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Timbers Bits – Return of the Keita Update

28 December 2010 1,134 views No Comment

Mandjou Keita scored his first goal for Pune FC of the Indian I-league.

As the match seemed to drift in ONGC’s favour, PFC scored. Substitute J Prasad on the left crossed into the penalty area for Keita who was caged between Robin Gurung, Peter Odafe and Bimal Minz. However, a cheeky header into the goal despite being heavily marked was a finish that turned out to be joyful as per the need of the season.

Read the full article here.


John Rooney signed with the MLS and will enter January’s Superdraft. Lil Wayne trialled with the Timbers back in August, but according to the MLSsoccer interview he did not meet Spencer.

MLSsoccer.com: Portland manager John Spencer played in England. How did you hit it off during your trial?

John Rooney: I didn’t really speak to him. He had only just got the Portland job when I was there. I really didn’t get to meet him.

Read the full article here.

Former AC St. Louis Coach Claude Anelka tells a French MLS news site that his brother Nicolas is thinking about coming to the MLS. No really there is a French MLS News site.

‘Nicolas said, ‘When my [Chelsea] contract is over, what will I do?’ The United States would interest him, he told me,’ Claude Anelka told mls-news.fr.

Daily Mail’s article
Read the full interview in the French MLS News

ESPN talks about the great moments of 2010, and what to look forward to in 2011.  The Cascadia Cup gets some props.

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=5959307

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