Largest women's soccer league in the world coming to West Seattle
Women's Premier Soccer League, the largest women's league in the world, has a franchise coming to play its home games in West Seattle this summer.
The team -- called AC Seattle -- will be calling both Delridge Playfield and Chief Sealth High School its home territory.
Other franchised in the league include the Spokane Shine, Emerald City FC, Eugene Metro FC, Oregon Rush SC and the Issaquah Soccer Club.
The season will run June though July, with the home schedule launched with a match against the Spokane Shine at 7:45 p.m. Sunday, June 9.
Emerald City FC goes crosstown for a 7 p.m. game Thursday, June 13 and Eugene FC invades for 7 p.m. action Friday, June 21. The Oregon Rush comes to town at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 22 and the Issaquah Soccer Club will be here at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 30.
Ticket packages are being sold for $50 adults and $25 kids under 12 prices on the team's www.acseattle.com, website. They include entrance to home games, t-shirt and hat, access to a special ACS event and a soccer clinic for kids under ACS coaches and players. Shipping is free.
The team blends American and Italian talent, with at least eight more host families needed for Italian players.
Home Games: (Delridge Playfield and Chief Sealth)
Date | Home | Away | Kick-off
June 9, 2013 |AC Seattle | Spokane Shine | 7:45 pm
June 13, 2013 |AC Seattle | Emerald City FC | 7:00 pm
June 21, 2013 |AC Seattle | Eugene Metro FC | 7:00 pm
June 22, 2013 |AC Seattle | Oregon Rush SC | 6:00 pm
June 30, 2013 |AC Seattle | Issaquah Soccer Club 6:00 pm