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THIS IS THE WEEK PORTLAND WINS

It’s five weeks into the 2014 MLS season and the Portland Timbers offense is just starting to click. This couldn’t come at any better time. Chivas USA currently sits two points above the Portland Timbers. Despite that, Caleb Porter’s group found nothing but success against the Goats in 2013, tallying nine goals for two wins […]

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Portland Hosts Seattle in 2014 Cascadia Cup Opener

All glory to the MLS disciplinary committee. Their unanimous decision to rescind Michael Harrington’s first ever red card injects some much needed life into the Timbers’ dwindling starting eleven. Caleb Porter’s group will need all they can get when they host the Seattle Sounders in the first Cascadia Cup match of 2014 at noon pacific […]

Penalties Cost The Timbers in Colorado

Donovan Ricketts and Andrew Weber each gave up a penalty over the span of two minutes in a 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids. A karate-kick to the thigh of Deshorn Brown and an arm to Vincente Sanchez’s leg led to Portland’s worst result of their short 2014 campaign.

Timbers Take on Snowy Conditions in Colorado

The Portland Timbers take on the Colorado Rapids in a snowy Dicks Sporting Goods Arena this afternoon. Weather reports put new head coach Pablo Mastroeni’s first home game in the 30 degree range with an 80% chance of snow. With both weather and altitude playing against the Timbers, Caleb Porter is going to need a […]

Timbers Draw Against Union, Turn Around to Host Fire

Gaston Fernandez earned his first ever log slice last Saturday to earn the Timbers a point at home. La Gata's stoppage time goal made up for Jack McInerney’s header in the 64th minute. This week, Portland faces a similarly dangerous striker in Mike Magee of the Chicago Fire, if he plays that is. The Fire […]

Timbers Face Union in 2014 Home Opener

The Portland Timbers host the Philadelphia Union at Providence Park this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with every intention of earning three points. Expectations are high in the stands and the locker room after the team’s most successful year in Major League Soccer. March 8th also marks the regular season debut of Gaston Fernandez and Norberto […]

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Portland Timbers 2014 Season Preview

Long live Caleb Porter. For the first time in MLS history, the Portland Timbers enter a season following real success. The 2013 campaign paid off with winning the West, a trip to the conference finals, entrance to the CONCACAF champions league, and awards for both players and coach. The only question remaining is whether or […]

Timbers Need Three Goals in Second Leg of the Western Conference Finals

​The Portland Timbers need goals. They head into tonight’s second leg of the Western Conference Finals down 4-2 on aggregate to Real Salt Lake, a team they have still not beaten in 2013. With the TImbers Army at their back, Portland has a chance to make their first ever MLS Finals appearance.   ​Alvaro Saborio’s […]

Portland Timbers Advance to the Western Conference Finals

​Three days ago the Portland Timbers knocked the Seattle Sounders out of cup contention 5-3 on aggregate. Tonight at 9 pm PST they face Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Finals; a team that the Timbers have not defeated in 2013.   ​Caleb Porter’s group was humbled a bit in the final 16 minutes […]

Timbers Win Playoff Debut, Return Home with 1 Goal Lead

Portland didn’t just win their first playoff match, last Saturday was the first time they had ever even lead a game in Seattle. Ryan Johnson scored early to put the Timbers up and Darlington Nagbe added another in the second half to seal it. Osvaldo Alonso pulled one back late, but there’s still at least […]

Timbers Face Chivas in LA following 0-0 draw with RSL

Last Saturday night in Portland was a preview of the western conference playoffs. Number 2 Real Salt Lake didn’t even register a shot on goal in the scoreless draw against the conference leading Timbers. The single earned point lowers Portland’s shot at the Supporter’s shield, but was enough to keep them in first through the […]

Timbers Top Seattle, Defend First Place From RSL

​The Vancouver Whitecaps have won the Cascadia cup all thanks to the Portland Timbers. Kalif Alhassan’s 45th minute goal was all it took for the Timbers to beat their archrival and move atop the Western Conference. If they can continue this undefeated streak into Saturday’s match against Real Salt Lake, Portland will be going to […]

Timbers Host Seattle In Battle For First Place

​The Cascadia Cup is over for Portland. While there’s no shot at winning, they can still do the next best thing: Keep the Cup out of Seattle. Three points also moves then one step closer to the Supporter’s Shield and a number one playoff seed. This evening at Jeld-Wen Field is shaping up to be […]

Timbers Face Elimination from Cascadia Cup in Vancouver

​At the end of the 2013 season the Portland Timbers are in the exact opposite position they were last year. Rather than sitting at the top of the Cascadia Cup race and the bottom of the conference, they’re third in the West and below both Vancouver and Seattle in cup play. Their only chance to […]

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