Timbers FC vs. Revolution love ’em and hate ’em

NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his reasons why despite a loss vs New England, the Timbers should hold their heads high. Things could be worse. After the lone goal was scored, the Timbers controlled the tempo of the game and Franck Songo’o made a comeback of sorts. Any time a team can go on the road and at least come away with a point via a tie, the feat should be considered a victory.

Philadelphia Union vs. Timbers FC love ’em and hate ’em

NWSB Insider and Portland Timbers blogger Blair Thomas brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Tuesday night’s game between the Philadelphia Union vs. Portland Timbers. This game included the debut of Andrew Jean-Baptiste. The 19 year-old Haitian kid from Brooklyn, New York etched his name into Timbers lore. Timbers FC’s next game will be in Texas at FC Dallas at 5:30 on Saturday.

MLS Fact: Andrew Jean-Baptiste Will Make the Timbers a Better Team

NWSB insider Jason Green brings us news from the MLS SuperDraft. With the 8th pick, the Portland Timbers chose UCONN’s Andrew Jean-Baptiste in the SuperDraft. Jason tells us Jean-Baptiste instantly makes the Timbers better with his height, his defense and his clutch play in big matches.

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