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MLS SUPER DRAFT 2020: What is it and who did Seattle select?

Cascadia SN - Friday, January 17, 2020
 
 

Soccer champs return to Tukwila

Westside Seattle - Wednesday, January 15, 2020
 
 

Beckerman, RSL ready to make plans for 2020

Sounder at Heart - Wednesday, January 15, 2020
 
 

How MLS's five clubs preparing for CCL openers are shaping up 01/15/2020

Soccer America - Tuesday, January 14, 2020
 
 

Tacoma Defiance sign former youth international

Sounder at Heart - Tuesday, January 14, 2020
 
 

Trading beaches for the snow: MLS Cup champ Seattle Sounders kick off training camp in the cold

Sports and Weather Right Now - Tuesday, January 14, 2020
 
 

TRANSACTIONS: Defiance Bring Aboard Experienced Fernandez

USL Champioship - Tuesday, January 14, 2020
 

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.