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…

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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…

Leadership on the Timbers backline.

[push play] Next Stop Frisco! #RCTID

These 13 songs are dedicated to Timbers Club Captain, Jack Jewsbury. An important player on the backline who’s leadership is needed bigtime this weekend with the ever rotating centerback situation and the XI debut of backup goalkeeper Andrew Weber. This one, goes out to the Timbers! …….. The Stone Roses – I Wanna Be Adored…

Next stop Frisco, TX

Searching

It’s a long season. Yes, it’s early days. I would expect this Timbers side to be battling with the top teams by mid summer. Porter has stressed consistency, a thing most MLS teams struggle with. This team returns a core that buzzed together by mid-summer last season and has a few additions who have a track…

José Cardozo #Legend

CCLost

Nevets here. mumble. mumble. grumble…. The CONCACAF knockout round brings renewed hope each year that one of its advanced and elite Major League Soccer clubs will jump up and win the darn thing. This was the year! Last year was the year! Three years ago was the year, and so long it goes. In football…