5:33 PM EDT, Tue July 22, 2014

Schedule shifts from unusually empty to oddly full

The Sounders’ schedule is in transition, moving from a slow move out of the World Cup break and into a busy stretch when the Sounders will play four league games from Monday to Aug. 16, with an Open Cup match mixed in and — for five Sounders — the MLS All-Star game. “It’s been sort of a strange rhythm, but beginning with the game against LA on Monday, it’s going to be a hectic August for us for sure,” coach Sigi Schmid said today. “Again, like I say, guys enjoy games more than they enjoy training with me, so I … Read more »
Oregonian 2 hours ago

Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell previews Sunday's game against Montreal: Video

Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell previews Sunday's game against the Montreal Impact and talks about the MLS All-Star game.
Columbus Dispatch 3 hours ago

Soccer | Crew: Parkhurst named to all-star roster

Ross Friedman was just finishing his first preseason as a professional soccer player when a veteran’s move took him by surprise. The 22-year-old Friedman was in Florida with his Crew teammates when defender Michael Parkhurst invited the roster to his hotel room, where he had ordered pizza for the entire group. Now nearly five months later, Parkhurst has been named to the all-star roster as his gesture continues to leave an impression on Friedman, who has spent the year on loan to USL Pro affiliate Dayton.

No Union players chosen for MLS Homegrown game

Zach Pfeffer's omission from the showcase game for Major League Soccer's young players was especially surprising.

All-Star Yedlin out of MLS Homegrown Game

This just in from the league: FC Dallas midfielder Danny Garcia, Philadelphia Union midfielder Zach Pfeffer and Real Salt Lake defender Carlos Salcedo have been named to the 20-man roster for the inaugural Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game that will be played on Monday, August 4 at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon. These three players will replace Montreal Impact’s Karl W. Ouimette and Wandrille Lefevre, both of whom had to withdraw from the game due to the Impact’s CONCACAF Champions League group match that has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 5, as well as Seattle Sounders FC defender...
Oregonian 6 hours ago

MLS Power Rankings (Week 19): Supporters Shield race tightens

Seattle continues to lead the race, but Kansas City and D.C. United have closed the gap.

Dempsey, Yedlin grand marshals of Torchligh Parade

Here’s the news from the club: Seattle Sounders FC forward Clint Dempsey and defender DeAndre Yedlin have been named Grand Marshals of the 2014 Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade. The Torchlight Parade will take place on Saturday, July 26, beginning near the Seattle Center and continuing down Fourth Ave. Fans can expect to see an array of festivities including live bands, high-energy drill and dance teams, floats, marching bands, the scurvy Seafair Pirates, Seafair Clowns, gigantic character balloons, local celebrities and more. The parade is one of the most iconic events of the...

Sounders, Seahawks Pro Shop coming to Renton

This just in from the club: Seattle Sounders FC and the Seattle Seahawks will open a new retail location at The Landing in Renton on Thursday, July 24. The Pro Shop will be located at 840 North 10th Place, Suite 307B, adjacent to Regal Cinemas and Creative Mom Toys. Grand opening activities include appearances by the Sea Gals, Blitz, Blue Thunder and a ceremonial ribbon cutting event with Seahawks alum Lawyer Milloy, Sounders FC midfielder Brad Evans and Renton Mayor Denis Law. The store opens at 10 a.m. with the ceremonial ribbon cutting event at 5 p.m. The 2800-square-foot store … ...
Oregonian 21 hours ago
Portland Timbers Diego Valeri selected to MLS All-Star team

Portland Timbers Diego Valeri selected to MLS All-Star team

The Timbers midfielder leads the team with eight assists and has scored four goals.
Oregonian 23 hours ago
Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi will be in Denmark until Wednesday: Rundown

Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi will be in Denmark until Wednesday: Rundown

Portland Timbers forward Fanendo Adi returns to Denmark for a few days, Portland Thorns forward Alex Morgan had to be patient while returning from injury and the Thorns put on quite a show on national television.
Oregonian 23 hours ago

Portland Timbers' Diego Valeri talks about All-Star selection (video)

The Timbers midfielder is part of the 2014 MLS All-Star team that will face Bayern Munich in Portland Aug. 6.
Oregonian 23 hours ago

Portland Timbers' Jack Jewsbury talks about Montreal and All-Star game (video)

The Timbers will try to win two consecutive games for the second time this season when they travel to play at Montreal.
Oregonian Jul 21, 2014
Portland Timbers 2, Colorado Rapids 1: Three things from Portland's win (photos and video)

Portland Timbers 2, Colorado Rapids 1: Three things from Portland's win (photos and video)

A double substitution in the second half sparked a Timbers' comeback and gained them their second home victory of the season.
Oregonian Jul 21, 2014

Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter talks about how the Timbers are preparing for Montreal: Video

Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter talks about how the Timbers are preparing for Sunday's match against the Montreal Impact and his process for naming the MLS All-Star team roster.

Sounders Chad Marshall, Osvaldo Alonso are MLS All-Stars

Seattle Sounders defender Chad Marshall and midfielder Osvaldo Alonso joined three teammates on the MLS All-Star roster Saturday when they were selected by All-Star team head coach Caleb Porter. Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso earned his fourth consecutive All-Star nod on Saturday. (Cooper Neill/) Marshall is in his first year with the Sounders, and has logged the most playing time on the team with 1,530 minutes played. He has one game-winning goal and two assists in 17 games. The All-Star selection is the third of his 11-year MLS career. Alonso was selected for his fourth-straight...

MLS Player News

  • 2 Zach Pfeffer

    Zach Pfeffer

    No Union players chosen for MLS Homegrown game

  • 1 Ross Friedman

    Ross Friedman

    Soccer | Crew: Parkhurst named to all-star roster

  • 1 Michael Parkhurst

    Michael Parkhurst

    All-Star Michael Parkhurst has numbers deserving of selection

  • 1 Liam Ridgewell

    Liam Ridgewell

    Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell previews Sunday's game against Montreal: Video

  • 1 Jack Jewsbury

    Jack Jewsbury

    Portland Timbers' Jack Jewsbury talks about Montreal and All-Star game (video)

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