PTFC Podcasts (Soccer)

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-27-18_1.mp3
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

Direct download: SMiP_21_full.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-20-18.mp3
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.

Direct download: SMiP_20_full.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-13-18_1.mp3
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.

Direct download: SMiP_19_full.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-30-18_1.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_-_5-16-18_1.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-9-18.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_-_4-25-18.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-11-18_1.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_-_2-28-18.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-21-18.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_-_2-14-18.mp3
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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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:06pm PDT

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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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:12pm PDT

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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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:18pm PDT

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-13-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:29am PDT

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

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-6-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-29-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-15-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-8-17.mp3
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. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-1-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-25-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-18-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-11-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-4-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-27-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_09-20-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-13-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-6-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-30-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:40pm PDT

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-9-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timnbers_8-2-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-26-17.mp3
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. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-28-17.mp3
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

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-14-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-31-17_1.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-10-17_1.mp3
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. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-3-17.mp3
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

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-26-17_1.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-19-17.mp3
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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-12-2017.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:46am PDT

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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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:33pm PDT

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.

Direct download: TalkTimbers_3-29-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:43pm PDT

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

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-15-17_1.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:29pm PDT

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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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:12am PDT

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-1-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:06am PDT

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-22-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:47am PDT

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-8-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:54pm PDT

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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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:37am PDT

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.

Direct download: Talkt_Timbers_1-25-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:08am PDT

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.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-18-17.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:39am PDT

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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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

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

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

In the final Talk Timbers of 2016, hosts Fletcher Johnson, Jake Zivin and Ross Smith take a look at the year in soccer. This episode also features an interview with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-14-16.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:37am PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Jake Zivin talk with Timbers Youth Director Larry Sunderland about the ongoing development of the club's Academy system. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-30-16.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:02pm PDT

Gavin Wilkinson | Talk Timbers | Nov. 16, 2016

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Jake Zivin welcome Portland Timbers general manager Gavin Wilkinson into the Talk Timbers studio to talk about the offseason and plans for 2017. Johnson and Zivin also take a look at the U.S. Men's National Team and their recent World Cup qualifiers.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-16-16.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:23am PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson welcomes special guest Thorns FC head coach Mark Parsons to the Talk Timbers show to talk about his recent contract extension and looking ahead to 2017. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-9-16.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:38pm PDT

T2 head coach Andrew Gregor is the featured guest as he sits down to talk about the strong end to the 2016 USL season, the development of young players and preparing for the year ahead.

Direct download: TT_11-2-16.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:38pm PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter about the 2016 season plus we hear from Academy product and new Timbers signee Marco Farfan about his excitement at joining the club.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-26-16.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:39am PDT

Timbers forward Fanendo Adi and assistant coach Cameron Knowles join in on the latest Talk Timbers show. Hosts Ross Smith and Fletcher Johnson also get a look into the upcoming match against the Colorado Rapids with play-by-play man Richard Fleming.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:46pm PDT

Talk Timbers returns with interviews with midfielder Darlington Nagbe, assistant coach Sean McAuley as well as FOX Sports' John Strong.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:48am PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter along with forward Darren Mattocks. We also get a look into Houston with Dynamo soccer announcer Glenn Davis.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:41pm PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri along with assistant coach Pablo Moreira about the upcoming match against REal Salt Lake. We also get a look into RSL from Salt Lake Tribune writer Chris Kamrani.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:38pm PDT

Timbers midfielder Diego Chara is in the latest episode as hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith discuss with him the upcoming rivalry game against Seattle. We also hear from Portland assistant coach Cameron Knowles and Sounders soccer analyst Wade Webber.

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

Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell is on the latest Talk Timbers along with assistant coach Sean McAuley and FOX Sports play-by-play man John Strong.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:02pm PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with new Timbers defender Steven Taylor and goalkeeping coach Adin Brown. Plus, they take a look ahead to the team's match against D.C. United.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:55am PDT

New Timbers defender Vytas Andriuškevičius joins Fletcher Johnson and Jake Zivin on the latest edition of Talk Timbers. We also hear from Timbers assistant coach Pablo Moreira, FOX soccer announcer John Strong and Sporting Kansas City soccer analyst Andy Gruenebaum.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:06pm PDT

In a packed Talk Timbers, hosts Fletcher Johnson and Jake Zivin talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, defender Alvas Powell, ESPN's Max Bretos and LA Galaxy writer Adam Serrano.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-20-16.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:56am PDT

Talk Timbers returns as hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe along with assistant coach Cameron Knowles. We also get a look at Portland's upcoming opponents, the New York Red Bulls, from soccer announcer Steve Cangialosi.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:58pm PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and midfielder Ned Grabavoy as they look ahead to this weekend's game against the Houston Dynamo. Soccer announcer Glenn Davis also gives some perspective from Houston.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:14pm PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley, Portland defender Amobi Okugo and Real Salt Lake General Manager Craig Waibel.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:54pm PDT

Adin Brown joins hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith on the latest Talk Timbers. We also take a look ahead to next week's U.S. Open Cup game against the San Jose Earthquakes with SJ soccer analyst Chris Dangerfield.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:07pm PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Ben Zemanski about his long recovery road back as well as discuss the upcoming game against the Fire with assistant coach Pablo Moreira. Fletcher and Smith also hear from Chicago with an interview with soccer writer Paul Tenorio.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:29pm PDT

Timbers defender Jermaine Taylor and assistant coach Cameron Knowles feature in this latest Talk Timbers episode.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:37pm PDT

Talk Timbers returns with hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talking with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and defender Zarek Valentin.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:26am PDT

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers forward Jack McInerney along with assistant coach Sean McAuley. We also hear from FOX Sports soccer announcer John Strong.

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

On this week's episode of Talk Timbers, hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith preview this weekend's match against Orlando City SC, talk with goalkeeper coach Adin Brown about the Timbers' USL legacy, chat with Fox Sports analyst Alexi Lalas about the U.S. Men's National Team and then the pair speaks with Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri about how he plays and watches the game.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:05am PDT

This week on Talk Timbers, hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith break down Saturday's match against RSL and discuss Fanendo Adi's growth with Timbers assistant coach Pablo Moreira. Later in the show, the hosts chat with new Timbers midfielder Jack Barmby.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:55pm PDT

On this week's episode of Talk Timbers, hosts Judah Newby and Ross Smith first break down last week's match with Timbers assistant coach Cameron Knowles, before previewing this weekend's match-up with Real Salt Lake's Trey Fitz-Gerald. Then the two catch up with defender Jermaine Taylor and chat about Jamaica, family, and coming to MLS.

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Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith host a packed Talk Timbers with Timbers forward Fanendo Adi and head coach Caleb Porter. FOX Sports John Strong checks in and we get a look at San Jose from soccer beat writer Robert Jonas.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:54am PDT

Ahead of the 2016 MLS season opener against Columbus Crew SC, hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Diego Chara and assistant coach Sean McAuley. We also hear from Columbus play-by-play man Dwight Burgess. Plus, a return to the two-hour format!

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