Tag Archives: Major League Soccer

History Press West Authors Out & About Spring 2013

May 7, 2013


Hannah Cohen

California Apricots: The Lost Orchards of Silicon Valley by Robin Chapman California Apricots was part of a recent History Press display at the Museum Store Association Expo in Los Angeles. Find the book tucked amongst seasonal fruit at Draeger’s Market and meet Robin at a special signing of her book June 6 at Andy’s Orchard. […]

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Interview with Geoffrey C. Arnold, Author of Cascadia Clash: Sounders vs Timbers

February 11, 2013

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Timbers vs Sounders. June 24, 2012 at JELD-WEN Field.  Photograph by Craig Mitchelldyer. Courtesy of the Portland Timbers.

In this interview with History Press West, sports journalist Geoffrey C. Arnold provides a behind-the-scenes look at his new book Cascadia Clash: Sounders vs Timbers and the greatest soccer rivalry in the United States. HPW: As a veteran sportswriter, how did you come to cover the soccer beat? GA: My longtime interest in the sport […]

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New from History Press Sports: Cascadia Clash

January 11, 2013


Seattle Sounders at Portland Timbers during the MLS regular season game on June 24, 2012 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon. Courtesy Anatoliy Lukich.

Just in time for the start of the Major League Soccer season comes a new rivalry book from History Press Sports… Look for Geoffrey C. Arnold’s Cascadia Clash: Sounders vs Timbers in Portland and Seattle bookshops this February 2013. Arnold will sign copies of Cascadia Clash at a special author event March 16, 2013, at […]

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Soccer Shenanigans At Powell’s Books

March 8, 2012


From the official set of headshots, the Timbers’ coaches, trainer and general manager for the inaugural 1975 season. Courtesy Chris Dangerfield personal collection.

“On March 8, 1975, the Portland Timbers were born.” The Timbers moniker won out over Pioneers, RainDrops, and Steelheads, to become the official name of the inaugural 1975 soccer team. With a hastily assembled squad of players, the freshest faces in the North American Soccer League were able to turn a slow start into a […]

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History Press Releases First Soccer Title

January 27, 2012


The Portland Timbers at Civic Stadium, July 1975. Courtesy of Tony Betts (9th from left)

The History Press is delighted to announce The 1975 Portland Timbers: The Birth of Soccer City, USA by Michael Orr will be available from Oregon bookstores just in time to celebrate the start of the 2012 Major League Soccer season. Relive the magic of the Portland Timbers’ 1975 season and the birth of Soccer City, […]

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