Monthly Archives: January 2012

It's official: Women's Professional Soccer suspends 2012 season.

Sky Blue FC

Happier Times: Sky Blue FC celebrates its 2009 WPS title.

WPS is DOA…this year, anyway. Amidst a legal dispute over the ouster of the magicJack franchise and its owner Dan Borislow, the Women’s Professional Soccer league announced yesterday it won’t play games at all in 2012.

“We have diverted so many resources into litigation,” said WPS CEO Jennifer O’Sullivan. “This is something that needs to be resolved before we can move forward with play.”

For more details, check out the NY Times Soccer Blog.

Spanish Goalkeeper Allows Four Goals In Six Minutes, Saves Best Fail For Last.

Enaut Zubikarai, the goalkeeper for Real Sociedad, had a very evening earlier this month. Playing in the Copa del Rey’s round of 16, Zubikarai allowed Mallorca to score six goals in the first 60 minutes, and Real Sociedad lost, 6-1. This particular moment of utter failure was Mallorca’s fourth goal in a six-minute stretch.

Draft Held For W.P.S….just in case.

WPS logoThe fourth annual W.P.S. draft took place last week in Kansas City, Mo., amid serious uncertainty about the future of the league. For your answer to the potential trivia question, “Who was selected first in the draft for a league that ceased to exist?” read the rest of the story.

Soccer Ball Car by Code Four AthleticsIn other news: Don’t forget we’ve moved into our new digs just off of West Valley Highway in Kent, WA (technically our address is 22013 68th Ave S  Kent, WA 98032). Our cool company car is right at home parked out front, watching all the traffic screamin’ by. Stop by if you’re in the neighborhood!