Author Archives: Mike Donovan

Timbers edge closer to Whitecaps after tying Rapids

The Portland Timbers and the Colorado Rapids remain on the brink of playoff position after a draw in Denver on Saturday. Continue reading »

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Timbers and Earthquakes draw after barnburner in Portland

By MIKE DONOVAN In a match befitting of Portland’s 2014 season, the Timbers dominated at times while also having major defensive lapses before salvaging a result late. The San Jose Earthquakes and Portland Timbers played to a 3-3 draw, Sunday … Continue reading »

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Visiting Sounders blow past the Timbers

Obafemi Martins scored twice as the visiting Seattle Sounders sent the rest of MLS a statement in a 4-2 drubbing of the Portland Timbers. Continue reading »

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Green glad to be back in first match since his World Cup goal

Julian Green has been the American face of Bayern Munich for the entirety of MLS All-Star week. Continue reading »

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MLS All-Stars ride second-half rally to top Bayern Munich

The MLS All-Stars came from behind to defeat Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich with a sublime second-half comeback. Continue reading »

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After turning down Generation Adidas contract, Roldan believes he is now ready for MLS

Cristian Roldan, who played for the Timbers u-23s in Monday’s MLS Homegrown game, believes he is now ready to compete at the professional level. Continue reading »

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Valeri’s late winner propels Timbers past Impact

Diego Valeri’s late winner helped the Portland Timbers pull out a 3-2 road victory against the Montreal Impact Continue reading »

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Timbers rally late for rare comeback win

Goals from Max Urruti and Diego Valeri helped the Portland Timbers pull off an impressive second-half comeback on their way to a 2-1 victory vs. the Colorado Rapids at Providence Park on Friday night. Continue reading »

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Olum’s goal the difference as Sporting KC knocks off Timbers

Lawrence Olum lone goal was enough for Sporting Kansas City to knock off the Portland Timbers and move into a tie for the Eastern Conference. Continue reading »

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Kah’s stoppage-time goal salvages draw for Timbers against nine-man Dallas

A last-chance equalizer from Pa Modou Kah on Wednesday salvaged a draw for the Timbers against a nine-man FC Dallas team. Continue reading »

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Whitecaps defeat Timbers in seven-goal slugfest

The Vancouver Whitecaps finally got over the hump defeating the Portland Timbers, 4-3. Continue reading »

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Adi brace leads Timbers over Chivas USA

A Fanendo Adi brace led the way for the Timbers, as they notched their second win in five days, defeating Chivas USA, 2-0, in front of a sparse crowd at the Stubhub Center. Continue reading »

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