PTFC Podcasts

New Timbers defender Nat Borchers talks with host Fletcher Johnson in this latest episode. We also hear from soccer analyst Ross Smith.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-17-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:53am PST

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Portland Timbers head coach Caleb Porter about the club's recent player moves, his trip to London, and preparing for 2015. 

Direct download: 12-10-14_Talk_Timbers.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:21am PST

Newly named MLS Comeback Player of the Year Rodney Wallace talks about his season, NBC Sports soccer announcer John Strong discusses the upcoming MLS Cup showdown between the LA Galaxy and New England Revolution.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_12-03-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:12am PST

Fletcher Johnson talks with Thorns FC goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, Timbers' director of sports science Nick Milonas and's Simon Borg.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:34am PST

Brian Perkins guest hosts as Talk Timbers welcomes Thorns FC head coach Paul Riley, NBC soccer announcer John Strong and Timbers soccer analyst Ross Smith.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_11-12-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:08am PST

Timbers general manager Gavin Wilkinson talks with Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith about the 2014 MLS season, plans for the offseason and looking to next year.

Direct download: 10-29-14_Gavin_Wilkinson.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:18pm PST

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith host Thorns FC's Tobin Heath, soccer play-by-play man John Strong plus soccer analysts Cobi Jones and Kevin Hartman

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_Hours_1_and_2_10-22-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:02pm PST

Host Brian Costello talks with Timbers Army fan Dan Upp in Tegucigalpa, Honduras about following the team from afar and what the environment will be like when the Timbers take on CD Olimpia.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:47am PST

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and midfielder Diego Valeri. We also hear from soccer analyst Brian Dunseth.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_10-15-14_Hours_1_and_2.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:16am PST

Hosts Ross Smith and Fletcher Johnson talk with Portland Timbers midfielder Ben Zemanski, San Jose soccer writer Robert Jonas and NBC Sports Network's John Strong.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:08pm PST

Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith sit down with Timbers forward Fanendo Adi as well as goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack. We also get a look ahead to this weekend's match against Toronto.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:28pm PST

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers midfielder Kalif Alhassan and assistant coach Cameron Knowles. They also get word from Colorado from former Rapids player and USMNT veteran Marcelo Balboa.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-10-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:46am PST

Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, defender Alvas Powell as well as former NASL Timber and current !uakes TV analyst Chris Dangerfield

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_9-3-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 10:01am PST

Host Ross Smith talks with Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri, goalkeeper coach Mike Toshack as well as Whitecaps play-by-play announcer Pete Schaad. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-27-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:32pm PST

The Backcut goes international as host Brian Costello talks with author/journalist/Timbers Army Shawn Levy in Georgetown about the Timbers trip to Guyana in the CONCACAF Champions League.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:09pm PST

Talk Timbers hears from Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell and hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith also talk to Thorns FC head coach Paul Riley about the NWSL Playoffs.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-20-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 1:07pm PST

Jack Jewsbury and assistant coach Cameron Knowles join Ross Smith and Fletcher Johnson on Talk Timbers. We also hear from soccer analyst Paul Mariner,

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_8-13-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:23am PST

Hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and MLS All-Star Diego Valeri. They also check in with LA Galaxy Insider Adam Serrano.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-30-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:08pm PST

Guest Hosts Brian Perkins and Andrew Gregor talk with Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and assistant coach Sean McAuley as well as play-by-play announcer Jake Zivin

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-23-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:01am PST

Host Brian Costello sits down with Paul Pabst, producer of The Dan Patrick Show and ardent Timbers supporter to hear more about how Pabst got into soccer and the Timbers, the rise of soccer in the U.S. and whether or not he can get down on the pitch to play.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:11pm PST

Ross Smith returns to join Fletcher Johnson as the hosts talk with Timbers midfielder Steve Zakuani, goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack and NBC Sports Network announcer John Strong.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_7-16-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:27am PST

Guests for this episode include Jorge Villafana, assistant coach Cameron Knowles, ESPN's Adrian Healey, Timbers voice Keith Bleyer, and Thorns FC's Veronica Boquete

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:50am PST

Talk Timbers chats with assistant coach Sean McAuley as well as soccer analyst Brian Dunseth. We also hear from Thorns FC's Sinead Farrelly.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-25-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:46pm PST

Rodney Wallace, fresh from the Timbers U.S. Open Cup win over Orlando City U23s, talks about his road back to the team and the look ahead.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_06-18-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:31pm PST

Captain Will Johnson and assistant coach Sean McAuley talk with hosts Ross Smith and Fletcher Johnson. Plus, we get a look inside Real Salt Lake with soccer analyst Brian Dunseth

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_6-4-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 12:26pm PST

The Backcut Podcast returns as host Brian Costello talks with former Timbers player, current soccer analyst and coach Andrew Gregor about growing up playing soccer in the Rose City, Clive Charles, and helping produce the next generation of Timbers players.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 3:20pm PST

Ross Smith and Fletcher Johnson talk with Timbers defender Jorge Villafaña and GK coach Mike Toshack. Along with discussing tonight's game against Chivas USA, we also hear from Whitecaps FC broadcaster Peter Schaad and more.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-27-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:11am PST

Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith talk with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter along with new forward Fanendo Adi. We also hear from Big Apple Soccer's Michael Lewis about what's going on in the Red Bulls camp.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-21-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:05pm PST

Fletcher Johnson & Ross Smith welcome Timbers midfielder Jack Jewsbury, assistant coach Cameron Knowles and Columbus Crew play-by-play man Chris Duran on the latest edition of Talk Timbers.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_5-14-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:36pm PST

The latest Talk Timbers with hosts Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith features forward Steve Zakuani, assistant coach Sean McAuley, NBC Sports Network soccer broadcaster John Strong and Thorns FC defender Courtney Niemiec.

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:29am PST

Talk Timbers chats with Timbers GK coach Mike Toshack plus we hear from Washington Post soccer columnist Steven Goff. From the Thorns side, forward Jessica McDonald talks about her time in Portland.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-30-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:22am PST

Talk Timbers chats with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter, goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and Thorns FC's 'keeper Nadine Angerer. We also hear from Houston Dynamo play-by-play man Glenn Davis.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-23-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:31am PST

Timbers captain Will Johnson talks about facing RSL this weekend while Thorns FC's Allie Long talks about their first win over the Houston Dash. We also hear from soccer analyst Brian Dunseth on the upcoming Timbers game.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_4-16-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:13am PST

Diego Chara talks with Ross Smith, while we also hear from Timbers asst. coach Sean McAuley and Chivas USA beat writer Blair Angulo. On the Thorns side, captain Christine Sinclair talks about the team's season opener Saturday against Houston.

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Talk Timbers gets down to business with Timbers defender Pa Modou Kah and head coach Caleb Porter as well as Thorns head coach Paul Riley. We also hear from NBCSN's John Strong to get his take on this weekend's #PORvSEA clash.

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Talk Timbers talks with defender Michael Harrington, goalkeeping coach Mike Toshack and play-by-play man Keith Bleyer. 

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Joining Fletcher Johnson and Ross Smith in this episode are Timbers midfielder Darlington Nagbe, assistant coach Cameron Knowles plus a look ahead to the Rapids with radio analyst Marcelo Balboa. Back from USWNT duty, Thorns defender Rachel Van Hollebeke also stops by to talk preseason.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-19-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:42am PST

Talk Timbers with midfielder Steve Zakuani, head coach Caleb Porter, new Ring of Honor inductee Mick Hoban, and Thorns head coach Paul Riley

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-12-14.mp3
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Fletcher Johnson talks about the 2014 MLS season with Timbers GM Gavin Wilkinson and Will Johnson. Plus we hear from the Union's Conor Casey as well as soccer announcer John Strong. The Timbers Army's Jeremy Wright talks about the funding of community soccer park Bless Field

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_3-5-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41am PST

Talk Timbers chats with Timbers midfielder Jack Jewsbury and assistant coach Sean McAuley. We also hear from Vancouver Whitecaps defender Jordan Harvey, Portmore United head coach Calvin Lewis, and new Timbers radio announcer Jake Zivin.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-25-14.mp3
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Fletcher Johnson sits down with Timbers defender Pah Modou Kah, assistant coach Cameron Knowles as well as taking a look ahead at Rose City Invitational opponent San Jose with writer Robert Jonas. From the Thorns, we hear from midfielder Allie Long. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-18-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:25pm PST

Host Fletcher Johnson gets a report on preseason with Timbers goalkeeper coach Mike Toshack plus we hear from Timbers rookie Taylor Peay. Whitecaps play-by-play man Pete Schaad looks ahead to the Rose City Invitational and more on the story of one-time NY MetroStars legend now-Timbers season ticket holder Rhett Harty. From the USWNT, Thorns defender Rachel Van Hollebeke talks about the national team's first games of the season. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-11-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 11:44am PST

Fletcher Johnson talks preseason with Timbers assistant coach Sean McAuley and goalkeeper Andrew Weber along with previews of the Houston and Seattle preseason matches. We also hear from Thorn FC's Mana Shim

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_2-4-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:53am PST

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers head coach Caleb Porter and M/F Darlington Nagbe about the opening of Timbers preseason training.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-28-14.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:06pm PST

Fletcher Johnson talks with 2014 MLS SuperDraft first round pick Schillo Tshuma and we hear from new Thorns FC head coach Paul Riley.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-21-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:31am PST

Fletcher Johnson discusses the Timbers offseason with soccer announcer John Strong plus we get a look into the MLS SuperDraft with college soccer expert Travis Clark. 

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-14-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 9:27am PST

Host Fletcher Johnson talks with Timbers defender Michael Harrington about joining the U.S. men's national team January camp in southern California while new Thorns midfielder and fellow U.S. national teamer Amber Brooks joins the show.

Direct download: Talk_Timbers_1-7-14.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 2:32pm PST