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Sounders U-23’s Peay and Stevenson Drafted in MLS SuperDraft

Tacoma, Wash. – With two Sounders U-23 stars already signed to the Sounders FC as homegrown players last week, two more Sounders U-23 alumni were drafted today in the MLS SuperDraft. 2012 Sounders U-23 defender, Taylor Peay was picked with the 26th overall selection to the Portland Timbers. Eight selections later, last summer’s U-23 midfielder, Eric Stevenson, was drafted by the New York RedBulls.

The Premier League Development was well represented at this year’s draft, with Peay and Stevenson among the 25 PDL alumni selected in the top 38 picks.

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RSL’s Saborio voted MLS player of the week

This just in from the league:

Real Salt Lake forward Alvaro Saborio was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for week 22 of the 2013 MLS season.

Despite a 4-3 loss to the New York Red Bulls, Saborio shined for Salt Lake scoring a hat trick and nearly solidifying a comeback from a 2-0 deficit at Red Bulls Arena.

In the 44th minute, Real Salt Lake’s Olmes Garcia was brought down in the 18 yard box by Red Bulls defender Markus Holgersson. Alvaro Saborio stepped up to the spot and drilled

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Sounders U-23 Fernando Monge Drafted to MLS

Fernando Monge takes on the Portland Timber U-23 (photos by Chris Coulter,

Tacoma, WA – Sounders U-23 alum, Fernando Monge was drafted today to Major League Soccer by the Montreal Impact at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Monge was drafted with the 18th selection of the MLS SuperDraft 1st Round.


Sounders U-23 standout Fernando Monge was a standout midfielder in a roster with multiple MLS talents. Monge’s season was highlighted by an 88th minute, game-winner, on the road against Cascadia rival; Portland Timbers U-23. Fernando Monge

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Game crucial to Fire, of interest to Sounders

The Sounders return to practice at Starfire today. And they resume MLS play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the regular-season home finale vs. San Jose. However, there are a couple of league matches tonight. Here are previews from MLS:

Chicago Fire vs. FC Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
· The Fire saw their three-game winning streak come to an end in their last game, a 1-1 draw at Houston on Oct. 1.
· Dominic Oduro returned to his goalscoring ways, netting the lone goal in Houston, his third goal in the last four games and the seventh of his

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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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