For those of us who have been starved for Timbers soccer, have no fear the pre-season schedule is here. While the regular season doesn’t start for the Timbers until March 4th, when they take on the LA Galaxy at the Stubhub Center we have pre-season to get excited about.
The Timbers will fly to Tucson Arizona on the 23rd of the month and begin their pre-season training, ahead of the 2018 MLS season.
Here’s is what’s going to be happening this pre-season.
Wednesday Jan. 31st vs San Jose Earthquakes, 10:00 a.m.
Saturday Feb. 3rd vs Seattle Sounders, 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Feb. 4th — Return to Portland
Monday Feb. 12th — Return to Tucson
Wednesday Feb. 14th vs Houston Dynamo, 1:00 p.m.
Saturday Feb. 17th vs FC Dallas, 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday Feb. 21st vs New York Red Bulls, 1:00 p.m.
Saturday Feb. 24th vs TBD
Sunday Feb. 25th — Return to Portland
So there you have it! Something to get excited about as Timbers soccer is getting ready to return in short order.
Although there are not currently any details regarding streaming of preseason games, in the past the Timbers or MLS have provided a free webstream for the majority of fixtures in Tucson.
UPDATE: After publication the Timbers added to their release that all games except the January 31st match against San Jose will be streamed on Timbers.com.
Chris Rifer contributed to this report.