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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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Jan.
3rd

Former Sounders U-23 Star Called Up to Team USA

DeAndre Yedlin in action for the Sounders U-23 in 2012 (SoundersPhotos.com)

TACOMA, Wash. – 2012 Sounders FC U-23 star, DeAndre Yedlin, followed an All-Star rookie season in MLS with a call up today to the United States National Team. Yedlin will participate in the team’s January camp from January 6 to February 1.

This call-up is the 20-year-old’s first for the senior national team. He started three matches for the United States in the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey, falling to Spain and Ghana while earning a

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Aug.
1st

Stephanie Cox joins UPS coaching staff

Tukwila, WA – While the Sounders Women’s season has come to an end, new opportunities have arose for defender, Stephanie Cox, as she will join the University of Puget Sound coaching staff as an assistant coach for the women’s team. This doesn’t indicate the end of Cox’s playing career, but she is thrilled to begin this new chapter of her life.

“I am so excited,” Cox said on the Sounders Women Weekly radio show last Friday. “I knew for a long time that I wanted

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March
22nd

Sounders Women sign USA star Megan Rapinoe

SoundersWomen.com – Sounders Women announced today the signing of World Cup star, Megan Rapinoe for the 2012 season.

The University of Portland product has played 47 matches and scored 12 goals for Team U.S.A.   Rapinoe is best known for her success in the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup. During the quarterfinal match against Brazil, Rapinoe came on as a sub and lofted a cross into the box for Abby Wambach’s game-tying, extra-time header. Megan would later convert her shot during the penalty shootout to help send the United States to the semifinals in a miraculous fashion.

Rapinoe went on

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March
8th

Sounders Women sign WPS Rookie of the Year nominee Keelin Winters

SoundersWomen.com – The Sounders have added Keelin Winters to the 2012 roster. Winters, the 5th Sounders’ signing with US National Team experience, starred for the Boston Breakers of WPS last season, and was called up to the U-23 National Team this year.

I’m just really excited to be playing soccer in the northwest again,” Keelin said. “I played at the University of Portland…”

Read more at SoundersWomen.com, including how Keelin was recruited to join the Sounders by none other than Alex Morgan - CLICK HERE