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Bob Frid

Whitecaps FC announce date change for Portland Timbers match in October

Vancouver Whitecaps FC and Portland Timbers announced on Tuesday that their Major League Soccer (MLS) regular-season match-up at BC Place in Vancouver, BC, on October 20 has been changed to Sunday, October 21, at 4 p.m. PT - due to a conflict with the BC Lions’ Canadian Football League (CFL) schedule. The complete 2012 Whitecaps FC schedule can be found at whitecapsfc.com/schedule.

Portland and Vancouver will face each other three times in the 2012 regular season. The other two meetings will take place at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, May 26, and Saturday, August 25.

Whitecaps FC open their second MLS season at home on Saturday, March 10, as they play host to Canadian rivals and 2012 expansion side Montreal Impact at BC Place. Kickoff for the season opener is set for 3 p.m. PT.

Whitecaps FC 2012 Major League Soccer season tickets start at $329, plus applicable tax and a $10 processing fee per order. To secure a seat and for additional information about Whitecaps FC MLS season tickets, including loge seats and suites, call 604.669.9283 or visit whitecapsfc.com/protect.