It was April, 2001, and the third incarnation of the Portland Timbers were about to begin their first season in the second division A-League. Timbers news in those days was sporadic at best, with OregonLive and the recently launched Portland Tribune with the occasional article, and the super Timbers blog...
The MLS Timbers will play their first “official” match tonight, as they are in Ventura, California for training camp, and take on the Ventura County Fusion tonight at Ventura College.
With the first pre-season game less than 24 hours away, it’s time to take a quick look at the Timbers roster, and who has been confirmed as being in camp. As of 2/2/11, signed players (with their 2010 teams listed) are:
Catching up on pre-season matches and training The Timbers are in Ventura, California for their first official MLS training camp, with their first pre-season match coming up on Friday, February 4 against the Ventura County Fusion. As of now, the following pre-season matches and scrimmages have been announced:
The Timbers announced that they have surpassed 11,000 season tickets for the 2011 season, with 72 days left to go before the home opener at PGE Park on Thursday, April 14 against the Chicago Fire.