A recap of the Timbers’ 2-2 draw in Vancouver includes in depth discussion of Portland’s attacking shape, Futty’s red card, Darlington Nagbe’s injury, Jose Valencia’s goal and a defensive breakdown.
We break down the Timbers’ upcoming game in Vancouver by discussing the Whitecaps’ midweek game in Montreal, considering the new situation at center back and suggesting probable line-ups and set-ups for Portland’s second Cascadia Cup match of 2013.
Our 125th show breaks down the Timbers’ 3-0 win over Chivas USA. Caleb Porter’s comments are the focus but Diego Valeri, Rodney Wallace, Portland’s outside backs and the all-important points per month metric all get special attention.
Another dual day has a breakdown of Kalif Alhassan and Frederic Piquionne’s starting performances, Caleb Porter’s post-game comments and another draw in the Dallas game. The second half of the show has Alicia Rodriguez of the Goat Parade to preview the Timbers’ weekend game against Chivas USA.
Another midweek game brings another Tuesday preview show, this time focused on similarly hot FC Dallas. The show also devotes attention to the release of salary information from the MLS Players Union and applauds the Timbers in the construction of a balanced roster.
A rare review/preview double show comes this week as we break down the Timbers’ thrilling 3-2 defeat of Sporting KC. In particular we discuss the LB/RB switch, the progress in defensive midfield and Darlington Nagbe’s goal. In the second half of the show we’re joined by Kyle McCarthy (FOX Soccer, Goal.com, Boston Herald, etc.) who gives a New England-centric look at Portland’s upcoming Thursday night game against the Revolution.
A busy week this time last year is remembered, Kelly gives an update on the Real World and Project Runway and generally the show avoids talking about this weekend’s game against Kansas. Otherwise, Will Johnson, Futty Danso and Geoffrey Arnold are the subjects of conversation.
Portland’s 1-1 draw with San Jose is dissected with a focus on Futty Danso, Diego Valeri, Ryan Johnson and comparative statistics. We also chat about the Thorns, six points a month and the Timbers’ summer friendly with Monarcas.
This Friday we preview the Timbers’ game down in San Jose with a particular focus on Diego Valeri’s expected return, where Jack Jewsbury will line up, what other changes to the starting XI might take place and how all the peripheral stories will affect Portland’s first trip to San Jose.
Today’s show brings a discussion of the Timbers’ broadcasting options now that John Strong and Robbie Earle are headed out for national roles. There’s also a breakdown of Portland’s 1-0 victory over San Jose including Futty Danso’s performance, the Kalif Alhassan-Darlington Nagbe switch and Caleb Porter’s late subs.