Timbers Tid Bits: Happy New Year! Edition

Steve Dykes

A new year has arrived, and to 2012 I say good riddance. Here's hoping 2013 holds better things for the Timbers and is a good year for American soccer in general.

Galaxy ink Tottenham goalkeper Cudicini on free transfer
Carlo Cudicini will not occupy a Designated Player spot.

Soccer predictions for 2013
Landon Donovan won't retire, neither Abby Wambach nor Alex Morgan will win the FIFA world player of the year award, and other predictions for the new year, in American soccer and around the world.

Don Garber, MLS commissioner, talks about Sepp Blatter
Garber said he was "surprised" by Blatter's comments, adding "I know he's aware of the progress being made."

THE NEW BOSS Source: Red Bulls to name McAllister coach
A source says Gary McAllister will be the new coach of the New York Red Bulls.

Source: Red Bulls have not offered coach job to McAllister
Well, which is it?

In 2013, It's Less Action, More Plot for the USWNT
American Soccer Now's predictions for the US women this year.

Hopes and dreams for American soccer in 2013
5 big soccer wishes for 2013. I hope they all come true.

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