Portland Reserves to Play Tampa Bay in New USL Pro Plan


On April 7, the Timbers Reserves will be making their longest trip ever to play VSI Tampa Bay.

USL PRO announced its 2013 regular season format and schedule today, with each of its 13 clubs playing a 26-game schedule as the league embarks on a groundbreaking partnership with MLS that features interleague games vs. MLS Reserve teams.

Jake Gleeson in action for the reserves last year(Photo: L.M. Parr/Portland Timbers)

Jake Gleeson in action for the reserves last year
(Photo: L.M. Parr/Portland Timbers)

The interleague schedule gets underway on Sunday, April 7, when the Los Angeles Galaxy Reserves travel across town to face the Los Angeles Blues at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Stadium and Timbers Reserves travel to face VSI Tampa Bay FC.

Vancouver are matched with Richmond Kickers.

Earlier today a press conference with MLS and USL Pro revealed more information on the scheme.

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Other interleague matchups:

Antigua Barracuda FC vs. FC Dallas & San Jose Earthquakes

Charleston Battery vs. Houston Dynamo

Charlotte Eagles vs. Chicago Fire

Dayton Dutch Lions vs. Columbus Crew

Harrisburg City Islanders vs. Colorado Rapids

Orlando City vs. Seattle Sounders FC

Phoenix FC vs. Real Salt Lake

Pittsburgh Riverhounds vs. Toronto FC

Richmond Kickers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Rochester Rhinos vs. Montreal Impact

Wilmington Hammerheads vs. New York Red Bulls

13 Teams Make up the USL Pro in 2013:

Antigua Barracuda FC

Charleston Battery

Charlotte Eagles

Dayton Dutch Lions

Harrisburg City Islanders

Los Angeles Blues

Orlando City Lions

Phoenix FC Wolves

Pittsburgh Riverhounds

Richmond Kickers

Rochester Rhinos

VSI Tampa Bay FC

Wilmington Hammerheads


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