Quakes to participate in Rose City Invitational as part of 2014 preseason schedule
The San Jose Earthquakes are headed to Portland for the Rose City Invitational at JELD-WEN Field from Feb. 23 to March 1. The Quakes and host Timbers will be joined by Western Conference rival Vancouver Whitecaps FC as well as Jamaican club Portmore United FC, a five-time National Premier League champion.
The invitational will consist of three doubleheaders at JELD-WEN Field, with Vancouver and Portmore United FC kicking off the round-robin format on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2:30 p.m. (Pacific). The Quakes will play their final preseason match on Saturday, March 1 against Portmore United FC at 2:30 p.m. PT.
Individual tickets, which allow entry into both matches each day, start at $13 and go on sale to the public starting Friday, Dec. 13, at 10 a.m. (Pacific) online at www.portlandtimbers.com or by calling 1-888-736-6849; the JELD-WEN Field box office will be closed. Three-game ticket packages for the Rose City Invitational, starting at $33, also will be available for purchase online. Group tickets are available by contacting the Timbers ticket office at (503) 553-5555.
Rose City Invitational Schedule
Sunday, Feb. 23 – Rose City Invitational: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs. Portmore United FC at 2:30 p.m.; Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes at 5 p.m. (Pacific) at JELD-WEN Field
Wednesday, Feb. 26 – Rose City Invitational: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC at 5 p.m.; Timbers vs. Portmore United FC at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) at JELD-WEN Field
Saturday, March 1 – Rose City Invitational: Portmore United FC vs. San Jose Earthquakes at 2:30 p.m.; Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC at 5 p.m. (Pacific) at JELD-WEN Field