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Timbers rally, but can’t hold lead and fall 3-2 to Real Salt Lake on two late goals

Timbers rally, but can’t hold lead and fall 3-2 to Real Salt Lake on two late goals
It was a wild night at Portland’s JELD-WEN Field, as the rain came and went, and the lead would actually change hand three times, but the Timbers gave up two very late goals to turn a 2-1 win into a 3-2 loss to Real Salt Lake in front of...

Timbers announce exhibitions vs. Valencia and Aston Villa

The Portland Timbers have announced two major exhibitions for the 2012 season, with Spain’s Valencia CF visiting on May 23, and Aston Villa from the English Premier League scheduled to visit on July 24. Valencia competes in Spain’s La Liga, and have won six league titles, and also have...

No rally this time, early goal holds up, Timbers fall 1-0 in New England

For the third time in three games this season, the Timbers went down a goal, this time in the very first minute in New England on a header by Saer Sène.  But unlike the home opener when the Timbers rallied for a 3-1 win over Philadelphia, and last week when...

Timbers rally for 3-1 win over Philadelphia in season opener

Timbers rally for 3-1 win over Philadelphia in season opener
As it had been for the home opener nearly a year before, it was a very wet evening at JELD-WEN Field, with the rain getting heavier as the evening progressed, and the wind swirling at pitch level.  After going down 1-0 in the second half, the Timbers would rally...

Kris Boyd gets his first goal six minutes into 1-0 Timbers victory over AIK

Kris Boyd gets his first goal six minutes into 1-0 Timbers victory over AIK
There was a great deal of anticipation at Portland’s JELD-WEN Field as new striker Kris Boyd took to the field for the first time.  The Scottish forward, who is the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Scottish Premier League, did not take long to show his impact...

San Jose throttles Chivas USA by 5-0 score in Sunday’s first match

In the opening match of the final day of the preseason tournament at Portland’s JELD-WEN Field, it was the San Jose Earthquakes who put on the scoring display of the tournament, adding four goals in the second half to a 1-0 halftime lead for a 5-0 demolition of Chivas...
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