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Tide FC Inch Closer to Playoff Berth with Win Over Victoria

Tacoma Tide FC  1:0  Victoria Highlanders

June 20, 2010 –
For 58 minutes, all indications were that a rainy Sunday afternoon soccer game filled with sloppy play between the Tide FC and the Highlanders was going to result in a scoreless draw.  That’s when Tacoma forwards Rory Agu and Chris Sanders changed everything.

With possession nearing the left corner, Agu rifled a long cross into the box, finding Sanders.  At point-blank range within the middle of the goal box, Sanders took the ball and buried it in the back left corner of the

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Pack Your KNAPP Sack with Brayton Knapp

Brayton blogs about the Tide trip to Canada
Click HERE to read the Tide defender’s insights from the weekend in Canada that saw goals, injuries, and red cards as the Tide took on Victoria and Vancouver on Friday and Saturday.
This Wednesday, the I-5 Rivalry continues as the Tide welcome Seattle to Curtis HS Stadium. Click HERE for the preview.


Tide FC Regain Winning Touch

Tacoma Tide 4 – 1 Yakima Reds

May 28, 2010 – Curtis HS Stadium – The Tacoma Tide FC were 15-0-2 on their home turf from 2007 until the start of 2009. The Tide lost their home dominance at Curtis High School Stadium last year, but after one match at home in 2010, it seems the Tide have regained their home form.

The Tide’s glory years were with players like Spencer Schomaker, Rafael Cox, and company leading the charge. After a season with other pro teams, Schomaker and Cox are both back and they’ve brought wins with them. The

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Tide’s Daniel Gray Sit Down for Interview

Local product and Tide midfielder shares his past, present, and future.

Soccer has been in the bloodlines of Tacoma Tide FC midfielder Daniel Gray for some time.

His dad, Gerry, played 13 seasons for Team Canada and in 2001 was enshrined in The Soccer Hall of Fame and now mans the sideline in Tacoma as the Tide FC’s head coach.

Now it’s Daniel’s turn to play under the spotlight after playing at Bellarmine Prep and Crossfire Premier, he’s playing collegiately for the Mustangs at Cal Poly and the Tide FC this summer.

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Tide Return Home from Portland Without Points

Tacoma Tide 0 – 1 Portland Timbers

May 18 – Portland, OR - The Tacoma Tide FC fought through travel, pounding rain, and an unorthodox start time to within grasp of a road point in Portland, but were unable to seize the moment. Due to a kids’ day at PGE Park, the Tide vs Timbers U-23 match was moved to 11am. This made for an early morning of travel and preparation down I-5. It would all have been worth it if points were brought home, but the Tide fell short.

Tacoma had a chance to snatch away a point in

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Former “Yellows” Defeat Current Tide to Start 2010 Regular Season

Tacoma Tide 0 – 3 Kitsap Pumas

May 15, 2010 – The Tide FC kicked off the 2010 regular season with a new coach and an aggressive, attacking style of play, but two first-half goals were all Kitsap needed to slam the door on Tacoma’s opening of the USL Premier Development League season, as the Pumas downed the Tide FC 3-0, a margin much larger than the share of chances.

The road contest, which was the first leg of the Narrows Bridge Bell derby and featured seven players who’ve played in both Puma blue and Tide FC yellow during

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