Jeff Halstead took in the rain and two soccer matches on Saturday May 28 at Gordon Field in Bremerton. He shot the Evergreen Premier League match between the Olympic Force and Seattle Stars and then the Premier Development League match between the Kitsap Pumas and the Sounders U23's. Thanks Jeff!
VANCOUVER, WA— The 2016 Evergreen Premier League season has completed the month of May and V2FC are at the top of the table after a 3-1 win over South Sound FC on May 28 before 170 fans at Harmony Sports Complex. Vancouver is now 4-0-0 with 12 standings points, 2 ahead of second place Spokane... Continue Reading →
BREMERTON, WA--- (Pumas release) Just four minutes after coming into the game, substitute forward Darius Madison fired the Kitsap Pumas into the win column with a late goal against the Sounders U23. The 1-0 victory pushed the Pumas into a positive point value and goes down as the first official win of the league season.... Continue Reading →
The 2016 WIAA Boys Soccer (Spring) Champions have been crowned! Wenatchee-1 Tahoma-0 Interlake-1 Mercer Island-0 Archbishop Murphy-1 (4) Quincy-1 (3) (Penalty Kick Shootout) Seattle Academy-2 (5) Connell-2 (4) (Penalty Kick Shootout) https://www.facebook.com/295651907156418/videos/1026749737379961/ https://twitter.com/reillykneedler/status/736764862437588994 https://twitter.com/wiaawa/status/736738657890013184 https://twitter.com/wiaawa/status/736711196590497792 https://twitter.com/wiaawa/status/736763610630742016 https://twitter.com/wiaawa/status/736713858690076672
Today's the day that WIAA Boys Soccer decides its 1A-4A State Champions! 4A: Wenatchee v. Tahoma - 5 PM Sparks Stadium, Puyallup 3A: Interlake v. Mercer Island - 3 PM Sparks Stadium, Puyallup 2A: Archbishop Murphy v. Quincy - 5 PM Sunset Chev Stadium, Sumner 1A: Seattle Academy v. Connell - 3 PM Sunset Chev... Continue Reading →
(Sounders U23 release) The Sounders U23 team travel to Bremerton, Washington to take on the Kitsap Pumas this Saturday, May 28th at Gordon Field at 7pm. The trip comes 10 days after the Pumas dispatched the Sounders U23 1-0 in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup to advance to the third round. The Pumas have... Continue Reading →
SEATTLE, WA--– (club release) In a historic match at Memorial Stadium, Seattle Reign FC played Arsenal Ladies FC to a 1-1 draw in an international friendly in front of a crowd of 4,083 on Thursday evening. It was the first match between an NWSL team and a club from the FA WSL. The match carried... Continue Reading →
TUKWILA, WA--- (club release) Alex Arlitt played the 2015 season with the Sounders Women. For nearly two decades, the Sounders Women have run a developmental team in the W-League and now the WPSL with the goal of helping develop the next top women soccer players in the United States. Many current and former National Team... Continue Reading →
EVERETT, WA--- Wilson Tsoi was on hand to capture some sweet shots Wednesday as Bellingham United's Reserves (EPLWA) traveled south to Everett Memorial Stadium to take on Everett United FC. goalWA.net earlier did a story about Everett United, which hopes to join the EPLWA at some point. Everett lost this match to the Hammers Reserves 4-0.... Continue Reading →
SEATTLE, WA – (club release) Seattle Reign FC will host Arsenal Ladies FC in an international friendly match this Thursday, May 26. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. PT at Memorial Stadium. Arsenal Ladies FC, who compete in the Football Association Women’s Super League (FA WSL) in England, are considered the most successful club in English... Continue Reading →
KENT, WA---(OSAFC.com) After a slow start to the season, with 2 losses and a tie, OSA’s men’s team had two great victories in their double header weekend away in California. Friday night OSA came out strong winning 3-1. Two goals were scored by Steven Wright, the 22 years old forward from UW, who found the... Continue Reading →
BELLINGHAM, WA--- The Evergreen Premier League announces that Thiago Novis (Offensive) and Evan Munn (Defensive) are the EPLWA Rock'em Socks Players of the Week for matches played May 22, 2016. Both will receive a pair of EPLWA Rock’em socks to commemorate the accomplishment of being named Evergreen Premier League Players of the Week. (Cover photo by... Continue Reading →
SEATTLE, WA--–(club release) Seattle Reign FC midfielder Kim Little has been selected as the BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year for 2016. Little was nominated for the award on April 25, along with Cameroon forward Gaelle Enganamouit, French midfielder Amandine Henry, midfielder Carli Lloyd of the Houston Dash and FC Kansas City defender Becky Sauerbrunn.... Continue Reading →
There were four matches last week in Northwest Premier League play. Two of them involved the Olympic Force, who played back-to-back and managed to split their weekend. In Centralia the Union offense broke out, while in University Place the Shock moved into first place. (Cover photo: South Sound Shock starting 11 Sunday against Olympic Force.) Table... Continue Reading →
The two matches played this week in the Evergreen Premier League were close ones. Only four goals were spread out among the four clubs. In the end South Sound and Bellingham bumped up to 9 points each in the table. (Cover photo: Bellingham starting 11 Sunday in Wenatchee.) Table updated through matches played May 22,... Continue Reading →
SUMNER, WA--- (club release) The Sounders U-23 defeated the Crossfire PDL in their opening game of the 2016 Premier Development League regular season. The Sounders U-23 earned 3 points against the division rival Crossfire thanks to goals from forward David Olsen and midfielder Jacob Granlund. In the eleventh minute, Sam Langston dribbled down left sideline... Continue Reading →
Washington Youth Soccer is coming under heat in social media for raising the deductible for player insurance from $500 to $10,000 without a public explanation to date. On May 4 goalWA.net received the following email: David, I am not sure if it has been brought to anybody's attention at GoalWa yet but WYS insurance for... Continue Reading →
Seattle Sounders FC lost a 1-0 contest to the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night at Centurylink Field. Seattle has numerous chances but failed to convert, ending their home winning streak at four matches. Jeff Halstead shot the match for goalWA.net. See his full gallery at Facebook.com/goalWA!
Click above to see the semifinalists for the 2016 1A-4A Boys High School Soccer State Titles A dramatic Saturday sees the WIAA semifinals decided in 4 brackets / levels. See a sampling of social media reactions and reporting below! (Cover photo: Wenatchee Panthers / Viewing the Game.) Wenatchee advances... https://www.facebook.com/295651907156418/videos/1022701251118143/ Tahoma advances... https://twitter.com/TJCotterill/status/734173651025559553 https://twitter.com/TJCotterill/status/734150224306835456... Continue Reading →
Washington state (WIAA) Boys high school soccer playoffs have reached the quarterfinal stage with plenty of action taking place this weekend. Click the thumbnails below to see the latest brackets for 1A, 2A, 3A and 4A. (Cover photo: Central Valley Bears (Spokane), by Erik Smith.) https://www.facebook.com/295651907156418/videos/1021105924611009/ (Wenatchee Panthers win over Kentwood in a penalty shootout.)... Continue Reading →
BREMERTON, WA --- (Pumas release) Jesús Sánchez gave the Kitsap Pumas a 40th-minute lead against Washington Crossfire on Friday, but the Pumas conceded an equalizer in the 65th minute to Scott Menzies to take only one point from two meetings with Crossfire this week. Crossfire defeated the Pumas, 2-1, on Monday in Redmond. The match opened... Continue Reading →
(Club release) The Sounders Women traveled to Kansas City, Missouri to take on the two time defending NWSL Champions, FC Kansas City as well as WPSL partners, KC Courage. Both games were played this week as the Sounders Women prepare to open the 2016 WPSL season this Sunday, May 22nd against Vancouver NSGSC at Starfire... Continue Reading →
The Kitsap Pumas outlasted the Sounders U23 on May 18 at Silverdale Stadium and Jeff Halstead was there shooting the match for goalWA.net. See his 70+ photo gallery here!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pv5qoKCG1eE The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is bringing in the sport of soccer for some true-life drama, and laughs. "The Summer of '92" will show May 30, June 4 & 5 in three Seattle-area theaters. The Movie: The Danish national football team, a group of ragtag underdogs already knocked out in 1992 UEFA Euro... Continue Reading →