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  Portland Timbers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Portland Timbers are Portland, Oregon's entry in the USL First Division, the second tier of professional soccer in the United States.
The Timbers' hardcore fans are known as the Timbers Army.
The lead fan is Timber Jim, a wild man who wields a live chainsaw around the field, cutting off a slab of a log each time the team scores.
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Portland had taken the first game 3-1 for only their second positive result of the season.
Maybe it was a case of tired legs at the beginning for Vancouver and at the end for Portland: the game fizzled out of the gate, being hampered by close marking, closer refereeing, and an inability to hold on to the ball for any measurable length of time.
The Timbers defence dealt capably with the problems that were being created, until the 56th minute when the Whitecaps almost stole the opener.
www.angelfire.com /mac/whitecapsfan/match5.html   (933 words)

 Timbers Soccer - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
PORTLAND, Ore. — An open trial was held at PGE Park Saturday, with more than 50 players from all across the country descending on Portland to put their talent on display for Timbers head coach Chris Agnello.
Portland, Ore. - Professional soccer made its first appearance of the year last Saturday as a number of players from all over the country came to Portland to show their stuff.
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Timbers today agreed to terms with goalkeeper Josh Saunders, who returns for a fourth season with the USL First Division club on loan from the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer....
www.pgepark.com /timbers   (257 words)

By about the mid-point of the half, it was the Timbers that were carrying the play, and the Whitecaps had to endure some nervous moments: McKinley Tennyson was a presence all evening, but his opportunities were limited by the inability of the supporting cast to get the ball to him with any accuracy.
Timber forward Fadi Afash chased the apparent lost cause to the endline before hooking over a cross that deflected off someone in front and landed right at the feet of Jake Sagare who side-footed the ball into the goal for the opener.
Portland were content at that point to put all available players behind the ball, leaving big Tennyson to handle the goal scoring chores.
www.angelfire.com /mac/whitecapsfan/timbers.html   (645 words)

 The Timber Mill - "We Saw It All"
Portland Timbers radio announcer Andy McNamara has been nominated as a finalist for the 2005 Sportscaster of the Year for the state of Oregon, an award presented annually by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA).
Portland was known as "Soccer City USA" during the heyday of the Timbers in the 1970's, and has maintained that reputation, even without a professional team calling the city home for several years.
That excitement returned to Portland in 2001 as the newest member of the A-League, the Portland Timbers, had the 2nd highest attendance in the league, had two crowds over 11,000, and advanced to the second round of the playoffs in their first year.
www.soccercityusa.com /timbers   (1470 words)

 Dorrk.com: I Am Mental and I'm Barmy, I Guess
Minor slump aside, the New Portland Timbers are in the Western Division of the A-League.
The Portland Timbers are an expansion team, meaning they are new to the A-League this season, but the Portland Timbers are not new in general.
Currently the Portland Timbers are at the top of the Western Division of the A-League and have won all of their games on the almost-real-grass field at the newly refurbished PGE Park (formerly Civic Stadium).
www.dorrk.com /content?ed=20041203133225   (1657 words)

 Portland Timbers - Seattle Sounders, 2005 Aug 20
For Portland, Kevin Goldthwaite's throw-in to the near post was flicked on nicely by Dan Antoniuk's head towards the far post, and Preston Burpo had to be sharp to dive out and snare it.
At 31', Portland chipped a ball through the Seattle defense to give Paul Conway a pressured shot from 15, and he was just wide of the far post.
For Portland, Higgins worked a nice wall pass with Antoniuk inside the penalty area for a 15-yard shot up the middle, and Burpo collapsed on it and held.
seattlepitch.tripod.com /matches/2005/aug20.html   (1208 words)

 Seattle Sounders - Portland Timbers, 2005 Apr 30
The Timbers didn't take a shot in the first half, but netted their first two shots of the match in the second half, with Byron Alvarez and Tom Poltl bagging the goals.
Portland's third shot came in the 65th when Alvarez was open for a cross 15 yards out, but Fulton was there for his only save of the match.
Portland managed their 4th shot of the match when Lines tried from the corner of the penalty area, sending it 2 yards over the bar at 82'.
seattlepitch.tripod.com /matches/2005/apr30.html   (852 words)

 August 8, 2004 -- Portland Timbers 1 at Calgary Mustangs 1
Portland had the last chance of the half when Byron Alvarez stole the ball away just outside the danger area, but his attempt strayed wide left.
In the 85th minute, Timber Jake Segare took a powerful shot at the Calgary goal, but Pfannestiel was equal to the task.
In the second overtime, Portland substitute Daniel Antoniuk made an attempt in the 108th minute from the side of the goal, but the Calgary keeper again made the save.
members.shaw.ca /jkmet/2004aug08.htm   (671 words)

 The Voyageurs: Canadian Soccer Supporters - April 23 - Portland vs. Toronto [R]
The Timbers’ first goal of the year came from the unlikeliest of sources in the 50th minute of play, when Winters got a foot on the ball at close range and ricocheted it off Toronto’s Niels Dekker and into the back of the net.
Portland goalkeeper Josh Saunders collected his first clean sheet of the year with the shutout win and his 13th in three seasons.
Portland hoped to start their season brightly and carry over their impressive form from the 2004 season that led them to a 18-7-3 record and first place in the Western Conference.
www.canadian-soccer.com /forum/topic.asp?topic_id=6614   (1141 words)

 Portland Timbers - Seattle Sounders, 2004 May 1
Portland's Henning didn't last long, limping off in the 13th minute with a sore hamstring, replaced by Scott Benedetti.
A cleared Portland corner kick went to Jake Sagare at the corner of area for a long shot, but he missed the far post by yards.
A Portland free kick was centered to Bengard for a 25-yard try, sent a yard over the bar.
seattlepitch.tripod.com /matches/2004/may1.html   (1000 words)

 KOIN.com: Local News, Weather, Sports, Entertainment and Health   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
PORTLAND -- The Portland Timbers will kick off their 2005 regular season against the Toronto Lynx on Saturday, April 23 at PGE Park, it was announced today as the club unveiled its 28-game schedule for the upcoming USL First Division campaign.
Timbers' ticket plans start as low as $77.00 and are available by contacting the team's ticket office at (503) 553-5555.
Portland will be featured on the newly named Fox Soccer Channel on Friday, July 8 at Seattle and Friday, Aug. 5 against Minnesota at PGE Park.
www.koin.com /sports.asp?RECORD_KEY[sports]=ID&ID[sports]=790   (396 words)

 Charleston Battery 0 - Portland Timbers 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Portland opened the scoring in the 7th minute.
In the 26th minute the Timbers scored the 2nd goal of the half.
The second half saw the Timbers tighten up their defense and the Battery attack could not seem to find a way through.
www.charlestonbattery.com /2001/Timbers_1.htm   (295 words)

 Willamette Week Online | News | SPORTS | Timbers Outnumbered, Outgunned. (7/14/2004)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As the Portland Timbers opened their clash against the San Jose Earthquakes at a sweltering, sizzling PGE Park last night, the local minor-leaguers had the Major League Soccer champions on the run.
Portland forwards Alan Gordon and Byron Alvarez-a two-man scourge of the A-League with almost two dozen goals between them-managed little headway against a defense anchored by Curt Waibel, a menacing shaven-headed warrior who towered over Alvarez and out-muscled the rookie Gordon.
Portland’s midfield struggled to adjust to the ‘Quakes speed, while a number of promising Timbers attacks that would likely have struck minor-league gold died on canny San Jose defenders’ boots.
www.wweek.com /story.php?story=5310   (685 words)

Portland finished the regular season with the most points, the most goals, the largest goal differential, and the most points per match…and then crashed and burned pretty quickly in the playoffs.
Portland started the season winning six straight, and went 7-3-0 in their last 10 regular season matches.
So the Timbers are without their top scorer, they’re older than dirt, their new owners appear to be too cheap to find a top-shelf striker, and they don’t have Edmonton, Calgary and Milwaukee to kick around anymore.
www.sick-boy.com /05portland.htm   (249 words)

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Cain, affectionately known by many as one of Portland's baseball pioneers, was the owner of the Portland Rockies and later served as the acting general manager of the Beavers on an interim basis, beginning in April 2004.
Despite the recent period of ownership uncertainty, the Portland Timbers have continued to be one of the most successful franchises in United Soccer Leagues on and off the field.
The Portland Timbers professional soccer team, originally founded as part of the North American Soccer League in 1975, is a member of the 12-team First Division of United Soccer Leagues and begins its 2005 home schedule on Saturday, April 9.
www.katu.com /printstory.asp?ID=76112   (1176 words)

 WhitecapsFC.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Portland’s record drops to 5-7-4 for 19 points, to sit in the seventh.
Portland keeper Josh Saunders made the save of the game at 84' as he was at full stretch to push over a blast from Dave Morris that was labeled for the top corner.
The Timbers are winless in their last five games, including a 4-2 loss in Seattle on Friday night.
whitecapsfc.com /news/?id=1746   (533 words)

 Portland host rival Seattle Friday - OurSports Central
Portland has had our number this past regular season, but we are going to fight and play as hard as possible to figure out a way to win.
The Timbers finished the 2005 season with a 10-9-9 record (39pts), ensuring their fifth winning season and a fourth trip to the postseason in five campaigns.
Since joining the USL as an expansion club in 2001, Portland's 69 victories rank fourth in the league and its four playoff appearances are tied for second-most in that five-year span.
www.oursportscentral.com /services/releases?id=3223715   (1402 words)

 Portland Timbers Fan Page
PORTLAND, OR (9-8-2005)-- With much on the line the Timbers came through Thursday night with a gigantic 6-1 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks, improving the teams record to straight 9-9-9 with one regular season match remaining.
Section 107 was almost entirely empty, only Drumman and a few others were there and that was mostly in a role of unifier between 106 and 108 and at the 75th minute the two sides converged to fill 107 for the last part of the match.
Byron would give the Timbers their second goal early in the second half (51st minute unassisted)when he stole the ball and made a nice run to the net, faking the keeper and putting the ball in.
www.timbersfanpage.com   (680 words)

 PGE Park
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Timbers kick off the 2006 regular season on Saturday, April 22, when they take on the Vancouver Whitecaps at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby, B.C., it was announced today as the club unveiled its 28-game schedule for the upcoming United Soccer Leagues (USL) First Division campaign.
PORTLAND, Ore. — On Saturday, Dec. 17, the Portland Beavers and Portland Timbers will be holding a special holiday merchandise sale at PGE Park from 9 a.m.
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Beavers and Portland Timbers, in cooperation with Northwest Medical Teams, will be collecting monetary donations at collection boxes throughout PGE Park during all six remaining regular-season home games in the teams’ efforts to assist those affected by...
www.bluto.net /portlandtimbers   (250 words)

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August 7th at Portland - The Timbers won their seventh league game in nine tries against their I-5 rivals, this time with a 1-0 victory on a strike from Paul Conway in the 77th minute.
The Timbers will enter Friday night’s match after a six days of rest and no travel, whereas the Sounders will be on seven days of rest and have to travel to Portland Friday morning.
Portland has had our number this season, but we are going to fight and play as hard as possible to figure out a way to win.
www.seattlesounders.net /cgi-bin/pressrelease.cgi?ID=343   (1232 words)

 go to more Portland Timbers games on 43 Things
The Timbers Army, if you aren’t in the know, is a group of hardcore fans who sit in section 107 of PGE Park.
The place was packed with people decked in the Timbers colors of green and white, and it took a good while to get to the bar and snag a couple of $3 Red Stripes.
The teams were pretty evenly matched, but I think the Timbers had an advantage on the artificial turf, which lets the ball roll faster than on grass.
www.43things.com /things/view/231382   (959 words)

 SAFC.COM: / Pre-Season 2005 / Tour Information / Portland Timbers /
Known as the "Rose City", Portland sits at the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers and is widely known for its numerous parks, urban livability and world-renowned craft beers.
Timbers head coach Bobby Howe, who played for West Ham United from 1962-72 and later for Bournemouth, is entering his fifth season as manager of the Timbers.
Winners of the 2004 regular-season championship after finishing with 57 points, the Timbers have not posted a losing record since returning as a franchise in 2001.
www.safc.com /tickets?page_id=7347   (216 words)

 May 25, 2003 -- Portland 1 at Calgary 2
Even though this was only the Calgary Storm's seventh game of the season, they faced the Portland Timbers for the third time this year on Sunday at Foothills Park.
Timber midfielder Scott Benedetti almost put his club up by two in the 11th minute when he bent a free kick that was going to the left side of the net, but Storm keeper David Wiebenga made the save.
The Portland defenders thought play had been called, and were wondering if a penalty was about to be rewarded.
members.shaw.ca /jkmet/2003may25.htm   (775 words)

 BigSoccer - MLB, Portland Timbers, and MLS
First the Portland Beavers would have to leave because you don't need a minor league baseball team when there is a MLB team in town.
I have lived in Portland for 40 years and the people who live here are not that stupid to do that.
The fact is that Portland and Oregon should be trying to solve their own problems and not be wasting energy on a baseball team that will be little more than a small market franchise with little corporate support.
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/printthread.php?t=31166   (2494 words)

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 timberlog - ...it's the vibe, it's the law, it's the constitution...
Another excellent 107 Report, which is quickly becoming an invaluable resource for Timbers fans, including a revealing interview with Coach Agnello.
As Bob points out, this Saturday is the Timbers Open Try-Out at PGE Park where basically anyone can try and catch the eye of Coach Agnello.
The Timbers have officially announced that keeper Josh Saunders is returning for the 2006 on loan from the LA Galaxy for the 4th year.
timberlog.blogspot.com   (1391 words)

 Portland Timbers - Press Room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Portland kicks off its sixth USL First Division season on Saturday, April 22, against the Vancouver Whitecaps at Swangard Stadium.
The Timbers open up the home portion of their season by playing host to the Whitecaps at PGE Park on Friday, May 5.
A variety of season ticket options are available by calling the Timbers ticket office at (503) 553-5555.
www.pgepark.com /timbers/pressRoom.shtml   (712 words)

 Portland Timbers 3 Toronto Linx 0 || The Shaymen & Timbers Army - Unofficial Portland & Halifax News and Views
The Portland Timbers come on strong in the second half to send the Toronto Linx, who made their first visit to PGE Park backhome with no points.
The first goal of the match at the 50 minute of play was an own goal as as defender Neils Dekker of the Linkx failed to clear a Brian Winters pass and placed it pass his keeper instead.
The Timbers second goal was scored by Edwin Miranda off a nice cross by Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar in the 59th minute.
www.sportnetwork.net /main/s205/st71715.htm   (241 words)

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