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:

Friday, February 4 at Ventura County Fusion in Ventura, California – 7:00
Tuesday, February 8 vs. Los Angeles Galaxy in Ventura, California
Saturday, February 19 vs. Houston Dynamo in Phoenix, Arizona
Wednesday, February 23 vs. Montreal Impact in Grande Sports World, Arizona
Saturday, February 26 vs. Sporting Kansas City at Grande Sports World, Arizona – 11:00am
Friday, March 4 vs. Seattle Sounders at Tukwila, Washington – 7:30
Saturday, March 5 vs. Vancouver Whitecaps at Tukwila, Washington – 5:00

The March 4 and March 5 matches will be a part of the Cascadia Summit, and to find out more about the ticket fiasco, check the Talk Timbers message board thread here:
http://www.soccercityusa.com/cgi-bin/yabb25/YaBB.pl?num=1295841478/80#80

Some links with preseason coverage:

http://portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/01/timbers-announce-2011-preseason-training-schedule
http://portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/01/timbers-add-2011-preseason-matches
http://portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/02/timbers-training-notebook-ventura-day-1
http://portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/02/timbers-preseason-notebook-day-2-california
http://portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/01/timbers-play-seattle-vancouver-preseason-cascadia-summit
http://portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/02/cascadia-summit-tickets-sale

http://www.oregonlive.com/timbers/index.ssf/2011/02/portland_timbers_coaches_happy.html
http://www.oregonlive.com/timbers/index.ssf/2011/01/portland_timbers_regular_seaso.html
http://www.oregonlive.com/timbers/index.ssf/2011/01/timbers_upcoming_california_tr.html

http://blog.oregonlive.com/timbers/2011/02/timbers_community_tour_what_a.html
http://blog.oregonlive.com/timbers/2011/01/timbers_training_camp_learning.html
http://blog.oregonlive.com/timbers/2011/01/timbers_updates_training_camp.html

http://timbers.theoffside.com/mls/kit-numbers-unveiled-for-timbers.html
http://timbers.theoffside.com/kits/timbers-start-pre-sale-of-rose-city-fc-kits.html

http://www.prostamerika.com/2011/02/02/sounders-we-told-the-truth-and-ticketmaster-stay-36185/
http://www.prostamerika.com/2011/01/29/blanding-access-granted-by-the-timbers-to-fans-is-the-best-in-the-league-35915/
http://www.prostamerika.com/2011/02/01/timbers-army-give-caps-fans-to-see-team-36154/