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10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 17 of the 2017 season

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Here are the ten things we learned from Week 17 of the 2017 MLS season.

1. Dempsey Saves Seattle in Portland

The continent’s best soccer rivalry didn’t disappoint – and on a scorching night in Portland, it was that rivalry’s greatest recent figure who stole all the headlines.

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 17 of the 2017 season

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Here are the ten things we learned from Week 17 of the 2017 MLS season.

1. Dempsey Saves Seattle in Portland

The continent’s best soccer rivalry didn’t disappoint – and on a scorching night in Portland, it was that rivalry’s greatest recent figure who stole all the headlines.

Nigel “The Destroyer” de Jong is at it again

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Nigel "The Destroyer" de Jong committed an awful foul, yesterday April 10th 2016, against Darlington Nagbe.The foul left Darlington Nagbe in a wheelchair and unable to put pressure on his ankle. Nagbe who was selected 2nd overall in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft is a young pacey winger who has a bright future for both the.

Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 2

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Portland Timbers and Thorns owner Merritt Paulson joins Jamie and Chris to discuss the Thorns' and Timbers' offseason, the complicated nature of the MLS salary structure, and Jurgen Klinsmann's relationship with MLS. Jamie and Chris also run down the Timbers' and Thorns' recent signings and look ahead to the MLS SuperDraft on Thursday and the NWSL Draft on Friday.

MLS attendances for gameweek 16 of the 2015 season

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For gameweek 16 of the MLS season, the reported attendances were pretty good across all venues. There were sellouts or near sellouts in Portland, Salt Lake, Seattle and Toronto.

After 156 games, the gain over 2014 continues at an increase of nearly 12%.

Here are the latest attendance data:

Gameweek 16 attendances
Colorado 15,585
DC United 17,213
Los Angeles 23,875
Montreal 17,820
NY Red Bull 20,053
Portland 21,144
Salt Lake 19,155
Seattle 39,971
Toronto 30,029
2014 2015
MLS Attendance Equal # of Home Games
2014 2015
Att Cap Att Att +/- GP % of Cap Cap
Seattle 42,771 43,426 40,217 -5.

MLS attendances for gameweek 16 of the 2015 season

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For gameweek 16 of the MLS season, the reported attendances were pretty good across all venues. There were sellouts or near sellouts in Portland, Salt Lake, Seattle and Toronto.

After 156 games, the gain over 2014 continues at an increase of nearly 12%.

Here are the latest attendance data:

Gameweek 16 attendances
Colorado 15,585
DC United 17,213
Los Angeles 23,875
Montreal 17,820
NY Red Bull 20,053
Portland 21,144
Salt Lake 19,155
Seattle 39,971
Toronto 30,029
2014 2015
MLS Attendance Equal # of Home Games
2014 2015
Att Cap Att Att +/- GP % of Cap Cap
Seattle 42,771 43,426 40,217 -5.

MLS Announce 2015 Opening Fixtures

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Just in time for Christmas, Major League Soccer has released the home openers for 2015 season.

The new season kicks off on March 6 when MLS Cup winners the LA Galaxy will entertain the Chicago Fire at the StubHub Center.

The opening weekend sees MLS's two expansion franchises play each other as Orlando City SC will host New York City FC at the Citrus Bowl on Sunday, March 8.

Lee Nguyen, Landon Donovan And Thierry Henry Named To MLS Best X

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Retiring stars Landon Donovan and Thierry Henry were named to Major League Soccer's annual Best XI squad on Tuesday, as was New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen.

This is the seventh time in his career that Donovan has been named to the Best XI, breaking a tie with MLS veteran Dwayne De Rosario for the most of any player in league history.

Lee Nguyen, Landon Donovan And Thierry Henry Named To MLS Best X

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Retiring stars Landon Donovan and Thierry Henry were named to Major League Soccer's annual Best XI squad on Tuesday, as was New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen.

This is the seventh time in his career that Donovan has been named to the Best XI, breaking a tie with MLS veteran Dwayne De Rosario for the most of any player in league history.

Highest Paid Player In MLS Has Yet To Play A Game In League

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The MLS Players Union have released the latest salary figures and former Real Madrid and AC Milan star Kaka heads the list, despite never having played for his club.

The 32-year-old Brazilian, who signed for Orlando City in June and was immediately loaned to Sao Paulo, is on a total salary of $7,167,500, making him not only the highest paid in the league, but the highest-paid player in MLS history.

Revs Draw With Portland As SKC Extends Lead At Top Of Eastern Conference

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Charlie Davies scored his second goal in as many games as the New England Revolution were held at home by the Portand Timbers while elsewhere in MLS, Sporting Kansas City opened up a five-point lead at the top of the Eastern Conference as they cruised to a 4-1 win over Toronto FC.

Both teams came into the match at Gillette on the wrong side of the playoff standings, and it looked like it was going to be the Revolutions's night when in the 27th minute Davies ran onto a Diego Fagundez through ball to make it 1-0.

Portland Timbers

Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 25

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Jamie and Chris return to discuss the Portland Timbers' 2-2 draw at Real Salt Lake, the transfer noises starting to come from Fanendo Adi's camp, the Portland Thorns big win in Rochester, and the loss of Meg Morris.

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Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 24

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Jamie calls in long-distance from Seattle to join Chris in discussing the Portland Timbers' U.S. Open Cup victory over the San Jose Earthquakes, who makes the XI in the Timbers' upcoming visit to Salt Lake City, and the arrival of Amandine Henry.

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Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 23

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Jamie and Chris recap the Portland Timbers' 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes, discuss the Timbers' plans during the transfer window and the fate of Lucas Melano, and hot-take how many Thorns players will be going to the Olympics.

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Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 22

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Jamie and Chris return to discuss two very different draws: The Portland Timbers' deflating 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire and the Portland Thorns' 0-0 tie with the Seattle Reign. In other news, the Hot Take Segment to be Named Later features two Timbers that Jamie and Chris respectively think could be on their way out of Portland this summer.

Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 21

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Jamie and Chris return to the microphone to discuss the Portland Timbers' 4-2 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps, the reemergence of Dairon Asprilla from the doghouse, and the Portland Thorns 4-1 statement over the Washington Spirit.

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Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 20

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Jamie and Chris return to postmortem the Portland Timbers' loss in Dallas and disappointment against NYCFC, give hot takes on the future of Dairon Asprilla and just how big a deal the Portland Thorns' road trip was, and recap the Thorns' draw with the Seattle Reign.

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Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 19

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Jamie and Chris return to discuss the Portland Timbers' 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps, the growing concerns about the Timbers' leaky defense, whether major tactical changes lie in the Timbers' near future, and the Portland Thorns' draw with the Washington Spirit.

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Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 18

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Jamie and Chris return to the microphone to recap the Portland Timbers' double-game week, to discuss whether Jake Gleeson is poised to take Adam Kwarasey's number-one jersey, and to introduce a new hot-take segment to be named later.

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Match Day 26: Needing to Right the Ship

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Sporting KC are back in action after 10 days off after the club's 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rapids. Sporting now faces a 5 day cross country trip for back to back games. That starts tomorrow in Portland when KC takes on the Timbers at Providence Park. The two teams are currently tied for fifth place in the Western Conference only two points above the playoff line (but KC still has their games in hand).

Philadelphia Union Spin Zone; Game Day 19

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The Union were able to take down Portland 3-0 in a great team performance. Is it a sign of things to come, or is it just another example of a team not bringing their best squad?

Every time Portland came to visit the Union before Saturday the game ended in a 0-0 draw. It looked like much of the same as the teams went into halftime locked in a very familiar scoreless draw.

Monday Morning Game Changers Saw The Union Chop Down The Timbers

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Every week we "Monday morning manage" the previous Philadelphia Union games, talking about the major points in the game that changed momentum, led to goals and won or lost the points for the Union. This week, we analyze the home win against Portland.

Due to the weather, the Philadelphia Union had to cancel their fireworks night after the game against the Montreal Impact.

Portland earns first win of season, ending FC Dallas’ undefeated streak

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FC Dallas arrived in Portland Saturday night with the best record in MLS (3 wins, 1 draw). Dallas has never won in Portland however, and that streak continued as the Timbers felled Dallas 3-1 in an overall fast, physical battle between the Western Conference rivals.

After a relatively lifeless opening 20 minutes, the Timbers jump-started the clash in the 23rd minute when center back Nat Borchers headed in an uncontested corner kick from Jorge Villafana.

Portland earns first win of season, ending FC Dallas’ undefeated streak

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FC Dallas arrived in Portland Saturday night with the best record in MLS (3 wins, 1 draw). Dallas has never won in Portland however, and that streak continued as the Timbers felled Dallas 3-1 in an overall fast, physical battle between the Western Conference rivals.

After a relatively lifeless opening 20 minutes, the Timbers jump-started the clash in the 23rd minute when center back Nat Borchers headed in an uncontested corner kick from Jorge Villafana.

Sporting KC Open Preseason with Loss to Portland

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Sporting Kansas City opened the 2015 season with a loss in their first preseason game, 2-0 to the Portland Timbers.

Sporting kicked off without a number of players, beside Matt Besler and Jon Kempin who are still with the US national team, Roger Espinoza, Chance Myers, Ike Opara, Saad Abdul-Salaam, and Graham Zusi all sat out the game for Kansas City.

THE MATCHUP: Momentum before it was cool

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TORONTO VS. PORTLAND BMO FIELD - SATURDAY 1PM ET TV: TSN 4
MANUFACTURED DERBY NAME: "The Craft Brew Cup"
FACTS* AND STATS** TORONTO FC - Splinters: The Timbers-related injury Defoe is likely to pick up - "Mo": What you can't spell momentum without - 3: The phase of BMO Field expansion where it all goes wrong - "Day-To-Day": Current listed condition of the TFC bandwagon - If TFC can beat Portland they move to 2nd in Cascadia Cup standings
PORTLAND TIMBERS - 30: Average waist in inches of Timbers supporter skinny jeans - Portland mascot Timber Joey and his log have been detained by Canada Border Services on a number of logging charges - Will Johnson and Michael Bradley are set to have the league's greatest tantrum battle - Portland defender Pa Modou Kay has won the prestigious "MLS Player Who Sounds Like a Star Wars Character" trophy - Despite the result, Portland Timbers are in a can't lose situation as they would simply tell their fans that a loss to TFC would be "ironic"
*Possibly **Maybe

Amandine Henry

MATCH PREVIEW: Portland Thorns FC vs Western New York Flash

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Midfielder Amandine Henry expected to make first Thorns appearance as Portland face second-straight road test

After arriving in Portland a week ago, French international midfielder Amandine Henry is expected to make her first appearance for Portland Thorns FC as they visit Rochester, NY to take on former head coach Paul Riley and the Western New York Flash.

Amandine Henry is On Her Way

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Amandine Henry is finally on her way to Portland, tweeting the following:

Visa en poche. Décollage imminent direction Portland ⚽️ @ThornsFC pic.twitter.com/MWbA4eqVDN

— Amandine Henry (@amandinehenry6) June 10, 2016

Translated via Bing, the Tweet says: "Visa in their pocket.

Real Salt Lake

Former SKC Wizards Update

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Here is this week's former SKC Wizards update.

Active without a club or unknown
Vicente Arze
Federico Bessone
Jose Burciaga
Julio Cesar
Edson Elcock
Adnan Gabeljic
Mechack Jerome
Peterson Joseph
Neal Kitson
Michal Mravec
Nelson Pizarro
Akeem Priestly
Peter Schmetz
Scott Sealy
Konrad Warzycha

MLS
Davy Arnaud - DC - Started and played 90 minutes in DC's 2-1 win over Chicago.

Former SKC Wizards Update

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Here is this week's update on former KC players.

Active without a club or unknown
Vicente Arze
Federico Bessone
Jose Burciaga
Julio Cesar
Edson Elcock
Adnan Gabeljic
Mechack Jerome
Peterson Joseph
Kei Kamara
Neal Kitson
Michal Mravec
Nelson Pizarro
Akeem Priestly
Peter Schmetz
Scott Sealy
Konrad Warzycha

MLS
Davy Arnaud - DC - Started and played 90 minutes in DC's 1-0 loss to New York.

The Rest

Storylines: Orlando Pride at Portland Thorns

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Three games to go.

This Saturday the Orlando Pride come to Portland for the first of two semifinal matches kicking off that weekend.

The Thorns (14-5-5) earned their home semifinal several weeks ago and enter it coming off a 3-1 home win over the Chicago Red Stars. That match saw Chicago head coach Rory Dames rest most of his starting lineup.

Scouting Report: How to cut the Timbers down to size

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Returning players mean Portland gets a lot more threatening this time around

Who You'll Watch

For the second time in a month, the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers will square off in MLS play. This will be the Sounders only trip to Providence Park this season in regular season play.

During Memorial Day weekend, the Sounders came out on top of the Timbers on a fourth minute goal from Cristian Roldan.

MATCH RECAP: Portland Thorns FC 1, Seattle Reign FC 1

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Thorns extend unbeaten run to five games, earn first point at Memorial Stadium

Two goals in three minutes left things equal between Portland Thorns FC and Seattle Reign FC Saturday night as the Cascadia rivals played out a physical 1-1 draw. Nadia Nadim opened the scoring in the 47th minute and Beverly Yanez leveled the score minutes later.

Potland Thorns at Washington Spirit: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [4:00]

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The Portland Thorns are on the road again today, this time heading to the nation's capitol to take on the Washington Spirit. The 3-0-0 Spirit should prove to be the Thorn's stiffest test of the nascent season and the team will need to step up in a big way if they want to preserve their undefeated record.

Houston Dash to play preseason tournament in Portland

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Houston headed to the Northwest for preseason tournament.

Houston will head to Oregon to face the Portland Thorns, Seattle Reign and Oregon State University as part of a preseason tournament. The tournament will be played round-robin style as the teams work to get ready for the 2016 NWSL season.

Who's ready for a Columbus vs Portland Final?

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What will happen to ratings for the MLS Cup if it's a Columbus vs. Portland final?

The Eastern and Western Conference finals delivered on Sunday with big games and big goals. The first leg of the games that will crown an Eastern and Western Conference Champion who will then head to the MLS Cup were so good it's hard to imagine that the second round will deliver.

Portland Timbers* 1, Sporting Kansas City 1 (2-2 after ET, 7-6 on penalties)

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Video from Portland's dramatic penalty shootout win

GAME THREAD: Toronto FC vs. Philadelphia Union

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Following the Union's stunning home victory against Portland, the Union hope to make it two in a row by leaving the Great White North with three more points.

UNION GAME #21
VS
BMO Field, Toronto, ON
Saturday, July 18, 2015
4:00 PM ET
CSN - JP Dellacamera and Peter Pappas
Online Streaming: MLS Live
TBG Game Preview
Know Thy Enemy: Waking The Red
Starting XI
C.

Midweek news and notes

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Here's a rundown of the goings on today as the 2015 season approaches. Assuming there is no work stoppage as a result of failed collective bargaining sessions the Fire will kick off for real in just a little over two weeks.
  • The team trained at the Private Bank Fire Pitch over the last two days and will depart for Portland tomorrow to begin the final phase of preseason training.

Seattle Sounders vs Portland Timbers Highlights

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