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Timbers Tid Bits: MacMath Edition

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What's this, a Philadelphia goalkeeper gets his own TTB edition? Yes and for good reason to. You see, starting tonight for the Philadelphia Union is Zac MacMath, the #5 overall pick in this years SuperDraft. He'll be the fourth youngest goalkeeper ever to start for an MLS side at the age of 20. The reason why he's starring in this edition is because I want to highlight his possible implications for Saturday's match against the Timbers as he'll likely be starting then as well. Will he succumb to the pressure or strengthen his resolve?

In any case, his performance tonight is a huge indicator of what we can expect come Saturday, a desperately needed road win for the Timbers, might I add.

Enjoy your morning news!

Timbers news

Timbers help kick off school year with a big win
And here's your feel-good story of the day!

Timbers hope Wallace's int'l success translates to club
That would be nice...

Portland Timbers’ Wilkinson among officials in Sierra Leone scouting mission
That's where he's been!

Other news (after the jump)

Philly's MacMath trying to remain calm in starter's role
Lots of pressure for the youngster. He'll probably start for against the Timbers this weekend as well.

Gringo Report: Guadarrama considering move to MLS
24, young, and some quality FMF experience.

MLS stunned by sudden death of broadcaster, former player Bobby Rhine
He was only 35...

Union need to turn it around
It’s crunch time for the Philadelphia Union.

Sounders score from ‘all over the field’
Sounders FC has scored more goals this season than any other team in Major League Soccer.

Major League Soccer (Mid)Week 26, Preview: Union, Revs Trying To End Skids
The Union and Revolution are both in a free fall, but it only really affects Philadelphia, whose playoff hopes are on the line after going six matches without a win

Major League Soccer MVP Race: Brek Shea Still Out In Front
I'll be participating in this from now on. You can bet it'll have 100% more Jewsbury for the next update.