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Portland Timbers Announce Preseason Dates

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The Portland Timbers announced their key preseason date this morning, giving us our first glimpse at the 2017 season. Dates for the Desert Friendlies and the returning Simple Invitational were both announced today.

The Timbers will start their preseason in Tucson, AZ on January 25th, taking part in the Desert Friendlies until February 5th, when they will return to Portland.

Some Soccer News for Oct 18, 2016

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It's Day 292 of 2016.


Here is the 2016 USL All-League First Team
G:
Mitch Hildebrandt - FC Cincinnati
D:
Harrison Delbridge - FC Cincinnati
Amer Didic - Swope Park Rangers
Aaron Long - New York Red Bulls II
Hugh Roberts - Richmond Kickers
M:
Danny Barrera - Sacramento Republic FC
Villyan Bijev - Portland Timbers 2
Enzo Martinez - Charlotte Independence
F:
Brandon Allen - New York Red Bulls II
Jack McBean - LA Galaxy II
Sean Okoli - FC Cincinnati

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USWNT friendly on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Some Soccer News for Oct 18, 2016

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It's Day 292 of 2016.


Here is the 2016 USL All-League First Team
G:
Mitch Hildebrandt - FC Cincinnati
D:
Harrison Delbridge - FC Cincinnati
Amer Didic - Swope Park Rangers
Aaron Long - New York Red Bulls II
Hugh Roberts - Richmond Kickers
M:
Danny Barrera - Sacramento Republic FC
Villyan Bijev - Portland Timbers 2
Enzo Martinez - Charlotte Independence
F:
Brandon Allen - New York Red Bulls II
Jack McBean - LA Galaxy II
Sean Okoli - FC Cincinnati

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USWNT friendly on Sunday in Minneapolis.

Major League Soccer

Timbers owner Paulson insists Porter 'isn't going anywhere' amid Galaxy rumors

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As the LA Galaxy coaching rumors begin to heat up, Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson quickly doused the flames with regard to his head coach.

Paulson reassured that Timbers coach Caleb Porter is staying in Portland for the 2017 season and also claimed that Porter holds the most prestigious coaching job in MLS.

MLS finals preview: New York teams trying to overcome deficit

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The second legs of the MLS Cup conference semi-finals are set to take place this weekend, with a number of exciting fixtures becoming do-or-die for the title hopefuls.

With reigning champions Portland Timbers not making the cut, 2016 will throw up a new competition winner from the remaining eight teams.

MLS finals preview: New York teams trying to overcome deficit

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The second legs of the MLS Cup conference semi-finals are set to take place this weekend, with a number of exciting fixtures becoming do-or-die for the title hopefuls.

With reigning champions Portland Timbers not making the cut, 2016 will throw up a new competition winner from the remaining eight teams.

SBI Question of the Day: Who will win MLS Cup?

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The MLS playoffs are upon us, as 12 teams now vie for the league's ultimate prize.

Postseason play kicks off on Wednesday, beginning a month-and-a-half long chase towards MLS Cup. That chase begins with the 12 remaining teams, and will conclude on Dec.

Best of MLS Week 34: Barnes, Harrison and more

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The Vancouver Whitecaps dominated the Best of MLS for the last week of the regular season, while several rookies stepped up to lead their team to victory.

Here's a look at this weekend's Best of MLS

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

His time with the Vancouver Whitecaps hasn't always been easy, but Giles Barnes stepped up in a big way on Sunday.

MLS Week 34: A Look Ahead

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Decision Day in Major League Soccer is finally here, and it promises to be even more exciting than last year.

TheWestern Conference will be especially hectic as four teams vie for three playoff spots. The Seattle Sounders will try to solidify a berth and a home playoff game againstReal Salt Lake, whichis one point above the Sounders entering Sunday's clash.

MLS playoff race registers two least-viewed games on ESPN for entire season

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The penultimate weekend of the 2016 MLS regular season this past weekend was the league's worst on ESPN.

Sunday's playoff race matches, which featured Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids (178,000 viewers) and Montreal Impact against Toronto FC (161,000 viewers), were two of the lowest rated programs for the entire day on ESPN.

Portland out of the CCL, points for Gladbach

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Portland drew with Saprissa in the CONCACAF Champions League, ending their run in the tournament while Gladbach won in Europe.

Portland Timbers Sign Left Back Marco Farfan as Homegrown Player

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This morning the Portland Timbers made their fourth homegrown player signing since since joining Major League Soccer, adding former Timbers Academy and Portland Timbers 2 player Marco Farfan to the first team.

A left back by trade, Farfan has been turning heads with his play for T2 this summer, showing that he had the skill to hang with the professionals as he made eighteen starts for the Timbers' USL side in the 2016 season.

News Update

Portland vs the Galaxy in the big club game

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The Portland Timbers and the LA Galaxy get into a big club by MLS standards competition over a coaching rumor in Tuesday's soccer news.

Portland doesn’t finish strong

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The only thing Portland won on the final day of the MLS season was biggest disappointment in the soccer news.

Portland tries to step up in the Champions League

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The Portland Timbers need to win to advance in the CONCACAF Champions League and it's a big game in UEFA's Champions League in the soccer news.

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MLS Cup champs Portland miss playoffs

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New York (AFP) Reigning MLS Cup champions the Portland Timbers missed out on a playoff berth as the regular season concluded Sunday with a welter of matches that included a big win for New York City FC.

Portland needed a win against the Vancouver Whitecaps to reach the post-season, but fell 4-1 to their Cascadia Cup rivals at BC Place.

Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake, recap: PLAYOFFS!

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Sounders will host Sporting Kansas City in first round after beating RSL.

A season that saw the Seattle Sounders 10 points out of playoff position at one point will end with their eighth straight season and at least one home game. Alvaro Fernandez and Cristian Roldan each scored first-half goals as the Sounders topped Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Sunday.

Sounders will preseason in Tucson, again

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Even as the 2016 season marches on, Seattle Sounders FC are making plans to begin their 2017 campaign. They will once again head down to Tucson for a portion of their 2017 preseason to take part in the Desert Friendlies as one of seven MLS clubs participating, along with Portland Timbers, Sporting Kansas City, San Jose Earthquakes, New England Revolution, Real Salt Lake, and a final team to be announced later.

CCL Rewind: Timbers eliminated, Sporting KC closes with win

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The Portland Timbers came up short in their quest to qualify for the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League on Wednesday night.

The MLS Cup champions were held to a 1-1 draw with Costa Rican side Saprissa at Providence Park. TheTimbers needed a win in order to winGroup B, which would have booked their spot in the quarters.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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A highly anticipated match in the UEFA Champions League highlights the action on Wednesday.

Pep Guardiola will face his former team, Barcelona, for the first time as Manchester City's manager when they square off in a pivotal game in Group C. The winner would occupy first place heading into the final three rounds.

Sounders vs. Dallas - Aftermatch Aftermath: The Geiger Effect

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If MLS referees were in charge of other aspects of your daily life, you'd probably be dead.

On Sunday, the Seattle Sounders traveled to Texas to play the FC Dallas of Frisco, and in doing so they lost in agonizing fashion. It was a loss where the Sounders were once winning. It was a loss where questionable refereeing dominated the post-game headlines.

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Portland Timbers Wash Out of CONCACAF Champions League with 1-1 Draw to CD Saprissa

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The Portland Timbers will not be advancing in the CONCACAF Champions League after failing to beat visiting CD Saprissa in the final match of the CCL group stage, drawing 1-1 on the night.

Things got off to a rocky start for the Timbers in the first minute of play as the home side had a pair of penalty shouts declined by referee Bernardo Barriga.

Portland Timbers Loan Up Victor Arboleda for CCL

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The Portland Timbers have signed winger Victor Arboleda on a short term loan from their USL side Portland Timbers 2, making the young Colombian available for tonight's CONCACAF Champions League match against CD Saprissa.

Arboleda, 20, made 25 appearances with T2 over the course of the 2016 season, notching four goals and an assist for the side.

Colorado Rapids

Adi penalty kick keeps playoff hopes alive as Timbers top Rapids

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It certainly wasn't the prettiest of performances, but it was enough to keep the Portland Timbers alive.

A Fanendo Adi penalty kick was all that was needed Sunday, as the Timbers topped the Colorado Rapids, 1-0. The win keeps the Portland Timbers in the playoff chase heading into the final week, while the loss sees the Colorado Rapids head into their final match still in pursuit of a Supporters Shield.

Portland Timbers Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with 1-0 Win Over Colorado Rapids

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It wasn't pretty, but the Portland Timbers got all three points from this afternoon's must-win match against the Colorado Rapids, grinding out a 1-0 win against the former Supporters Shield leaders.

Much like the last time the two teams met, the match started out chippy and got worse as the game went on, with the Rapids out fouling the Timbers 14-6 in the first half.

Coming Down the Stretch: Keys for the Portland Timbers

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As the Portland Timbers' season draws to a close, the club is in dire need of three wins to keep their MLS Playoff and CONCACAF Champions League hopes alive. Facing games against the Colorado Rapids and Saprissa at home and Cascadia Cup rival Vancouver Whitecaps on the road, the Timbers need to piece together three of their best performances of the year in a row if they are going to have a chance to move on in the respective competitions.

The Path to the Playoffs: This Week is the Worst

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This week is just the worst.

With the Portland Timbers currently sitting below the red line, hoping for some confluence of results that will allow them to overtake at least one of the teams above them on the table, this last, gameless week has been a drag for Timbers fans as we stew on the lost opportunities and plentiful injustices that have dogged the side this season.

Previewing the Houston Dynamo vs. the Colorado Rapids with Burgundy Wave

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We spoke with John Rosch to discuss the upcoming Western Conference fixture between the Dynamo and the Rapids and even some My Little Pony!

The Houston Dynamo stumbled last week when New York City FC came to town which spoiled their winning streak. This time they'll have a chance to turn it around against the 2nd place team in the West, the Colorado Rapids.

Portland Timbers Road Horrors Continue, Lose 1-0 to Colorado Rapids

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The Portland Timbers came to Dick's Sporting Goods Park riding a high following their first road win of the year on Tuesday, but after the match was over the Timbers were back to their usual road form: bad. After a scoreless first half that saw the Timbers with the bulk of the chances, the Rapids picked up a second half goal before seeing the game out for the 1-0 win.

The Rest

Jurgen Klinsmann says Darlington Nagbe will 'definitely' be back with U.S. National Team

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U.S. National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Sunday that Portland Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe will "definitely" be making a return to the U.S. National Team.

Portland Timbers name Jack Jewsbury as Director of Business Development

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The Portland Timbers have named former player Jack Jewsbury as Director of Business Development.

The Portland Timbers Announce 2016 Club Awards

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The Portland Timbers announced their 2016 club awards.

The Portland Timbers announced their 2016 club awards today. There are eight major categories for the first team and eight awards for the development programs. It will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed the 2016 Timbers that the awards were dominated by Diego Chara and Diego Valeri, who won a combined four out of eight awards.

Timbers identify positions of need going into offseason

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The offseason may have only recently begun for the Portland Timbers, but head coach Caleb Porter has already identified the club's positions of need.

Changes are coming to the Timbers' roster after a disappointing 2016 season that saw the reigning MLS Cup champions fail to reach the playoffs.

It’s a Portland Timbers Halloween

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Fans of the Portland Timbers have already had plenty of scares this fall as the end of the season devolved into a Rob Zombie-esque horrorshow, so there are few costumes that could strike fear into our hearts this halloween.

Still, as the Little Timbers go door to door today, asking, "trick or treat", one cannot help but think of just what kind of costumes might be fitting for the Timbers themselves.

Timbers' Ridgewell, Gleeson arrested for DUI

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The Portland Timbers' season ended with a thud on Sunday, butthings got even worse on Mondaydue to an off-the-field incident including two regular starters.

Captain Liam Ridgewell and goalkeeperJake Gleeson were arrested on Monday nightfordriving under the influence of intoxicants.

It’s All Over; Portland Timbers Lose 4-1 to Vancouver Whitecaps to Finish Season

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No playoffs. No Cascadia Cup. No nothing.

The Portland Timbers came to Canada with their sights set on making the MLS Cup Playoffs and bringing back the Cascadia Cup; after their 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Timbers come home with nothing.

Things started going south early for the Timbers as the ‘Caps got on the board early, opening the scoring in only the 14th minute.

Portland Timbers 1, Deportivo Saprissa 1: Video

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A Closer Look at Homegrown Player Marco Farfan

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The Gresham, OR native and Centennial High School senior is now a Portland Timber.

When you heard 'the Portland Timbers signed a homegrown player' today your first thought might not have been Marco Farfan.

Farfan was heavily involved in the first half of the season, but went quiet once school started up at the end of August just as fellow academy prospect Blake Bodily started to grab the attention of Timbers fans.