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Timbers Tid Bits: Adam Moffat Edition

I never thought Adam Moffat would get his very own link thread on this site. No way, no how. He just never played a big role in the Timbers line up, or history... until yesterday that is. I'm not going to rant or rave about Adam Moffat and whether he really is as good as that strike he made. That's all up for debate. I will say that it was a damn good strike and a damn good goal. Kudos to him for being able to put that one in from such an incredibly distance.

Here's your afternoon news.

Timbers specific news

500 fans to travel to Portland Timbers match on August 20
Ah yes, Uniglobe. Funny how the TA handles our 500 ticket allotment and a corporation handles Vancouvers.

Moffat, Ching lead Dynamo to 2-1 win over Timbers
The Moffat goal really hurt.

League news (after the jump)

Fire desperate for a win
Sure, the Fire has 12 games left in Major League Soccer’s regular season, but the way the team is playing suggests it could wind up as the worst in the league’s 16-year history.

Freddy Adu shows promise in MLS return as Philadelphia and FC Dallas battle to 2-2 stalemate -
Still too early to tell, but Adu seemed to make a good impression in his debut.

Joao Plata's diminutive frame looming large at Toronto FC
And Toronto won! Been a while since anybody has written that.

San Jose Earthquakes suffer costly loss to Colorado Rapids
Well at least they lost this weekend as well.

Whitecaps still compete for Cascadia Cup
That's just about all they have left to compete for this season.

M.L.S. Nurturing Martin's Interest in Soccer
Curtis Martin's new interest into soccer is intriguing to M.L.S. because it is intent on putting a franchise in New York that would become the league's 20th team.

Tottenham striker Robbie Keane close to LA Galaxy switch
Tottenham striker Robbie Keane is set to complete his move to Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy in a deal understood to be worth 3 million, according to reports.

Talent level continues to improve in MLS
This summer saw some big moves...

Sporting news: Transfer deadline, bobbleheads and a busy week at LSP
The Major League Soccer transfer window closed last night at midnight, sources tell me.