Jeff Vinnick

Transfers, Trades in MLS Take a Toll on Players

Since March of 2012, 50 different players have appeared on the Portland Timbers’ roster, as each of them endured a season of uncertainty. In this 3-part story, we'll examine the topsy-turvy relationship between a player and his club and community.

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Trades & Transfers Part 3: Legacy

Since March of 2012, 50 different players have appeared on the Portland Timbers’ roster, as each one of them endured a season of uncertainty. In Part 3, we examine the legacy players leave behind at their clubs and communities.

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Trades & Transfers Part 2: Owned by a League

Since March of 2012, 50 different players have appeared on the Portland Timbers’ roster, as each one of them endured a season of uncertainty. In Part 2, we explore the jarring effect transfers can have on players, clubs, and the league as a whole.

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MLS Transfers & Trades, Part 1: Commitment

Since March of 2012, 50 different players have appeared on the Portland Timbers’ roster, as each one of them endured a season of uncertainty. In Part 1 of this 3-part story, we'll talk to three former Timbers about that uncertainty, and what it takes to get past it.

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