Portland Timbers Podcast Network

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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.

Direct download: Dunseth_1-2.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:06pm PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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.

Direct download: Lalas_Audio2_1-2.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:40am PST

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 PST