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Sounders U-23’s DeAndre Yedlin Signs for Sounders FC


RENTON, WASH. – Seattle Sounders FC has signed defender DeAndre Yedlin, the club announced today. Per Major League Soccer and club policy, terms were not disclosed. Yedlin is the first Homegrown Player signed by Sounders FC in franchise history.

“We are thrilled to sign DeAndre as our first Homegrown Player,” said Owner and General Manager Adrian Hanauer. “Darren Sawatzky and Dick McCormick deserve much of the credit, as they have developed a top academy program for Sounders FC.  Hopefully DeAndre is the first of many

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UPDATE!!! NW Soccer Legends Night – November 9th

Tacoma Soccer Center will host the 1st Annual “Northwest Soccer Legends Night”

Tacoma, WA. – Due to the Sounders FC playoff match on November 2nd, the 1st Annual “Northwest Soccer Legends Night” has moved to Friday, November 9th. In addition to the change in date, legends including Gary Heale, Chance Fry, Gerry Gray, Neil Megson, Fran O’Brien, and others have been added to the billing. These Northwest heroes will still play an indoor match at the Tacoma Soccer Center, and kickoff remains at 7pm.


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Sounders-U23 sign five from UW – The Sounders FC U-23 have announced the signing of five players who currently play for the University of Washington.  Defenders, Taylor Peay, Mike Uyehara, and Chris Brundage will offer defensive options for the Sounders U-23. Ryan Herman, a transfer from Santa Clara will work for time behind them in net. The fifth signing, Bradley McIntosh, is a recent transfer from UCLA. McIntosh was a midfield stand out growing up in Redmond, Washington.

“We are very excited to have players from the University of Washington roster on our team.  Jamie [Clark] is building for the fall and we

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Sounders Women single match tickets go on sale – The Sounders Women have announced that individual match tickets are now on sale at

The Sounders Women will host 10 matches for the 2012 season.  All home matches will be played at Starfire Sports Stadium. Sounders Women will kick off their season with 3 exhibition matches. The first, against Seattle Pacific University, is on April 9th. The Sounders Women will play Seattle University and the University of Washington before heading into the W-League home opener on May 31st vs. Colorado Rush.

CLICK HERE for more info on buying tickets, the schedule, and more.


Sounders U-23 Tryouts – This Weekend

Sounders U-23 tryouts are open to all ages – The Seattle Sounders U-23 has announced their tryouts will be held on March 10 and 11 at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma. Registration to be seen by the Sounders and be a part of the Sounders future is now available on the team’s website -

The tryouts will be monitored by Sounders U-23 head coach Darren Sawatzky and his staff.  All participants must on before the tryout.  There is a $45 fee to participate. While the league is a U-23, each team is allowed up

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Sounders Women donate tickets to Somalia club

Tukwila, WA – As part of the Seattle Sounders Women’s community outreach efforts in the greater Renton area, the team has recently donated 100 tickets to the Somalia Youth and Family Club for the team’s upcoming June 12th match against the Los Angeles Strikers. The SYFC is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing various services to Somali and other under served families. The Sounders Women and Starfire Sports have partnered with the SYFC to assist with its youth soccer program that extends to all refugee students within King County. In addition to the donation, the Sounders Women have also

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Sounders Women lose high-scoring match - The Sounders must feel like they got punched in the stomach Sunday afternoon after the collection of events that ended with a 3-2 loss at home. The Sounders had not one, but two penalty kicks awarded against them. The home side also had their head coach and assistant coach ejected from the stadium by the game’s official, Erik Martes. To make matters worse, an enthusiastic crowd watched a late goal turn a 2-1 lead into a 3-2 defeat.

At essentially the beginning of the match (‘4min), the Rush, from Colorado, were standing at the penalty spot for a

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Tide Face Toughest Week in Club History

We will know a lot more about the 2011 Tide around this time next week. Since opening the season on May 13 at Stadium Bowl with a 2:2 draw against North Sound the South Sound Yellows have been practicing, trying to make the most of a ten day break between matches. The break is over, and this week the Tide have three contests that will decide their United States Open Cup fate as well as their early-season contention for a division playoff spot.

Against this week’s foes the Tide are a combined one win, four ties and seven losses in

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