Month: March 2014

Timbers drop 3 points in Dallas – Answers… or just more questions?

As noted in my pre-match there were a number of questions I had as the Timbers lined up for this game in Dallas...  here they are again with what answers […]

Confusing the headline with the article itself… (editorial)

On the MLS website the Headline to get folks to read about Toronto FC reads "Chronicling Toronto FC's rapid rise to the MLS Elite"... Not so interesting anymore (perhaps?) is when […]

Timbers set to face FC Dallas – Questions, questions, questions…

I'm not one to offer up feelings to often as you know - I'm much more comfortable surrounding myself with some sort of analytical information to avoid the personal part […]

In retrospect – Timbers versus Rapids – After some time to settle

In going through the many well written offerings here in Portland about the much beloved Timbers I'd like to offer a different view for consideration. And it goes back to the […]

Timbers lose 2-nil to Colorado

Not since Caleb Porter has been in charge have the Timbers offered up lower totals (across the board) in attacking the final third. Clearly today was not a banner day […]

Timbers travel to cold Colorado – Saturday, 3 PM PT on ROOT TV

As a Timbers supporter you probably already have a favorite place picked out to watch the first away match this year in cold Colorado. Game time temperatures are expected to […]

Timbers swarm Chicago – yet walk away with a Draw 1-1

You had to be there to witness the swarming attack of Portland today - incredible number of chances I'll touch on later this week in my PWP round-up on the […]

Timbers to host Chicago Sunday afternoon – a few pre-match thoughts…

So... what's up for tomorrow afternoon at Providence Park? Much to watch I will imagine - Chicago come in dropping three points to Chivas and their defensive efforts didn't seem to […]

Defensive battle in the rain sees the Timbers take one point in a draw with Philadelphia 1-1

Typical northwest weather greeted both teams Saturday night with neither team getting the better of the result. In my view this was a great defensive battle as both teams looked to penetrate and […]

MLS Refereeing – What’s going on?

It's not been easy to follow progress on the Referee situation as the regular season approaches tomorrow but perhaps some of this information may help? Bottom line up front:  Everyone, I […]

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