Month: January 2014

Lane United FC – Eugene, Oregon – PDL

Most are aware that the previous Assistant Coach, John Galas, for the Portland Thorns has moved on to take up the Head Coach position with newly formed Lane United FC out […]

American Outlaws in Portland…

As a member of 107ist it seemed pretty clear that a membership in the American Outlaws in Portland (AOPDX) was a worthy cause.  But even if you're not a follower of AOPDX […]

Pre-season begins!

Portland Timbers update from training today... No word yet in speaking with Caleb Porter about Mikael Silvestre... A number of younger players impressed today at training - far to early to know […]

Toronto FC – Seeing red…

Over the course of the last few years Toronto has done quite a bit (invested HUGE $$) to put a team on the pitch that can challenge others in MLS. Without […]

Possession with Purpose – An Introduction and some explanations…

This is a repost of my original article posted on American Soccer Analysis; intent is to ensure my readers with the Columbian Newspaper have an opportunity to review this through […]

Vancouver Whitecaps – Drowned in their own wake…

If you've read this previous article you know that Vancouver were a very good attacking team last year; team performance indicators throughout the season exceeded those of Playoff teams New […]

Columbus Crew – Up a creek without a paddle…

Out with the old and in with the new; a common theme for a number of MLS teams this off-season and Columbus was no different. Gregg Berhalter takes over as Coxswain of […]

Is it really all about scoring goals?

Over the last month or so I've been in discussion with Soccer coaches and trainers across the world, one thing stands out when asked their opinion on this question, the […]

Seattle Sounders – Gone Fishin!

Most should know that the single greatest rivalry in Major League Soccer is the battle between the Flounders, erh Sounders and the Portland Timbers. Knowing that I ask your patience as […]

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