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#TheFuture: Tacoma Defiance and Sounders Academy


Three reasons to watch Defiance at San Diego Loyal

Can Tacoma burst through the mental wall on the road and snag a win against a team they’ve already taken 4 of 6 points from?

Defiance notebook: Halfway to the playoffs, with a game in hand

Tacoma sit fourth in the Pacific with room to grow.

Azriel Gonzalez goes on loan to FC Edmonton

Tacoma Defiance loans Gonzalez out to the Canadian Premier League side.

Tacoma Defiance sign Jackson Ragen

Sounders Academy alumni bolsters center back depth.

Three reasons to watch Defiance v. Oakland Roots

Tacoma are in the rare position as favorites.

Three reasons to watch Defiance v. Sacramento Republic

A key contest against a struggling Republic side.

Three reasons to watch Defiance v. New Mexico United

Crossing divisions, New Mexico will face Fort Cheney on the near cliff, likely to fail as all have.

Two teens join Sounders on short-term contracts

Obed Vargas and Alex Villanueva can each appear once more before their extreme hardship eligibility is exhausted.

Three reasons to watch Defiance v. San Diego Loyal SC

Landon Donovan’s squad comes to Tacoma for the second time in 2021.

Sounders Academy staff continues to evolve

Steve Cooke joins the club as U-17 Head Coach.

Two teens get another short-term contract with Sounders

Obed Vargas and Alex Villanueva both made their MLS debuts on Thursday.

Sounders sign four players to emergency contracts

Samuel Adeniran, Juan Alvarez, Obed Vargas and Alex Villanueva will join Sounders from Tacoma Defiance.

Defiance sign another phenom from Academy

Cody Baker, 17, joins Tacoma as a pro after playing 67 minutes in two appearances.

Two Tacoma Defiance players join Sounders on short-term deals

Samuel Adeniran and Obed Vargas are allowed to be signed due to Extreme Hardship.

Two young Sounders go on loan to Austria

Alfonso Ocampo Chavez and Sota Kitahara will spend the next six months with FC Pinzgau Saalfelden of the third division.

Defiance notebook: The road goes ever on

A new signing on the way, maybe two?

Three reasons to watch Defiance at Los Dos with us

Tacoma’s SoCal swing ends tonight with a 5 PM PT start on ESPN+

16-year-old joins Sounders on short-term loan

Juan Alvarez joins the First Team as a hardship signing.

Three reasons to watch Defiance at Orange County SC with us

Tonight at 7 Tacoma attempt to claim their first road win of 2021.

Three reasons to watch Defiance v. Las Vegas Lights with us

Back to Vegas, Tacoma looks to right one of their wrongs of 2021.

Sounders Academy vs Players Development Academy: Preview, live stream, gamethread

The Sounders Academy U-17s are in the MLS Next Cup semifinal.

Defiance notebook: Quarter pole assessments

Currently fourth by points per match in the Pacific, there’s a bunch of positives coming up from #TheFuture

Sounders Academy looking good in MLS Next Cup

U17s move on to quarterfinals after beating Chicago Fire, 3-0.

Three reasons to watch Defiance v. LA Galaxy II with us

Tacoma are hosting Los Dos. LA brought the heat with them.

Three reasons to watch Defiance v. Real Monarchs SLC with us

Tacoma are back at Cheney Stadium Wednesday night at 7 PM PT.

Despite heat warning, no changes yet planned for Reign, Sounders or Defiance games

NWSL extreme heat policy might delay OL Reign game.

MLS formally launches new professional league

Tacoma Defiance are expected to drop out of the USL Championship in order to join the new league.

Three reasons to watch Defiance at Colorado Springs Switchbacks with us

Tacoma’s road trip ends with a visit to the all new Weidner Field.

OL Reign join Tacoma stadium conversations

The Reign, Sounders and Rainiers are revisiting the feasibility study — with the Reign pushing for a 10,000-seat stadium this time around.

Defiance notebook: Road woes

Two road losses halt Tacoma’s progress.

Three reasons to watch Defiance at Phoenix Rising with us

Facing the best team in the Western Conference, Tacoma will have to be perfect in order to take 3 points.

Three reasons to watch Defiance at Las Vegas Lights with us

Tacoma heads to Vegas, where LAFC’s second team plays, but does not practice — road travel for both sides!