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]…


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…

Good night!

Sleep on it

 Things you need to know before you go to bed:  For some odd reason Major League Soccer decided to make and officially post the rules and regulations before the season kicks-off. THE OLD 2013 TIE-BREAKING PROCEDURES 1 .Most Wins 2. Goals For 3. Goal Differential 4. Fewest Disciplinary Points 5. Road Goals 6. Road Goal…

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…


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…


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.…


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…