Pacific (Saturday) TV Broadcast: ESPN+ Rival SB Nation sites: The Blue Statement, Burgundy Wave This is the one that’s probably most important for Timbers fans to keep an eye on. Sporting KC is just two points behind both Portland and the Seattle Sounders in the Western Conference standings. With a win against Colorado, they could take sole possession of first place in the conference.
Welcome back to Around the Forest! Each week, we like to put together some of the coolest stories about the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC. We even like to throw some other MLS and NWSL stories in there too.
In an uncharacteristic move on my part, I want to start this post by saying “Hello and Welcome” in honor of the late Daryl Grove who lost his battle with cancer last night. Daryl is an important part of why I chose to pursue involvement in soccer at any level. I can’t really put into words how hard this has hit me, but here I am trying to and trying to continue to contribute to soccer in the US in every way possible.