"I usually know what they will want to do with the ball, because I'll just put myself in there position" -Edson Martínez
"An American who has led another country's premier league in scoring"
"Well, they reckon in these parts he is a player with the world at his feet" -John Champion, ESPN
The Oregonian have posted video of Jack Jewsbury's retirement announcement and homes of Timbers fans everywhere have suddenly gotten a lot more dusty.
Adam Kwarasey may be leaving the Portland Timbers, but his legacy will live on in the side's first star. The biggest moment for Kwarasey in the Timbers' run to winning the MLS Cup, of course, was the infamous "Two Posts" penalty shootout against Sporting Kansas City, so let's take a moment to relive that one crazy moment as we big Kwarasey goodbye.
Fochive "earns" red. (7 min into video)
Yesterday Christine Sinclair scored this absolute wonder goal for Canada. And it is almost time for the Portland Thorns preseason to begin.
"From Kingston to a Colonial: The Story of Neco Brett" is a video that RMU Athletics made about their star striker and now Portland Timbers draftee back in November. Check it out. Thanks to commentor Homes in Catacombs for sharing.
The Portland Timbers took on USL PDL side FC Tucson over the weekend, ultimately losing 1-0 to the hosts in a closed match. With updates sparse at best, Tucson has given us all a boon, releasing a highlights package that, aside from putting the goal at the end, bodes well for the rest of the Timbers' preseason streams from down in Arizona.
New Thorns defender/midfielder has been showing off her moves today against Ireland, including this sequence in the first half.