Wow, once again lots more Timbers news this Friday (I may have to rethink this one Timbers Roundup post a week thing). And this week is distinctly multimedia, with text, graphics, and even a podcast:
A crisp start to the Timbers season By Kip Kesgard at OregonLive.com
It just seems like yesterday when the Timbers 2009 campaign ended with the heartbreaking loss in the playoffs to the Vancouver Whitecaps, but nothing helps push the bad memories out of the psyche faster that the optimism of a new year. The Timbers started their 2010 season with a 4-day mini camp at the University of Portland’s Merlo Field, inviting select trialists to join current Timbers players under contract for training and development. [More]
You Can’t Fake This at Photo Journal by Steven D. Lenhart
Part of the marketing campaign for this season is “You Can’t Fake This”, and yours truly has been hired for some of the photography work.
Check the web banner at the top of the Portland Timbers official team site to view my work. [More]
The Life Portlandic – episode 33 hosted by Doug Zanger, with guest OregonLive.com Timbers blogger Kip Kesgard
Polite Portland and possibilities rule the day as Doug thanks plenty, talks about the idea of possibility and a great conversation with Oregonlive.com community blogger and super Timbers fan Kip Kesgard.
Part 2 of the conversation takes place today, on episode 34. Listen to it at 9am on PDX.FM channel two. After that look for the podcast on The Life Portlandic website.
Timbers, Pilots raise nearly $8,000 for Haiti relief at PortlandTimbers.com
PORTLAND, Ore. – For a good cause, the Portland Timbers and University of Portland men’s soccer team took to the field Wednesday night in a charity match at Merlo Field. The 1,142 in attendance helped raise nearly $8,000 for Mercy Corps and the organization’s relief efforts in Haiti following the earthquake. [More]
Timbers Sign Ian Joy to Bolster Defense by mao at mao’s Football
The Portland Timbers added 28-year old Ian Joy to the back line for the 2010 season. Joy has spent several years in Germany in each of the top three divisions of the German Bundesliga. His best success came at St. Pauli over four years where he helped the club reach promotion to the top flight. [More]
Timbers sign central defender Ross Smith for 2010 at PortlandTimbers.com
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced the signing of central defender Ross Smith for the 2010 season, pending USSF approval. Smith returns to the United States after a stint with England’s Ebbsfleet United FC. [More]
Gaudet looks to make Timbers By Duane Rollins at The 24th Minute
Former T[oronto]FC fringe player Derek Gaudet is looking to return to the professional ranks. He is currently on trial with the Portland Timbers, looking to stick with the club for the USSF D2 season. [More]
How the Roster Shakes Out: Part 1 By j.d. at Portland Timbers MLS
It’s almost the beginning of March and the Timbers have most of their roster figured out.
Let’s take a look at what the team currently possesses, and needs, as the preseason progresses. [More]
Timbers Bits – Keita Keeps Scoring by paulsepp at Dropping Timber
You can’t stop Kieta, you can only hope to contain him. Keita scored the all important goal in a 1-0 win on Saturday and for those keeping count at home this is his fifth goal this season in the Indian I-league. Keita scores goals, like meth head has sores. [More]
Famous Fulham Players: No 13 Jimmy Conway at FulhamMAD
“We’ve got Jimmy, Jimmy, [former Timber] Jimmy Conway on the wing, on the wing… We’ve got Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy Conway on the wing, on the wing… Jimmy, Jimmy Conway, Jimmy Conway on the wing.” [More]
Where is former soccer player and coach Jimmy Conway … I need his autograph!