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Timbers

The Portland Timbers are an American professional soccer club based in Portland, Oregon that competes in Major League Soccer (MLS). The Timbers are the 18th club of Major League Soccer, and replace the USL First Division's team of the same name, while retaining the same ownership. The MLS club is the fourth Portland team to share the legacy of the Timbers name, which first originated in the old North American Soccer League in 1975.

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Seattle Sounders–Portland Timbers Rivalry - Results - U.S. Open Cup
... Third Round July 12, 2005 Portland Timbers 2 – 0 Seattle Sounders PGE Park 1900 PDT Alcaraz-Cuellar 15' Antoniuk 59' (pen.) Alvarez 78' Report Second Round June 26, 2007 Seattle Sounders 2 – 1 Portland ... Hidajet Tica Third Round July 1, 2009 Portland Timbers 1 – 2 Seattle Sounders FC PGE Park 1900 PDT Keita 43' Report 1' Levesque 27' King Attendance 16,382 Referee Yader Reyes Third Round June 30 ...
Seattle Sounders–Portland Timbers Rivalry - Results - Notable Friendlies
... February 27, 2002 Sounders / Timbers Select 0 – 1 United States University of Washington PST Report 33' Agoos Canterbury Cup April 28, 2002 Seattle Sounders 4 – 1 Portland Timbers ...
Seattle Sounders–Portland Timbers Rivalry - Rivalry - USL
... rivalry continued in 2001, when the newly incarnated Portland Timbers hosted the Seattle Sounders at PGE Park on May 11, 2001 ... score the only goal in 1–0 Sounders victory over the Timbers, as over 11,000 would be in attendance in Portland ... season, supporters of both the Sounders, Timbers, and their rival up the I-5 corridor, the Whitecaps, created the Cascadia Cup which would be given to the ...
Seattle Sounders–Portland Timbers Rivalry - Results - League - Major League Soccer
... MLS / CC May 14, 2011 Seattle Sounders FC 1 – 1 Portland Timbers Qwest Field 2000 PDT Fernández 52' Report 65' Futty Attendance 36,593 Referee Jair Marrufo MLS ...
Timbers Army
... The Timbers Army is an independent supporters group of Portland Timbers, a football (soccer) club in Major League Soccer—the top tier of the United States ... loud, enthusiastic support and the raucous atmosphere they create at Timbers games ...

Famous quotes containing the word timbers:

    The man who is rich in fancy thinks that his wagon is already built; poor fool, he does not know that there are a hundred timbers to a wagon.
    Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.)

    I was even more surprised at the power of the waves, exhibited on this shattered fragment, than I had been at the sight of the smaller fragments before. The largest timbers and iron braces were broken superfluously, and I saw that no material could withstand the power of the waves; that iron must go to pieces in such a case, and an iron vessel would be cracked up like an egg- shell on the rocks.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    If the main timbers in the house are not straight, the smaller timbers will be unsafe; and if the smaller timbers are not straight, the house will fall.
    Chinese proverb.