Rose City kits to debut Saturday vs. Seattle

Cascadia clash has Timbers seeing Red

Eric Brunner, Runway

Photo Credit: 
Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer

The Portland Timbers will debut their secondary, “Rose City” red kits this Saturday, when they face Seattle Sounders FC on the road at Qwest Field live on ESPN2. Kickoff between the Cascadia rivals is set for 8 p.m. (PT). Fans can participate online with this historic rivalry week by sharing their stories, photos, travel tales, and rivalry chatter with the Twitter hashtag #rosecity.

 Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer

The “Rose City” jersey features a split design of two shades of red, separated by “Rose City” thorns repeated down the middle, and Alaska Airlines script across the chest. Highlights of the jersey include “Rose City” verbiage on the back of the neck and the Rose City logo prominently displayed opposite the team’s primary crest on the front of the jersey.

Fans can purchase "Rose City" red kits, as well as other items in the “Rose City” apparel line, at the adidas Timbers Team Store at JELD-WEN Field in downtown Portland or online at
The Timbers have worn their primary green kits through their first eight regular-season matches.