Portland Timbers Training Catch Up: Day 3 Pictures

The Portland Timbers spent their first week of training in Portland before heading down to Arizona. Here are a few pictures I snapped while at that first week of practice but didn't have time to put up on the site.

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Trialist Mikael Silvestre jogs with the team to start off the practice.

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Caleb Porter addresses the Timbers senior players after wrapping up the team's warm-ups.

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Cameron Knowles talks to a group of the younger Timbers players, while Hanyer Mosquera rides an exercise cycle in the background.

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Milos Kocic saves a short range shot from Jake Gleeson during the keepers' warm-ups.

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Caleb Porter explains what he is looking for from a game of keep away with the team's senior players.

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Kocic dives to make another save during the keepers' warm-ups.

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Jack Jewsbury splits Danny Mwanga and Eric Alexander with a pass during a game of keep away.

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Diego Chara prepares to control a chipped pass.

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Jake Gleeson gets his turn in net while the keepers continue to do their own thing.

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Mikael Silvestre dances on the ball to keep it away from Darlington Nagbe.

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Silvestre gets by Nagbe.

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Michael Harrington plays a cross field pass during one of the day's games of keep away.

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Ryan Johnson takes precautions as Silvestre prepares to hit a long ball.

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Porter gives instructions on ball movement as the team prepares to run through the 4-4-2 diamond and 4-3-3 formations.

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The team is addressed one more time by Porter before wrapping up practice.

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Diego Valeri and Diego Chara huggle the ball with Jose Adolfo Valencia (off screen) as the team heads in to the locker room.

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The Diegos continue their juggling.

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There we go. Hopefully that will tide you over until tomorrow's preseason game.

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