Portland Completes MLS 2011 Expansion

Go West young man, or specifically Northwest. MLS announced it's latest expansion team Friday, the Portland Timbers making the Pacific Northwest the new soccer capital of North America, with Seattle making a smashing debut Thursday night and Vancouver announced as an expansion city Wednesday.

The Soccer City faithful were delighted in a raucous announcement Friday, which included MLS commish Don Garber, owner Merritt Paulson and the city's mayor Sam Adams. Not a featured speaker, but referenced several times super fan Timber Jim was mentioned numerous times.

Portland Completes MLS 2011 Expansion originally appeared on Soccer FanHouse on Fri, 20 Mar 2009 14:15:00 EST . Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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