Category Archives: USSF Division 2

Evening Ticker: US ends 2018 World Cup Bid to focus on 2022, NESV takeover of Liverpool complete and more

BY ADAM SERRANO The Unted States World Cup Bid Committee announced that they will be dropping out of the running for the 2018 World Cup. A move that has been long considered a formality with FIFA explicitly stating that they … Continue reading »

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USSF D-2 Playoff Recap: Whitecaps top Timbers, No. 1 seed falls to Puerto Rico

  By JOSE M. ROMERO The last meeting betwen the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps before both teams head to MLS had all the drama you would expect, especially given the fact they were meeting in the playoffs. Each team … Continue reading »

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Whitecaps roll over Timbers in key USSF D-2 playoff series opener

By JOSE M. ROMERO The Vancouver Whitecaps are loaded with new faces, players who weren't with the club the past two years for its two runs to the USL championship game. They had also failed to beat the Portland Timbers … Continue reading »

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USSF Division 2 Playoff Preview

By TRAVIS CLARK It's been a long season in the USSF Division 2, and soon enough, a second division champion will be crowned. Playoff action begins Wednesday evening, as eight teams vie for the championship. The next few weeks will … Continue reading »

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USSF D-2: A Look Back at Week 26

By TRAVIS CLARK The Austin Aztex had two chances to win both the outright USSF D-2 title last weekend, and both times they came up empty-handed. Playing two games in a three day span isn't easy, and both were on … Continue reading »

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Timbers, Whitecaps end one era, look ahead to another

  BY JOSE M. ROMERO Oh, those wild and crazy USSF-Division 2 schedule-makers. Their flair for the dramatic brought the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps together for one last regular-season go-round Saturday afternoon north of the border in beautiful Burnaby, … Continue reading »

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USSF D-2: A Look Ahead at Week 26

By TRAVIS CLARK In many ways it's fitting that the Vancouver Whitecaps and Portland Timbers close out the USSF Division 2 season against each other. Apart from their regional rivalry, both teams are making the jump to Major League Soccer … Continue reading »

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SBI USSF Division 2 Power Rankings: Week 25

By TRAVIS CLARK The first and most likely only year of the USSF Division 2 League is coming to a close. Not much is at stake in the final week of the season — there is a fight at the … Continue reading »

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USSF D-2: A Look Back at Week 25

By TRAVIS CLARK The NSC Minnesota Stars became the first club to finish their USSF D-2 schedule, going out in style with a 3-1 win over FC Tampa Bay on the road. And while the result wasn't enough for the … Continue reading »

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Timbers turning ground and stones as MLS debut nears

By JOSE M. ROMERO The Portland Timbers have set up a 24/7 webcam through which visitors to the club's web site can watch the renovation of PGE Park. The work began earlier this month, even though the USSF-Division II Timbers … Continue reading »

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USSF D-2: A Look Ahead at Week 25

By TRAVIS CLARK With the eight playoff teams in USSF D-2 now set, determining those first round matches is the only thing left to resolve.  Vancouver and Montreal will get one more chance to face off (Friday, 10:30 p.m.) before … Continue reading »

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USSF D-2: Playoff field set

By TRAVIS CLARK With a 4-2 loss Wednesday night to Miami FC, the dim USSF D-2 playoff aspirations of first-year club A.C. St. Louis were finally extinguished.  Abe Thompson proved to be too much for the St. Louis defense to … Continue reading »

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