What the Portland Timbers Mean to the Credibility of MLS by Alex Caulfield at Major League Soccer Talk
When compared with their rivals Portland’s home support is staggering, and the fan base is hardly composed of fickle members. The main supporters group is known as the Timbers Army, and this ravenous hoard devotes itself to vocally imposing itself on Timbers matches for 90 minutes. More . . .
The Hidden History of a Number: Why Were There Two #98s on the Field the Other Night? by Shawn Levy at The World is Round
While watching my beloved Portland Timbers lose a thrilling USL First Division semi-final to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday, I noticed an oddity: Not only was Timbers central defender Mamadou Danso wearing the number 98 on his shirt, but so was Charles Gbeke, the imposing Vancouver forward whom Danso was guarding. More . . .
Portland Timbers coach Gavin Wilkinson signs one-year contract for 2010 by Geoffrey C. Arnold at OregonLive
Gavin Wilkinson will return as coach and general manager of the Portland Timbers in 2010, team owner Merritt Paulson announced Tuesday. More . . .
Writer joins Timbers Army in Portland by Ryan Horlen at The Daily Everygreen
The road trip – that all too important rite of passage that turns good friends into great friends and stories into legend. More . . .
Timbers’ Keita finalist for USL First Division MVP at PortlandTimbers.com
United Soccer Leagues today announced that Portland Timbers forward Mandjou Keita is one of two finalists for the USL First Division Most Valuable Player award. The recipient will be announced Friday, Oct. 16. More . . .
Timbers’ Cronin loaned to D.C. United of MLS at PortlandTimbers.com
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers have come to an agreement in principle to loan goalkeeper Steve Cronin to D.C. United of Major League Soccer for the remainder of the 2009 MLS season, it was announced today pending league and USSF approval. More . . .
Timbers’ 2009 Season: A Season To Remember at OurSports Central
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers concluded one of their most successful seasons as a member of the USL First Division over the weekend. Under third-year head coach Gavin Wilkinson, the Timbers captured the Commissioner’s Cup, reached the semifinals and created many notable moments over the course of the 2009 season. More . . .