Coverage of the Major League Soccer clash between Houston and Portland.
Next Game: Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers - Sunday, October 2 at 2am in Major League Soccer
Wayne Rooney warms up prior to the game between Manchester United and Chelsea on December 28, 2015
Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson backs Wayne Rooney to make MLS switch
Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson says that Wayne Rooney would be a "great signing" for MLS.
Aug 23, 09:14
Steven Taylor in action for Newcastle on January 1, 2015
Steven Taylor completes move to Portland Timbers
Former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor completes a move to Portland Timbers on a free transfer.
Aug 1, 20:26
Steven Taylor in action for Newcastle on January 1, 2015
Steven Taylor 'to join Portland Timbers'
A report claims that former Newcastle United centre-back Steven Taylor is on the verge of signing for MLS side Portland Timbers.
Jul 27, 23:00
Jack Barmby of Leicester City during the pre season friendly match between Ilkeston and Leicester City at the New Manor Ground on July 22, 2014
Portland Timbers loan Leicester City's Jack Barmby
Leicester City allow young midfielder Jack Barmby to switch to the Portland Timbers on a loan deal until May.
Mar 9, 20:35
West Brom defender Liam Ridgewell celebrates his goal against Sunderland on September 21, 2013
Liam Ridgewell joins Brighton & Hove Albion on loan
Brighton & Hove Albion sign former Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion defender Liam Ridgewell on a short-term loan deal from Portland Timbers.
Dec 30, 17:26
Maximiliano Urruti #37 of Portland Timbers celebrates with teammate Dairon Asprilla #11 of Portland Timbers after scoring a goal during the second half of the game against the FC Dallas at Providence Park on April 4, 2015
Caleb Porter: 'MLS Cup win has not sunk in'
Portland Timbers head coach Caleb Porter admits that his side's MLS Cup victory has still not sunk in.
Dec 7, 04:39
Maximiliano Urruti #37 of Portland Timbers celebrates with teammate Dairon Asprilla #11 of Portland Timbers after scoring a goal during the second half of the game against the FC Dallas at Providence Park on April 4, 2015
Result: Portland Timbers clinch first ever MLS Cup
Portland Timbers beat Columbus Crew 2-1 in Ohio to clinch their first ever MLS Cup.
Dec 6, 23:23
Fanendo Adi #9 of the Portland Timbers celebrates his second half goal, as Eric Avila #15 of Chivas USA looks on at StubHub Center on May 28, 2014
Result: Portland Timbers book MLS Cup spot
Portland Timbers reach the MLS Cup with a 5-3 aggregate win in the Western Conference final after sharing a 2-2 draw in the second leg of their tie with FC Dallas.
Nov 30, 00:15
Maximiliano Urruti #37 of Portland Timbers celebrates with teammate Dairon Asprilla #11 of Portland Timbers after scoring a goal during the second half of the game against the FC Dallas at Providence Park on April 4, 2015
Result: Portland Timbers secure two-goal advantage over Dallas
Portland Timbers put one foot in the MLS Cup final with a 3-1 first-leg win over Dallas at Providence Park.
Nov 23, 03:15
Liam Ridgewell #24 runs with the ball in MLS action against the Vancouver Whitecaps FC on March 28, 2015
Liam Ridgewell enjoying MLS playoffs "buzz"
Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell says that the MLS Cup playoffs are a pleasure to be involved in ahead of the Western Conference final first leg on Sunday.
Nov 20, 03:47
Darlington Nagbe on February 11, 2012
Darlington Nagbe delighted with first USA senior cap
Darlington Nagbe reveals his delight at making his USA debut in the 6-1 win over St Vincent & the Grenadines on Friday.
Nov 16, 03:23
Fanendo Adi #9 of the Portland Timbers celebrates his second half goal, as Eric Avila #15 of Chivas USA looks on at StubHub Center on May 28, 2014
Result: Fanendo Adi fires Portland Timbers past Vancouver Whitecaps
Fanendo Adi and Diego Chara score as Portland Timbers beat Vancouver Whitecaps 2-0 to progress to the MLS Western Conference final.
Nov 9, 05:33
A general view during the match between the Seattle Sounders FC and the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on October 7, 2012
Result: David Ousted heroics denies Portland Timbers advantage
David Ousted pulls off a string of key saves as Vancouver Whitecaps earn a hard-fought 0-0 draw in Portland in the first leg of their Eastern Conference semi-final.
Nov 2, 00:28
Krisztian Nemeth #9 of Sporting KC controls the ball during the game at Sporting Park on March 8, 2015
Result: Portland Timbers edge out Sporting Kansas City in dramatic shootout
Portland Timbers goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey scores from the spot before denying Jon Kempin to clinch a dramatic penalty shootout win over Sporting Kansas City.
Oct 30, 05:09
General View of the Main entry to Providence Park before the game between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders FC at Providence Park on April 5, 2014
Result: Portland through to MLS playoffs
Portland Timbers thrash Colorado Rapids 4-1 to seal an MLS Cup playoff spot.
Oct 26, 01:22
Fanendo Adi #9 of the Portland Timbers celebrates his second half goal, as Eric Avila #15 of Chivas USA looks on at StubHub Center on May 28, 2014
Result: Five-star Portland Timbers turnaround stuns Los Angeles Galaxy
Portland Timbers produce a rousing second half to come from behind and beat Los Angeles Galaxy 5-2, courtesy of a brace from Fanendo Adi.
Oct 19, 02:11
Fanendo Adi #9 of the Portland Timbers celebrates his second half goal, as Eric Avila #15 of Chivas USA looks on at StubHub Center on May 28, 2014
Result: Second-half Fanendo Adi penalty gives Portland Timbers win at Real Salt Lake
The Portland Timbers secure a 1-0 victory over Western Conference rivals Real Salt Lake thanks to a second-half Fanendo Adi penalty.
Oct 15, 07:18
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MLS roundup: New England Revolution lose out to Chicago Fire
Sports Mole rounds up the latest round of fixtures from the MLS.
Oct 4, 07:55
Fanendo Adi #9 of the Portland Timbers celebrates his second half goal, as Eric Avila #15 of Chivas USA looks on at StubHub Center on May 28, 2014
Result: Fanendo Adi strikes twice as Portland Timbers win away to Columbus Crew
Portland Timbers record an away victory over Columbus Crew thanks to a brace from Nigerian forward Fanendo Adi.
Sep 27, 02:33
Luis Robles #31 of New York Red Bulls allows a goal by Charlie Davies #9 (not seen) of the New England Revolution in the first half against New York Red Bulls during Leg 2 of the MLS Eastern Conference Final at Gillette Stadium on November 29, 2014
Result: New York Red Bulls clasp one hand on MLS Cup spot with Portland Timbers win
New York Red Bulls return top of the Eastern Conference with a comfortable 2-0 win away to Portland Timbers.
Sep 21, 00:06

Tables

Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls341861061421960
2Columbus Crew34158115852653
3Montreal ImpactMontreal34156134844451
4DC United34156134345-251
5New England RevolutionNew England34148124844450
6Toronto34154155455-149
7Orlando City34128144556-1144
8New York City FCNY City34107174958-937
9Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia34107173952-1337
10Chicago Fire3486204254-1230

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Dallas341861052391360
2Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver34165134536953
3Portland TimbersPortland34158114139253
4Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy341491156461051
5Seattle SoundersSeattle34156134436851
6Sporting Kansas CityKansas33149104843551
7San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes34138134139247
8Houston DynamoHouston34119144249-742
9Real Salt LakeSalt Lake34118153848-1041
10Colorado RapidsColorado33810153143-1234