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Professional Referee Organization releases referee assignments for 2014 MLS opening weekend

The Professional Referee Organization has announced the referee assignments for the opening weekend of the 2014 MLS season on March 8 and 9. 

Saturday, March 8

Seattle Sounders vs. Sporting Kansas City
CenturyLink Field (3 pm ET)
REFEREE: MARK GEIGER
AR1: Sean Hurd
AR2: Frank Anderson
4TH: Tyler Ploeger

D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew
RFK Stadium (7 pm ET)
REFEREE: DREW FISCHER
AR1: Adam Wienckowski
AR2: Gregory Barkey
4TH: Robert Sibiga

Vancouver Whitecaps vs New York Red Bulls
BC Place (7:30 pm ET)
REFEREE: ALLEN CHAPMAN
AR1: Adam Garner
AR2: Jeremy Hanson
4TH: Younes Marrakchi

Houston Dynamo vs. New England Revolution
BBVA Compass Stadium (8:30 pm ET)
REFEREE: ISMAIL ELFATH
AR1: George Gansner
AR2: Mark Cahen
4TH: Jair Marrufo

FC Dallas vs. Montreal Impact
Toyota Stadium (8:30 pm ET)
REFEREE: EDVIN JURISEVIC
AR1: Corey Rockwell
AR2: CJ Morgante
4TH: Mark Kadlecik
 
Portland Timbers vs. Philadelphia Union
Providence Park (10:30 pm ET)
REFEREE: HILARIO GRAJEDA
AR1: Ian Anderson
AR2: Baboucarr Jallow
4TH: Baldomero Toledo
 
LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake
StubHub Center (10:30 pm ET)
REFEREE: SILVIU PETRESCU
AR1: Daniel Belleau
AR2: Phil Briere
4TH: Mathieu Bourdeau
 


Sunday, March 9

Chivas USA vs. Chicago Fire
StubHub Center (3 pm ET)
REFEREEE: JUAN GUZMAN
AR1: Peter Manikowski
AR2: Mike Rottersman
4TH: Kevin Stot

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