub- 801 1st Avenue
3. Azteca Restaurant- 17555 Southcenter Parkway
4. Spitfire Grill- 2219 4th Avenue
5. Fuel Sportsbar- 164 S Washington Street
6. St Andrews Bar and Grill- 7406 Aurora Avenue North
7. Ballard Loft- 5105 Ballard Avenue Northwest
8. Neumos- 925 East Pike Street
9. Atlantic Crossing- 6508 Roosevelt Way Northeast
10. All Nations Sports Bar- 930 North 130th Street
11. Kells Irish Pub-1916 Post Alley

In addition, the Sounders FC have partnered with George and Dragon Pub, Fado’s Irish Pub and the Southcenter Azteca Restaurant to provide U.S. Soccer and Sounders FC merchandise for give-a-ways during the three USA or World Cup C matches.

DATE: June 12
MATCH: USA vs. England
KICKOFF: 11:30 a.m. (PT)
LOCATION: George and Dragon Pub, 206 North 36th Street

DATE: June 18

USA vs. Slovenia

7 a.m. (PT)

Fado’s Irish Pub, 801 1st Avenue

DATE: June 23

USA v Algeria

KICKOFF: 7 a.m. (PT)

Azteca Restaurant, 17555 Southcenter Parkway, Tukwila

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