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April
29th

Jordan Morris Joins Sounders U-23

Jordan Morris in action for the United States U-21 (Pascal Guyot AFP Getty Images)

TACOMA, Wash. – The Sounders U-23 have signed one of the brightest Sounders Academy stars, Jordan Morris, for the 2014 Premier Development League season. Morris is currently a sophomore at the University of Stanford and holds caps for the United States U-20 and U-21 National Teams.

Jordan Morris, a sophomore at Stanford, burst on to the national soccer awareness after scoring 27 goals in 28 matches for the Sounders Academy and being named the U-17/18 US Soccer Development

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March
27th

Sounders U-23 Sign 3 Academy Alumni

Nick Raskasky (left) / Aaron Kovar (center) / Darwin Jones (right) (Photos by SoundersPhotos.com)

TACOMA, Wash. – Following Open Tryouts for Sounders FC and Sounders FC U-23, which saw nearly 200 participants fighting for a spot in rave green, the Sounders FC U-23 have announced the signing of three Sounders Academy products, Darwin Jones, Aaron Kovar, and Nick Raskasky for the 2013 PDL Season.
Top players from the Sounders FC Open Tryout will be called back to trial with the Sounders FC U-23 in attempt to earn

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Aug.
24th

Tracking the Sounders of Tomorrow

Tacoma, WA – While the Seattle Sounders FC and other MLS squads are battling on the field for top honors in the 2012 MLS season, there is also a competition behind the scenes to build the strongest squad for future. Teams that develop youth players through their academy system will not have to expend a valuable draft pick when those players leave college. Instead, the can sign their “Homegrown Player” directly to the MLS squad.

The Seattle Sounders FC have one of the strongest development systems in the entire MLS. Last year, the addition of the Sounders FC

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