Month: May 2014

Cascadia Clash – Timbers vs Whitecaps – Excitement builds… gonna be a huge game!

The Portland Timbers closed out May like a lion this year - much more beneficial to their standings in the Western Conference then where they were to begin the month. The […]

Portland Timbers Defeat Chivas USA 2 – nil

Many different players last night got a look-in with the short amount of time between games this week. All told, considering the very negative style that Chivas USA brought to the […]

Road Victory! Portland Timbers 2 – Red Bulls 1

It wasn't pretty and the Red Bulls had plenty of chances but when it was all said and done the Timbers had won just their second game this year and […]

Timbers Visit Red Bull Arena Saturday

I could offer quite a bit about this game but will defer to just a couple of diagrams and a few observations to go with. First the two diagrams...  if you […]

Winning… three points elude Timbers again!

I'd like to join the celebratory bandwagon on the Timbers scratching back a draw in this game, against all odds, but I won't.  I'm more haunted by how they put themselves […]

Peeling back the Portland Timbers

What's inside the Portland Timbers performance this year? Some basic info to get started about how well Portland's opponents have performed this year against Portland: Possession - Opponents for Portland average 48.21% […]

Last minute madness on Mother’s Day…

At a loss... not quite but pretty bloody close. In considering the complete game many may walk away from this game feeling very disappointed; not me - and here's why... As noted […]

Portland Timbers v LA Galaxy – Sunday: 1130 AM

National TV - A marquee match-up between two very competitive teams - Possession and Penetration with patience, persistence and purpose should see Portland pull three points.... I hope! Win one is […]

Brilliance to Begin and Beggaring Belief to End…

How the Timbers started and finished the game Saturday night couldn't have gone any better as they took three points for the first time this season. Granted DC United got two goals […]

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