Shadow lift trophy after win over Shock; Union finish 3rd with win at Fuerza


(Erik Smith photo)

The first season of the Northwest Premier League came to a close on Saturday July 30th as Spokane celebrated their league title and Twin City Union planted seeds for the future with a solid third place finish.
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Spokane Shadow Women to hoist NWPL trophy Saturday, Men fight for second spot in EPLWA

shadow-sc-500SPOKANE, WA—(Shadow release) The Spokane Shadow First Teams will take to the field for the final time this season when they play host to the South Sound Shock Saturday at Spokane Falls CC Stadium. The Women’s First Team kicks off at 4:00 against the only team to hand them a defeat, and will celebrate capturing the inaugural Northwest Premier League championship following the match. The Men’s First Team will begin at 6:30.


Shadow WFT vs South Sound Shock – 4:00

NWPL Primary CrestEven though they know the trophy awaits them following 90 minutes of action, plenty of the players on the squad are anxious to take the field once again against South Sound after the surprising defeat earlier this season in which the Shadow fell 2-1 on the road. The team is looking to make up for the disappointment felt at the final whistle in a game in which they…

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Dominant Spokane Shadow go for NWPL clincher this weekend


The Spokane Shadow Women of the Northwest Premier League have been blasting past opponents all season. Their +48 goal differential is a testament to their dominance. Now Spokane resumes league play this weekend needing just one more win to take the inaugural 2016 NWPL season Championship. The Shadow can do it Saturday in Kent against the Seattle Stars or Sunday in Marysville against Fuerza FC.

(Cover photo: Shadow score against Yakima. By Tracie Fowler)


The Shadow would be a worthy champion in any year, but this season they have been chased by the unbeaten Shock of South Sound FC. The Shock will rue all of their missed chances in 5 league draws. South Sound’s 6-0-5 record is impressive yet frustrating for them. It includes a win over the Shadow, but too many draws to be the leader.

There is also an interesting four-team jostle to see who can finish in…

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