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Timbers get a rare good performance, but shoot blanks and fall 1-0 to Chivas USA

Timbers get a rare good performance, but shoot blanks and fall 1-0 to Chivas USA
The Portland Timbers would put on one of their best performances of the season on Saturday night at JELD-WEN Field, dominating ChivasUSA 19-8 in shots, 11-2 in corners, and producing many good chances, especially for forward Kris Boyd.  But the Timbers never managed to convert a single chance, and...

Timbers set a few records in Dallas, but none to be proud of in 5-0 loss

The Portland Timbers would suffer the worst loss of their MLS history on Saturday night, falling 5-0 to FC Dallas who were tied with the Timbers at the bottom of the Western Conference going into the match. The Timbers also set a Major League Soccer record for longest road...

MLS Timbers in Dallas while U-23s in playoffs in Calfornia

MLS Timbers in Dallas while U-23s in playoffs in Calfornia
The MLS Timbers and the U-23s will both be in action tonight at the same time as the Timbers U-23s will be playing in Ventura, Calfornia at 5:00pm against the host Ventura County Fusion in the Western Conference Semifinals.  It will be the first trip outside the Northwest for...

Timbers shut out for sixth straight time on the road, 1-0 by Chivas USA

Timbers shut out for sixth straight time on the road, 1-0 by Chivas USA
The Portland Timbers were unable to break out of their road woes at the Home Depot Center on Wednesday as they took on Chivas USA in a rare early afternoon weekday game. The Timbers would go down a goal in the 16th minute and could never find the equalizer...

U-23s advance to conference finals with 2-1 win over Kitsap

U-23s advance to conference finals with 2-1 win over Kitsap
The Portland Timbers U-23s have advanced to the 2012 Western Conference Finals with a 2-1 win over the Kitsap Pumas at Gladstone High School on Sunday The Timbers broke through early when in just the second minute, Mark Sherrod headed home a long throw from Anthony Hobbs on a narrow...

Two goals from Boyd not enough as Galaxy drop five on Timbers in 5-3 win

Two goals from Boyd not enough as Galaxy drop five on Timbers in 5-3 win
The Portland Timbers played their first match after coach John Spencer had been fired when they took on the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday, and it would be a wide-open goal fest that the Timbers would take an early lead in, but they could not hold onto the lead...
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