Month: February 2013

Regular Season Begins Sunday – Final thoughts as PTFC prepare for NYRB

Bout bloody time the pre-season is over; tons of activity in both player transactions and on the pitch changes in tactics and starters between last year and this year. It's not […]

Player Ratings PTFC vs AIK

As promised here are my ratings for this last pre-season game.  My initial guess going into this weekend against New York is that the starting 11 will get a slight […]

Timbers 1 – AIK 1 – Portland dominates PWP

This was just a flat out, superb, closing game to the pre-season for Portland Timbers this year. For the nay-sayers, yes it was pre-season but the total domination by Portland (especially […]

Individual Player Ratings

With my individual player ratings coming up this season I'm offering this blog as a future reference point for those who want to know my system and approach. Before offering up […]

PTFC vs FC Dallas – Timbers Player Ratings and more on Professional Referees Organization (PRO)

PTFC (nil) Vs FC Dallas (1) – Pre-Season JELD-WEN Field Baptism by fire is a phrase that comes to mind when considering the starting 11 against FC Dallas the other night. […]

Portland Timbers battle San Jose to 3-3 draw in maiden game at JELD-WEN Field this season

Finally... the long wait is over!  PTFC opened the pre-season at home with a hard fought 3-3 draw against San Jose. No rest for the wicked that night – that’s for sure.  […]

JELD-WEN – Sunday – PTFC vs San Jose – Some thoughts for your consideration

A great test for Portland Timbers this Sunday against one of the top teams in MLS last year… You don’t need to be a “details” fan in MLS to know that […]

Possession With Purpose (PWP) What is it and what does it mean?

INTRODUCTION: This is the original post on Possession with Purpose - it has since been updated and refined here: Timbers closed out their pre-season activities against FC Tucson with a win this […]

Timbers in Tucson – Three days till Seattle

I beg your indulgence for a quick intro here; my blog site will now be working with word press so bear with me as I get used to it and […]

Scroll to top