Timbers to reveal new MLS crest Saturday

As preparations continue for the Timbers’ inaugural MLS season in 2011, the club will reveal its new MLS crest Saturday at Director Park.

Be a part of team history and experience a significant moment in the ascent to MLS.As preparations continue for the Timbers’ inaugural Major League Soccer season in 2011, the club will reveal its new MLS crest Saturday at Director Park in downtown Portland at halftime of the United States-England match during a World Cup viewing party. Be a part of team history and experience a significant moment in the Timbers’ ascent to MLS.

Over the years, the Timbers’ logo has paid tribute to Portland’s roots and embodied elements that make the city unique. What will be next for MLS? Click here to watch the Timbers’ short-video clues to the new MLS crest. The new logo symbolizes the Timbers’ elevation to MLS, proudly signifying Portland’s deserved place in top-flight soccer.

Saturday’s viewing party begins at 11 a.m., with the United States-England match set for an 11:30 a.m. kickoff. Director Park is located at the corner of SW Taylor and Park Avenue in downtown Portland. Merchandise featuring the new logo will be available for purchase at Director Park immediately after the unveiling of the team’s new crest and online at www.portlandmls2011.com.