PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced details of The 2016 Simple Invitational, the team’s annual preseason tournament at Providence Park, as well as the club’s full preseason schedule. Taking place from Feb. 21-27, The Simple Invitational will feature the MLS Cup-champion Timbers as well as Cascadia-rival Vancouver Whitecaps FC, Eastern Conference-side Chicago Fire and NASL club Minnesota United FC.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Alejandra Alvarado, a 16 year-old junior at Grant High School, has been a part of the Boys and Girls Club for most of her life. Still, she was surprised when her brother, a Boys and Girls Club employee, told her about an internship opportunity through a program called YouthForce.
“There's an interview for a job for teens. You're going. I don't care what you say. That's what you're going to do,” Alejandra remembers her brother telling her and her sister Andrea.
The sisters were skeptical. “What's it about?” they asked.
“You have an opportunity to internship with the Timbers,” he replied.
On Thursday, the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) unveiled its logo for the league's championship match at Providence Park.
FC Kansas City and Seattle Reign FC will square off in the NWSL championship on Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6:30 p.m. live on FOX Sports 1. Tickets for the match are available online by clicking here or by calling 888.736.6849.
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today that the 2015 NWSL Championship match will be played on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. The championship match will kick off at 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT with a national television broadcast on FOX Sports 1.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Teams representing the Portland Police Bureau and Portland Fire & Rescue will square off in the second-annual “Rose City United” charitable match, presented by the Portland Timbers, at Providence Park on Saturday, Sept. 12, it was announced today. The match, which kicks off at 11 a.m. (Pacific), is free and open to the public with a suggested donation at the gate.
PORTLAND, Ore. – In conjunction with Major League Soccer and ESPN2, the Portland Timbers announced today that the kickoff time for the club’s match on Sunday, July 5, against the San Jose Earthquakes at Providence Park has been moved to 8 p.m. (Pacific) due to a heat advisory and unusually high temperatures forecast for the Portland area over the weekend. The match, originally scheduled for 2 p.m., will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The National Women’s Soccer League and FOX Sports announced today an agreement to broadcast 10 NWSL matches this season, including four Portland Thorns FC home games at Providence Park.
Portland’s final two regular-season home matches against the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday, Aug. 9, and Sunday, Aug. 30, against the Washington Spirit will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Both matches have been moved to 6:30 p.m. (Pacific) for live television from their originally scheduled times of 7 p.m. (Pacific) and 6 p.m. (Pacific), respectively.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced that single-game tickets for the final nine regular-season home matches and an international friendly match between T2 and Newcastle United at Providence Park go on sale to the public Monday, June 8, at 10 a.m. (Pacific).
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced that T2 will play host to English Premier League club Newcastle United in an international exhibition on Tuesday, July 21, at Providence Park. Newcastle United will visit the Rose City during its preseason tour to the United States.