“I think I’d put it this way: It’s a regional rivalry between cities, between soccer teams, between fans, between players. I mean, there’s a lot of depth to the rivalry."
-- Seattle Sounders interim coach Brian Schmetzer
, who began his career as a player with the NASL Sounders and coached the Sounders in the USL from 2002-2008, on Sunday's Cascadia Cup
match against the Portland Timbers. (MLSSoccer.com