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Portland Timbers 2012 TV schedule

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The Portland Timbers announced a 2012 schedule that features 12 nationally televised matches, plus seven matches on FOX 12 Oregon and five matches on PDX TV.

Portland's first match of the year is Monday, March 12, when it hosts the Philadelphia Union at JELD-WEN Field. Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2.

The Timbers will rekindle their Cascadia rivalry with the Seattle Sounders on Sunday, June 24 on ESPN, and then face Seattle two more times in the regular season -- once at home Sept. 15 and again in Seattle on Oct. 7.

Another marquee home match will take place Saturday, July 14 when Portland hosts the MLS Cup champion L.A. Galaxy, who will have David Beckham roaming their midfield once again.

2012 Portland Timbers Schedule (home matches in bold)

 

Date

Opponent

Kickoff (Pacific)

Television

Monday, March 12

PHILADELPHIA UNION

6:30 p.m.

ESPN2

Saturday, March 17

@FC Dallas

5:30 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS

Saturday, March 24

@New England Revolution

1 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS

Saturday, March 31

REAL SALT LAKE

7 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS 

Saturday, April 7

CHIVAS USA

7:30 p.m.

KPTV

Saturday, April 14

@LA Galaxy

7:30 p.m.

KPDX

Saturday, April 21

SPORTING KANSAS CITY

7:30 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS 

Saturday, April 28

@Montreal Impact

11 a.m.

KPDX

Saturday, May 5

COLUMBUS CREW

7:30 p.m.

KPTV

Tuesday, May 15

@Houston Dynamo

5:30 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS

Sunday, May 20

CHICAGO FIRE

4 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS, Galavisión

Saturday, May 26

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC

7 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS 

Sunday, June 17

@LA Galaxy

4 p.m.

KPTV

Sunday, June 24

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC

2 p.m.

ESPN

Saturday, June 30

@Colorado Rapids

6 p.m.

KPDX

Tuesday, July 3

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES

7:30 p.m.

KPTV

Saturday, July 7

@Real Salt Lake

6 p.m.

KPDX

Saturday, July 14

LA GALAXY

8 p.m.

NBC Sports Network

Wednesday, July 18

@Chivas USA

1 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS

Saturday, July 21

@FC Dallas

6 p.m.

KPTV

Saturday, July 28

CHIVAS USA

8 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS 

Sunday, Aug. 5

FC DALLAS

4 p.m.

NBC Sports Network

Wednesday, Aug. 15

@Toronto FC

4 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS

Sunday, Aug. 19

@New York Red Bulls

4 p.m.

KPTV, Galavisión

Saturday, Aug. 25

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC

7:30 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS 

Friday, Aug. 31

COLORADO RAPIDS

7:30 p.m.

NBC Sports Network

Wednesday, Sept. 5

@Colorado Rapids

6 p.m.

NBC Sports Network

Saturday, Sept. 15

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC

12:30 p.m.

NBC

Wednesday, Sept. 19

@San Jose Earthquakes

7:30 p.m.

KPDX

Saturday, Sept. 22

@Real Salt Lake

5 p.m.

NBC Sports Network

Saturday, Sept. 29

D.C. UNITED

7:30 p.m.

KPTV 

Sunday, Oct. 7

@Seattle Sounders FC

6 p.m.

ESPN

Saturday, Oct. 20

@Vancouver Whitecaps FC

1 p.m.

ROOT SPORTS

Saturday, Oct. 27

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES

3:30 p.m.

NBC Sports Network

 



Home Dates by Day of the Week:
Monday (1), Tuesday, (1), Friday (1), Saturday (11), Sunday (3)
Road Dates by Day of the Week:
Tuesday (1), Wednesday (4), Saturday (9), Sunday (3)

Home Dates by Month:
March (2), April (2), May (3), June (1), July (3), August (3), September (2), October (1)
Road Dates by Month:
March (2), April (2), May (1), June (2), July (3), August (2), September (3), October (2)

Western Conference Opponents Played Twice at Home:
Chivas USA, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC, Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Western Conference Opponents Played Twice Away:
Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, LA Galaxy, Real Salt Lake

Eastern Conference Opponents at Home:
Chicago Fire, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, Sporting Kansas City, Philadelphia Union

Eastern Conference Opponents Away:
Houston Dynamo, Montreal Impact, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, Toronto FC – Timbers do not travel to an Eastern Conference opponent after Aug. 19.

National TV Matches (12):
ESPN (2), ESPN2 (1), Galavisión (2), NBC (1), NBC Sports Network (6)

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