WW Liveblog: Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake in the MLS Western Conference Final

Portland Timbers 0-1 Real Salt Lake (2-4 on aggregate)


Live updates will be posted at the bottom of the page. Hit refresh to see the latest. The game starts at 6 p.m. I'll try to post updates throughout the day, and they'll grow in frequency as the game progresses. Get at me on Twitter (@atomchak) or via e-mail at ascott@wweek.com.Preamble: All seems lost for the Portland Timbers right now. I don't mean to be too negative, but in the first leg of the tie, ...   More
Sunday, November 24, 2013 by Alex Tomchak Scott

Dr. Know: Jeld-Wen's Water

Dr. Know
Was Jeld-Wen Field designed with only two water fountains in order to boost sales of bottled water? The line for the fountains is agonizingly long, and it’s slow because everyone is filling up bo   More
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 MARTY SMITH

Portland Timbers stun the L.A Galaxy 3-0


It’s a rare night when the Los Angeles Galaxy are the ones seeing stars. Not only is the club one of the few in Major League Soccer with national and international superstars, but it came to face the Portland Timbers at Jeld-Wen Field leading the MLS with 45 points and undefeated since May 1. Where Landon Donovan the American sports hero might earn adulation elsewhere, Donovan the Galaxy striker ...   More
Thursday, August 4, 2011 by

Portland Timbers: A Viewer's Guide to Sunday's Match Against the New York Red Bulls


The Portland Timbers’ recent three-game slide has forced the club within a hair of the Major League Soccer Western Conference basement. Fans are still blaming last week’s reffing fiasco for a late loss to the reigning MLS Cup champions, but the team’s performance has to get a lot better—and fast.No team to visit Jeld-Wen Field so far has had quite the star power the New York Red Bulls will ...   More
Friday, June 17, 2011 by

Portland Timbers: Late Goal Lets Rapids Escape, 1-0


Notoriously slow starts have been a general concern for the Portland Timbers. But one game in particular—a 3-1 blowout by the Colorado Rapids in their MLS debut—was fresh in everyone’s mind entering Saturday’s rematch. The Timbers marked their entry into the league by allowing three goals in the first 30 minutes of that March contest. On Saturday night, at home and away from the elevation ...   More
Saturday, June 11, 2011 by

Portland Timbers: A Viewer's Guide to Saturday's Game Against the Colorado Rapids


The Portland Timbers' recent two-game slide isn’t the end of the world, but it has brought some urgency to the team’s hopes for the season. The Timbers' scoring struggles have been magnified through recent lapses on defense, dropping the team into seventh place in the Major League Soccer Western Conference standings. Ahead of Saturday's match against defending MLS Cup champion Colorado Rapids, ...   More
Friday, June 10, 2011 by

Portland Timbers: The Home Winning Streak Ends In Confusing 3-2 Loss


Bad news came in threes for both the Portland Timbers and D.C. United Sunday afternoon, but the results proved worse for Portland. D.C. United ended the Timbers’ home winning streak with a 3-2 win at Jeld-Wen Field that was tense to the final minute. Portland had chances to earn a draw in stoppage time after a header goal by Jorge Perlaza breathed life into a game that appeared over in the 88th ...   More
Sunday, May 29, 2011 by

Cutting The Ribbon

Five things we learned from the Portland Timbers’ first two home games in Major League Soccer.

Portland’s initiation into Major League Soccer played to sellout crowds last week and produced the Timbers’ first wins of the season. For those who weren’t among the 18,600-plus fans to pack    More
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 JONATHAN CROWL


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