2005 Portland Timbers season

The 2005 Portland Timbers season was the 5th season for the Portland Timbers—the 3rd incarnation of a club to bear the Timbers name—of the now-defunct USL First Division, the second-tier league of the United States and Canada at the time.

Portland Timbers
2005 season
PresidentUnited States John Cunningham
Head coachEngland Bobby Howe
StadiumPGE Park
Portland, Oregon
USL-1League: 5th
Playoffs: First round
U.S. Open CupFourth round
Cascadia Cup2nd
Top goalscorerLeague:
United States Dan Antoniuk (13 goals)

All:
United States Dan Antoniuk (14 goals)
Highest home attendance8,242
vs. SEA (Aug 20)
Lowest home attendance3,944
vs. VAN (Jul 2)
Average home league attendanceLeague: 5,553
All: 5,626 (not including July 12 vs. Seattle)
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PreseasonEdit

April 9, 2005 (2005-04-09) Portland Timbers 2–1 Seattle Sounders Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Thompson   23'
Reynolds   59'
Harrington   78'
Report   62' Jenkins Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 3,262
April 13, 2005 (2005-04-13) Portland Timbers 0–1 Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Report   39' Gomez Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 4,227

Regular seasonEdit

AprilEdit

April 23, 2005 (2005-04-23) USL-1 Portland Timbers 3–0 Toronto Lynx Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Dekker   50' (o.g.)
Miranda   59'
Alvarez   84'
Report Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 5,275
Referee: Kari Seitz (United States)
April 29, 2005 (2005-04-29) USL-1 Portland Timbers 2–2 Minnesota Thunder Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Benedetti   14'
Thompson   15'
Report   11'   54' Tarley
  79' Menyongar
Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 4,262
Referee: Richard Herring (United States)
April 30, 2005 (2005-04-30) USL-1 / CC Seattle Sounders 1–2 Portland Timbers Seattle United States
19:00 (PDT) Wélton   73'
Brown   90'
Report   51' Alvarez
  54' Poltl
Stadium: Qwest Field
Attendance: 6,351
Referee: Fotis Bazakos (United States)

MayEdit

May 7, 2005 (2005-05-07) USL-1 Minnesota Thunder 1–1 Portland Timbers Minneapolis United States
17:05 (PDT) Menyongar   9' Report   78' Antoniuk Stadium: Metrodome
Attendance: 2,934
Referee: Mishaun Ahmad (United States)
May 12, 2005 (2005-05-12) USL-1 Portland Timbers 1–0 Charleston Battery Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Afash   89' Report Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 4,645
Referee: Ian Anderson (United States)
May 28, 2005 (2005-05-28) USL-1 Portland Timbers 2–2 Virginia Beach Mariners Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Alvarez   6' (pen.)
Lines   51'
Report   60' Castellanos
  84' (pen.) Caskey
Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 7,048
Referee: Doug Jotzke (United States)

JuneEdit

June 3, 2005 (2005-06-03) USL-1 Rochester Raging Rhinos 3–1 Portland Timbers Rochester, New York United States
16:35 (PDT) Bolaños   20'
Wilson   23', 34'
Report   82' (pen.) Antoniuk Stadium: Frontier Field
Attendance: 9,117
Referee: Charles Mitchell (United States)
June 4, 2005 (2005-06-04) USL-1 Toronto Lynx 0–1 Portland Timbers Toronto Canada
16:30 (PDT) Report   14' (pen.) Antoniuk Stadium: Centennial Park Stadium
Attendance: 2,724
Referee: Pierre Cantave (Canada)
June 6, 2005 (2005-06-06) USL-1 Puerto Rico Islanders 2–0 Portland Timbers Bayamón PUR
17:00 (PDT) Salles   6', 74' Report Stadium: Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium
Attendance: 5,580
Referee: Brian Poeschel (United States)
June 10, 2005 (2005-06-10) USL-1 / CC Vancouver Whitecaps 3–2 Portland Timbers Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
19:00 (PDT) Valente   39' (pen.)
Nash   40'
Klein   90+'
Report   78' Poltl
  90+' Miranda
Stadium: Swangard Stadium
Attendance: 5,337 (SO)
Referee: Steve DePiero (Canada)
June 16, 2005 (2005-06-16) USL-1 Portland Timbers 2–1 Puerto Rico Islanders Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Antoniuk   48', 71' Report   45' Woolfolk
  79' Rivera
Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 5,992
Referee: Colin Arblaster (United States)
June 18, 2005 (2005-06-18) USL-1 Portland Timbers 0–5 Rochester Raging Rhinos Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Report   15' Carbajal
  37' Ball
  43' Aguilera
  47' Wilson
  54' Rivas
Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 5,313
Referee: Mark Kadlecik (United States)
June 30, 2005 (2005-06-30) USL-1 Portland Timbers 0–1 Montreal Impact Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Report   58' Grande Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 5,435
Referee: Said Ravanfar (United States)

JulyEdit

July 2, 2005 (2005-07-02) USL-1 / CC Portland Timbers 1–1 Vancouver Whitecaps Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Alvarez   7'
Poltl   22'
Report   37' Jordan Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 3,944
Referee: Kari Seitz (United States)
July 8, 2005 (2005-07-08) USL-1 / CC Seattle Sounders 4–2 Portland Timbers Tukwila, Washington United States
20:00 (PDT) Sturm   19'
Graham   45', 89'
Levesque   56'
Report   60' (pen.) Alvarez
  68' Higgins
Stadium: Starfire Sports Complex
Attendance: 3,204
Referee: Baldomero Toledo (United States)
July 9, 2005 (2005-07-09) USL-1 / CC Vancouver Whitecaps 4–0 Portland Timbers Kelowna, British Columbia Canada
19:00 (PDT) Clarke   34'
Klein   36', 82'
Gjertsen   39'
Report Stadium: Apple Bowl
Attendance: 2,440
Referee: Dave Gantar (Canada)
July 12, 2005 (2005-07-12) USOC 3rd Rd Portland Timbers 2–0 Seattle Sounders Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Alcaraz-Cuellar   15'
Antoniuk   59' (pen.)
Alvarez   78'
Report Stadium: PGE Park
Referee: Yader Reyes (United States)
July 14, 2005 (2005-07-14) USL-1 / CC Portland Timbers 1–1 Vancouver Whitecaps Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Thompson   31' Report   89' Klein Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 5,523
Referee: Ricardo Valenzuela (United States)
July 23, 2005 (2005-07-23) Friendly Portland Timbers 0–0   Sunderland Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Report Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 15,376

AugustEdit

August 3, 2005 (2005-08-03) USOC 4th Rd Portland Timbers 0–2 San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Report   27' Barrett
  63' Mullan
Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 6,607
Referee: Alex Prus (United States)
August 5, 2005 (2005-08-05) USL-1 Portland Timbers 3–3 Minnesota Thunder Portland, Oregon United States
20:00 (PDT) Alvarez   21'
Thompson   32'
Alcaraz-Cuellar   63'
Report   33' Tenoff
  44' Tarley
  53' Alberts
Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 4,613
Referee: Colin Arblaster (United States)
August 7, 2005 (2005-08-07) USL-1 / CC Portland Timbers 1–0 Seattle Sounders Portland, Oregon United States
17:00 (PDT) Conway   77' Report Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 4,227
Referee: Richard Heron (United States)
August 10, 2005 (2005-08-10) USL-1 Montreal Impact 0–1 Portland Timbers Montréal, Québec Canada
16:30 (PDT) Report   73' Antoniuk Stadium: Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard
Attendance: 9,278
Referee: Daniel Belleau (Canada)
August 13, 2005 (2005-08-13) USL-1 Minnesota Thunder 1–1 Portland Timbers Saint Paul, Minnesota United States
17:05 (PDT) Friedland   87' Report   52' Alvarez Stadium: James Griffin Stadium
Attendance: 3,282
Referee: Troy Cohrs (United States)
August 20, 2005 (2005-08-20) USL-1 / CC Portland Timbers 1–1 Seattle Sounders Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Higgins   86' Report   22' Jenkins Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 8,242
Referee: Ramón Hernández (United States)
August 27, 2005 (2005-08-27) USL-1 Charleston Battery 1–0 Portland Timbers Charleston, South Carolina United States
16:30 (PDT) Lubezky   88' Report Stadium: Blackbaud Stadium
Attendance: 4,097
Referee: Saeed Mohamed (United States)
August 28, 2005 (2005-08-28) USL-1 Atlanta Silverbacks 1–2 Portland Timbers Clarkston, Georgia United States
14:30 (PDT) Hayes   74'
McManus   80'
Report   29', 52' (pen.)   80' Antoniuk Stadium: James Hallford Stadium
Attendance: 1,464

SeptemberEdit

September 2, 2005 (2005-09-02) USL-1 Virginia Beach Mariners 2–0 Portland Timbers Virginia Beach, Virginia United States
16:30 (PDT) Fenger-Larsen   33'
Shak   51'
Report   72' Conway Stadium: Virginia Beach Sportsplex
Attendance: 1,789
Referee: Niko Bratsis (United States)
September 3, 2005 (2005-09-03) USL-1 Richmond Kickers 1–1 Portland Timbers Richmond, Virginia United States
16:00 (PDT) Hare   88' Report   59' Antoniuk
  61' Wilkinson
Stadium: University of Richmond Stadium
Attendance: 2,289
Referee: Bill Dittmar (United States)
September 8, 2005 (2005-09-08) USL-1 Portland Timbers 6–1 Atlanta Silverbacks Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Antoniuk   43', 72', 90'
Alvarez   51'
Miranda   77', 78'
Report   57' Pineda
  83' Stone
Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 5,361
Referee: Ian Anderson (United States)
September 10, 2005 (2005-09-10) USL-1 Portland Timbers 3–0 Richmond Kickers Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Thompson   35'
Antoniuk   84'
Alvarez   88'
Report Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 7,858
Referee: Yader Reyes (United States)

PostseasonEdit

September 16, 2005 (2005-09-16) 1st Rd Leg 1 Portland Timbers 0–1 Seattle Sounders Portland, Oregon United States
19:00 (PDT) Report   2' Levesque Stadium: PGE Park
Attendance: 5,667
Referee: Yader Reyes (United States)
September 18, 2005 (2005-09-18) 1st Rd Leg 2 Seattle Sounders 2–0
(3–0 agg.)
Portland Timbers Tukwila, Washington United States
19:00 (PDT) Levesque   5', 54' Report   27' Lines Stadium: Starfire Sports Complex
Attendance: 2,543
Referee: Fotis Bazakos (United States)

CompetitionsEdit

USL First DivisionEdit

StandingsEdit

  Commissioner's Cup, bye to semifinal round of playoffs
  Bye to semifinal round of playoffs
  First round of playoffs

Pos Club Pts Pld W L T GF GA GD H2H Pts
1 Montreal Impact 61 28 18 3 7 37 15 +22
2 Rochester Raging Rhinos 51 28 15 7 6 45 27 +18
3 Vancouver Whitecaps 45 28 12 7 9 37 21 +16
4 Seattle Sounders 44 28 11 6 11 33 25 +8
5 Portland Timbers 39 28 10 9 9 40 42 −2 POR: 4 pts
RIC: 1 pt
6 Richmond Kickers 39 28 10 9 9 28 30 −2
7 Puerto Rico Islanders 38 28 10 10 8 46 43 +3
8 Atlanta Silverbacks 33 28 10 15 3 40 52 −12
9 Charleston Battery 32 28 9 14 5 27 36 −9
10 Minnesota Thunder 31 28 7 11 10 37 42 −5
11 Virginia Beach Mariners 28 28 7 14 7 26 39 −13
12 Toronto Lynx 17 28 3 17 8 26 50 −24

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
28 39 10 9 9 40 42  −2 6 2 6 26 18  +8 4 7 3 14 24  −10

Source: [1]
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Results by roundEdit

Round12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728
GroundHHAAHHAAAAHHHHAAHHHAAHAAAAHH
ResultWTWTWTLWLLWLLTLLTTWWTTLWLTWW
Source: [1]
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; L = Loss; T = Tie

USL-1 PlayoffsEdit

Playoff bracketEdit

Each round except the final was a two-game aggregate goal series decided by extra time and a penalty shoot-out immediately following the second game of the series, if necessary. The away goals rule was not used as a tie-breaker. Tournament was re-seeded after the first round.
Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
1 Montreal Impact 2 1 3
4 Seattle Sounders 1 2 3 4 Seattle Sounders 2 2 4
5 Portland Timbers 0 0 0 4 Seattle Sounders (p) 1 (4)
6 Richmond Kickers 1 (3)
2 Rochester Raging Rhinos 1 1 2
3 Vancouver Whitecaps 0 0 0 (4) 6 Richmond Kickers 1 3 4
6 Richmond Kickers (p) 0 0 0 (5)

Awards and All-League TeamsEdit

First Team
F: Fabian Dawkins (Atlanta Silverbacks); Jason Jordan (Vancouver Whitecaps) (MVP & Leading Goalscorer); Mauricio Salles (Puerto Rico Islanders)
M: Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar (Portland Timbers); Mauro Biello (Montreal Impact); Steve Klein (Vancouver Whitecaps); Kirk Wilson (Rochester Raging Rhinos)
D: Gabriel Gervais (Montreal Impact); Taylor Graham (Seattle Sounders) (Defender of the Year); Scot Thompson (Portland Timbers)
G: Greg Sutton (Montreal Impact) (Goalkeeper of the Year)
Coach: Nick De Santis (Montreal Impact) (Coach of the Year)

Second Team
F: Dan Antoniuk (Portland Timbers); Johnny Menyongar (Minnesota Thunder); Melvin Tarley (Minnesota Thunder)
M: Darren Caskey (Virginia Beach Mariners); Jeff Matteo (Minnesota Thunder); Rodrigo Rios (Atlanta Silverbacks); Petter Villegas (Puerto Rico Islanders))
D: Ben Hollingsworth (Charleston Battery); Peter Luzak (Richmond Kickers); Nevio Pizzolitto (Montreal Impact)
G: Preston Burpo (Seattle Sounders)


First roundEdit

Leg 1
Portland Timbers0–1Seattle Sounders
Report   2' Levesque
Attendance: 5,667
Referee: Yader Reyes (United States)

Leg 2
Seattle Sounders2–0Portland Timbers
Levesque   5', 54' Report   27' Lines
Attendance: 2,543
Referee: Fotis Bazakos (United States)

U.S. Open CupEdit

Cup bracketEdit

Third Round Fourth Round Quarterfinals
USL-1 Portland Timbers 0
USL-1 Portland Timbers 2 MLS San Jose Earthquakes 2
USL-1 Seattle Sounders 0 MLS San Jose Earthquakes 1
MLS Los Angeles Galaxy 2
MLS Chivas USA 2
USL-2 Charlotte Eagles 2 MLS Los Angeles Galaxy 5
MLS Chivas USA (aet) 3

Third roundEdit

Portland Timbers2–0Seattle Sounders
Alcaraz-Cuellar   15'
Antoniuk   59' (pen.)
Alvarez   78'
Report
Referee: Yader Reyes

Fourth roundEdit

Portland Timbers0–2San Jose Earthquakes (MLS)
Report   27' Barrett
  63' Mullan
Attendance: 6,607
Referee: Alex Prus

Cascadia CupEdit

2005
Team Pts Pld W L D GF GA GD
Vancouver Whitecaps 12 8 2 0 6 10 5 +5
Portland Timbers 9 8 2 3 3 10 15 -5
Seattle Sounders 8 8 1 2 5 7 7 0

ClubEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Position Staff
Head Coach   Bobby Howe
Assistant Coach   Jimmy Conway
Assistant Coach   Gavin Wilkinson
Goalkeeper Coach   Jim Brazeau
Athletic Trainer   Tony Guyette

Source: [2]

ManagementEdit

Owner Pacific Coast League[A]
President   Tom Lasley (interim; to February)
  John Cunningham (from February)
General Manager   Jim Taylor (to October 11)
Vacant (from October 11 to December 20)
  Chris Agnello (from December 20)
Ground (capacity and dimensions) PGE Park ( / )

Source: [2][3][4]

SquadEdit

KitsEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Home
 
 
 
 
 
 
Away

Final rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   USA Sam Reynolds
2 DF   USA Kevin Goldthwaite (on loan from San Jose Earthquakes)
5 DF   NZL Gavin Wilkinson
6 MF   USA Tom Poltl
7 MF   MEX Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar
8 MF   SLV Edwin Miranda
9 FW   USA Dan Antoniuk
10 FW   SYR Fadi Afash
11 MF   USA Brian Winters
12 MF   USA Jarrod Weis
No. Pos. Nation Player
13 FW   USA Paul Conway
14 MF   USA Scott Benedetti
15 FW   MEX Byron Alvarez
17 DF   USA Scot Thompson
18 MF   USA Shaun Higgins
20 MF   NZL Aaran Lines
24 DF   USA Lee Morrison
30 GK   USA Josh Saunders (on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy)
32 DF   USA Garrett Marcum

RecognitionEdit

USL-1 Assist Leader[5]

Player GP A
  Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar 26 12

USL-1 All-League First Team[6]

Pos Player GP
DF   Scot Thompson 26
MF   Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar 26

USL-1 All-League Second Team[6]

Pos Player GP
FW   Dan Antoniuk 24

USL-1 Player of the Week[7]

Week Player Opponent(s)
2   Edwin Miranda Minnesota Thunder, Seattle Sounders
16   Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar Minnesota Thunder, Seattle Sounders
21   Dan Antoniuk Atlanta Silverbacks, Richmond Kickers

USL-1 Team of the Week[7]

Week Player Opponent(s)
1   Byron Alvarez Toronto Lynx
2   Byron Alvarez Minnesota Thunder, Seattle Sounders
  Edwin Miranda
3   Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar Minnesota Thunder
  Dan Antoniuk
4   Edwin Miranda Charleston Battery
8   Edwin Miranda Puerto Rico Islanders, Vancouver Whitecaps
9   Dan Antoniuk Puerto Rico Islanders, Rochester Raging Rhinos
11   Scot Thompson Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps
13   Scot Thompson Vancouver Whitecaps
16   Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar Minnesota Thunder, Seattle Sounders
  Scot Thompson
17   Byron Alvarez Montreal Impact, Minnesota Thunder
  Dan Antoniuk
18   Shaun Higgins Seattle Sounders
19   Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar Charleston Battery, Atlanta Silverbacks
20   Dan Antoniuk Virginia Beach Mariners, Richmond Kickers
21   Dan Antoniuk Atlanta Silverbacks, Richmond Kickers
  Edwin Miranda
  Scot Thompson

StatisticsEdit

Appearances and goalsEdit

All players contracted to the club during the season included.[8][9][10]

No. Pos Nat Player Total USL-1 Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   USA Sam Reynolds 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
2 DF   USA Kevin Goldthwaite 12 0 10+0 0 2+0 0 0+0 0
(4) DF   USA David Henning (released) 1 0 0+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
5 DF   NZL Gavin Wilkinson 20 0 17+3 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
6 MF   USA Tom Poltl 26 2 18+6 2 0+0 0 2+0 0
7 MF   MEX Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar 30 2 24+2 1 2+0 0 2+0 1
8 MF   SLV Edwin Miranda 31 4 27+0 4 2+0 0 2+0 0
9 FW   USA Dan Antoniuk 28 14 23+1 13 2+0 0 2+0 1
10 FW   SYR Fadi Afash 13 1 1+10 1 0+1 0 1+0 0
11 MF   USA Brian Winters 30 0 24+2 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
12 MF   USA Jarrod Weis 3 0 1+1 0 0+0 0 1+0 0
13 FW   USA Paul Conway 13 1 8+5 1 0+0 0 0+0 0
14 MF   USA Scott Benedetti 14 1 6+6 1 0+1 0 0+1 0
15 FW   MEX Byron Alvarez 29 9 21+5 9 2+0 0 1+0 0
16 FW   USA Ben DeSanno 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
17 DF   USA Scot Thompson 30 4 26+0 4 2+0 0 2+0 0
18 MF   USA Shaun Higgins 18 2 10+6 2 0+1 0 0+1 0
20 MF   NZL Aaran Lines 26 1 19+4 1 2+0 0 1+0 0
(22) MF   USA Memo Arzate (released) 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
(23) DF   USA Aaron Heinzen (released) 10 0 8+2 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
24 DF   USA Lee Morrison 30 0 21+5 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
30 GK   USA Josh Saunders 32 0 28+0 0 2+0 0 2+0 0
(31) DF   USA Shawn Saunders (released) 6 0 5+1 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
32 DF   USA Garrett Marcum 16 0 11+1 0 2+0 0 2+0 0

Top scorersEdit

Players with 1 goal or more included only.[8][9][10]

Rk. Nat. Position Player Total USL-1 Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
1   FW Dan Antoniuk 14 13 0 1
2   FW Byron Alvarez 9 9 0 0
3   MF Edwin Miranda 4 4 0 0
  DF Scot Thompson 4 4 0 0
5   MF Shaun Higgins 2 2 0 0
  MF Tom Poltl 2 2 0 0
  MF Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar 2 1 0 1
8   FW Fadi Afash 1 1 0 0
  MF Scott Benedetti 1 1 0 0
  FW Paul Conway 1 1 0 0
  MF Aaran Lines 1 1 0 0
OWN GOALS 1 1 0 0
TOTALS 42 40 0 2

Disciplinary recordEdit

Players with 1 card or more included only.[1][9][10]

No. Nat. Position Player Total USL-1 Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
               
2   DF Kevin Goldthwaite 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
5   DF Gavin Wilkinson 5 1 5 1 0 0 0 0
6   MF Tom Poltl 6 1 5 1 0 0 1 0
7   MF Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
8   MF Edwin Miranda 7 0 5 0 1 0 1 0
9   FW Dan Antoniuk 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
11   MF Brian Winters 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12   MF Jarrod Weis 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
13   FW Paul Conway 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
15   FW Byron Alvarez 8 1 5 0 1 0 2 1
17   DF Scot Thompson 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
18   MF Shaun Higgins 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
20   MF Aaran Lines 6 1 4 0 2 1 0 0
24   DF Lee Morrison 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
30   GK Josh Saunders 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
(31)   DF Shawn Saunders 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
32   DF Garrett Marcum 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
TOTALS 58 6 49 4 5 1 4 1

Goalkeeper statsEdit

All goalkeepers included.[8][9][10]

No. Nat. Player Total USL-1 Playoffs U.S. Open Cup
MIN GA GAA SV MIN GA GAA SV MIN GA GAA SV MIN GA GAA SV
1   Sam Reynolds 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30   Josh Saunders 2880 47 1.47 113 2520 42 1.50 106 180 3 1.50 7 180 2 1.00 ?
TOTALS 2880 47 1.47 113 2520 42 1.50 106 180 3 1.50 7 180 2 1.00 ?

Player movementEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date Player Position Previous Club Fee/Notes Ref
January 28, 2005   Scot Thompson DF   Los Angeles Galaxy Free [11]
March 11, 2005   Aaran Lines MF   Arka Gdynia Free [12]
April 20, 2005   Shaun Higgins MF   Orange County Blue Star Free [13]
April 20, 2005   Tom Poltl MF   Orange County Blue Star Free [13]
April 21, 2005   Sam Reynolds (R) GK   Cal State Fullerton Titans Free [14]
May 20, 2005   Paul Conway FW   Charleston Battery Free [15]
June 15, 2005   Garrett Marcum DF   Portland Timbers Free [16]

Loans inEdit

Date Player Position Previous Club Fee/Notes Ref
April 21, 2005   Josh Saunders GK   Los Angeles Galaxy Season-long loan with option to recall [14]
May 6, 2005   Dan Antoniuk FW   Philadelphia KiXX Season-long loan; Philadelphia KiXX did not exercise their contract option on Antoniuk and he was permanently signed by Portland during the season [17]
August 1, 2005   Kevin Goldthwaite DF   San Jose Earthquakes Season-long loan with option to recall; recalled by San Jose Earthquakes for August 3 U.S. Open Cup game vs. Portland; returned to Portland on loan following the game [18]

Transfers outEdit

Date Player Position Destination Club Fee/Notes Ref
End of 2004 season   Dan Antoniuk FW N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
End of 2004 season   Alex Bengard MF N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
End of 2004 season   Erik Cronkrite MF N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
End of 2004 season   Bayard Elfvin GK N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
End of 2004 season   Andrew Gregor MF N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
End of 2004 season   Garrett Marcum MF N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
End of 2004 season   Jake Sagare MF N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
End of 2004 season   Josh Saunders GK N/A Contract expired and not re-signed
November 30, 2004   Alan Gordon FW   Los Angeles Galaxy Undisclosed [19]
May 26, 2005   Memo Arzate MF Unattached Released [20]
June 15, 2005   David Henning DF Unattached Released [16]
June 22, 2005   Aaron Heinzen DF Unattached Released [21]
June 22, 2005   Shawn Saunders DF Unattached Released [21]

Loans outEdit

Date Player Position Destination Club Fee/Notes Ref
October 18, 2004   Byron Alvarez FW   Chicago Storm Season-long loan with option to recall; recalled by Portland Timbers on March 29, 2005 [22]

Unsigned draft picksEdit

Date Player Position Previous Club Notes Ref
January 18, 2005   Justin Cook FW   Ohio State Buckeyes
  Central Florida Kraze
USL-1 College Player Draft, 1st round [23]
January 18, 2005   Dan Kennedy GK   UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
  Orange County Blue Star
USL-1 College Player Draft, 2nd round [23]

NotesEdit

A. ^ It was announced on March 30 that Portland Baseball Investment Group, headed by Abe Alizadeh, had agreed to buy the Timbers and the Portland Beavers baseball club from the Pacific Coast League.[24] The Timbers referred to Alizadeh as the Majority Owner in press releases throughout the 2005 season. However, the sale was not officially completed until June 16, 2006.[25]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "2005 Portland Timbers results". United Soccer Leagues. Archived from the original on 10 June 2011. Retrieved June 29, 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Staff Directory". Portland Timbers. Archived from the original on April 19, 2005.
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