Seattle Mitre Eagles

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The Seattle Mitre Eagles are an American soccer club based in Port Orchard, Washington. The club is notable for making the finals of the 1987 U.S. Open Cup, and participating in the 1988 CONCACAF Champions' Cup where they lost to Mexico's Cruz Azul 9-0 on aggregate.[1]

History[edit]

The origin of the club is unknown, but it is likely that the team formed in the mid-1980s. The founders of the team were former University of Washington students, and ex-players who played for Seattle F.C..[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smith, Jack (15 February 1988). "EAGLES HAVE BIG SOCCER DATE AHEAD, BUT NO FIELD TO MATCH WORLD CLUB CUP MATCH MAY BE PLAYED AT SHORELINE STADIUM". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. p. D7. Archived from the original on 11 July 2008. Retrieved 5 June 2011.
  2. ^ Falk, David (27 July 2008). "Eddie Krueger looks back at Seattle soccer career with Sounders, Eagles & FC". GoalSeattle.com. Retrieved 5 June 2011.