Midfielder Barry Robson

Cascadia Cup derby match versus Seattle Sounders FC sold out

VANCOUVER, BC - Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced today that Saturday’s Cascadia Cup derby clash versus Interstate 5 rivals Seattle Sounders FC is sold out. Kickoff on Bell Pitch at BC Place is set for 6 p.m. PT – TV: TSN2 / NBC Sports Network, RADIO: TEAM 1040, teamradio.ca, MOBILE: bell.ca/mobiletv, TWITTER: @WhitecapsMatch.

With the Blue and White looking to secure a berth in the MLS Cup Playoffs for the first time, a passionate derby atmosphere is expected at BC Place this weekend for this third and final regular season meeting between these long-time Pacific Northwest foes. The match will also be the latest installment in this year’s Cascadia Cup, with Seattle and Vancouver chasing leaders Portland Timbers in the fan-based competition.

“We are looking forward to what will be a memorable day at BC Place and the latest edition in our long rivalry with Seattle,” said Whitecaps FC president Bob Lenarduzzi. “Saturday’s match is very important to our aspirations of securing a spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs and the club is excited to play in front of a very passionate and energized crowd on Saturday evening.”

Whitecaps FC fans that are unable to attend Saturday’s derby match will not have to wait long to see the Blue and White live, as they return to action this Wednesday night, October 3, when they host Western Conference rivals Chivas USA. Kickoff at BC Place is set for 7 p.m. PT - TICKETS: all Ticketmaster Ticket Centres, online at ticketmaster.ca, and Charge-by-Phone at 1.855.6.GO-CAPS (1.855.646.2277).

Saturday’s match is the type of experience that fans can enjoy all next season with a purchase of a 2013 Season Ticket. Supporters have until next Wednesday, October 3, to take advantage of our special signing bonus of 12 per cent off on 2013 Season Tickets, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to secure your seats at BC Place now! Fans can take advantage of this offer and renew or purchase their Season Tickets online at whitecapsfc.com or by phone at 604.669.9283.