Category Archives: MLS- Portland Timbers

CONCACAF amends rules, gives CCL spot to Timbers

CONCACAF revealed that they accepted MLS’ request to give a CCL spot to the team with the best record opposite the Supporters Shield winner, meaning the Timbers are in next year’s CCL. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF Champions League, Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Real Salt Lake | 72 Comments

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 »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 28 Comments

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 »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS- Portland Timbers, NASL | 9 Comments

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 »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Portland Timbers | 14 Comments

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 »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Portland Timbers | 16 Comments