Most people try to avoid trips to the doctor, and for the Portland Trailblazers and their fans, the doctor’s office has quite literally been a sore subject over the last couple of injury-ridden seasons.
The Timbers have a hectic and exciting off-season in front of them, but before discussing the future it’s best to take a moment to remember the past—especially the roller-coaster year that was 2010.
After a roller-coaster ride of a regular season, the Portland Timbers were knocked out of the first round of the USSF Pro League Division-2 playoffs by their Northwest rival, the Vancouver Whitecaps, on Sunday.
There’s nothing quite like the thrill of intense competition, or that feeling of unity that a team can achieve by learning to work together.
The Portland Timbers headed north to play their final regular season game as a lower-division team, battling long-time rivals the Vancouver Whitecaps in a 2-2 draw at Swangard Stadium on Saturday afternoon.