PTFC Podcasts

Timbers soccer analyst Ross Smith joins's Richard Farley in the studio as they interview Portland defender Zarek Valentin about his re-signing with the club, getting married in the offseason the preseason and how the team is preparing for 2019.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:11am PST's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg discuss the Timbers' first week of preseason training, talk about Jeremy Ebobisse's first start for the U.S. Men's National Team, evaluate the Timbers' new kit and discuss the ongoing issues at NWSL club Sky Blue FC.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:01am PST

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese about the start of preseason and the upcoming 2019 campaign.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:07pm PST and's Richard Farley is joined by The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg to discuss the Timbers' first day of preseason training, the club's pursuit of a right back and Designated Player in the attack, evaluate the Timbers' roster and discuss Hayley Raso's return to the field after a long recovery from a broken back.

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Ross Smith returns and along with Tom Kolker and Richard Farley, the trio talk about the Timbers offseason. We also hear from Portland's technical director Ned Grabavoy on the team's preparation for 2019.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:33am PST

Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri is the guest on the first Talk Timbers of 2019.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:22pm PST's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg discuss the offseason moves from the Portland Timbers and Thorns FC and talk about what positional needs both clubs still have to address. Jamie and Richard also discuss rumored signings, evaluate the Timbers' 2019 MLS schedule, talk about the start of preseason and examine the changes to the NWSL roster rules.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:00am PST