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Portland Timbers

The Portland Timbers were first founded in the 1970s as an expansion team playing in the North American Soccer League (NASL). The Timbers did not join the MLS until 2009 and joined as an expansion franchise from the MLS. Notable players for the Timbers include Diego Valeri, Liam Ridgewell and Sebastian Blanco.

  • Founding Year: 2009
  • City: Portland, OR
  • Conference: Western
  • Number of MLS Cups: 1 (Most recent: 2015)
  • Mascot: Timber Joey
  • Owner: Merritt Paulson
  • Head Coach: Giovanni Savarese
  • Stadium: Providence Park


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