Portland Timbers

Timbers Sign Former Premier League Defender

By Jim McCoy Wed 25th June SportsLiam RidgewellPortland Timbers
The Portland Timbers have signed veteran English Premier League defender Liam Ridgewell to a multiyear contract. Ridgewell will be Portland's third designated player and will join the team once he obtains his transfer documentation and visa. Ridgewell, 29, is a veteran of 11 EPL seasons, including stints with Aston Villa, Birmingham City and West Bromwich Albion.Read More »

Timbers Lose A Player, Acquire A Player

By Jim McCoy Tue 13th May SportsMajor League SoccerPortland Timbers
Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara is expected to miss two weeks because of a fractured bone in his left hand. Chara was injured during Sunday's 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy. A procedure to stabilize the fractured third metacarpal bone was performed Monday. Chara, in his fourth season with the Timbers, has started each of Portland's 10 games this season.Read More »

Cooper Has Seen Both Sides of Sounders- Timbers Rivalry

Kenny Cooper was there when the Seattle vs. Portland rivalry made its debut at the Major League Soccer level. At that time, Cooper was representing the Rose City. When the Cascadia rivalry resumes on Saturday with the Timbers hosting the Sounders, Cooper will now be representing the Emerald City.Read More »

Portland Timbers Beef Up Roster With Signings

The Portland Trail Blazers have signed striker Gaston Fernandez and center back Norberto Paparatto, both of Argentina. The Timbers on Wednesday also loaned Columbian forward Jose Valencia to Argentina first-division side Olimpo de Bahia Blanca for a season. Fernandez and Paparatto will join the club once their transfer and visa documents are complete.Read More »

Portland Timbers Win

By Jim McCoy Thu 25th July SportsMajor League SoccerPortland Timbers
Jose Valencia scored in the 53rd minute, and goalkeepers Milos Kocic and Jake Gleeson combined for the shutout Wednesday night to earn the Portland Timbers a 1-0 victory in an exhibition match with English side Norwich City. Valencia found himself unguarded on the left side and collected a pass from Kalif Alhassan, then slid his shot past Canaries goalkeeper Carlo Nash to tally the game'Read More »

Food Carts Promoted By Timbers

By Jim McCoy Thu 30th August SportsMLSPortland Timbers

Soccer and food carts. It doesn't get more Portland.
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