Timbers Tid Bits: Mock Draft Edition

In case you guys didn't see it, yesterday was SB Nation's mock Expansion Draft. Some of you will also notice some, er, confusion on our part from the draft. Essentially Jake Gleeson was picked when I meant for him to be protected. What happened was I made a late addition and the SBN editors wouldn't allow such a late change.

Bummer, but I guess it was my fault as much as anybody's.

In any case, in this fictional SB Nation world we live in Jake Gleeson is now a Montreal Impact player. How would you guys feel if Gleeson really was traded or "picked" in the Expansion Draft?

Enjoy your daily news!

Timbers news

Ex-Chelsea striker Spencer urges Portland Timbers to be ready for pre-season
Portland Timbers head coach John Spencer has urges his players to return for pre-season training fit and ready to go.

Portland's Nagbe all smiles after winning Goal of the Year
Timbers rookie: "I never thought I’d win in my first season"

Timbers announce sellout of 2012 season tickets
Season ticket sales are now capped at 14,750. Very impressive!

My version of the Portland Timbers protected list before the 2012 MLS Expansion Draft
Another predicted Expansion Draft protection list.

Other news (after the jump)

GALAXY: Best MLS team of all time?
CARSON -- If the Galaxy win MLS Cup on Sunday, the debate on Major League Soccer's finest team -- ever -- will be done. Or will it?

Dynamo, once roadkill, turn into road warriors
During the regular season Houston often struggled away from home.

MLS CUP: Southern California's history
The Galaxy has been to more MLS Cup finals than anybody else. More finals have been played in L.A. than anywhere else. But never has L.A. played in L.A.

Whitecaps youngster Salgado to train with Fulham
Top SuperDraft pick to train with EPL side beginning Nov. 17

Three years enough to change everything for Arena, Galaxy
LA boss has overhauled 2008 flop into an MLS Cup favorite

Galaxy's Chad Barrett taken down by a simple twist of fate
The Galaxy forward's ankle popped when his cleats caught on wet grass, knocking a key part of the team's offense out of the MLS Cup final.

MLS ticket prices soar on resale market
Interesting economic look at MLS Cups resale ticket prices.

Houston Dynamo's Dominic Kinnear is on brink of record win
Dominic Kinnear -- who will try to win a record third MLS Cup on Sunday -- has managed to build, and rebuild the Dynamo into one of the league's most successful teams.

D.C. United's De Rosario voted Volkswagen MLS MVP
Canadian legend honored after memorable run in US capital

Beckham eyeing first MLS Cup trophy with LA
David Beckham hopes to crown what could be his final season in Major League Soccer with a league championship when he and the L.A. Galaxy face the Houston Dynamo in Sunday's MLS Cup.

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