But first a reminder that tonight is the first leg of the 2-game semifinal in Atlanta. Gather at Slabtown (1033 NW 16th) by 5pm to watch it live and carouse with the Timbers Army.
Let’s start with the podcast:
the107report’s TimbersCast – The 107 Report September 20 2007
WARNING: Most 107 reports rate a clean PG but today’s report does contain sporadic language sure to rate an R rating. Be warned. Originally this report was to be streamed live to the web on Sunday, Sept. 16 but, alas, a vacant parking lot does not receive a good WiFi signal. Interviews with Totalnerd and Bickle, brief bits with The Don, Shedbhoy, Groundskeeper, Wookie and Captain Awesome. Guest co-host Branacle Brian. Content includes match predictions, Canada travel tips, Kilts, Sporrans and Smurfs. Music by Bickle and Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals.
The Oregonian – Best defense, offense collide in playoffs
The inside strength of defenders Knowles and Justin Thompson will go head-to-head against Atlanta’s big forwards. Scot Thompson and Leonard Griffin, the other two stalwarts on Portland’s back line, will try to clamp down the quicker Silverbacks attackers on the outside.
The Columbian – Timbers’ playoff series is a battle of styles
A breakthrough is coming. Come Sunday, either the Portland Timbers or the Atlanta Silverbacks will burst into the United Soccer Leagues First Division finals for the first time.
And for those haven’t yet seen it – 2007 Timbers highlights set to the tune of Green Is The Color: