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 187

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 187

With the Chicago in town this weekend, we chat about the Fire’s opening game loss and how they stack up against Portland. We then turn our attention to the Timbers and debate substitution strategies given injuries to Pa Kah and Kalif Alhassan.

Soccer Made in Portland: 186

Soccer Made in Portland: 186

Portland’s 1-1 draw is the basis of this week’s long show as we narrow in on the Timbers’ central midfield, what was up with Gaston Fernandez, Norberto Paparatto’s debut and what Philadelphia did to disrupt Caleb Porter’s plans.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 183

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 183

With just one preseason game left, we break down the Timbers’ 1-0 loss to San Jose last weekend and the 1-1 draw with Portmore United in the Rose City Invitational. We talk about Gaston Fernandez, set piece defending and the strength of the second team.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 182

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 182

As the Timbers prepare for the annual Rose City Invitational, we discuss the loans of Jake Gleeson and Bryan Gallego to Sacramento Republic, look in on training including a chat with Michael Harrington and preview the upcoming San Jose and Vancouver games.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 180

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 180

Chris is back from South Africa as we break down the Timbers’ three preseason games. Lots of time is given to Maxi Urruti’s spot in the team, as well as discussions about Gaston Fernandez, Norberto Paparatto and a few off-field stories.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 179

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 179

Chris comes to us from Johannesburg as we chat about some young Timbers prospects, Mikael Silvestre’s departure the first day of training camp and the affiliation with Sacramento Republic FC. We’re also joined by Travis Clark of TopDrawerSoccer.com to specifically discuss Schillo Tshuma and Bryan Gallego.

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 178

Soccer Made in Portland: Episode 178

The Timbers made four major announcements during the week so we spend time on Gaston Fernandez, Norberto Paparatto, Bryan Gallego and Jose Valencia. We also take some listener questions regarding formation, Champions League and right back.