Sounders top PSA Elite 5-0 in Open Cup

The Sounders started off their run at a 4th Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with a convincing 5-0 win over PSA Elite.  The first score was a PK taken by Brad Evans, followed by a goal from Zach Scott and a brace scored by Kenny Cooper. Sean Okoli finished off the scoring in the 85th minute off an assist from Chad Barrett. The Seattle Sounders will face the San Jose Earthquakes in the next USOC round right here at Starfire Sports on June 24th. More on the match from Sounder at Heart and TheCup.us

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Sounders Reserves Face Injuries, Fall to LA Galaxy Reserves

The pitch was roasting hot and fighter jets thundered through the skies above Starfire Stadium this Sunday, June 1st. It was a tough match for the Sounders, as they lost a few players to injuries and they ended up losing 1-0.

In a regular-season Reserves game, the Seattle Sounders faced the LA Galaxy. Misfortune struck early for the Sounders as Tristan Bowen was helped off the field after getting fouled on a breakaway.

Both teams fought hard in the middle of the field and neither team had many opportunities to get a shot on frame. Then in the 30th minute, Sounders midfielder Andy Rose was injured when he slid to try to keep the ball inbounds.

After the first half the Reserves did not appear to be anywhere near as cohesive as the Sounders looked yesterday afternoon against Real Salt Lake.

The Galaxy knocked on the door early in the second half but the Sounders defense held up. However, in the 76th minute Galaxy midfielder Chandler Hoffman scored off a beautiful counterattack cross that would ultimately be the game’s deciding goal.

To make matters worse, Sounders defender Dylan Remick left the game with 5 minutes remaining after making a pass that caused some sort of strain to his leg. Nonetheless, it was a great effort by the Sounders after being down a few players.

Seattle Memorial Day Cup Recap & GOTW Special Edition

A big thank you to all the teams who participated in the 2014 Seattle Memorial Day Cup, presented by Starfire Sports and Greater Seattle Soccer Leagues! We hope everyone enjoyed the event as much as we did.

After days of grueling play, Fuego FC and Boise battled it out in the championship. The hard-fought match ended 1-1, sending the teams to PKs. In a thrilling fashion, Boise took home the prize! Check out the video recap of the finals and pictures of the event below.

Game of the Week (4/27): ERS vs Charas F.C.

ERS and Charas battled it out in this phenomenal Game of the Week. ERS controlled the first half, at one point holding a four-goal lead. But, Charas came steamrolling back in the second half, and the lead went back and forth.  With roughly 30 seconds to play, Charas got the tying goal that ultimately led to the result ending in an 8-8 draw. Check it out!