Matchday: Portland Timbers renew Cascadia rivalry with Seattle Sounders

Timbers snatch a draw with 90th minute goal from Rodney Wallace to tie it 1-1, recap to follow

Timbers @ Sounders Matchday, 3.16.13

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Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer

Timbers @ Seattle Sounders, March 16, 2013, 5:00 pm PT - NBC Sports Network

The Portland Timbers take their first road trip of 2013 to Puget Sound to take on Cascadia rival Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field at 5pm PT. The game will be broadcast as part of a massive Rivalry Day on NBC Sports Network with John Strong and Brian Dunseth on the call (in Portland on 32 and 732 on Comcast, 220 on DirecTV, 159 on Dish Network and 90 and 590 on Frontier Fios). Radio coverage with Keith Blyer and Adin Brown is on 750 AM The Game. The game will be in Spanish on La Pantera 940The Timbers will be wearing their Rose City Red kits for the match.

Timbers Viewing Party: Paddy's presented by ROOT SPORTS

Join us at Paddy’s Bar and Grill to help cheer on the Timbers for their first away match and first Cascadia Rivalry match of 2013 when they face the Seattle Sounders on Saturday, March 16 at 5:00 p.m. The match will be broadcasted live on NBC Sports Network on all TV’s including a 12 foot projector and TV’s outside in Paddy's St. Patrick's Day tents! Paddy’s will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day festival all weekend including all day Saturday. Cover charge is normally $15, but fans wearing Timbers gear can get into Saturday's viewing party free of charge from 4:00pm -6:00pm Paddy’s will open at 11:00 a.m with live music playing until Timbers kickoff at 5:00 p.m. St. Patrick's Day festivities continue after the match until 1:30 a.m. 
 
-Enter to win autographed Timbers gear and meet Timbers mascot Timber Joey.
-Paddy's St. Patrick's Day festival/Timbers viewing party is open to fans of all ages until 9:00 p.m.
-Play Budweiser Poolball in the festival tent to win sweet prizes.
-Children’s Cancer Association will be in attendance accepting donations throughout the night. 

WHAT: Timbers viewing party at Paddy’s Bar and Grill
WHEN: Saturday, March 16; kickoff is set for 5:00 p.m. Fans wearing Timbers gear get in free from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Paddy’s Bar and Grill – 65 SW Yamhill Portland, OR

 
Can't make it to Paddy's? View a complete list of Timbers pubs, including kid friendly locations, here.

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