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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…

Next stop Frisco, TX

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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

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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…

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Draw. Draw.

The second Portland Timbers home match to start the season, the second draw. Fact: After two matches the boys are a single point ahead of last years pace. Yep, way too early, but sorta surprising this campaign hasn’t started off with at least a couple more points, yeah? Good things have happened out on the…

Headaches around the goal?

Game Face

With my concussion like symptoms faded, I’ve now been cleared for Sundays “match day two” viewing experience; Portland Timbers vs. the Chicago Fire Soccer Club. It’s time to get serious. Pints up before noon on a Sunday? Ouch. A questionable and difficult match day decision. Remember Timbers Army faithful, it’s a long grueling Supporters Shield…

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PTFC v Union highlights and reactions

Portland Timbers vs. Philadelphia Union Monday Morning Media. A look back at the PTFC weekend that was…. 2014 season opener (photo essay)       Gastón Fernández’s injury time equalizer!!!!!! Timbers 1, Union 1 | Match Highlights The full post match press conference… Thanks Brian Gjurgevich for posting these. Jack Jewsbury, Donovan Ricketts, Will Johnson | Post match…

MLS scheduling guru,  Professor Bobo Garber.

Goofy #MLS scheduling monkeys

Major League Soccer has a lengthy, funky fixture list that boggles the mind.  I for one haven’t an issue with the March through October regular season, it’s just the little details that leave me [us / everyone] puzzled. Four rounds of matches during the World Cup [6/11 through 7/13] including a mouth watering Timbers at…

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Support and so much more.

  This morning while finishing up a fourth pot of coffee, I spotted a folder labeled “Support”. Inside said folder was this set of images. They made me stoked and so ready to get my Multnomah Stadium / Civic Stadium / Portland General Electric Park / Jeld-Wen Field / Providence Park walking feet back in-shape.…