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[29 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 641 views]

July 30, 1011 8pm

Jeld Wen Field

TV: Root Sports
Radio: 750 AM The Game, La Pantera 940 AM

Operation Enduing Streamer is in full effect tonight.

What: Buy every white streamer you can find in our beautiful city, when one place is sold out try another. This is our way to stimulate the economy!

Who: Everyone in the stadium can participate. Give them to your friends, buy more for your neighbors, spread the streamer love.

When: At the end of the national anthem let your streamers fly!

Don’t: Don’t bring any other color streamer, or throw them onto the pitch during the run of play. This is a display for prematch.

Timbers Insider brings you a training update and writes that Palmer, Chabala Have Immediate Impact.

Stumptown Footy speaks with a Toronto bloggers Waking the Red.

Bob is back

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[29 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 526 views]

We don’t want to toot our own horn but over a year ago we told you that Bob was on his way out and Jurgen was moving in for the top job in US Soccer.  Kudos to US Soccer for wasting a year to make a decision.

Dropping Timber – US Head Coach Rumors – July 7, 2010

In 1994 Jurgen Klinsmann enthusiastically sang Making it in America with the Village People.
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[28 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 718 views]

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced today that Bob Bradley head coach of the US Men’s National Team was dismissed today.

“We want to thank Bob Bradley for his service and dedication to U.S. Soccer during the past five years,” said Gulati. “During his time as the head coach of our Men’s National Team he led the team to a number of accomplishments, but we felt now was the right time for us to make a change. It is always hard to make these decisions, especially when it involves someone we respect as much as Bob. We wish him the best in his future endeavors.”

Read the announcement here.

The Dirty Tackle has a list of a list of potential replacements, including Timber Joey and Freddy Adu.

Dropping Timber Endorses Timber Joey for USMNT Head Coach… Read the rest

Football Madness, Friendlies, Videos »

[27 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 606 views]


The last highlight features Jewsbury’s excellent cross to Chivas USA midfielder Nick LaBrocca which sailed over the crossbar. Captain Jack came on in the 62nd minute.

The Oregonian’s Geoffrey C. Arnold writes about Jewsbury’s first All Star game.

“The activities we had, in terms of “MLS Works,” helping with the playground, to meeting (New York) Mayor (Michael) Bloomberg and to cap it all off by playing Man U, was something I’ll never forget,” Jewsbury said. “It was an honor to be a part of it all.”

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Football Madness, Headline »

[27 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 532 views]

MLS All star game kicks off at 5:30pm on ESPN 2. The best of MLS will face Manchester United at Red Bull Arena.

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[26 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 615 views]


Darlington earned MLS team of the week honors after his return trip to Ohio.

Jack Jewsbury spoke with with MLSsoccer.com about his experience so far as a MLS All Star.… Read the rest

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[25 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 615 views]
Match Day Fix – 7.26.2011

International Friendly
Portland Timbers v Club Atlético Independiente
Jeld Wen Field
July 25, 2011 8pm.


Live webstream at portlandtimbers.com
Radio: 750 AM The Game, La Pantera 940 AM


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[21 Jul 2011 | Comments Off | 1,591 views]

The Timbers have traded Adam Moffat and allocation money to the Houston Dynamo for fullback Mike Chabala and defensive midfielder Lovel Palmer.

Here’s a photo of Chabala playing with the Timbers in 2006, from Allison at SCUSA:
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