Sounders, Washington Youth Soccer lent support, so why did U.S. Soccer nix Byer’s youth pilot program?

Tom Byer, known for instilling technical skills among youth, had the plug pulled on his U.S. Soccer pilot program before it even got off the ground. He explains his side of the story on the Planet Fútbol Podcast. Source: Why did U.S. Soccer nix Byer's youth pilot program? Byer was asked on the podcast whether... Continue Reading →


James Riley: From MLS to the CONIFA World Football Cup with Cascadia

At age 35, James Riley—who played with seven different MLS clubs over an expansive, decade-long career—is readying for his first international tournament this summer, though not the one for which the soccer world’s been preparing. Source: James Riley: From MLS to the CONIFA World Football Cup with Cascadia

Late goal lifts Timbers over Sounders in 100th meeting 

For most of their 100th meeting, the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders poked and probed in a cagey affair that looked all too likely to end scoreless on an unseasonably hot afternoon at Providence Park. Sebastian Blanco had other ideas, however. Source: Portland Timbers 1, Seattle Sounders 0 | 2018 MLS Match Recap  

Sounders FC 2 signs Antonee Burke-Gilroy and Jesse Daley from Australia

SEATTLE, WA---Seattle Sounders FC 2 today announced that it has signed Australian midfielders Antonee Burke-Gilroy and Jesse Daley. Burke-Gilroy joins Sounders FC's USL side from the Newcastle Jets in Newcastle, while Daley joins the club from Queensland Lions FC in Brisbane. Burke-Gilroy's Source: Sounders FC 2 signs Antonee Burke-Gilroy and Jesse Daley from Australia

Sun and Sounders break through the clouds

SEATTLE, WA--- Seattle Sounders FC (1-3-1, 4 points) earned its first win of the 2018 MLS season on Sunday afternoon in front of 39,477 fans at CenturyLink Field and a national television audience on ESPN, as the Rave Green bested Minnesota United FC (2-5-0, 6 points) by a final score of 3-1. First-half goals from... Continue Reading →

Sounders 2 fall in the rain at Cheney

TACOMA, WA--- Sounders FC 2 (1-4-0, 3 points) dropped a 3-1 result to USL Western Conference foe Real Monarchs SLC (4-4-0, 12 points) on Wednesday evening at a rain-soaked Cheney Stadium. Following tonight's match, Real Monarchs move into pole position in the West, with S2 currently occupying 12th place in the 17-team division, just four... Continue Reading →

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