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The Morrison Report – Omnibus Offseason Edition Part I

I hope nobody took a long holiday vacation. In as busy a week as the Portland Timbers have had in the last two years, the Portland Timbers have added a designated player to their roster, introduced a new coach, had … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report – Going to the Mattresses Edition

At ten o’clock Tuesday morning the Portland Timbers announced that Troy Perkins had been traded to Montreal for Donovan Ricketts. In the wake of the trade, there has been speculation that the Perkins deal was only the first step of … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Melt Down Against the Galaxy

Nobody at Jeld-Wen Field will forget Saturday night. The indelibility started in the 3rd minute, as Kalif Alhassan found Kris Boyd near post on a brilliant cross, which the Timbers designated player redirected home. The Timbers, however, couldn’t establish any … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Come Out a Cut Above Seattle

If talking won matches, Seattle would have walked away with this one from the opening kick. From Sigi Schmid to Brad Evans, Seattle ran its mouth essentially from the final whistle of its draw against Kansas City until when the … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Wither in Los Angeles

The talk going into Sunday afternoon was about opportunity for the Timbers. If Portland could steal a win at the Home Depot Center they would stand three points out of playoff position with at least a game in hand on … 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: Set Pieces Set Portland Straight

Progress is often incremental, but it’s progress all the same. On Saturday the Portland Timbers channeled the 2011 Timbers by scoring two goals off set pieces on their way to a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire. The Timbers stopped … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Will Themselves Over the Wiz

Midweek John Spencer said he would happily take an ugly three points out of the match against Sporting KC. He got his wish. On Saturday night the Portland Timbers kicked, scratched, and gouged their way to one of the most … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Chivas Make Goats Out of the Timbers

If the Timers haven’t hit rock bottom, they seem to be careening toward it. For 45 minutes on Saturday night, it looked like the Timbers had righted the ship. Then the backline started leaking, the Timbers took on water, and … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Portland Settles for One in Frisco

The Portland Timbers scratched out a point in Dallas on Saturday night in an ugly game that featured plenty of tackles but few chances. Monday’s opener made it easy to forget just how painful it was to watch the Timbers … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Open 2012 in Dominant Fashion

And we’re back. The Portland Timbers downed the Philadelphia Union 3-1 in a torrential downpour at Jeld-Wen Field on Monday night, using a dramatic second half comeback to win comfortably. The Timbers started on their front foot, as Eric Alexander … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report – Season Preview Edition

The offseason acquisitions are completed.[1] The team is fit. Jeld-Wen Field has been warmed up. Welcome to the 2012 MLS Regular Season. Many have pointed out how expectations for 2012 are substantially higher than 2011. No longer do the Timbers … Continue reading »

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Match Report: Timbers Top Gnaget To Close Preseason

If Sunday night is any indication, this could be a fun season. For those wondering how long it would take for Kris Boyd to notch his first Timbers goal, here is your answer: Six minutes and change. The Timbers and … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report – February 19, 2012

Last week we looked at a few players who had a lot on the line in 2012. For Bright Dike, Freddie Braun, and David Horst, 2012 will prove crucial to determining whether they are borderline MLS players or can make … Continue reading »

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The Morrison Report – February 1, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday, folks. If you slept through Monday and Tuesday, well, prepare to be welcomed to a whole new world.[1] Remember a few weeks ago when folks were griping about the lack of signings? Remember when some around Morrison … Continue reading »

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