PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC will play host to a to-be-determined opponent in the semifinals of the 2016 NWSL playoffs on Sunday, Oct. 2, at Providence Park. Set to kickoff at 2 p.m. (Pacific), the semifinal match will be broadcast live on FS1. The match will be presented by Tillamook Ice Cream.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers will begin play in Group B of the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League at home against C.D. Dragon of El Salvador on Wednesday, Aug. 3, it was announced today as CONCACAF unveiled the competition’s full group-stage schedule.
Following their tournament-opening home match, the Timbers will travel for a pair of road matches to face Costa Rica’s Club Deportivo Saprissa at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa in San Jose, Costa Rica, on Wednesday, Sept. 14, and C.D. Dragon at Estadio Athletico Las Delicias in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, on Tuesday, Sept. 27.
Portland concludes group play with a home match against Saprissa at Providence Park on Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Beginning at the Portland Thorns FC match against the Chicago Red Stars on June 22, 2016, all guests entering Providence Park will be subject to new enhanced security screening procedures, including metal detector screening prior to admittance to all Thorns & Portland Timbers matches. The new security measures are being put in place at all MLS soccer venues.
With the new policies in place, we are encouraging all fans to arrive extra early for matches to minimize wait times and potential delays entering Providence Park. Remember, early entry into the stadium for Timbers matches includes concession discounts—courtesy of Simple—of up to 25 percent on all concessions beginning the hour after the first gates open (e.g. between 5:30-6:30 p.m. for a 7:30 p.m. match).
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers will play host to the LA Galaxy in the Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Providence Park on Wednesday, June 29, at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific), it was determined today as regions, pairings and host scenarios were announced by U.S. Soccer.
Tickets for the Round of 16 match against the Galaxy are included as part of Timbers Annual Memberships. Individual tickets are on sale now and available for purchase online at www.timbers.com, by phone at (888) 736-6849 and at the Providence Park box office.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers today announced that single-game tickets for seven of the team’s remaining regular-season home matches go on sale to the public Friday, June 10, at 10 a.m. (Pacific).
Beginning Friday, fans can purchase single-game tickets for the seven inclusive games online at www.timbers.com, by phone at (888) 736-6849 and at the Providence Park box office. A presale for members of the Timbers Annual Member Wait List, Timbers Annual Members, and T2 and Portland Thorns FC season ticket holders will take place starting at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 9, at www.timbers.com.
PORTLAND, Ore. – As part of a doubleheader on Tuesday, June 14, at Providence Park, the Portland Timbers will play host to the San Jose Earthquakes in the fourth round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) and T2 will play host to Seattle Sounders FC 2 at 4:30 p.m. (Pacific), with one ticket gaining admission to both the Timbers U.S. Open Cup match and T2 game.
PORTLAND, Oregon – Providence Park, home of the 2015 MLS Cup Champion Portland Timbers, will host a very exciting Mexican Premier League (Liga MX) match between two of the country’s most beloved teams, Chivas de Guadalajara and Club León. The match is scheduled for Saturday, March 26 at 7 PM PT. This will be the first time that these two First Division teams play in the Pacific Northwest. Both squads feature players with international experience who have represented there countries of origin with minutes played on their national teams.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC today announced details for a preseason tournament at Providence Park. Taking place from March 27-April 2, the tournament will feature Thorns FC, the Houston Dash and Seattle Reign FC of the NWSL and Oregon State University.
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.