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Interview with Michael Orr, Author of The 1975 Portland Timbers: The Birth of Soccer City, USA

December 14, 2011

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AK: How did the Timbers’ Army get its start? What won the hearts of Portlanders in that first year? MO: In the Timbers’ inaugural season of 1975, there was no official supporters group. A booster club was founded before the 1976 season started, by a group of dedicated fans who fell in love with the […]

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August 3, 2011

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Tonight at 7:30 on ESPN watch the Portland Timbers take on the Los Angeles Galaxy. Next spring check out Michael Orr’s book Soccer City, USA: The Birth of the Portland Timbers (History Press, Spring 2012), which recalls the premier 1975 season of Portland’s beloved futbol team. Visit the team website or check out Michael’s blog […]

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