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Race to the Championship Playoffs ??? Sept. 24-25

USL Champioship - Monday, September 23, 2019
 
 

Major Link Soccer: It gets better

Sounder at Heart - Monday, September 23, 2019
 
 

UW volleyball wins top-10 matchup against Wisconsin

The Seattle TImes - Thursday, September 19, 2019
 
 

Major Link Soccer: An American in Austria

Sounder at Heart - Thursday, September 19, 2019
 
 

Evening Edition: What's in the news ... 09/18/2019

Soccer America - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
 
 

Tacoma Defiance vs. Real Monarchs SLC, recap: A song of rain and yellows

Sounder at Heart - Wednesday, September 18, 2019
 
 

Major Link Soccer: UEFA Champions League is back

Sounder at Heart - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
 
 

MATCH RECAP: Tacoma Defiance drops home match to Real Monarchs SLC

Sounders FC - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
 

History

Tacoma Defiance, formerly Seattle Sounders FC 2, is an American professional soccer team based in Tacoma, Washington, U.S. that competes in the USL Championship, the second tier of the national soccer pyramid, as the reserve team of Seattle Sounders FC. The Defiance is operated and managed by Seattle Sounders FC, while 20 percent of the club is fan-owned through the non-profit Sounders Community Trust.

The club was established in 2014 as Seattle Sounders FC 2 (S2) and originally played at Starfire Sports in Tukwila, Washington. The team moved to Tacoma's Cheney Stadium in 2018 and was rebranded as the Defiance the following season. The Defiance plans to move into a new soccer-specific stadium near Cheney Stadium in the 2020s.