2. Seattle vs Portland
Both Seattle and Portland are big soccer cities, and the rivalry between the two is intense.
Both teams have, or have had, British players and managers. The Portland Timbers’ former manager, John Spencer, is Scottish. Seattle Sounders midfielder Adam Moffat is from Glasgow, and their new forward, Clint Dempsey, previously played for London clubs Tottenham and Fulham.
6. Vancouver is so-o-o British
Vancouver, WA and Mt Vancouver on the US-Canadian border are both named after British Royal Navy officer George Vancouver, who charted North America’s northern Pacific Coast, including the coasts of modern-day Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.
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