Category Archives: MLS- Portland Timbers

Timbers send Zizzo to Sporting KC for allocation money

Photo by ISIphotos.com By DAN KARELL The Portland Timbers found a new home for Sal Zizzo after the acquisitions of Steve Zakuani and Jorge VillafaƱa pushed him down in the depth chart. The Timbers announced Friday that they sent Zizzo … Continue reading »

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Timbers to host Rose City Invitational preseason tournament

By DAN KARELL Before hosting the Major League Soccer All-Star game or their first regular season game of the 2014 calendar year, the Portland Timbers will be hosting their third-annual preseason tournament, the Rose City Invitational. Between Feb. 23 and … Continue reading »

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MLS Notes: Chivas USA, Timbers swap Villafana for Jean-Baptiste; Red Bulls re-sign Akpan; and more

Chivas USA and the Portland Timbers made a trade that saw them swap Jorge Villafana for Andrew Jean-Baptiste, the New York Red Bulls re-signed forward Andre Akpan, and more notes from a busy day in MLS. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 14 Comments

Boswell, Zakuani, Franklin among those taken in Stage 1 Re-Entry Draft

Stage 1 of the 2013 MLS Re-Entry Draft was the busiest in history, as D.C. United selected Bobby Boswell and Sean Franklin, the Portland Timbers took Steve Zakuani, and more. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Portland Timbers | 38 Comments

MLS Ticker: FC Dallas part ways with Cooper; Timbers pick up option on Johnson; and more

FC Dallas announced a bevy of transactions, including that they are parting ways forward Kenny Cooper after just one season back with the club. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Toronto FC, U.S. Open Cup, U.S. Soccer | 9 Comments

MLS Ticker: Valeri undergoes hernia operation; Castrillon to leave Rapids; and more

Diego Valeri has undergone a successful sports hernia operation and is expected to be sidelined for four to six weeks. Continue reading »

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Ricketts named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year again, Valeri awarded Newcomer of the Year

Small consolation for missing MLS Cup this weekend, two Timbers win year-end awards in goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and midfielder Deigo Valeri. Continue reading »

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Porter named MLS Coach of the Year

After a tremendous season in his first year in charge of the Portland Timbers, Caleb Porter has been named MLS Coach of the Year, finishing ahead of Mike Petke, Jason Kreis, and Oscar Pareja. Continue reading »

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