Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Emerald City FC Awards Night, Sunday April 27th

Former ECFC Player De'Andre Yedlin to Appear at ECFC Awards Night!

Emerald City FC is very pleased to welcome former Emerald City player and current Seattle Sounder, De'Andre Yedlin, to the ECFC Awards Night. During the awards ceremony ECFC  will be honoring DeAndre with a career achievement award.

This is the one time of the year when all teams within the Club join together to celebrate Emerald City and we could not ask for a better way to celebrate our 35th Emerald Year than to have DeAndre celebrate with us.

Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE ® Shoreline, 
WA 98155

•     4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Potluck Dinner in Courtyard – each family brings enough to feed 4-6 people. The Club will provide pizza and drinks.
•     6:00 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. Awards Ceremony in Auditorium, including: Pivotal Player Awards, Silver Boot Award, Golden Boot Award, and more!

Mark your calendars and join us in recognizing the work and the contributions of our players, volunteers and coaches.  It takes every player on a team roster contributing what they can for the team to be successful. Similarly, it takes the contributions of every member of our club for us to be growing and having the success that we have had in the past year.

Come show your club pride and support. We hope to see everyone there!

Click here for 2013 ECFC Awards Night

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Youth Soccer Insider: DeAndre Yedlin: From ballboy to star (When They Were Children)

DeAndre at 10 years old

... “I was always on the sidelines of my uncle’s soccer games with Emerald City kicking the ball around and watching the games,” Yedlin says. “He was an older brother/father figure for me.”

His grandmother signed him up for a team as soon as he was old enough.

Dylan, says DeAndre, grew out of his soccer body and became a football star, a two-time All-American at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y. DeAndre played for Emerald City and Northwest Nationals before joining Crossfire’s Academy team. When its coach, Sean Henderson, brother of Sounders sporting director Chris Henderson, moved the team to the Sounders, Yedlin came along. ...

To read the complete Soccer America article click here