Portland Timbers Podcast Network

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

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.

Direct download: Backcut.100412FINAL_1-2.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:31pm PST

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 PST

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.

Direct download: Backcut.092712.JimmyConrad.FINAL_2.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:45am PST

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 PST

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 PST