soccer rivalries http://www.kplu.org en Sounders FC, Vancouver renew soccer rivalry http://www.kplu.org/post/sounders-fc-vancouver-renew-soccer-rivalry <p>Think of them as the nice cousins who live up North. That&rsquo;s what KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says of the Vancouver Whitecaps. They&rsquo;re coming to Qwest Field in Seattle Saturday night to play the Sounders FC in the first Major League Soccer match-up between the two teams.</p><p>While the match will renew a longstanding regional soccer rivalry, Art says it&rsquo;s hardly the same as the fierce rivalry Seattle has with its neighbors to the South &ndash; the Portland Timbers. Fri, 10 Jun 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1827 at http://www.kplu.org Sounders FC, Vancouver renew soccer rivalry