Archives: Portland

Timbers Supporters Ratcheting Up Rivalry with Seattle

Posted on by Robert Hay

On the same day Seattle set an attendance record for an MLS match, the rival Portland Timbers sent out a press release designed to show that their fans too can pack a stadium for a soccer match.  This was another tactic in … Continue reading

Timbers Acquire Perkins to Start in Goal

Posted on by Robert Hay

The Portland Timbers made a move to upgrade in goal yesterday by swapping keepers with D.C. United, sending Steve Cronin to the nation’s capital in exchange for Troy Perkins.  It was the two club’s second trade of the offseason; during the … Continue reading

Portland should be a “slam dunk” for MLS

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Commissioner Don Garber visited Portland this week and touched base with perhaps the most passionate fans any club team has north of the Mexican border. The fans of the Portland Timbers dating back to the initial NASL entry in 1974 … Continue reading