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This Is Jack Jewsbury’s Last Season: Savor It

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Jack Jewsbury is retiring.

The Old Salty Dog is hanging up his boots after the 2016 season, the Portland Timbers' club captain announced at Sunday's Stand Together Banquet.

In a fourteen year career in MLS, Jewsbury, 35, notched over 350 regular season and playoff appearances in the league, including 163 for the Timbers over the club's six seasons since joining Major League Soccer.

The "Double Post Bar" is Real; Opening March 6th

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Once upon a time, Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson tweeted that if the team ever won an MLS Cup, he would buy the Timbers Army a bar. Now it appears that his promise is coming true.

The Timbers announced today that the "Double Post Bar", named for the miraculously missed penalty by Sporting Kansas City player Saad Abdul-Salaam in the 2015 Western Conference play-in game when his attempt struck both posts before bouncing to safety, will open on March 6th at 1:30 p.

Report: Timbers Looking to Add 1-2K Seats to South End

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According to a report from Nigel Jaquiss of the Willamette Week, the Portland Timbers are looking to add 1,000-2,000 more seats to the South End of Providence Park in the next several years.

There are several hurdles for the team to clear before any work could be done. The addition would have to make sense from an economic perspective for the team, but also would need approval from the city and from the Multnomah Athletic Club.

Remember That Time the Portland Timbers Won the MLS Cup?

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Hey, do you guys remember the time that the Portland Timbers won the MLS Cup? That was pretty neat, right?

It's that slow time of year, so I can't help but reminisce. Let's take a walk down memory lane.

For those of you who might not recall, it was a pretty wild game. Diego Valeri scored less than a minute in then Rodney Wallace added another in the 7th.

Let's Party! Portland Timbers Announce Parade and Rally

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We Won The Cup! Time to Celebrate!

The Portland Timbers have returned home with the 2015 MLS Cup. Yes, this team has a trophy. Now it's time to celebrate!

With many players having scheduled travel plans beginning Wednesday, it won't be possible for any of this to happen on the weekend.

Timbers supporters have filled a whole end of MAPFRE Stadium for MLS Cup

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The Portland Timbers have one of the best supporter bases in MLS. This is just an indisputable fact. Perhaps the most compelling evidence of this is the amount of people who have traveled all the way to Columbus to cheer on the Timbers in MLS Cup.

The Timbers Army have filled an entire end of MAPFRE Stadium in hopes of seeing their beloved club capture its first ever MLS Cup.

Timbers’ route to MLS Cup forged memories that transcend soccer

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When he was battling kidney cancer, going through chemotherapy, and losing his long, wavy hair in the winter 2012, eight-year-old Atticus Lane-Dupre of Portland, contacted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He wanted his soccer team, the Green Machine, to play a game against the Portland Timbers.

Atticus would be cancer free by late spring 2013, and on an early May day that year, at 11:00 a.

Timbers’ route to MLS Cup forged memories that transcend soccer

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When he was battling kidney cancer, going through chemotherapy, and losing his long, wavy hair in the winter 2012, eight-year-old Atticus Lane-Dupre of Portland, contacted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He wanted his soccer team, the Green Machine, to play a game against the Portland Timbers.

Atticus would be cancer free by late spring 2013, and on an early May day that year, at 11:00 a.

MLS Cup Sold Out; Timbers Army Tickets Gone in Minutes

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Well, fans of the Portland Timbers have always traveled well and the Columbus Crew SC fanbase are no slouches either, so it should not come as any surprise that tickets for the 2015 MLS Cup Final sold out in a matter of minutes.

The Crew's MAPFRE Stadium normally seats 19,968, but it sounds like additional seats are bring added for the Final.

Portland Timbers vs FC Dallas Highlights: A Good Start

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The Portland Timbers finished Sunday's Western Conference Final first leg against FC Dallas up 3-1 thanks to goals from Liam Ridgewell, Dairon Asprilla, and Nat Borchers. You've probably already watched Asprilla's howitzer a few times (and if not you should probably just go lose yourself in this GIF for a few hours), but let's also take a moment to appreciate the rest of the match as well.

Ridgewell enjoying smooth transition to MLS with Timbers

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Weaving his way through the New England Revolution defense, Portland Timbers central defender Liam Ridgewell looked more like a mesmerizing forward than a tall, lanky defender as he scored his first goal for his new club Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.

Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders, First Cascadia Cup Of 2014 Season: Open Thread

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Who: Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders
When: Saturday, April 5, 2014
Where:Providence Park, Portland
What time: 3pm ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra

The first Cascadia Cup of the 2014 season kicks off today with Portland Timbers hosting Seattle Sounders in MLS action.

MLS Week 5: A Look Ahead

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Dark green clouds of smoke billowing from the Timbers Army section of Providence Park will greet fans across the country tuning in to the first Cascadia Cup match of the season.

The struggling Portland Timbers are hoping to put their early-season problems behind them when they face their arch-rival Seattle Sounders.

Watch ‘Inside The Timbers Army,’ A Film About How Portland Timbers Fans Create Tifos [VIDEO]

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The creativity and passion that Portland Timbers supporters pour into making incredible tifos to help support their team is outstanding. Thankfully, filmmakers have captured the fans and the process on video to give soccer fans such as ourselves a better understanding of what goes into making these beautiful designs.

After disappointing finish, Timbers turn their thoughts towards Sounders

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PORTLAND, Ore.-As the Portland Timbers players made their way around the field after their 3-3 draw with Real Salt Lake Wednesday night, the Timbers Army serenaded the club with neither cheers nor boos, but with a simple message.

"Beat Seattle.

Tactics & Analysis: Missing a "Plan B"

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There was lightning in the sky. There were fireworks out on the Delaware River. The Sons of Ben and a visiting contingent of the Timbers Army were doing a drumline-style chant war on the concourse underneath the stadium. There was a lot going on at PPL Park Saturday night, especially with a storm delay at halftime thrown into the mix.

Trash Talk Fridays: Fire vs. Timbers

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Home of the stupidest independence movement ever. (photo: jeld-wenfield.com/)

On Saturday the Fire host some hipsters from a place that's only famous because it has some skate park. OTF's Ricardo Ortiz continues his American safari and gives you the low-down down-low.

In the dizzying miasma of tepid affection and cool passive aggression we call social relations, there have always been particular groups of people who are found to beparticularly distasteful.

Portland Timbers make dream come true for 8-year old fan and cancer victim

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Major League Soccer saw one of their clubs make a dream come true for a young fan this week. Eight year old Portland Timbers fan Atticus Lane-Duprey has always wanted to play against his favorite team, and he finally got his chance this week.

Lane-Duprey is a cancer victim and despite his stricken state, he continues to fight for his survival and thanks to the Make-a-Wish foundation was able to set up an exhibition match between he and his friends of The Green Machine against the Portland Timbers.

Timbers Lose To Lower League Side

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Watch these highlights!
At lunchtime today the Timbers faced local side Green Machine and lost 10-9!
Green Machine being the club of 8-year old Atticus Lane-Dupre, who missed the end of the fall season with his team while fighting cancer. Through the Make-A-Wish foundation what he wanted to do was play the Portland Timbers with his Green Machine teammates, and the Timbers organization along with the Timbers Army went all out to make his wish come true.

Timbers Army 107ist Presentation to Portland City Council

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Portland Timbers Man of the Match: Cursing at the Counter

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Ryan Johnson

It wasn't a great performance overall from my perspective (Timbers Army) so in the end I have to give it to the goalscorer. Montreal's defense was rock solid all night long and it took an impressive run/slide by Ryan to finally pull one back for the Timbers.

Major League Soccer

Major Link Soccer: Dynamo Moscow Relegated, van Gaal out

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Big shakeups across Europe as the Winter schedule comes to a close


Still in what's thought of as the prime of a professional sporting career, Dani Foxhoven has hung up her cleats. Foxhoven showed up to last week's Seattle Reign-Portland Thorns match to cheer on two of her former clubs.

Major Link Soccer: Ex FIFA VP faces fraud charges

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Once at the top of Soccer leadership, Jack Warner now faces a $50 Million lawsuit.


When given an opportunity to hop on the Zlatan hype train, Bruce Arena simply let it pass.

Chris Wondolowski has signed a contract extension with the San Jose Earthquakes, nearly guaranteeing that he will ride into the sunset in the South Bay.

Major Link Soccer: Leicester City wins Premier League

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5000-1 odds ain't what they used to be.


Is MLS joining the world trend away from the traditional 4-4-2? Unusual Efforts looks at the league-wide shift that's spread to Seattle in its eighth season in MLS.

The Oregonian has a nice letter to the editor lamenting the presence of the Timbers Army and a "three-ring circus" at Providence Park.

The Six-Pack: Timber’s Army Home Brew Contest Winner Abram Goldman-Armstrong

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It's probably no surprise that many American soccer fans are not only lovers of beer, but lovers of homebrewed beer. It should also come as no surprise that many Major League Soccer supporters groups host their own home brew competitions each year. The one that the Portland Timber's supporters, the Timber's Army has put on, officially or unofficially, since 2009 in certainly one of the more high-profile ones.

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Portland Timbers defeat FC Dallas 3-1, the lighter side

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The Portland Timbers welcomed FC Dallas to Providence Park on November 22, handed them a sizable deficit to overcome for the second leg of the playoff round, and then played around in some streamers. Pictures and humor from the Timbers 3-1 win.

Timbers 0, Real Salt Lake 1: Three things from Portland's loss (photos and video)

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When Robbie Findley pounced on a stray ball following a diving save by Donovan Ricketts to put Real Salt Lake one goal up on the night, three goals on aggregate he effectively closed the door on Portland Timbers' third season in MLS, leaving the supporters eagerly awaiting next year's season opener on March 8th, 2014.

Timbers 3, Sounders 2: Three things from Portland's win (photos and video)

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Portland Timbers carried on where they left off at CenturyLink Field last Sunday and continued their demolition of Seattle Sounders playoff hopes.

Timbers 2, Whitecaps 2: Three things from Portland's draw (photos and video)

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Portland Timbers' defense of the Cascadia Cup came to an end after they drew 2-2 with Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place last Sunday.

Timbers 1, Whitecaps 1: Three things from Portland's draw (photos and video)

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Another sellout crowd of 20,674 saw the Portland Timbers stutter in their defense of the Cascadia Cup when they drew 1-1 at JELD-WEN Field last Saturday evening.

Timbers 2, LA Galaxy 1: Three things from Portland's win (photos and videos)

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Portland Timbers came back from being a goal down against the LA Galaxy to win the match in the fourth minute of stoppage time in front of a delirious crowd of of 20,674 at JELD-WEN Field on Saturday night.

Portland Timbers versus Montreal Impact (photos and video)

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The Timbers fell behind by two goals for the second time in seven days but, despite applying pressure to the Montreal defense in the second half, were unable manufacture a repeat of the Season Opener and salvage a point.

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Olympia brewery makes Clint Dempsey-themed beer, sells it in Portland, hilarity ensues

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The beer is called "Deuce Juice" because ... why not?

Three Magnets Brewing, a brewery based in Olympia, recently put out a beer called "Deuce Juice." It's a play on Clint Dempsey's nickname and jersey number. It's apparently a pretty decent IPA, too.

The rather hilarious nature of the name aside, this beer is perhaps more notable because of the reaction it got from Timbers fans, who were apparently quite displeased to find it being sold near Providence Park.

Around The Forest: Lone Star Brigade rolls out the red carpet

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Whitecaps and Sounders draw, what's next for Kei Kamara and more!


Houston Away | The Lone Star Brigade gives a visiting Timbers fan guide to Space City | Portland Timbers
As the Portland Timbers head to Texas for the first leg of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Semifinal against the Houston Dynamo on Monday (6:30pm PT, FS1), they'll have some familiar support.

Rose City Forecast 29: NYCFC vs PTFC

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Almost two weeks ago, you may remember that the Timbers traveled north to Seattle and came away with a 1-1 draw. The Sounders got the first goal when Cristian Roldan finished up a sequence of pinball in the Timbers box. PTFC would respond just before half time when Valeri launched a perfect through-ball to Darren Mattocks who was fouled in the box.

Last Chance: Help Operation Pitch Invasion Restore Bless Field

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A couple weeks ago we brought word to this site about a local event here in Portland called: "Beating Seattle Never Gets Old: A Benefit for Bless Field." Being held at the Hollywood Theatre, it's an event to not only have fun and hang out with 107ist and Timbers Army members outside the game day festivities, but also to raise money for a great cause that will help a bunch of local kids learn to play the sport we all love in a proper setting.

Soumare called up, Okugo top performer, rivalries, Champions League wins, more

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Soumare get Mali callup. Okugo voted top performer. Getting ready for Rivalry Week? No Union players yet with City Islanders. Sounders defeat Tigres in CCL. Divine Barcelona. More news.

Opinion: Why is Troy Perkins so Popular with the Timbers Army?

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"Perkins, Perkins! Give us a wave!" The loud booming chant by the Timbers Army was heard well enough by Troy Perkins as he wandered over to his net by the Timbers Army. After about 15 seconds, Perkins glanced over his shoulder and gave a small wave... From my view in section 108, I would say that Perkins' wave was almost reluctant.