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Another Must Win for Portland

Tonight it’s Real Salt Lake at home. The Timbers have only defeated RSL a single time and in that match there was no Nick Rimando. If Portland wants into the playoffs, they likely have to get three points from the West’s third place club.

Portland Looks For Six Points in Four Days from San Jose

Tonight is the second meeting in four days for the Portland Timbers and the San Jose Earthquakes. Last Saturday Rodney Wallace led his club to a 2-1 win thanks to two deflected goals. They weren’t particularly pretty, but points are points and each one matters with the MLS regular season coming to a close. Having ended […]

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Portland Heads South To San Jose

Tonight’s 8:00 PM PDT match between the Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes is the first of two meetings in two weeks. This week they’re at Buckshaw, next week at Providence. Portland needs a win in both matches. With Vancouver in fifth place by a point, draws just won’t cut it. The loss of captain Will Johnson to […]

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Timbers Visit Toronto for First Time Since 2012

The Portland Timbers head to Ontario, Canada following back-to-back shutout victories. A 3-0 rout of the Vancouver Whitecaps and 6-0 drubbing of Guyana’s Alpha United in the CONCACAF Champions League. Saturday’s early morning, 10 AM PDT match against Toronto FC is about distance. Portland’s win over Vancouver put them into the fifth playoff spot in the […]

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Portand Needs Three Points From Colorado Roadtrip

Every result is crucial in the battle for the Western Conference’s fifth and final playoff spot. Tonight’s match in Commerce City between the Portland Timbers and Colorado Rapids is no different. The Vancouver Whitecaps currently hold onto fifth place, ahead of Portland by just two points. Slightly further down the ranks is Colorado with 30 […]

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Timbers Visit Whitecaps In Battle For Fifth Place

Tonight’s 7:30PM PT Cascadia Cup match is all about the playoff race. Both clubs are in need of the full three points in their battle for the fifth and final playoff spot. A win for the Timbers would put them above their Canadian rivals by a single point. Even more than points and the playoffs, […]

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Portland Visits Guyana In Club’s First CCL Clash

The Portland Timbers are a long way from home right now. 4,656 miles as the crow (not the chartered jet) flies, to be exact. They took a ten hour plus flight from Boston, MA following a 1-1 draw with the New England Revolution to take on Guyana’s Alpha United in the CONCACAF Champions League’s Group Stage. 

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Timbers Begin Longest Away Trip of the Year in New England

The Portland Timbers are bringing everyone to Foxborough where they face the New England Revolution this Saturday at 4:30PM PT. Right after the match 18 Timbers will head from New England down South to Guyana for their first CONCACAF Champions League match. This trip leads to questions about Portland’s starting XI against a Revs club that […]

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Timbers Hold Chivas Scoreless in 2-0 Win

Diego Valeri’s first half curler and Rodney Wallace’s first goal since 2013 put the Portland Timbers up 2-0 over Chivas USA. The win keeps the Timbers in seventh place, tied on points with Colorado and two behind the fifth place Vancouver Whitecaps.

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Portland Timbers Host Chivas USA

Three days after hosting the 2014 MLS All-Star Game, the Portland Timbers welcome back Cubo Torres and Chivas USA. Both clubs come into this match following losses, with Chivas having lost their last three straight. The Goats haven’t beaten the Timbers since 2012, but with All-Star Erick Torres in the running for the Golden Boot, […]

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Timbers Take Two Game Winning Streak to LA

The Portland Timbers fly South to face Robbie Keane and the LA Galaxy this Saturday morning at 11:30 AM PT. Both teams come into this match fresh off three goal wins: LA’s 3-0 win over the league leading Seattle Sounders and Portland’s 3-2 besting of the MLS worst Montreal Impact. While their opponents weren’t of […]

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Timbers Invade Montreal

Coming off their first win in four weeks, the Portland Timbers visit Stade Saputo this Sunday, July 27th at 5 PM PT to face the struggling Montreal Impact. This is the first meeting between the two clubs since March 9th, 2013 when the Impact defeated Portland 2-1. With the Impact in the midst of a […]

Timbers Flounder in Seattle, Now Face Colorado at Home

The Timbers Army learned last Sunday that a predictable loss is no less painful. Portland was defeated 2-0 by the Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field. The tired and injury stricken backline couldn’t hold off Major League Soccer’s leading attack featuring Clint Dempsey and Gonzalo Pineda. Things won’t get much easier for Portland as they return […]

Timbers – Sporting Kansas City USOC 4th Round Preview

The Portland Timbers head to Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas to take on Sporting Kansas City in the fifth round of the 2014 US Open Cup. This is the first meeting between the two teams so far this season, but it isn’t the last. SKC and the PTFC face each other later this week […]

Timbers Return Home For Cascadia Cup Clash Against Whitecaps

The Portland Timbers (3-3-7) return home after back-to-back road wins to face the Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-5) Sunday at 6PM PT. Three points would mean jumping from sixth in the West to anywhere between fifth and third, depending on Colorado’s result against Houston. A win won’t be easy as the Timbers are playing their third match […]

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