Jorge Perlaza, Jeff Larentowicz Timbers @ Rapids, 3/19/11

The 2011 Portland Timbers inaugural MLS season kicks off on March 19, 2011 against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park at 6:00 p.m. live on ROOT Sports (formerly Fox Sports NW) and KXL 750 & La Pantera 940 AM on radio.


The Portland Timbers are hosting a viewing party in downtown Portland at Kells Irish Pub (112 SW 2nd Ave., Portland, OR 97204).

MLSsoccer.com is hosting a live chat below so you can participate wherever you may be. I'll be posting in from Portland though for those fans traveling to Colorado be sure to tell us your tales on Twitter with the hashtag #denveraway and everyone should not forget to follow in-game updates via #rctid. Facebook will have photo updates and of course www.portlandtimbers.com will have all the recap and post-game analysis.




GAME STATS:  MLS MatchCenter
Timbers vs. Colorado:  Day in Photos




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