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Aug.
28th

Jordan Morris called to USMNT vs. Czech Republic

Jordan Morris looks on goal for the Sounders U-23 in the 2014 PDL season (SoundersPhotos.com)

SUMNER, Wash. – Sounders U-23 forward, Jordan Morris has been named to the United States Men’s National Team roster for the September 3rd friendly against the Czech Republic in Prague. Morris is one of 22 players on the roster for the match. The match kicks off at 11:15AM (PT) on NBC Sports.

Morris, who scored the game-winner for the U-23 MNT against Bahamas last month, was named the 2012-13 Development Academy Player of the Year

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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
16th

Jamael Cox Returns to Sounders U-23

Jamael Cox scores against the Portland Timbers U23 in 2012 (SoundersPhotos.com)

TACOMA, Wash. – Following a year of professional soccer with the Tampa Bay Rowdies, Jamael Cox has signed for the Sounders U-23 for the 2014 PDL campaign. Cox is a Tacoma native who played on the 2012 Western Conference Champion, Sounders U-23 side.

“Development is a winding road, not a straight line when it comes to players,” Sounders U-23 Head Coach, Darren Sawatzky said. “Jamael has had success at many levels and this summer should give him the

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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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