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The 1975 Portland Timbers

Michael Orr

The 1975 Portland Timbers

the birth of soccer city, USA

by Michael Orr

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Portland Timbers (Soccer team),
  • Soccer teams,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesNineteen seventy five Timbers
    StatementMichael Orr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV943.6.P58 O77 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131797M
    ISBN 109781609494667
    LC Control Number2011045620

    “On March 8, , the Portland Timbers were born.” The Timbers moniker won out over Pioneers, RainDrops, and Steelheads, to become the official name of the inaugural soccer team. With a hastily assembled squad of players, the freshest faces in the North American Soccer League were able to turn a slow start into a [ ]. O Portland Timbers original foi um clube profissional de futebol americano baseado em Portland, Oregon, que competiu na North American Soccer League (NASL) original de a O nome já foi usado por outras três franquias de futebol: o Timbers da WSA / APSL, o Portland Timbers da USL e a equipe atual que começou a jogar como parte da Major League Soccer em Extinção:

    Michael Hoban, the first Portland Timbers player from England, arrived in the city on Ap "You're like a pilgrim," the year-old told The Oregonian, referring to promoting soccer to. The Portland Timbers are a soccer team in Portland, Oregon, United , the team took the name "Timbers" because Oregon is known for logging and team colors are green and gold (yellow). At every Timbers game in Portland, the Timbers Army are a large group of the loudest and proudest Timbers fans.. Today, the team plays in Major League m: Providence Park, Portland, Oregon.

    Get the best deal for Portland Timbers MLS Fan Apparel & Souvenirs from the largest online selection at Browse our daily deals for even more savings! Free shipping on many items! Providence Park is an outdoor stadium which houses the MLS Portland Timbers and NWSL Portland Thorns. The stadium underwent a $31 million renovation in late and early [11] The stadium is owned by the City of Portland, and is managed by Peregrine Sports, LLC, the entity that owns the Timbers and on: Portland, Oregon.


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