List of Tacoma Defiance players
Tacoma Defiance (formerly Seattle Sounders FC 2) is an American soccer club based in Tacoma, WA, that competes in the United Soccer League, the third tier of the United States Soccer Pyramid, as the reserve team of Seattle Sounders FC. The club was founded on October 14, 2014, and played its first match on March 21, 2015, at the Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila. Tacoma Defiance is operated and managed by Seattle Sounders FC, while 20 percent of the club is fan-owned through the non-profit Sounders Community Trust. Sounders assistant coach Ezra Hendrickson was named the team's coach on November 13, 2014.
Players who were contracted to the club but never played in a game are not listed.
All statistics are for the USL regular season games only, and are correct as of October 14, 2018.
DF = Defender
MF = Midfielder
FW = Forward/striker
SSFC caps = Seattle Sounders FC Appearances
SSFC goals = Seattle Sounders FC Goals
Updated through October 14, 2018
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- A shutout occurs when a goalkeeper plays in a game without conceding a goal. This is sometimes known outside North America as a clean sheet.
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- MLSsoccer.com Staff (October 14, 2014). "Seattle Sounders announce creation of USL PRO team, S2, for 2015 season". MLSsoccer.com. Major League Soccer. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
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- "Sounders FC 2 Names Ezra Hendrickson First Head Coach in Team History". SoundersFC.com (Press release). Seattle Sounders FC. November 13, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014.