PTFC Podcasts (Soccer)

Fletcher Johnson sits down with Timbers assistant coach Amos Magee, defender Michael Harrington, and analyst Brett Jacobs. We also hear from Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Clint Irwin and their play-by-play man Richard Fleming.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-17-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:37am PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley, defender Pa Modou Kah, soccer broadcaster John Timbers Academy Director Mike Smith plus a look ahead at the game against Chivas USA.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-10-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:10pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, forward Rodney Wallace as well as RSL GM Garth Lagerwey and Portland play-by-play man Keith Blyer, We also hear from Thorns FC's Tiffany Weimer about the upcoming NWSL Championship final.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-27-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:48am PDT

Host Brian Costello looks at a day in the life from beginning to end of #SeattleAway. We hear from fans, media, coaches, and players about why #SeattleAway matters and what it means for soccer.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:15am PDT

Timbers assistant coach Amos Magee, forward Ryan Johnson talk RSL and Seattle while Thorns FC head coach Cindy Parlow Cone looks ahead to Saturday's playoff game with FCKC. We also hear from soccer analyst Brian Dunseth and Seattle play-by-play man Ross Fletcher.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-20-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:40am PDT

Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley and Darlington Nagbe stop by along with Thorns FC's Rachel Buehler. Plus we hear from soccer writer Gareth Maher and FC Dallas' Kellyn Acosta.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-13-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:43am PDT

Talk Timbers sits down with Timbers assistant coach Amos Magee and D/M Jack Jewsbury. Plus, soccer announcers and analysts Christian Miles and Brian Dunseth talk about the #USOC100 semifinal and we hear from RSL's Ned Grabavoy.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:08pm PDT

Talk Timbers welcomes Timbers goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack, defender Michael Harrington, Thorns FC striker Christine Sinclair and more

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-30-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:41pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, captain Will Johnson and Thorns FC midfielder Allie Long.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-23-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 6:16pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, forward Frederic Piquionne, Philadelphia Union's Sheanon Williams, Timbers radio play-by-play man Keith Bleyer and Thorns FC's Meleana Shim.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-16-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:19pm PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers assistant coach Sean McCauley, midfielder Ben Zemanski, SI's Grant Wahl, John Strong and Thorns FC's Tobin Heath

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-9-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:58pm PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers assistant coach Amos Magee, forward Ryan Johnson, Columbus Crew's forward Dominic Oduro, FOX Soccer's Kyle J. McCarthy on Liga MX as well as Timbers soccer analyst Adin Brown.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-2-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:35am PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley, midfielder Rodney Wallace and new Timbers broadcaster Christian Miles plus John Strong stops by and a look into the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal with FC Dallas

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-25-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:28am PDT

Host Brian Costello sits down with MLS legend, ESPN soccer analyst and concussion awareness spokesperson Taylor Twellman to get his thoughts on the U.S. Men's National Team's World Cup qualifying process as well as their play in the upcoming Gold Cup tournament at JELD-WEN Field and his work with Think Taylor--a foundation created for increased care around concussions. 

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

Episode features assistant coach Amos Magee, defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste, Tampa Bay Rowdies - and former USL Timbers - midfielder Keith Savage plus Portland Thorns FC head coach Cindy Parlow Cone.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-11-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:43pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson welcomes Darlington Nagbe to the studio as well as a chat with Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley plus we hear from Ives Galarcep and a look at the 2013 U.S. Open Cup.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-28-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:01am PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers assistant coach Amos Magee, forward Ryan Johnson as well as D.C. United's Kyle Porter. Timbers radio soccer analyst Adin Brown stops by plus we hear from Thorns FC midfielder Courtney Wetzel.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-21-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:25am PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers team captain Will Johnson, goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack as well as Thorns FC midfielder Nikki Marshall. We also hear from Whitecaps play-by-play man Pete Schaad and the MLSsoccer.com Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-14-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:09am PDT

The latest edition of Talk Timbers with Fletcher Johnson hosting includes guests Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley, forward Frederic Piquionne, FC Dallas midfielder Andrew Jacobsen, Timbers play-by-play man John Strong and Portland Thorns FC midfielder Mana Shim.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-7-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:30am PDT

Fletcher Johnson hosts Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, Rodney Wallace, New England GK Bobby Shuttleworth, Revs play-by-play man Brad Feldman and Thorns FC's Rachel Buehler in this latest edition of Talk Timbers podcast.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-30-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:17am PDT

Brian Costello sits down with author and journalist Grant Wahl to hear his thoughts on the Thorns FC home opener and NWSL, where MLS has gone since The Beckham Experiement, and what to look for in this summer's Gold Cup.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:03pm PDT

Talk Timbers talks with Portland assistant coach Amos Magee, defender Michael Harrington along with Sporting KC's Benny Feilhaber. They also check in with Thorns FC defender Marian Dougherty about their home opening win and look ahead to the Red Stars

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-23-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:03am PDT

Guests include assistant coach Sean McAuley, defender Mikael Silvestre, broadcaster Adin Brown and more as they look ahead at next week's match against San Jose.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-16-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:42pm PDT

Guests include Timbers goalkeeper coach Mike Toshack, midfielder Kalif Alhassan and along with Thorns FC's Nikki Washington. We also hear from San Jose Earthquakes' Shea Salinas and SJ beat writer Robert Jonas

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

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and Thorns FC forward Danielle Foxhoven

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

Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley and defender David Horst join Fletcher Johnson in this episode of Talk Timbers. Guests also include former U.S. Soccer standout Marcelo Balboa, Colorado Rapids broadcaster Richard Fleming and Thorns FC goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-26-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:58am PDT

Talk Timbers sits down with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter to talk about the start to the 2013 season. Midfielder Jack Jewsbury stops buy and we hear from Thorns FC midfielder Allie Long as well as MLSsoccer.com's Simon Borg.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-19-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:05am PDT

Host Brian Costello sits down with Oregonian sportswriter Geoffrey C. Arnold to talk about his new book, "Cascadia Clash: Sounders vs. Timbers." They discuss the origins of the book, why the animosity exists and where the rivalry is headed. 

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

The first 2013 Cascadia Cup edition of Talk Timbers: Timbers GK coach Mike Toshack and defender Michael Harrington as well as Sounders FC voice Ross Fletcher and Sounders defender Zach Scott. Also, hear from Thorns FC Becky Edwards on their first week of preseason training.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-12-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:17am PDT

Fresh from exciting home opener, Fletcher Johnson welcomes Timbers forward Ryan Johnson, assistant coach Sean McAuley and broadcaster John Strong. We also hear from Montreal Impact broadcaster Frederic Lord and captain Davy Arnaud

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:55pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson in studio with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, midfielder Will Johnson and New York Red Bulls midfielder Dax McCarty

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:42am PDT

Host Brian Costello chats with AIK goalkeeping coach Lee Baxter. A longtime player for AIK himself, Baxter talks about the team, their experience in Portland with the preseason tournament, and their hopes for their 2013 Allsvenskan campaign in Sweden.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:35pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson sits down with new Timbers midfielder Ben Zemanski along with assistant coach Sean McAuley. We also hear from FC Dallas beat writer Daniel Robertson.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-19-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:20am PDT

Guest host Dan Sheldon talks with Timbers goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack and defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste. Thorns FC head coach Cindy Parlow Cone on putting her team together plus we hear from FOX Soccer's John Strong and CenterlineSoccer.com's Robert Jonas

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-12-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:40am PDT

Host Brian Costello sits down with MLSsoccer.com's Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle to learn about the mysteries of soccer tactical formations and why they should matter to the American soccer fan.

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

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and Darlington Nagbe about the preseason win over Seattle plus hear from Boston Herald soccer reporter Kyle McCarthy, Timbers radio play-by-play man Keith Bleyer, and BigAppleSoccer.com's Michael Lewis

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-5-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:41pm PDT

Host Brian Costello chats with University of Florida women's soccer head coach Becky Burleigh at the NSCAA Women's Soccer Breakfast about Portland Thorns FC's first round draft pick Kathryn Williamson.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:39pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson hosts a packed episode. First up, Timbers asst. coach Sean McAuley and defender Ryan Miller talking about the team's first preseason win. Then new Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan talks about the upcoming season plus Timbers radio soccer analyst Adin Brown and MLSsoccer.com's Nick Firchau.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-29-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:45am PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter about the opening of preseason training, defender David Horst, SuperDraft pick Dylan Tucker-Gangnes and Thorns FC defender Rachel Buehler

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-22-13.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:48am PDT

New Portland Thorns FC head coach Cindy Parlow Cone visits with host Fletcher Johnson. Hear her plans for the NWSL Draft and the Thorns inaugural season. Also calling in is MLSsoccer.com Armchair Analyst Matthew Doyle with updates on the MLS Combine.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:52am PDT

In the first Talk Timbers of 2013, host Fletcher Johnson talks with new Timbers head coach Caleb Porter along with new Portland forward Ryan Johnson. 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:35pm PDT

New Timbers head coach speaks with John Canzano on The Bald Faced Truth.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:06am PDT

After a giving time of year, host Brian Costello catches up with former Timbers goalkeeper and current Alumni Ambassador/radio analyst Adin Brown to hear about how his post-playing career now revolves around giving back with Big Brothers Big Sisters Northwest.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:20am PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Akron Beacon Journal writer Marla Ridenour about new Timbers head coach Caleb Porter as well as the Sporting News' Brian Straus. It's the last Talk Timbers of 2012, see you in 2013!

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-18-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:41pm PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with new Timbers defender Michael Harrington about joining the team as well as with soccer journalist Ives Galarcep from the eponymous soccer news site, SoccerByIves.com.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-11-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:13pm PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with new Timbers midfielder Will Johnson. General Manager Gavin Wilkinson is also a guest as he talks about the flurry of trades that occured earlier this week.

Direct download: TT_12-4-MP3_128.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:44am PDT

Fletcher Johnson hosts U.S. Women's National Team veteran Abby Wambach to talk about this week's friendly at JELD-WEN Field and the newly announced U.S. Women's league.  He also checks in with Gareth Maher of the Irish Daily Mail.  And John Strong discusses Wednesday's USWNT broadcast on Fox Soccer Channel.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-27-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:57am PDT

Fletcher Johnson hosts U.S. Women's National Team legend Megan Rapinoe to talk about next week's friendly with Ireland at JELD-WEN Field. He also checks in with former Timbers midfidler Adam Moffat--now with Houston Dynamo--as he prepares for the MLS Cup on Dec. 1.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-20-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:03am PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with former Timbers goalkeeper and Alumni Ambassador Adin Brown as well as breaking down the MLS postseason with Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-13-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:15am PDT

Brian Costello talks with soccer analyst Brian Dunseth about how broadcasts can educate both new and longtime fans, the unique soccer environment of Portland, and an emotional discussion about the impact Timbers legend Clive Charles had on Dunseth and American soccer beginning with the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:06pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson gets an update on the Timbers Academy season from co-director Adam Smith and then breaks down the 2012 MLS Cup Playoffs with play-by-play maestro Glenn Davis

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-6-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:40am PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson takes a look back at the 2012 season with Timbers general manager Gavin Wilkinson, forward Bright Dike, Timbers broadcaster John Strong, along with postseason talk with soccer writer Kyle McCarthy and Whitecaps FC voice Peter Schaad.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-30-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:13pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson, captain Jack Jewsbury, San Jose GK Jon Busch, Earthquakes beat writer (MLSsoccer.com) Geoff Lepper and Timbers radio announcer Keith Bleyer. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-23-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:58am PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley and midfielder Sal Zizzo; Vancouver defender Jay DeMerit; Whitecaps FC radio voice Peter Schaad and Timbers radio analyst Adin Brown.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-16-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:01pm PDT

The Backcut goes on location as host Brian Costello sits down with ESPN analyst, U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer, co-host of Big Head Red Head Podcast, lover of Slurpees and numerous other superlatives, Alexi Lalas. We learn about the differences between being a GM and being a soccer analyst, how soccer is like performance, and much more.

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

Fletcher Johnson talks with Eric Alexander and goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack, Timbers Academy co-director Mike Smith talks about the U-16s and U-18s, while John Strong stops by and Brian Straus talks about the USMNT.

Direct download: 10-9-12_Talk_Timbers.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:55pm PDT

In the midst of an intense Cascadia Cup rivalry week, host Brian Costello talks with a Timbers Army fan stuck behind enemy lines in Seattle. Agreeing to his request to remain incognito, Costello asks Mr. Pine--so named as it is the name of a street that runs through both downtown Portland & Seattle--about the difficulties of rooting from afar, how often he gets down to Portland for games, and what it's like when the Timbers Army comes north to the Emerald City.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:31pm PDT

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers defender Steven Smith, assist. coach Cameron Knowles and analyst Adin Brown. COO Mike Golub chats about importance of Stand Together Week while Johnson also talks Cascadia Cup with ESPN's Taylor Twellman and Sounders 'keeper Michael Gspurning. Another packed Cascadia Cup espisode.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-2-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:13am PDT

In the inaugural edition of The Backcut, host Brian Costello talks with retired MLS veteran, former US international, and man about town Jimmy Conrad to learn about what exactly the new YouTube soccer channel KICKTV is, why it matters to soccer fans, and how Jimmy got involved with it. The Backcut Podcast sits at the intersection of Timbers, soccer & culture to explore the unique elements of the beautiful game.

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

Host Fletcher Johnson chats with Timbers goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack, talks soccer and summer movies with midfielder Franck Songo'o, and listens to what D.C. United's Bill Hamid learned from Everton 'keeper Tim Howard.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-25-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:01pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson hosts Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley and goalkeeper Joe Bendik. He also chats with San Jose Earthquakes' Sam Cronin, Salt Lake Tribune's Michael C. Lewis, and Timbers radio analyst Adin Brown.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-18-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:02pm PDT

Fletcher Johnson hosts the latest edition with Timbers GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson and defender David Horst on the show. Johnson also looks north to Seattle with midfielder Steve Zakuani and play-by-play man Ross Fletcher. Finally, MLSsoccer.com's Greg Lalas talks about the Portland edition of the Kicking + Screening Film Festival. It's a packed Cascadia Cup episode.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-11-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:38am PDT

Fletcher Johnson hosts the show with guests Gavin Wilkinson, Jack Jewsbury and more talking about the "second leg" of the Timbers home-and-home series against Colorado.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-4-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:32pm PDT

Dan Sheldon again guest hosts and chats with GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson, froward Bright Dike, and Colorado's Drew Moor. In a unique twist, Sheldon also chats with longtime Talk Timbers host John Strong as well.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-28-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:35pm PDT

KPTV's Dan Sheldon guest hosts this edition of Talk Timbers where he chats with Timbers midfielder Sal Zizzo and assistant coach Amos Magee. We also get a look at Vancouver with Whitecaps assistant coach Carl Robinson and Vancouver play-by-play man Pete Schaad.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-21-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:31am PDT

John Strong talks with Timbers GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson, new goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, and Toronto FC's Jeremy Hall.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-14-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:11am PDT

John Strong talks with Timbers GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson about the Ricketts trade, captain Jack Jewsbury, midfielder Diego Chara, Jake Gleeson chats about his time at London 2012 and we hear from Timbers U-23s Mark Sherrod. It's a packed episode.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-7-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:26pm PDT

Host John Strong talks with Timbers midfielder Brent Richards, forward Bright Dike, and assistant coach Cameron Knowles. He also takes a look ahead with FC Dallas MLSsoccer.com beat writer Daniel Robertson as well as checks in with Boston Herald soccer writer Kyle McCarthy.

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

In a special Wednesday edition, John Strong talks with Timbers GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson, new assistant coach Sean McAuley, Chivas USA's Ben Zemanski and a chat with Academy Award winner Tom Hanks who attended the Timbers-Aston Villa friendly

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-25-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:14am PDT

Fletcher Johnson pitch hits for John Strong as Strong heads south to call the Chivas USA-Portland match. Joining Fletcher in this episode is Timbers GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson and forward Kris Boyd plus a look into upcoming matches against Chivas USA and FC Dallas.

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

John Strong talks with Timbers GM/interim head coach Gavin Wilkinson and goalkeeper Troy Perkins. Plus, he checks in with LA Galaxy defender--and former USL Timbers player--Bryan Jordan.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:50am PDT

A packed episode as John Strong talks with Timbers head coach John Spencer, midfielder/forward Darlington Nagbe, and comments from new defender Kosuke Kimura. Plus, Timbers soccer analyst Robbie Earle stops by along with RSL soccer analyst Brian Dunseth.

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

John Strong talks with defenders David Horst and Steven Smith about the big win over Seattle and how the team is preparing for Colorado. Plus a chat with Rapids defender Drew Moor and the Sporting News' Brian Straus drops in to talk about his Cascadia adventure.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:22am PDT

John Strong talks Cascadia rivalry with Timbers goalkeeper Troy Perkins, assistant coach Cameron Knowles, forward Mike Fucito, plus Seattle play-by-play man Ross Fletcher. It's a Cascadia Cup special!

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:41pm PDT

As the Timbers' two week league break winds down, John Strong visits with head coach John Spencer and midfielder Diego Chara. Strong also checks in with LA Galaxy goalkeeper Josh Saunders and ESPN LA's Scott French

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:08am PDT

U.S. Open Cup Edition! Host John Strong talks with Timbers head coach John Spencer, captain Jack Jewsbury, Fox Soccer's Mark Rogondino, and coach of Cal FC/ex-USMNT striker Eric Wynalda

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

Timbers forwards Mike Fucito and Brent Richards chat with John Strong. Vancouver Whitecaps play-by-play man Pete Schaad also visits.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:32pm PDT

Darlington Nagbe, Sal Zizzo, goalkeeper coach Mike Toshack, Chicago defender Jalil Anibaba, Fire TV voice Dan Kelly, updates from John Spencer, U.S. Open Cup and more are all in this packed Talk Timbers with John Strong

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

Timbers defenders Steven Smith, Futty Danso, head coach John Spencer, Houston play-by-play man Glenn Davis and Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl are all guests on this packed edition with John Strong.

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

John Strong talks with goalkeeper Troy Perkins about the nose incident against Montreal, Jim Rilatt discusses the Timbers U-23s, plus Columbus Crew analyst Duncan Oughton and MLSsoccer.com's Greg Lalas.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:16am PDT

John Strong chats with Timbers assistant coach Amos Magee, new forward Mike Fucito, assistant coach Cameron Knowles on the Portland-Montreal rivalry, and TSN's Luke Wileman

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

John Strong welcomes Timbers General Manager Gavin Wilkinson to talk trialists and roster, new forward Sebastian Rincon, voice of Sporting Kansas City Cal Williams, and SKC midfielder Bobby Convey

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

John Strong talks with Timbers head coach John Spencer, defender Ryan Kawulok, Sporting News' Brian Straus,US U-20s coach Tab Ramos and more.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:15am PDT

Might Franck Songo'o start Saturday? Why did Dan Kennedy spurn the Timbers? What can Jack Jewsbury be doing better? How's Zizzo's food cart? Those answers and more in this edition of Talk Timbers

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:50pm PDT

John Strong speaks with Timbers assistant coach Amos Magee, goalkeeper and future NZ Olympian Jake Gleeson, and forward Bright Dike. He also checks in with RSL's Kyle Beckerman and soccer analyst Brian Dunseth.

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

Timbers defender Hanyer Mosquera and assistant coach Cameron Knowles chat with John Strong while he also takes a look at NE with goalkeeper Matt Reis and beat writer Kyle J. McCarthy.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:29pm PDT

John Strong welcomes guests including Timbers head coach John Spencer, defender Eric Brunner, FC Dallas captain Ugo Ihemelu, and MLSsoccer.com's Simon Borg

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

Season opening show includes guests John Spencer, Troy Perkins, Philly Union captain Danny Califf, NBC's Arlo White, and ESPN's Taylor Twellman.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:50am PDT

Guests include Timbers president and owner Merritt Paulson, along with Timbers defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste.  Also on the program, Chivas USA defender Heath Pearce discusses Chivas' upcoming preaseason match against the Timbers.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:01pm PDT

John Strong welcomes ew Timbers striker and DP Kris Boyd, general manager Gavin Wilkinson, along with a look ahead at next week's preseason tournament with San Jose Earhquakes writer Robert Jonas, Chivas USA's Scott French, and the Oregonian's Geoffrey C. Arnold.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:49am PDT

John Strong welcomes new Timbers midfielder Franck Songo'o, head coach John Spencer, Oregonian's Geoffrey C. Arnold, and writer Michael Orr talking about his new NASL-era Timbers book. It's a packed Talk Timbers from top to bottom

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

Host John Strong welcomes Timbers midfielder Eric Alexander as well as new signee Charles Renken to talk about how preseason has been going. Strong also checks in with head coach John Spencer to get his take on the preseason win over the Galaxy.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:52am PDT

Host John Strong talks with Timbers head coach John Spencer about the recent announcement of forward Jose Adolfo Valencia's surgery as well as the teams ongoing preseason preparations. Forward Eddie Johnson talks about his recovery from last year's concussions and defender Rodney Wallace checks in.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:31pm PDT

Preseason 2012 opens for Portland. John Strong talks with head coach John Spencer as well as defenders Eric Brunner and Lovel Palmer to get their thoughts on training and looking ahead to the 2012 season.

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

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers captain Jack Jewsbury and Oregonian writer Geoffrey C. Arnold.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-17-12.m4a
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:57pm PDT

Draft day edition.  Guests include John Spencer, Timbers first round draft pick Andrew Jean-Baptiste, Darlington Nagbe, and Simon Borg from MLSsoccer.com.

Direct download: TT_1-12-12_Thursday.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:18am PDT

Michael Orr, Timbers blogger and managing writer and editor for FC Media joins John Strong on 750 AM The Game to talk about the new Timbers 2012 MLS Schedule.

Direct download: Michael_Orr_SAN_1-5-12_.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:14am PDT

Guests include Timbers first "Homegrown" signee Brent Richards, SI soccer writer Grant Wahl, and NW native/Generation adidas player Kelyn Rowe.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-4-12.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:57pm PDT

Timbers owner Merritt Paulson wraps up the year on 2011's final installment of Talk Timbers.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-23-11.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:47pm PDT

Timbers play-by-play man John Strong interviews new goalkeeper coach Mike Toshack via Strong At Night on Dec. 14, 2011 on 750 AM The Game. Toschack comes to Portland having spent the last three seasons with Toronto FC and also coached with Timbers head coach John Spencer while both were with the Houston Dynamo. Read the release here: http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/12/timbers-name-mike-toshack-clubs-goalkeeper-coach

Direct download: Mike_Toshak_SAN_12-14-11.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:11am PDT