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May
18th

Two videos looking back at Tacoma Tide opener

Tacoma Tide FC have posted two videos today that take a look back at their 2011 United Soccer Leagues PDL opener at Stadium Bowl.

Before you watch the videos, if you would like to watch the entire match, you still can; watch it for FREE on Comcast On Demand. Tune your Comcast TV to channel 1, then select Sports & Fitness, then Local Sports, and finally Tacoma Tide.

First the club posted a slideshow of photos from the match on their YouTube channel.

Then just a few

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May
10th

Tide Add 13 Ahead of Friday’s Home Opener

Tacoma Tide FC begin their 2011 United Soccer Leagues PDL campaign this Friday May 13 with a 7 PM match against the North Sound SeaWolves at Stadium Bowl. In preparation for the opener the Tide announce the signing of thirteen players, pushing the Tacoma roster to twenty-two.Adam Bettencourt was a part of Tide Open Tryouts in early April. Now the 6 foot Sacramento State Hornet junior is joining Tacoma to strengthen the Yellows midfield defense. He impressed early on and Tide brass have been anxious for his arrival.

The University of Washington Huskies soccer program continues to influence the

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April
28th

Tide Owner, Head Coach Appear on TV Tacoma

On Thursday April 28 Tacoma Tide FC owner Mike Jennings and head coach Gerry Gray were guests on TVTacoma.com’s CityLine program.

The show will soon be archived and linked online at http://www.cityoftacoma.org/Page.aspx?hid=10248.

Jennings and Gray talked about the role of Tacoma Tide FC in the South Sound soccer community, about the move to Stadium Bowl, and also gave insight into their soccer backgrounds.

TV Tacoma is carried on both the Click! and Comcast Cable systems. On Click! TV Tacoma can be seen on Channel 12 in the Tacoma City

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April
25th

Elliot Morton, Cam Vickers return to Tide for 2011

Today Tacoma Tide FC announce the return of key players on both offense and defense. Elliot Morton is a towering 6-4 defender from Tacoma and Seattle Pacific University. Cam Vickers is a diminutive 5-7 attacker from Auburn WA, and Sonoma State University.

Elliot Morton

Elliot Morton is a Tacoma native who graduated from Bellarmine Prep High School. Morton played premier soccer at Washington Premier FC of Tacoma. He is entering his junior year at Seattle Pacific in 2011. In his 2010 debut with Tacoma Tide FC Morton played nearly 1100 minutes in the back and even chipped in

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April
21st

Tide Sign Local Talent

Tacoma Tide Football Club today announce the return of two more players for the 2011 United Soccer Leagues PDL campaign. Local boys Chase Tangney and Daniel Gray will again bolster the Tacoma attack from the midfield.

Chase Tangney

Chase Tangney has been causing trouble for Tide opponents up and down the touchline since 2007 when he made his Tacoma PDL debut with four goals. In 2010 the 23 year old, five foot eight inch winger tied for team honors with four assists.

Tangney is another in a string of local guys who make up the backbone of the Tide. Chase

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April
19th

Tide begins series of online trading cards

Tacoma Tide Football Club today announce the first two players returning for the 2011 USL Premier Development League (PDL) season and the debut duo of a series of online trading cards featuring Tide players and Tacoma landmarks.

Returning to the Tide for the 2011 campaign are goalkeeper Jordan Jennings and Forward Chris Sanders. The online trading cards for both players are now available at www.TacomaFC.com by clicking the roster link. Over the next few weeks leading up to the Tide home opener on Friday May

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April
6th

Tide asks over 30 players back, including Bumpus

Tacoma, WA—Tacoma Tide FC of the Premier Development League (PDL) have asked over thirty players back after two open tryout sessions at Stadium Bowl on April 2 and April 3. During the sessions players fought to catch the attention of Head Coach Gerry Gray, Club Owner Mike Jennings and General Manager John Callaway. The atmosphere was professional and the competition was spirited. It took the full two tryout sessions and meetings that followed with Tide staff to decide which players would get a further look out of an initial group of nearly 60.

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March
31st

Tacoma Tide FC ramping up social media

Tacoma, WA—Tacoma, Washington, is one of the most wired cities in America and Tacoma Tide FC are working to align themselves with their home town’s high tech edge. Recently the six-year old United Soccer Leagues side debuted a partnership with www.BrownPaperTickets.com to not only sell Tide tickets online, but to also allow fans to download tickets to their mobile devices and use them for entry at the Stadium Bowl gates. Now the Tide have undergone a renovation of sorts with

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