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June
12th

Jordan Morris returns, active for Sounders U-23

SUMNER, Wash. – United States U-21 National Team forward, Jordan Morris will join the Sounders U-23 this weekend for his first PDL action of the year. The Sounders U-23 travel to Bremerton to take on the Kitsap Pumas on Friday night before a home match on Sunday against the Portland Timbers U-23 in Tumwater.

Morris will be active for both matches following his return from Stanford University, and is assured to see action on Sunday.

The Sounders U-23 signed Morris, one of the brightest young players in the country, this offseason. 

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June
5th

1v1 with Former Sounders U-23, Now Pro; Miles Byass

Miles Byass in action for the Sounders U-23 in the 2013 US Open Cup vs. Charlotte Eagles (CharlotteEagles.com)

SUMNER, Wash. – The Sounders U-23 are all about #TheFuture, while winning games now! With 16 former Sounders U-23 players now applying their trade for professional teams around the world, we check in with Miles Byass. Miles signed this offseason with JIPPO Joensuu in Finland.

JIPPO is based in Joensuu. It plays in the Ykkönen, the second highest level of Finnish football.

SoundersU23.com – What does this mean to you, to

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May
29th

Sounders U-23 meet Vancouver Friday at Curtis

SoundersU23.com - On Friday night at 7pm, the Sounders U-23 resume PDL play against Cascadian rivals, the Vancouver Whitecaps U-23. Tickets are available on SoundersU23.com or at the game for $10 each.

If you missed last weekend’s match, there were 5 goals and plenty of action, see the video highlights: Sounders U-23 vs Puget Sound Gunners highlights – CLICK HERE

May
23rd

Sounders U-23 Home Opener – Sunday (PREVIEW)

SUMNER, Wash. –The Sounders U-23 will return to Sunset Stadium in Sumner this Sunday for their home opener of the 2014 Premier Development League season. They will take on the Puget Sound Gunners FC at 2:00 p.m. in search of three points.

VIDEO Sounders U-23 Season Preview – CLICK HERE

Fresh from their offseason rebranding, the Gunners FC (formerly the North Sound SeaWolves FC) earned one point in their season opener against the Portland Timbers U-23.

Former Sounders U-23 Star, DeAndre Yedlin Named to World Cup Roster

The Sounders U-23 are coming off

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May
13th

Sounders U-23 Sign Two International Imports

Mo Dumbuya (left) in action at Bethel University and Luis De la Vega (right) for the Laredo Heat of PDL

SoundersU23.com – The Sounders U-23 have signed Mohammed “Mo” Dumbuya and Luis DeLaVega for the 2014 Premier Development League season. Dumbuya comes to the Sounders U-23 from Bethel University of the Southern States Athletic Conference, while DeLaVega brings prior PDL experience from his time with the Laredo Heat.

“One of the most important parts of player development is finding different types of players and allowing them to showcase

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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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April
7th

Sounders U-23 Alumni Success

TACOMA, Wash. – Sounders FC U-23 plays a pivotal role in the development of its players. Currently, 14 players have gone on from the Sounders U-23s to play professionally. Sounders U-23 players span six different leagues and four countries across three different continents. SoundersU23.com now includes an alumni page to help fans track where their favorite former Sounders U-23 players have gone onto play professionally.

Here’s a link to the Sounders U-23 alumni page featuring former players who are now playing professionally around the world:

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April
4th

Sounders U-23 Welcome Back Academy Alumni

Michael Gallagher (left), Jordan Schweitzer (middle), and Ian Lange (right) in action for the Sounders U-23 last summer (SoundersPhotos.com)

TACOMA, Wash. – The Sounders U-23 will welcome back three Sounders Academy alumni for the summer’s Premier Development League season. Jordan Schweitzer, Ian Lange and Michael Gallagher all return for their second year with the U-23’s.

Sounders U-23 Manager, Darren Sawatzky, said, “We welcome back three of our blossoming college players for the summer to further assess and prepare them for their fall college seasons. It is great to watch

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