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…


Podd #77 Now Available

Nevets survived his concussion-like game day experience in week 1 of the Portland Timbers MLS season, and he and Roberto break down the action from the Philly match. At the end of the show they are joined by On the Fire Radio‘s Jim from Bolingbrook, a true character who also provides some great [and explicit]…


Podd #75 Now Available

This week Roberto and the other Steven Lenhart are joined by John Nyen, who throws down some serious knowledge bombs while also failing miserably to promote his magnum opus, Essays from a Season. Pints up!   iTunes RSS Buzzsprout


From the Department of Self-Promotion

The Total Soccer Show is doing a pretty cool thing this year, previewing each MLS team through interviews with podcasters. I had the chance to talk about the Timbers. Along with my usual stumbles and pontifications and forgetting of Andrew Weber’s name, there is that discomforting moment when I was asked to talk about my…


Podd #74 now available

Just to keep you on your toes, we’ve switched things up and now are using Buzzsprout to send out the podd. This is all part of our exciting transition to The Soccer Desk Network. This means we have a new RSS feed. We think we were able to update things in iTunes so that you…


5mTKO Joins The Soccer Desk Network

We are pleased to announce that 5mTKO will be part of The Soccer Desk Network for the 2014 season. TSDN is a new venture from the folks from The Soccer Desk and we are excited to be part of a great lineup of podcasts. What does this mean for you, the loyal listener who faithfully…

Why is Valeri giving him a tattoo?

The Cat’s Meow

It didn’t take long after the final whistle blew on the Portland Timbers 2013 season that we learned the club’s brain trust intended to spend the offseason hunting for upgrades in a couple of key position. We were told by the general manager and through hints from the owner that the Timbers were in the…