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Portland Timbers

News, editorials, and other articles relating only to the Portland Timbers.

Ned Grabavoy named new Timbers General Manager

Grabavoy has served on Portland’s technical staff since 2017.

Catching up on the Timbers offseason

What the Timbers have done this offseason, what’s still left to do, and what they might do next.

Timbers announce full 2023 preseason schedule

Portland’s preseason preparations promptly proceed tomorrow!

Timbers select four players in 2023 MLS SuperDraft

Four draftees will be joining the Timbers in preseason in the hopes of earning a contract.

MLS releases 2023 regular season schedule

The course is now charted for the Timbers’ 13th campaign in Major League Soccer

Portland Timbers sign Brazilian attacker Evander in record transfer

The midfielder will occupy a Designated Player spot on Portland’s roster

Timbers sign Felipe Mora, Claudio Bravo to contract extensions

The Chilean forward is signed through 2025, and the Argentine fullback is inked through 2026.

No Timbers players selected in 2022 Expansion Draft

New boys St. Louis looked elsewhere than Portland’s roster for players.

Timbers re-sign coaches, add Liam Ridgewell to staff

The coaching staff will be sticking around in Portland with a new but very familiar face.

Timbers release lists of protected, eligible players for 2022 Expansion Draft

Zac McGraw and Marvin Loria highlight the Timbers players exposed who are likeliest to be picked.

Predicting the Timbers’ Expansion Draft protected list

MLS, much like the universe, is once again expanding!

The 2022 MLS offseason calendar

Your guide to the key dates & events of the 2022 MLS offseason.

Transfer Rumor: Timbers in advanced talks with Brazilian attacking midfielder

The first offseason rumor is upon us. Here’s who the rumored player is and what needs to happen to acquire him — and the potential roster challenge he may bring.

Giovanni Savarese signs multi-year contract extension with Portland Timbers

The Timbers head coach signs on for at least three more years in the Rose City.

Timbers announce offseason roster decisions

The first round of contract options being exercised or declined is here.

107IST, Timbers Army, Rose City Riveters issue statement reiterating call for sale of Timbers, Thorns

Response comes after news of Merritt Paulson stepping down as CEO, recognizes "that this will likely be a long and complex process"

Merritt Paulson steps down as CEO of Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns

A global search for a new CEO for both teams will begin immediately.

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Timbers 1 - 3 Real Salt Lake

Portland’s season ends with an ignominious thud as they falter on the final day of the season

Decision Day Match Thread: Timbers @ Real Salt Lake

A win or a draw on the final day of the regular season books Portland’s ticket to the playoffs.

Player Grades: Portland Timbers 1-2 LAFC

Despite playing well throughout the game and going into the 95th minute level, the Timbers lost focus and dropped an important point against the best team in the league.

Gavin Wilkinson and Mike Golub have been relieved of their duties with the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns

The club announced that both executives have been relieved of their duties from both clubs, effective today.

Thorns and Timbers owner & CEO Merritt Paulson, Gavin Wilkinson and Mike Golub to remove themselves from Thorns-related decisions

The three executives will step away until conclusion of joint NWSL/NWSLPA investigation.

107IST, Timbers Army, Rose City Riveters call for sale of teams, suspend communication with club leadership

Supporters groups call for change in club leadership: "It’s time to build a bonfire."

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Timbers 1 - 2 LAFC

Goals from Vela, Bouanga, seal the win and Supporter’s Shield for LAFC.

Match Thread: Portland Timbers vs LAFC

The Timbers host LAFC in their penultimate match of the regular season.

Player Grades: Portland Timbers 1-1 Columbus Crew

It wasn’t until the 95th minute and one of the final kicks of the game, but the Timbers were able to come out with a point on the road.

Stumptown Footy predicts where the Thorns & Timbers will finish in the standings

The STF team takes a shot at predicting where the PTFCs will end their respective seasons.

Match Recap & Highlights: Columbus Crew SC 1 - 1 Portland Timbers

Santiago Moreno is the hero as he rescues a point for the Timbers in second-half stoppage time.

Match Thread: Portland Timbers @ Columbus Crew

It’s Sunday footy-day as the Timbers travel to Columbus to face the Crew.

Match Preview: Portland Timbers @ Columbus Crew

The Timbers travel to Columbus for their first game against the Crew since 2019.

Player Grades: Portland Timbers 1-0 Minnesota United

The Timbers gained another crucial three points in a game with big implications for the Western Conference playoff picture.

The Timbers mount another late-season charge: “There is no one single player that is better than the team together.”

Portland Timbers relish a well-deserved "6 points" as their late-season win streak reaches four games.