Game 29: Crystal Palace Baltimore v. Portland Timbers by mao at the Portland Timbers USL Blog at The Offside
An eight-game unbeaten streak goes on the line on Saturday when Portland Timbers travel across the country to face Crystal Palace Baltimore. The two clubs have met three times earlier this season with Palace claiming the first two and the Timbers winning 3-0 in the most recent edition. Those two victories for Palace are fully one-third of their season total, leaving them tied for the least number of wins in the league. Baltimore have lost six straight, including being outscored 0-16 in the first five of that run. [more]
Looking ahead to the playoffs
Timbers playoff tickets on sale Friday by Geoffrey C. Arnold at The Oregonian
The Timbers announced that playoff tickets will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. The tickets will be sold through the club’s ticket office.
The first-round playoff series will be a two-game, aggregate-goal series, with the winner advancing to the semifinals. The Timbers’ playoff game will be played at the University of Portland’s Merlo Field. First-round games will be played the week of Oct. 4 and the date for the Timbers’ first-round playoff game at Merlo Field will be announced at a later time. [more]
The Rose City Project by Timber Jim at SoccerCityUSA.com
Soon our beloved Portland Timbers will be finishing their U.S.L.
regular season play on the road.
Upon their return I respectfully request that The Timbers Army welcome The Portland Timbers Football Club home with “A day in the Sun for the Rose”
Please bring a Rose of your choice for ALL remaining Portland Timbers matches for our run for the USL League Championship. more]
Looking ahead to 2011
Fifteen season ticket sections sold out for 2011 at Portland MLS 2011
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Timbers today announced that season tickets in 15 different sections are sold out for the team’s inaugural Major League Soccer (MLS) season in 2011. Additionally, all but one suite for the team’s first MLS campaign have been sold on a multi-year basis. [more]
Stadium renovation ground breaking, and Don Garber, news
MLS commish optimistic for Timbers success by Paul Danzer at The Columbian
PORTLAND — Dignitaries shoveled some symbolic dirt on Tuesday at PGE Park.
Addressing gathered media and invited supporters, Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson talked a little about the “long, strange trip” it took to get the deal that will transform PGE Park from a multi-use facility to a soccer-specific venue. [more]
A Conversation with MLS Commissioner Don Garber by Brian Costello at Portland MLS 2011
Amidst all the hubbub and activity yesterday around the Timbers stadium renovation groundbreaking ceremony, Timbers Digital Media Director Brian Costello managed to sit down with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber to chat a bit about his thoughts on Portland’s debut in MLS, regional rivalries, and season schedule challenges. While the 2010 season is still in full swing, Garber has very strong ideas about what 2011 and beyond shall bring for the Timbers and for the league. [more]
Portland Timbers stage ceremonial groundbreaking at PGE Park by Kip Kesgard at OregonLive.com
The transformation of Portland’s PGE Park from a multipurpose facility into a premier soccer and football venue has already begun in earnest, but the Portland Timbers took time on September 21 to celebrate the beginning of this new era. In front of over 300 people, Timbers owner Merritt Paulson, MLS Commissioner Don Garber, and Portland City Commissioners Nick Fish and Randy Leonard participated in the ceremony and ushered in the launch of the new stadium. [more]
Timbers Lend Support To Grant High Fundraiser at KPTV.com
PORTLAND, Ore. — Grant High School officials and student athletes said the northeast Portland high school’s athletic fields are in desperate need of renovating. Now, a group named Friends of Grant Athletics is trying to raise money to fix them. [more]
Go A-to-Z with Bright Dike at PortlandTimbers.com
In his first professional season, forward Bright Dike has steadily become one of the Timbers’ highest scoring rookies in modern franchise history. Get to know more about the Fighting Irish alum off the field in a special edition of the feature A-to-Z. [more]