Seattle Sounders’ Schmid glad Portland Timbers focusing on food concerns

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid feels Portland Timbers have got it all covered ahead of the 2013 MLS campaign.

Seattle Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid feels Portland Timbers have got it all covered ahead of the 2013 MLS campaign.

A couple of Twitter posts from Timbers owner Merritt Paulson early last week had a tongue-in-cheek feel towards Sounders boss Schmid and he responded with a fairly clever comeback suggesting the Cascadia rivals had their minds on matters other than soccer.

Paulson wrote the following on the same day the Timbers played Seattle in Tucson: “Sampling new JWF (Jeld-Wen Field) food for this yr: loaded tater tots, meat pie and olympic provisions charcuterie boxes. All good..”

Before adding: “If sigi knew we had sampling here would he have made game this morning?? I kid, I kid…”

Schmid retorted to the Seattle Times: "Merritt is an adult. He's responsible for his actions.

"It's good to see that food is a very important part of Portland's stadium capabilities."

 
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