Listen to Prof. Carl Abbott talk about the historic rivalry between Portland and Seattle here on mlssoccer.com.
There’s no disputing Portland vs. Seattle is an established MLS rivalry, but is there more to it than merely soccer? We speak to Professor Carl Abbott from Portland State University, who’s an expert on the history and relationship between the two cities. If you’ve never understood why it’s so heated between the Cascadia rivals, you’ll finally get your answer.
BUY: Abbott's 2008 book - "How Cities Won the West"
Also on the show, we talk US kit identity, the best midfield partner for Michael Bradley and we meet a fan who plants MLS trading card sets to spread his soccer passion. Speaking of collector’s items, if you’re all about the next World Cup sticker book, we want to hear from you. There may be some trades we can work out.