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PTFC

Portland Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese sounds off after PK calls in draw against Revs | MLSsoccer.com

Quotes & Notes | Portland Timbers 2, New England Revolution 2 | Sept. 25, 2019 | Portland Timbers

Diego Valeri: "I don't think it's a great idea to talk about" contract status with Timbers | MLSsoccer.com

Controversial end robs Timbers of pivotal victory

Portland Timbers could clinch playoff berth with win over Sporting Kansas City - oregonlive.com
The Portland Timbers would clinch a playoff spot Sunday if they beat Sporting Kansas City on the road and either San Jose loses to Seattle or FC Dallas loses to Colorado.

Major League Soccer

MLB playoff schedule may force NYCFC out of Yankee Stadium for MLS playoffs – The Athletic ($)
The MLS club is looking at multiple contingency plans around the NYC area, with Citi Field likely.

Brad Guzan has harsh words for Atlanta United: It's a mentality thing | MLSsoccer.com

Armchair Analyst: What I'm watching for over the final two MLS weekends | MLSsoccer.com
MLSsoccer.com's Matt Doyle breaks down the biggest storylines heading into the final 2 weekends of the MLS season.

MLS: LAFC wins' Shield; Galaxy, Sounders, Minnesota into playoffs | SI.com
A wild night in MLS resulted in three more playoff berths being secured, the Supporters' Shield going to its rightful owner and the table being set for a two-game sprint to the finish line.

Toe Poke Daily: Wondolowski goes wild watching San Jose with Quakes ultras
Chris Wondolowski was suspended for San Jose Earthquakes' game against Atlanta. So MLS's all-time top scorer watched from behind the goal with fans.

Report: Mexico star Andres Guardado re-signs with Real Betis after Chicago Fire rumors | MLSsoccer.com

B/R Football Ranks: Big Names Rumoured to Join David Beckham at Inter Miami | Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights
David Beckham knows a thing or two about glamour. After his time at Manchester United, he played for Real Madrid, L.A. Galaxy, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain—a worldwide tour of the globe's most stunning cities...

Sounders are first MLS team to qualify for 11 straight postseasons - Sounder At Heart
No other team can claim to have accomplished what the Sounders have now done every year of their MLS existence.

Why Domenec Torrent Deserves More MLS Coach Of The Year Buzz
The New York City FC manager hasn't been on most people's shortlist for the award. But with his team on the verge of sealing the top spot in the Eastern Conference, maybe he should be.

Why MNUFC Might Win Some Post-Season Awards This Year - E Pluribus Loonum
Last year, Minnesota United had little chance of winning playing awards. This year is very different.

D.C. United has straight path to home-field advantage in MLS playoffs - The Washington Post
Victories in the club's last two regular season matches would clinch a top-four seed.

Pavon and Ibrahimovic clicking in Galaxy attack as LA return to playoffs | MLSsoccer.com

Charlotte abuzz with talk of Major League Soccer, stadium changes
The news that broke on Tuesday about Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper asking the city council for up to $200 million for renovations to Bank of America stadium to host major league soccer has raised a lot of questions.

Columbus Crew officially eliminated from 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs - Sports - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH

Nashville SC announce first MLS jersey sponsor and banking partner | MLSsoccer.com

Vermes, Ilie: Referee performances continue to be a problem in MLS - The Blue Testament
Both Sporting KC head coach Peter Vermes and midfielder Ilie Sanchez expressed frustration with PRO Referees and their performances in MLS games.

DC United loanee Chris Durkin makes Sint-Truiden debut in Belgian Cup win | MLSsoccer.comD.C. United's Chris Durkin made his debut for Belgian club Sint-Truidense.

Talking Tactics: How NYCFC Shredded Atlanta United - Dirty South Soccer
Frank de Boer stuck with his usual system despite missing a couple of key attackers. Things didn’t go well.

Josef Martinez to decline future Venezuela callups while Rafael Dudamel is coach - Dirty South Soccer
Martinez has expressed frustration over the direciton of the national team.