John Todd - ISI Photos
Beside Mike Ryan’s living room fireplace in Lake City, representatives from Eastside, Federal Way, Seattle, Snohomish and Tacoma associations meet and form Washington State Junior Soccer Association (now Washington Youth Soccer). Ryan is elected president 12/19/1966.
FC Royals of Pierce County claim two USYSA National Championships, winning both the girls U17 and U18 titles in Indianapolis. The U18s defeat McLean, Va., 1-0, and U17s prevail in penalties (1-1; 3-2) over Cincinnati GSE Cardinals.
Seattle’s Croatia Eagles win the U.S. Amateur Cup on a Jose Reyes free kick, 1-0 over Virginia Kicks, in Chicago.
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