Author Archives: Mike Donovan

Late Torres goal helps Chivas USA earn draw in Portland

The Portland Timbers squandered a late lead for the second straight match as Erick Torres’ equalizer gave Chivas USA a precious road point, leaving the Timbers winless. Continue reading »

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Dempsey’s hat trick leads Sounders comeback in wild draw vs. Timbers

Clint Dempsey’s hat trick helped the Seattle Sounders erase a two-goal deficit with two late goals helping the Sounders earn a 4-4 draw against the Portland Timbers at Providence Park on Saturday. Continue reading »

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FC Dallas stay tops in West after beating Timbers

FC Dallas continued their impressive start to the 2014 MLS season on Saturday, beating the Portland Timbers in a wild game that featured two red cards and a late Mauro Diaz winner. Continue reading »

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Two penalties in two minutes lead Rapids past Timbers

The Colorado Rapids used two penalties in three minutes to beat the Portland Timbers Saturday in Commerce City. Portland goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts was both stretchered and sent off in the game’s key moment. Continue reading »

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Timbers Notes: Facing another early deficit, Fernandez impresses, and more

The Timbers fell behind for the second straight match Sunday, Gaston Fernandez looks to be the real deal, and the part of defense that Caleb Porter is happy about. Continue reading »

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Another Fernandez equalizer helps Timbers salvage point vs. Fire

Despite going behind to the Chicago Fire on a Jeff Larentowicz PK, the Portland Timbers earned a come-from-behind draw for the second straight home match. Gaston Fernandez provided the late heroics for the club. Continue reading »

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Timbers stoppage-time goal salvages draw with Union

The Philadelphia Union came close to pulling off an impressive opening-day upset of the Portland Timbers, but a late Gaston Fernandez equalizer helped Portland salvage a draw. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Portland Timbers

After a dream 2013 season that saw Caleb Porter transform the Portland Timbers into a powerhouse, the Timbers head into 2014 with high expectations and thoughts of a championship. Continue reading »

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