Soccer Made In Portland

Podcasts

Chris Rifer and Michael Orr host a weekly discussion and analysis of
the most important news surrounding Portland Timbers Football Club and
the biggest stories across Major League Soccer.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 208

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 208

Caleb Porter said Talk To Me and Chris obliged. We discuss their meeting as well as preview Real Salt Lake, consider previous encounters, who will and won’t be available for each team and consider if there will be any changes to the Timbers’ usual line-up in Sandy.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 207

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 207

After Wild Billy’s Circus Story (Bruce Springsteen) leads us in, we break down Sunday’s strange game with a focus on failed wing defense, great goals, poor defending, Caleb Porter’s upcoming Oscar nomination and the Futty Danso trade. Hard to believe we got that all into thirty minutes, isn’t it?

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 206

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 206

Despite eight changes to the line-up, the Timbers played with Easy Money on Wednesday in LA. We chat about that game, Jorge Villafana’s performance, Fandendo Adi’s chances of playing this weekend, center backs and preview #PORvVAN.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 205

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 205

We have music! Today it’s Bruce Springsteen’s “Reason to Believe.” We also have a discussion of the tale of two halves for Portland’s pressing attackers, it’s live-and-die by the referee defense and what to think ahead of the midweek game at Chivas USA.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 203

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 203

Chris and Michael consider whether the rumored summer moves mean the end of pure Porterball as well as break down Steve Zakuani’s performance from Sunday, Fanendo Adi’s loan and how the conversation about the season is starting to change.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 202

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 202

We’re joined by Josh Guesman of Corner of the Galaxy to discuss what LA brings to Portland in Sunday morning’s game. We also chat about whether or not Steve Zakuani will start again, where the Timbers can best attack the Galaxy and what’s up with Frederic Piquionne.