Timbers news continues to trickle out . . .
Portland Tribune – Portland Timbers
Gavin Wilkinson operated this season on a one-year “gentleman’s agreement” with then-team president John Cunningham. Now Wilkinson, the United Soccer Leagues First Division coach of the year, wants a contract, preferably for three years as both coach and general manager again.
The Oregonian – Seattle, Portland play MLS-franchise game
Portland still has a shot to land a Major League Soccer expansion team within five years even if the league awards a new franchise to Seattle first, league officials said Tuesday.
The best news in this article is that the possibility of moving the Beavers out of PGE Park, instead of the Timbers, has been raised.
Portland Timbers – Timbers host Toronto FC of MLS at PGE Park in October
The Portland Timbers will play host to Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC on Sunday, Oct. 28, at PGE Park, it was announced today. The 2007 MLS expansion franchise will be the Timbers’ first postseason exhibition opponent in modern franchise history. Kickoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.
See ya’ll at the match on the 28th!