Portland Timbers Podcast Network

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala and assistant coach Miles Joseph about the upcoming match with Real Salt Lake and the push for the MLS Cup Playoffs.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-17.mp3
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Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg sit down to talk with Portland Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese about the team and how he and his family have settled in Portland. Farley and Goldberg also discuss the team's shifting formations, MLS Cup Playoff scenarios and look ahead to the team's upcoming match with Real Salt Lake.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:56am PDT

Timbers forward Jeremy Ebobisse and video/data analyst Shannon Murray join the latest Talk Timbers with hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith to discuss the team's off-week and the push for the MLS Cup Playoffs.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:40am PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg discuss the Timbers' massive 4-1 win over Real Salt Lake, analyze the club's performance in the 4-2-3-1 formation, talk about Jeremy Ebobisse's ascent this season, examine the use of video review in MLS and predict roster moves that the Portland Thorns could make in the offseason.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:36am PDT

Timbers midfielder Diego Chara and goalkeeping coach Memo Valencia talk with Talk Timbers hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith about the team and upcoming battle with Real Salt Lake.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:45am PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg discuss the Timbers' scoreless draw with FC Dallas, talk about the club's performance in the attack, evaluate Portland's chances of making playoffs and look ahead to Saturday's road game against Real Salt Lake. Jamie and Richard also talk with Timbers 2 head coach Cameron Knowles about the T2 program and the club's historic 2018 season.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:29pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers forward Foster Langsdorf about T2 qualifying for the playoffs and his breakout season there, assistant coach Carlos Llamosa and national soccer writer Steve Davis.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 6:38am PDT

Hosts Richard Farley of Timbers.com and Jamie Goldberg of The Oregonian discuss the Timbers' 3-2 win over Columbus Crew SC and 3-2 loss to Minnesota United FC, talk about Giovanni Savarese's lineup decisions and evaluate the Timbers' chances of making playoffs. Jamie and Richard also talk about the Thorns' loss in the 2018 NWSL Championship Game, evaluate the Thorns' 2018 NWSL season and discuss roster moves that the Thorns could make in the offseason.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:18pm PDT

With Jamie Goldberg away, Timbers.com/ThornsFC.com's Richard Farley welcomes Stumptown Footy's Will Conwell and Katelyn Best to talk about the Timbers' 4-1 loss in Houston, the Thorns' place in the NWSL Championship game after a semifinal victory over Seattle, and bookend an interview with Thorns mainstays Christine Sinclair and Emily Menges about the upcoming championship, Sinclair's dog (and place in the MVP race), their life on the road as roommates, Menges' green thumb and more

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:33am PDT

Hosts Ross Smith and Tom Kolker talk with Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell about the team's recent play plus we hear from new assistant coach Miles Joseph.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:12pm PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg discuss the Timbers' 2-0 win over Colorado, evaluate Jeremy Ebobisse's prospects for more playing time in the team's starting lineup, and preview Portland's weekend trip to Houston. Leading into a review of the Thorns' 3-1 victory over Seattle, Jamie and Richard also talk to Meghan Klingenberg about this weekend's Stand Together banquet, the evolution of her personal style, and the challenge ahead as Portland faces the Reign in the NWSL semifinals.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:45am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese and defender Jorge Villafaña in the latest episode of Talk Timbers.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:20am PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg talk about the Timbers' 2-0 win over Toronto FC and 1-1 draw with the New England Revolution, evaluate Lucas Melano and Jorge Villafaña's season debuts, discuss Jeff Attinella's hamstring injury, preview Saturday's game against the Colorado Rapids, look ahead to Friday's showdown between Portland Thorns FC and Seattle Reign FC and talk about what the Thorns need to do to secure a home semifinal playoff game.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:54am PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg talk about the Timbers' 1-0 loss to the Seattle Sounders, discuss the club's four-game losing streak, assess Portland's depth in the attack, preview Wednesday's game against Toronto FC and Saturday's game against the New England Revolution, evaluate Portland Thorns FC's performances in back-to-back wins over Sky Blue FC and the Washington Spirit, discuss the impact of Hayley Raso's injury and talk about the Thorns' chances of claiming a home semifinal playoff game

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:56am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Lawrence Olum and assistant coach Memo Valencia about the Cascadia Cup rivalry match this week against Seattle Sounders FC. We also hear from Timbers.com's Richard Farley and Sounders beat writer Andrew Harvey.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:28am PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg talk about the Timbers' three-game losing streak, discuss Giovanni Savarese's decision to rotate his lineup against Sporting Kansas City, and preview Sunday's rivalry game against Seattle Sounders FC.

Farley also interviews Thorns FC forward Hayley Raso with a beginning that she once tried to convince Farley that Australia has flying dogs. From there, they cover soccer, spiders and the medical career that's in her future.

The pod finishes up with an assessment of the Thorns' 2-2 draw with the Chicago Red Stars, a look ahead to the Thorns' upcoming matches against Sky Blue FC and the Washington Spirit and discuss the NWSL playoff race.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:39am PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg talk about the Portland Timbers' 2-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps, discuss the Timbers' options in the attack, evaluate Portland's transfer window moves, preview the Timbers' upcoming games against D.C. United and Sporting Kansas City, assess the Thorns' 2-0 win over the Orlando Pride and look ahead to the Thorns' home game against the Chicago Red Stars Saturday.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:32am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timber goalkeeper Jeff Attinella, assistant coach Carlos Llamosa and get a look ahead to Vancouver from TSN's Pete Schaad.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:04pm PDT

Jamie and Richard talk about the Portland Timbers' performance in their 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Union, discuss moves that the Timbers will make in the transfer window, preview Saturday's match against the Vancouver Whitecaps, talk with longtime Associated Press reporter Anne Peterson, evaluate the Portland Thorns' 2-1 loss to the North Carolina Courage, look ahead to the Thorns' match against the Orlando Pride Saturday and assess the Thorns' chances of making playoffs.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:04am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese and midfielder Sebastián Blanco about the team's unbeaten streak and how they're preparing for Philadelphia. They also discuss Fanendo Adi's departure and what it means to the club.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:10pm PDT

In a special bonus episode, hosts Richard Farley and Jamie Goldberg lead a Q&A with FOX Sports play-by-play announcer John Strong at Civic Taproom in Portland. Strong talks about his career path and experience serving as the lead voice for FOX Sports at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:56am PDT

Hosts Richard Farley and Jamie Goldberg talk about Fanendo Adi's final game as a Portland Timber, discuss possible moves that the Timbers could still make in the transfer window, analyze the club's 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo, preview Saturday's match against the Philadelphia Union, talk to Mark Parsons about his development as a coach and the Portland Thorns' 2018 season and look ahead to the Thorns' road game against the North Carolina Courage Sunday

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:49pm PDT

Soccer analyst and host Ross Smith welcomes ex-Timbers defender Nat Borchers as co-host for this latest episode of Talk Timbers. Portland defender Zarek Valentin guests and the group asks the audience which retired player, from any club, would you love to see lace up the cleats one last time.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:03am PDT

Timbers.com's Richard Farley and The Oregonians Jamie Goldberg analyze the Portland Timbers' 3-2 loss to LAFC in the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals, discuss Fanendo Adi's recent absence from the 18, talk about the club's 2-2 draw with the Montreal Impact, preview Saturday's upcoming game between the Timbers and Houston Dynamo, evaluate Thorns FC's win over Sky Blue FC and take a look at the NWSL playoff race.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:41am PDT

Timbers.com senior content producer Richard Farley and The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg analyze the Portland Timbers' scoreless draw with LAFC, look ahead to Portland's upcoming games against LAFC in the U.S. Open Cup and the Montreal Impact in MLS play, talk with The Athletic reporter Paul Tenorio about how the Timbers' success is being viewed at the national level, evaluate the Thorns' 3-1 win over the Houston Dash, discuss the impact of U.S. Women's National Team call-ups on the NWSL and preview the Thorns' upcoming match against Sky Blue FC.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:42am PDT

Hosts Ross Smith and Tom Kolker talk with Timbers midfielder Diego Chara about the team's run of form and also hear from goalkeeping coach Guillermo "Memo" Valencia well as Timbers.com's Richard Farley.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:23am PDT

Hosts Richard Farley and the Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg evaluate the Portland Timbers' 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes, talk about the big moves that the Timbers could make in the summer transfer window, look ahead to Portland's upcoming game against LAFC, talk to Portland Thorns goalkeeper Adrianna Franch about her time in Portland, analyze the Thorns' 4-0 win over the Utah Royals, discuss the NWSL playoff race and preview the Thorns' upcoming match against the Houston Dash.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:51am PDT

A special pre-July 4th edition has hosts Richard Farley and Jamie Goldberg discuss the Portland Timbers' big 3-2 win over the Seattle Sounders, evaluate the club's 4-4-2 formation, look ahead to Portland's upcoming game against the San Jose Earthquakes, analyze the Portland Thorns' 1-1 draw with Sky Blue FC and 1-0 loss to the Seattle Reign, talk about the NWSL playoff race and preview the Thorns' upcoming match against the Utah Royals

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:45pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith welcome Timbers forward Samuel Armenteros and assistant coach Sean McAuley to the show, talk about the upcoming rivalry match with Seattle and more.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:23pm PDT

Hosts Richard Farley and Jamie Goldberg discuss the Portland Timbers' 1-1 draw with Atlanta United FC, talk about Portland coach Giovanni Savarese's flexibility with formations, look ahead to the Timbers' upcoming rivalry match against Seattle Sounders FC by speaking with Timbers StatMan Mike Donovan, analyze the Thorns' 3-1 win over the Houston Dash and preview the Thorns' upcoming matches against Sky Blue FC and Seattle Reign FC

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:53am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Julio Cascante and assistant coach Carlos Llamosa about the U.S. Open Cup victory, Portland's trip to Atlanta, the 2018 World Cup, and more.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:42am PDT

Jamie Goldberg and Richard Farley discuss the Portland Timbers' 1-0 win over the LA Galaxy in U.S. Open Cup, preview Sunday's Timbers at Atlanta United match, take a look at the Darlington Nagbe trade six months later, analyze the Portland Thorns' 1-1 draw with the Chicago Red Stars, talk about the role Lindsey Horan plays on the field and look ahead to Friday's Thorns vs. Houston game.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:00am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala and head coach Giovanni Savarese about the upcoming U.S. Open Cup clash, the 2018 World Cup in Russia and more.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:34pm PDT

Hosts Richard Farley of Timbers.com and Jamie Goldberg of The Oregonian speak to Timbers forward Foster Langsdorf about signing with his hometown team, discuss the Portland Timbers' 2-0 win over San Jose in the U.S. Open Cup, analyze the club's scoreless draw with Sporting Kansas City, preview Friday's U.S. Open Cup game against the LA Galaxy, make predictions for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and look ahead to Thorns FC's road game against the Chicago Red Stars.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:50pm PDT

Hosts Jamie Goldberg and Richard Farley discuss the Portland Timbers' 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy, preview Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup game against the San Jose Earthquakes, look ahead to the Timbers' upcoming match against Sporting Kansas City by speaking with Kansas City Star reporter Sam McDowell, talk about how important Diego Chara is to the Timbers' success and analyze the Portland Thorns' 4-1 loss to the North Carolina Courage.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:58am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with T2 head coach Cameron Knowles about their recent run of success and how it helps the Timbers plus we hear from Timbers video/data analyst Shannon Murray as the team prepares to host the LA Galaxy.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:43am PDT

Soccer Made in Portland comes to Timbers.com. Timbers and Thorns FC senior content producer Richard Farley joins The Oregonian's Jamie Goldberg in this new podcast. In this first episode, Richard and Jamie discuss the Timbers' road win over the Colorado Rapids, analyze the Timbers' six-game winning streak, recap the Portland Thorns' 2-0 win over the Utah Royals and talk about the importance of the Thorns' upcoming game against the first-place North Carolina Courage. There's also an important discussion at the open about the pro's and con's of burritos.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:07am PDT

Tom Kolker and Ross Smith sit down with with Timbers midfielder Andrés Flores and goalkeeping coach Memo Valencia as the team gets ready to hit the road to face the Colorado Rapids. Kolker and Smith also take a look back at the big win over LAFC, Samuel Armenteros' game-winning goal and discuss other memorable Timbers goal moments.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:19pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk to Timbers goalkeeper Jeff Attinella about the team's strong play of late and preparing for LAFC. Timbers assistant coach Carlos Llamosa is also in studio talking about LAFC. Kolker and Smith also start looking ahead to the FIFA World Cup.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:07am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese and defender Liam Ridgewell ahead of the 100th all-time meeting between Portland and Seattle Sounders FC. We also hear from FOX soccer broadcaster John Strong, Timbers soccer writer Richard Farley and more.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:37am PDT

Coming off a bye week, Talk Timbers hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Portland defender Alvas Powell and assistant coach Sean McAuley about the time away and how they're preparing for this weekend's match against the San Jose Earthquakes.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:10am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala, team video analyst Shannon Murray and soccer journalist John Rojas about the team's recent win, bye week and preparation for San Jose.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:30pm PDT

Timbers defender Zarek Valentin along with goalkeeper coach Memo Valencia chat with hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith in the latest Talk Timbers. They discuss the team's home-opening win against Minnesota and look ahead to the next match against NYCFC.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:07am PDT

In the latest Talk Timbers, hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Portland forward Samuel Armenteros, head coach Giovanni Savarese and more.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:16pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Diego Chara, assistant coach Carlos Llamosa and more on the latest episode of Talk Timbers.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 7:05am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson as well as assistant coach Sean McAuley as the team prepares for their trip to the Chicago. Timbers.com writer Richard Farley and MLSsoccer.com writer Paul Tenorio both join in this week's episode as well.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:59am PDT

Guests include forward Fanendo Adi, video/data analyst Shannon Murray, Thorns FC head coach Mark Parsons and FC Dallas reporter Carter Baum all join this week's show.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:24pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri, goalkeeping coach Memo Valencia, Washington Post soccer writer Steven Goff, Timbers.com senior content producer Richard Farley and more in a busy Talk Timbers.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:23am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Sebastián Blanco as well as assistant coach Carlos Llamosa ahead of the team's trip to play the New York Red Bulls.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:13pm PDT

Two-hour Talk Timbers returns! A packed podcast with hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talking with Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese about the season ahead. We also hear from defender Liam Ridgewell, Timbers.com writer Richard Farley, and LA Times writer Kevin Baxter to get a look ahead to the Galaxy.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:02pm PDT

A packed podcast as hosts Jake Zivin and Ross Smith check in from Timbers preseason in Tucson, Ariz. Guests include midfielder Diego Chara, head coach Giovanni Savarese and general manager Gavin Wilkinson.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:46pm PDT

Hosts Jake Zivin and Ross Smith with a special edition of Talk Timbers from Portland's preseason camp in Tucson, Ariz. In this episode, they talk with reigning MLS MVP Diego Valeri.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:51pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley about preseason and we also hear from Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:19pm PDT

Timbers Director of Scouting and Recruitment Ned Grabavoy joins the show to talk about the offseason and the preseason so far.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese as preseason training gets underway in Tucson, Ariz.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with soccer writers Dylan Butler and Glenn Crooks about the upcoming season and the 2018 MLS SuperDraft

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New Timbers head coach Giovanni Savarese talks with hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith about joining the club and looking forward to the 2018 season.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:13am PDT

Hosts Jake Zivin and Tom Kolker talk with Timbers GM and president of soccer Gavin Wilkinson about the Darlington Nagbe trade, the offseason and more. We also hear from Boston Herald soccer writer Kyle McCarthy and ESPN Los Angeles radio soccer journalist Dave Denholm.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:29am PDT

Hosts Jake Zivin and Tom Kolker talk with reigning 2017 MLS MVP Diego Valeri.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Jake Zivin chat with Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and also take a look at the MLS Cup Playoffs with Houston soccer play-by-play man Glenn Davis.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:17pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk about the Timbers offseason and how the club is preparing for 2018. We also hear from Timbers and Thorns FC President of Business Mike Golub about the Providence Park stadium expansion.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:40am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defenders Liam Ridgewell and Vytas about the 2017 season. They also check in with FourFourTwo writer Paul Tenorio and Toronto FC announcer Steven Caldwell.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:48pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, midfielder Darlington Nagbe and hear from Houston Dynamo play-by-play man Glenn Davis about the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs. 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:52pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk about the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs with Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell plus we hear from assistant coach Pablo Moreira and MLSsoccer.com writer Dylan Butler.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:08pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Alvas Powell and goalkeeping coach Adin Brown. We also hear from Columbus Crew play-by-play man Neil Sika and get a look ahead to Vancouver with Pete Schaad.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:20am PDT

Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri features on the latest Talk Timbers as he talks with hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith. We also hear from Portland assistant coach Cameron Knowles and Glenn Crooks, host of "The Coaching Academy" on Sirius XM to talk US National team and development.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:31am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers forward Darren Mattocks, assistant coach Sean McAuley and they check in with Washington Post soccer writer Steve Goff.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:17pm PDT

Talk Timbers hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and defender Liam Ridgewell about the upcoming match against San Jose in the latest edition.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:27pm PDT

Timbers goalkeeper Jeff Attinella talks with hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith about the team's play of late. We also hear from Timbers assistant coach Pablo Moreira and get a look ahead at Orlando City SC from Orlando Sentinel writer Alicia Rose DelGallo.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:00pm PDT

Guests Darlington Nagbe, Adin Brown, and Brian Dunseth join hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith to chat about the stretch run of the regular season and to preview the Timbers' upcoming match against Real Salt Lake.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:42am PDT

On this week's episode of Talk Timbers, hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith chat with Timbers midfielder Sebastian Blanco and assistant coach Cameron Knowles.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:14pm PDT

Talk Timbers returns with hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talking with Timbers midfielder Diego Chara and assistant coach Sean McAuley.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, defender Roy Miller and get a look into the New York Red Bulls with radio announcer Matt Harmon.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:42am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Alvas Powell, assistant coach Pablo Moreira and get a look ahead to Toronto FC with analyst Steven Caldwell.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:46am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe about his Gold Cup-winning campaign with the U.S. Men's National Team plus they check in with Portland goalkeeping coach Adin Brown and LA play-by-play announcer Joe Tutino.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:40am PDT

After a long hiatus due to Wednesday night matches and international break, Talk Timbers returns! Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Larrys Mabiala, assistant coach Cameron Knowles and we get a look into the team's next opponent, the Houston Dynamo, with play-by-play announcer Glenn Davis.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:23am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Vytas and assistant coach Sean McAuley ahead of their Western Conference match against Sporting Kansas City. 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:57am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and midfielder/defender Amobi Okugo. They also check in with Colorado Rapids play-by-play man Richard Fleming

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:40am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers assistant coach Pablo Moreira and goalkeeper Jake Gleeson as the team prepares for the game Saturday against FC Dallas.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:35am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith sit down with Timbers goalkeeping coach Adin Brown and forward Fanendo Adi to discuss the team heading into Friday's game against the San Jose Earthquakes.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:43am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Zarek Valentin ahead of this week's big rivalry match with Seattle Sounders FC. We also hear from Portland assistant coach Cameron Knowles and FOX Sports announcer John Strong.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:29am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri, assistant coach Sean McAuley and look ahead to the team's next match against the Montréal Impact.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:52pm PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and winger Darren Mattocks ahead of this weekend's game against Atlanta United FC. We also hear from Atlanta announcer Dan Gargan.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:09am PDT

Talk Timbers hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk soccer with Timbers goalkeeper Jeff Attinella and assistant coach Pablo Moreira and more. 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:43am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell about his return from injury and check in with Portland goalkeeping coach Adin Brown

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:56am PDT

Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith welcome Timbers defender Roy Miller and assistant coach Cameron Knowles to the show to talk ahead of this weekend's Cascadia Cup rivalry match against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:07am PDT

Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe and assistant coach Sean McAuley sit down with Talk Timbers hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith to talk ahead of this weekend's showdown with Sporting Kansas City.

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The Talk Timbers crew talk to Portland Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, forward Fanendo Adi, and Philadelphia Union beat writer Kevin Kinkead phones in to help preview the Timbers' Saturday match against the Union.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith sits down with Timbers defender Alvas Powell to talk about where the team is at heading into next week's game against New England Revolution and hear from assistant coach Pablo Moreira.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk about the Timbers' strong start to the 2017 season with goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and assistant coach Cameron Knowles. Plus, we get a look ahead to Columbus with Crew SC broadcaster Neil Sika.

 

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Timbers defender Marco Farfan and goalkeeper coach Adin Brown join hosts Ross Smith and Tom Kolker in the latest episode. We also hear from Thorns FC head coach Mark Parsons as preseason opens in the NWSL and get a look at the Timbers next opponent from Houston play-by-play man Glenn Davis.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers player Lawrence Olum along with assistant coach Sean McAuley. They also check in with FOX Sports announcer John Strong and get a look inside the LA Galaxy with longtime announcer Joe Tutino.

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With the 2017 MLS season set to begin Friday against the Minnesota United FC, Talk Timbers host Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, forward Fanendo Adi, Minnesota soccer analyst Kyndra de St. Aubin, and Loons director of player personnel Amos Magee.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Diego Chara as well as take a look at the team's preseason so far.

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Back from his time with the U.S. Men's National Team, Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe talks about rejoining his teammates and the season ahead.

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Hosts Tom Kolker and Ross Smith catch up with new Timbers defender Chance Myers as the club's preseason in Tucson continues.

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Tom Kolker hosts the latest episode. As the Timbers open preseason training opens in Tucson, Ariz., hear from head coach Caleb Porter who talks about preparing the team for the 2017 MLS regular season.

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Jeremy Ebobisse | Talk Timbers | Jan. 18, 2017

Hosts Judah Newby, Jake Zivin and Ross Smith talk with Portland Timbers 2017 SuperDraft first round selection Jeremy Ebobisse and also take a look ahead with MLSsoccer.com's MLS Analyst Matt Doyle.

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Jake Zivin talks with Timbers and Thorns FC General Manager Gavin Wilkinson about the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, the 2017 NWSL College Draft and more.

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Talk Timbers returns in 2017 with Tom Kolker talking with new Timbers goalkeeper Jeff Attinella.

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