Tag Archives: Jack Jewsbury

Match Report: Timbers Limp Out of the Gates and Into Another Draw

The wait for the Timbers to find their offensive mojo continues for another week.  In a game of two distinct halves, the Timbers sleepwalked out of the gates in the first half to fall behind then rediscovered some of their … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report: Defenders Preview Edition

Looking across the Timbers backline heading into the 2014 season, there aren’t a lot of surprises.  Barring injury, the opening day starters on the back line will be Michael Harrington, Pa Modou Kah, Norberto Paparatto, and Jack Jewsbury.  And even … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report: Overlooked Legend Edition

Ask Timbers supporters about Jack Jewsbury and a few phrases come up frequently.  Professional.  Workmanlike.  Leader.  Salty dog. Without a doubt, these capture a good portion of what Jewsbury brings to the Timbers.  For three years, Jack has given steely … Continue reading »

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Match Report: RSL Runs Away; Timbers Promise To Be Back

There were countless storylines created at Jeld-Wen Field Saturday night.  Real Salt Lake deservedly advanced to the MLS Cup Final.  The Portland Timbers clattered out of the playoffs, getting beat convincingly by an RSL team that was simply better.  Jason … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Rope-a-Dope the Sounders

No Porterball, no problem.  The misunderstood, misbranded style of play that the Timbers were typecast into played absolutely no role in the Portland Timbers biggest win of the 2013 season to date, as the Timbers used their high pressure to … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Playoff Berth Clinched, Portland Can’t Finish RSL

Qualifying for the playoffs is one thing.  But with each monster the Timbers slay and isle Portland escapes on their odyssey from mediocrity to excellence, the next demon poses a greater challenge than the one before. No challenge has been … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Escape Galaxy, Enter Race for Universal Supremacy

As summer turned to fall, Caleb Porter began to talk more and more about grinding out results in tight games.  Throughout much of August, however, the Timbers showed a knack for leaving points on the table – passing the eyeball … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Win and Advance

The Portland Timbers’ “simple goal is to win and advance” in the U.S. Open Cup, as Caleb Porter put it after Wednesday night’s game.  And that is exactly what Portland did in their U.S. Open Cup fourth round fixture against … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report – New Beginnings Edition

New faces were in abundance around Jeld-Wen Field on Monday morning, as the Timbers opened training camp in preparation for the 2013 season.  Unlike years past, the team was mostly together on Monday, as Rodney Wallace was the only absent … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Can’t Burn Dallas

When things are as bad as they are right now for the Timbers, a home draw against FC Dallas marks progress. That, however, is really just a reflection of how bad things are. The Timbers struggled to establish control early … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Home is Where the Heart Is

After a gutless loss in Colorado on Saturday, Portland came home needing to find its heart to beat the best team in the land on Tuesday. Luckily, the boys in green have rarely struggled to find heart at home, and … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Cough Up Points to the Caps

Take just a moment and think about how much happier life would be if the Timbers were 5-2-5 right now, sitting on 20 points in 4th place in the West, and a three point cushion between them and the playoff … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Short-Handed Timbers Survive Quakes

No, it wasn’t pretty. Yes, it is still preseason. But no, it wasn’t awful either. The Portland Timbers played the San Jose Earthquakes to a draw on Monday night in front of some 16,000 supporters eager to catch the first … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report – December 13, 2011

It’s quiet. Too quiet. After a frantic few days in the wake of the Expansion Draft the MLS has settled into the doldrums of the offseason. With the SuperDraft a month away and training camp another two weeks beyond that, … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Stand on Brunner’s Head

The Portland Timbers logged perhaps their biggest win as an MLS club on Thursday night, knocking off Chivas USA 1-0 in a match rife with playoff implications. Before the match, many had professed it to be make or break, but … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Kings of Cascadia Keep Cup Hopes Alive

The Portland Timbers’ quest for the Cascadia Cup and a playoff berth lives on today after the Timbers knocked off the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday evening. In a physical match that befitted the rivalry, the Timbers showed far more … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Opportunity Knocks, Timbers Can’t Answer

If opportunity only knocked once in a lifetime, the Portland Timbers would have fewer prospects that the space shuttle program.  Luckily, as the season has progressed the Timbers have shown the capacity to lure opportunity to their doorstep with some … Continue reading »

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Fire, Baggies and New Beginnings

Oh, hey there. How’s it going? Yeah, long time no see. Sorry for the absence last week, I was in the mountains of Idaho attending a buddy’s bachelor party and wedding. Accordingly, I wasn’t able to tune into the game, … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Will It Never End?

The Portland Timbers continued their 6-week long skid in deflating fashion Sunday afternoon after losing to Seattle 3-2, once again conceding two goals in the final 20 minutes. What for 70 minutes seemed to be an epic match that the … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Ugh.

The headline about says it all. In an effort that gives the word “uninspired” a bad name, the Portland Timbers were crushed by FC Dallas on Saturday evening. The match started promisingly. Portland got through the all-important opening 30 minutes … Continue reading »

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