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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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Podd Promotion

Does this thing work? Can you hear me? Did you forget to push play and record again? Roberto and Nevets are back and talk about the first off season moves by the Portland Timbers. The podd finishes off with audio from the epic Timbers v Sounders playoffs. 5 Minutes to Kickoff Episode 69 Podd Episode…

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A Season of Joy

On Sunday evening, the Portland Timbers were given a lesson by the team they are trying to become. As they have done throughout the 2013 season, Real Salt Lake gave the Timbers a firsthand look at what it takes to be a championship team. They came into a hostile environment which had seen the home…

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A three horse race.

Monday we looked at where the Portland Timbers place after the huge home win over two time defending MLS Cup champions, LA Galaxy in a tasty column called Top 3 Porter. Today we look ahead and think, “what are the odds” of reaching the top spot in the Western Conference? Crazy talk, right?

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Top 3 Porter.

Before any ball was kicked for the 2013 MLS season, before all contracts were signed, us Timbers fans had hope. Hope that future results would look nothing like the dreadful performances of the past. For a club who has gotten so many things right, on the field chemistry wasn’t one of them. As any Portlander…