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Archives: Portland Timbers

Red Bulls’ Olave Struggles As Timbers Salvage 3-3 Draw

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It was a late afternoon start over at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Oregon, and it was the debut for two young coaches on both benches. One was promoted while the other was making his professional debut. But as we witnessed … Continue reading

A Deeper Look At Anno’s Call On Tim Cahill’s Goal

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Whenever we write our reports on a league or a National Team match, the number one thing we don’t want to make any mention of is the performance of the referee. Yet no matter how much we try not to … Continue reading

Pearce Goal Earns 3-2 Red Bull Victory After Sloppy Performance

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It was an eventful night at Red Bull Arena as the Red Bulls were continuing to chase top of the east Sporting Kansas City for that number one spot, and it took a defender to get the winning goal late … Continue reading

Tactically Speaking: POR 3:1 PHI

Posted on by Earl Reed

The first ESPN2 match of the season turned out to be a rainy affair from Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, as the Timbers overcame an early second half deficit to put away the Philadelphia Union, 3-1. The hosts began in a … Continue reading

MLS ’12 Preview – Portland Timbers

Posted on by Earl Reed

Team: Portland Timbers Coach: John Spencer Last Season: 11 – 14 – 9 = 42 points, 6rd Place Western, 12th Overall Twitter Hashtag: #RCTID The Portland Timbers had a spectacular first season in Major League Soccer. Did they make the … Continue reading

Cooper Trade Speaks Volumes on Red Bulls Future

Posted on by Robert Hay

The most intriguing pick-up in the 2012 MLS Superdraft was the one not made in Kansas City.  The Portland Timbers traded forward Kenny Cooper to the New York Red Bulls for the team’s 2013 first round Superdraft pick and conditional … Continue reading

Can Portland Answer the Curtain Call? Three Questions for the Timbers

Posted on by Robert Hay

The “expansion” Portland Timbers had a debut MLS season to remember.  The team quickly became the darling of the TV networks with their passionate and creative fans, the team played an exciting brand of soccer, and the resurgence of Jack … Continue reading

Portland Playoff Hopes Stay Alive With 1-1 Draw

Posted on by Robert Hay

The difference between MLS and most other major American sports leagues is that two teams with losing records can play a low scoring game in the rain and have it be one of the most exciting games of the year. … Continue reading

Portland’s Playoff Hopes Dealt A Major Blow: Notes from Cascadia

Posted on by Scott Carrick

After a lackluster home effort against San Jose in which the Portland Timbers were lucky to escape with a point in a 1-1 draw, Portland would make a move up in the standings if they could get a road victory … Continue reading

New York 2-0 Portland: Red Bulls Overtake Timbers for Wild Card Spot

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooKip0Kz7B4 Once again a dark cloud hovered over the New York Red Bulls with two major goals hanging over them Saturday night. First was how to get three points against a dangerous side (Portland Timbers), who were ahead of them … Continue reading

Portland Timbers 3-0 New England Revolution: Notes from Cascadia

Posted on by Scott Carrick

As the inaugural season in Major League Soccer winds down for the Portland Timbers, the squad finds themselves in something one wouldn’t have expected a month ago: a playoff hunt. Granted, right now in the standings the Timbers are on … Continue reading

Whose Goal is Better: Nagbe or Hassli?

Posted on by Robert Hay

About three weeks ago MLS had unquestionably its goal of the year, as Vancouver’s enigmatic DP Eric Hassli scored an amazing goal to even his team’s score with Seattle at 2.  At the time, pundits and media alike proclaimed it … Continue reading

Portland 4-2 Chicago: Timbers Find Victory In First MLS Home Game

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It was a magical night in the Pacific Northwest as another member of the triangle finally opened up their home end of their scheduled at the refurbished and the re-named Jeld-Wen Field (formerly PGE Park) as the Portland Timbers finally … Continue reading