NWSB insider Matt Martz brings us the year in review for the 2011 Inaugural season for the Portland Timbers. This season saw a stunning upset over the eventual champions as well as some highlight reel moments from Darlington Nagbe and Troy Perkins. Rookie Deigo Chara shone while veteran Jack Jewsbury helped guide the Timbers squad.
C-Mac one of our MLS Soccer bloggers tells us the L.A. Galaxy 2011 winners of the the MLS Cup may leave a legacy that other teams will seek to imitate. Professional sports leagues and their coaches are notorious when it comes to their attempts to emulate winning teams. Can Freddy Montero and the Seattle Sounders reach this level?
Our man on the Seattle Sounders beat Jason Green tells us Legendary goalie Kasey Keller is slated to play his last MLS regular season league match this week versus the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS action. He’s had a nice career, did you know he’s the first U.S. goalie that was a regular in the German Bundesliga, English Premier League, and the Spanish La Liga?