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Washington State Legends of Soccer and Sounders FC Present A Night with Alan Hinton & Friends

February 22, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Seattle Sounders FC News Release

SEATTLE, WASH. - Washington State Legends of Soccer and title partner Seattle Sounders FC are hosting A Night with Alan Hinton & Friends on Tuesday, March 19 at the Kirkland Performance Center. With a number of local soccer legends in attendance - including Sounders FC Head Coach Brian Schmetzer - the fundraising event benefits Washington State Legends of Soccer's projects, which include historical preservation and restoration of Washington's soccer history, in addition to the development of college scholarship programs for local underserved youth.

Tickets for A Night with Alan Hinton & Friends can be found via the following link:

Alongside presenting partners Washington Youth Soccer, the Tacoma Stars, Ruffneck Scarves, Crossfire Premier, Carmine's Bellevue and North Coast Brewing, the night is set to celebrate the region's rich soccer history. With KING 5 anchor Mark Wright serving as Master of Ceremonies, the event gathers many of Hinton's friends and the state's soccer legends under one roof to honor one of most storied sporting communities in the country.

Hinton - one of the most notable contributors to the growth of soccer in the region - is a former longtime player and head coach of the NASL and A-League Seattle Sounders and Tacoma Stars. He came to the Pacific Northwest following a 14-year veteran career in the English First Division with Wolverhampton Wanderers, Nottingham Forest and most notably Derby County, where he won two topflight titles in 1971-1972 and 1974-1975. He was also a member of the English National Team.


WHAT: A Night with Alan Hinton & Friends

WHO: Sounders FC Ambassador Alan Hinton

Sounders FC Head Coach Brian Schmetzer

KING 5 News Anchor Mark Wright

WHEN: Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. PT

WHERE: Kirkland Performance Center (350 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033)

HOW: Tickets available at


Washington State Legends of Soccer was founded in 2014 with the goal of preserving and celebrating our state's rich soccer history while inspiring and providing opportunities to future generations. Washington State Legends of Soccer is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. For more information, visit

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