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Let the good times roll

It was just a mere two weeks ago when the Portland Timbers were staring at the nuclear holocaust known as being below Chivas USA in the table. And then it happened. We dusted off the keyboard, fired up the Commodore 64, chugged a bottle of G2, pecked out a blog post full of gibberish, and…

Never misestimate the power of the blogg.

Another one, I guess

Hey ho, lookie here. We fired up the old blogg machine last week and the grammatically-challenged inside jokes surely led the boys in green and white to victory. You question that causation? Surely you must realize that Valeri’s goal celebration was not to honor his grandfather, but rather to tell the masses that you must…

The new chairs for the away teams at Providence Park.

Hello again, my friend

I am disappointed in you, fair reader. Just because I haven’t posted something since back in the days when the only concerns we had in the world was our backup goalkeeping situation and the threat of the return of Spiced IPA, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t let me know when the Blogg starts to display concussion-like…

Are PTFC academy scouts getting it done?

Homegrown Talent

In the 2013 season only four clubs didn’t have an Homegrown Player play in a MLS match. Portland Timbers, Chicago Fire Soccer Club, Philadelphia Union and San Jose Earthquakes. Signing homegrown players from the Academy? In the Timbers case, not really. With DC United coming into town this weekend and knowing they have a pretty good…

whatcha want?

Numbers Game

. Match averages. Shots on Goal. Goals For. Goal Against. PK Goals. PK Attempted. Offside. Corner kicks. Fouls. Yellow cards. Red Cards. GP SOG GFA GAA PKG PKA Offside CK Fouls Y R Portland 4 3.75 0.75 1.50 0 0 4.00 4.00 14.0 6 2 Seattle 4 4.5 1.25 1.00 0 0 2.25 4.25 12.8…

Texas Axe to the Head Party.

Hola weekend warriors

I’m digging this traditional match every weekend Timbers scheduling MLS has going on right now. It certainly makes for smoother navigation through the footy week. A new podd came out today. Episode #79 Here’s to strength in attack and setting the pace from the first whistle!! I bet you didn’t notice MLS finally published the…