2015 Portland Timbers season

The 2015 Portland Timbers season was the 5th season for the Portland Timbers in Major League Soccer (MLS), the top flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada this season resulted in the Timbers winning the 2015 MLS Cup.

Portland Timbers
2015 season
Portland Timbers wordmark 2011.svg
PresidentMerritt Paulson
Head coachCaleb Porter
StadiumProvidence Park
Portland, Oregon
(Capacity: 21,144)
Major League SoccerConference: 3rd
Overall: 5th
MLS Cup PlayoffsWinners
U.S. Open CupFifth round
Cascadia Cup3rd
Top goalscorerLeague: Fanendo Adi (16)
All: Fanendo Adi (18)
Highest home attendancePreseason: 15,523
Regular Season: 21,144
Lowest home attendancePreseason: 10,417
Regular Season: 21,144
Average home league attendancePreseason: 13,810
Regular Season: 21,144
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Secondary colors
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BackgroundEdit

CompetitionsEdit

Competition Started round Final position First match Last match Qualification
2015 MLS Western Conference MLS 1 3rd Place March 7, 2015 October 25, 2015 Conference Semifinals & 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2015 Supporters' Shield MLS 1 5th place March 7, 2015 October 25, 2015 Conference Semifinals and 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2015 MLS Cup Playoffs Knockout Champions October 29, 2015 December 6, 2015 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2015 Open Cup 4th Round 5th Round June 16, 2015 July 1, 2015 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2015–16 CONCACAF Champions League DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ 2016 FIFA Club World Cup
Cascadia Cup MLS 4 3rd Place March 28, 2015 August 30, 2015

Major League SoccerEdit

PreseasonEdit

Desert Friendlies

February 7, 2015 Portland Timbers 1–1 Houston Dynamo Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
18:00 (PST) Paparatto   56'
Asprilla   63'
Cummings   69'
Report Davis   20'
Miranda   48'
Johnson   56'
Cochran   66'
Stadium: Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium

Simple™ Invitational

Pos Team GP W L D GF GA GD Pts
1   Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3 2 0 1 5 3 +2 7
2   Portland Timbers 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 4
3   Chicago Fire 3 0 0 3 2 2 0 3
4   Stabæk 3 0 2 1 2 4 -2 1
February 22, 2015 Portland Timbers 0–1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC Portland, Oregon, U.S.
17:00 (PST) Wallace   30'   60'
Ridgewell   54'   90'
Borchers   80'
Report Kah   21'   31'
Waston   66'
Mezquida   88'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 15,491
February 25, 2015 Portland Timbers 1–1 Chicago Fire Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Nanchoff   22'
Fochive   30'   88'
Jeanderson   55'
Report Amarikwa   5'
Paparatto   44' (o.g.)
Ritter   88'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 10,417
February 28, 2015 Portland Timbers   1–0   Stabæk Portland, Oregon, U.S.
17:00 (PST) Adi   31' Report Issah   70' Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 15,523

MLS regular seasonEdit

March 7, 2015 MLS 1 Portland Timbers 0–0 Real Salt Lake Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Powell   32'
Ridgewell   57'
Report Mansally   27'
Gil   45'
Schuler   48'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Ismail Elfath
March 15, 2015 MLS 2 Portland Timbers 2–2 LA Galaxy Portland, Oregon, U.S.
16:00 (PST) Adi   31'90' Report Zardes   65'
Väyrynen   79'
Gargan   88'
Gordon   90+2'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Hilario Grajeda
March 28, 2015 MLS 4 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2–1 Portland Timbers Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
17:00 (PST) Koffie   12'
Mezquida   15'
Beitashour   58'
Waston   87'
Earnshaw   90+1'
Report Powell   30'
Adi   82'
Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 22,500
Referee: Allen Chapman
April 4, 2015 MLS 5 Portland Timbers 3–1 FC Dallas Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Borchers   23'
Urruti   62'
Ridgewell   64'
Chara   87'
Report Texeira   15'
Akindele   29'
Harris   65'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Ricardo Salazar
April 12, 2015 MLS 6 Portland Timbers 0–2 Orlando City SC Portland, Oregon, U.S.
14:00 (PST) Powell   28'
Chara   45'
Urruti   84'
Report Larin   30'
Okugo   45+2'
Shea   82'
Kaká   85' (pen.)
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Kevin Stott
April 19, 2015 MLS 7 New York City FC 0–1 Portland Timbers New York City, New York, U.S.
17:00 (PST) Report Powell   68'
Asprilla   79'
Stadium: Yankee Stadium
Attendance: 21,891
Referee: Armando Villarreal
April 26, 2015 MLS 8 Seattle Sounders FC 1–0 Portland Timbers Seattle, Washington, U.S.
18:30 (PST)
Report
Stadium: CenturyLink Field
Attendance: 41,451
Referee: Alan Kelly[1]
May 2, 2015 MLS 9 Portland Timbers 0–0 Vancouver Whitecaps FC Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Wallace   44' Report Sampson   19'
Kah   57'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Allen Chapman
May 9, 2015 MLS 10 Montreal Impact 1–2 Portland Timbers Montreal, Quebec, Canada
13:00 (PST) Oduro   71'
Piatti   78'
Report Borchers   64'
Valeri   70'
Stadium: Saputo Stadium
Attendance: 13,020
Referee: Mark Geiger
May 16, 2015 MLS 11 Houston Dynamo 3–1 Portland Timbers Houston, Texas, U.S.
17:30 (PST) Bruin   9'83'
Barnes   45+1'   75'
Report Jewsbury   12'
Adi   14'   48'
Chara   42'
Powell   84'
Stadium: BBVA Compass Stadium
Attendance: 20,844
Referee: Edvin Jurisevic
May 23, 2015 MLS 12 Toronto FC 1–0 Portland Timbers Toronto, Ontario, Canada
14:00 (PST) Giovinco   5'
Morgan   90'
Report Chara   90+2' Stadium: BMO Field
Attendance: 23,569
Referee: Jorge Gonzalez
May 27, 2015 MLS 13 Portland Timbers 1–0 D.C. United Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Urruti   5'
Paparatto   56'
Chara   76'
Report Jeffrey   30'
Boswell   90+2'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Chris Penso
May 30, 2015 MLS 14 Colorado Rapids 1–2 Portland Timbers Commerce City, Colorado, U.S.
18:00 (PST) Cronin   44'   89'
Riley   46'
Sjöberg   59'
Report Fernández   38'
Jewsbury   42'   90+3'
Stadium: Dick's Sporting Goods Park
Attendance: 18,209
Referee: Drew Fischer
June 6, 2015 MLS 15 Portland Timbers 2–0 New England Revolution Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Villafaña   7'
Urruti   39'
Adi   86'89'
Wallace   88'
Report Bunbury   7'
Woodberry   45'
Nguyen   85'
Alston   90+3'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero
June 20, 2015 MLS 16 Portland Timbers 2–0 Houston Dynamo Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Urruti   34'
Chara   54'
Fernandez   61' (pen.)
Report Horst   59'
Garrido   70'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Baldomero Toledo
June 24, 2015 MLS 17 LA Galaxy 5–0 Portland Timbers Carson, California, U.S.
20:00 (PST) Lletget   13'
Keane   18' (pen.)
Rogers   33',   65'
Juninho   72'
Gordon   78'
Villareal   88'
Report Ridgewell   78' Stadium: StubHub Center
Attendance: 21,207
Referee: Ted Unkel
June 28, 2015 MLS 18 Portland Timbers 4–1 Seattle Sounders FC Portland, Oregon, U.S.
16:00 (PST) Nagbe   12'
Valeri   53'
Adi   74'76'
Wallace   90+1'
Report Pineda   17'
Neagle   38'  71'
Rose   52'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Jair Marrufo
July 5, 2015 MLS 19 Portland Timbers 1–0 San Jose Earthquakes Portland, Oregon, U.S.
14:00 (PST) Jewsbury   90+1' Report Goodson   51'
Sherrod   75'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Ricardo Salazar
July 11, 2015 MLS 20 Philadelphia Union 3–0 Portland Timbers Chester, PA, U.S.
16:00 (PST) Edu   35'
Le Toux   64'
Wenger   69'
Nogueira   71'82'
Report Valeri   86' Stadium: PPL Park
Attendance: 18,722
Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero
July 18, 2015 MLS 21 Portland Timbers 1–1 Vancouver Whitecaps FC Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Valeri   33'
Ridgewell   36'
Chara   47'
Wallace   90+3'
Johnson   90+5'   90+5'
Report Parker   22'
Laba   57'
Harvey   90+2'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Juan Guzman
July 25, 2015 MLS 22 FC Dallas 4–1 Portland Timbers Frisco, Texas, U.S.
18:00 (PST) Barrios   12'22'
Hollingshead   65'
Acosta   69'
Harris   74'
Diaz   87' (pen.)
Adi   90+3' (pen.) Stadium: Toyota Stadium
Attendance: 15,992
Referee: Ismail Elfath
August 2, 2015 MLS 23 San Jose Earthquakes 0–0 Portland Timbers San Jose, California, U.S.
14:00 (PST) Francis   14'
Stewart   88'
Report Stadium: Avaya Stadium
Attendance: 18,000
Referee: Kevin Stott
August 7, 2015 MLS 24 Portland Timbers 1–0 Chicago Fire Portland, Oregon, U.S.
20:00 (PST) Adi   48'
Melano   71'
Report Polster   44' Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Armando Villarreal
August 15, 2015 MLS 25 Real Salt Lake 0–1 Portland Timbers Sandy, Utah, U.S.
19:00 (PST) Phillips   12' Report Ridgewell   80'
Borchers   90+5'
Stadium: Rio Tinto Stadium
Attendance: 20,338
Referee: Drew Fischer
August 21, 2015 MLS 26 Portland Timbers 2–2 Houston Dynamo Portland, Oregon, U.S.
20:00 (PST) Nagbe   76'
Melano   86'
Chara   90+1'
Report Garcia   32'   40'
Bruin   45'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Ricardo Salazar
August 30, 2015 MLS 27 Seattle Sounders FC 2–1 Portland Timbers Seattle, Washington, U.S.
14:00 (PST) Martins   6'
Evans   24'   42' (pen.)
Oniel Fisher   61'
Report Ridgewell   44'
Jewsbury   58'
Valeri   69'
Asprilla   83'
Stadium: CenturyLink Field
Attendance: 64,358
Referee: Alan Kelly
September 9, 2015 MLS 28 Portland Timbers 0–0 Sporting Kansas City Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Melano   45+1' Report Nagamura   40'
Peterson   45+3'
Feilhaber   68'
Anor   90+4'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Fotis Bazakos
September 20, 2015 MLS 29 Portland Timbers 0–2 New York Red Bulls Portland, Oregon, U.S.
14:00 (PST) Melano   8' Report Felipe   43'
Perrinelle   45+2'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Drew Fischer
September 26, 2015 MLS 30 Columbus Crew 1–2 Portland Timbers Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
16:30 (PST) Kamara   43'
Higuain   88'
Adi   28'50'
Chara   45+1'
Fochive   90+2'
Kwarasey   90+5'
Stadium: Columbus Crew Stadium
Attendance: 22,719
Referee: Silviu Petrescu
October 3, 2015 MLS 31 Portland Timbers 0–1 Sporting Kansas City Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:30 (PST) Adi   70'
Valeri   80'
Report Feilhaber   74'
Németh   83'
Melia   88'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Ismail Elfath
October 14, 2015 MLS 32 Real Salt Lake 0–1 Portland Timbers Sandy, Utah, U.S.
18:30 (PST) Olave   52'
Glad   81'
Report Powell   28'
Adi   54(PK)'
Fochive   72'
Urruti   89'
Stadium: Rio Tinto Stadium
Attendance: 19,457
Referee: Juan Guzman
October 18, 2015 MLS 33 LA Galaxy 2–5 Portland Timbers Carson, California, U.S.
16:00 (PST) Keane   36'84'
Gargan   67'
Leonardo   77'
Report Adi   65'68(PK)'
Chara   74'
Villafaña   81'
Nagbe   85'
Urruti   90'
Stadium: StubHub Center
Attendance: 27,000
Referee: Alan Kelly
October 25, 2015 MLS 34 Portland Timbers 4–1 Colorado Rapids Portland, Oregon, U.S.
16:00 (PST) Nagbe   5'33'
Powell   24'
Melano   53'
Villafaña   63'
Adi   88'
Report Badji   13'
Powers   40'
Pittinari   44'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Baldomero Toledo

MLS Cup PlayoffsEdit

October 29, 2015 Knockout Round Portland Timbers 2–2
(7–6 p)
Sporting Kansas City Portland, Oregon, U.S.
19:00 (PST) Ridgewell   38'
Wallace   57'
Wallace   69'
Fochive   107'
Valeri   115'
Urruti   118'
Report Ellis   11'
Dwyer   35'
Németh   76'
Dia   76'
Ellis   87'
Abdul-Salaam   93'
Németh   96'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Armando Villarreal
Penalties
Valeri  
Borchers  
Ridgewell  
Jewsbury  
Urruti  
Villafaña  
Asprilla 
Nagbe 
Powell 
Fochive 
Kawarsey 
  Feilhaber
  Dwyer
  Zusi
  Besler
  Nagamura
  Ellis
  Mustivar
  Peterson
  Abdul-Salaam
  Dia
  Kempin
November 08, 2015 Semi-Finals Leg 2 Vancouver Whitecaps 0–2 Portland Timbers Vancouver, BC, Canada
19:00 (PST) Rivero   55'
Beitashour   72'
Report Adi   31'
Wallace   60'
Valeri   62'
Chara   90+4'
Stadium: BC Place
Attendance: 27,837
Referee: Ismail Elfath
November 22, 2015 Conference Finals Leg 1 Portland Timbers 3–1 FC Dallas Portland, Oregon, U.S.
16:30 (PST) Ridgewell   23'
Villafaña   38'
Asprilla   53'
Chara   78'
Borchers   90+1'
Report Texeira   62'
Acosta   86'
Stadium: Providence Park
Attendance: 21,144
Referee: Ted Unkel
November 29, 2015 Conference Finals Leg 2 FC Dallas 2–2 Portland Timbers Frisco, Texas, U.S.
14:00 (PST) Hollingshead   68'
Pérez   73'
Acosta   80'
Report Adi   54'
Chara   72'
Melano   90+5'
Stadium: Toyota Stadium
Attendance: 20,966
Referee: Ismail Elfath
December 06, 2015 MLS Cup Columbus Crew 1–2 Portland Timbers Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
13:00 (PST) Kamara   18'
Afful   34'
Report Valeri   1'
Wallace   7'
Powell   65'
Valeri   90+3'
Asprilla   90+3'
Stadium: Mapfre Stadium
Attendance: 21,747
Referee: Jair Marrufo

StandingsEdit

Western Conference standingsEdit
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 FC Dallas 34 18 10 6 52 39 +13 60 Conference Semifinals & 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 16 13 5 45 36 +9 53 Conference Semifinals
3 Portland Timbers 34 15 11 8 41 39 +2 53 Knockout round
4 Seattle Sounders FC 34 15 13 6 44 36 +8 51
5 LA Galaxy 34 14 11 9 56 46 +10 51
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
Overall standingsEdit
Pos Team Pld W L T GF GA GD Pts Qualification[a]
3 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 34 16 13 5 45 36 +9 53 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
4 Columbus Crew 34 15 11 8 58 53 +5 53
5 Portland Timbers (C) 34 15 11 8 41 39 +2 53 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League
6 Seattle Sounders FC 34 15 13 6 44 36 +8 51
7 Montreal Impact 34 15 13 6 48 44 +4 51
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
(C) Champion.
Notes:
  1. ^
    CONCACAF Champions League
    Selection Procedure

U.S. Open CupEdit

June 16 Fourth Round Seattle Sounders FC   1–3 (a.e.t.)   Portland Timbers Tukwila, Washington, U.S.
Rose   20'
Evans   39'   69'
Martins   79'
Azira   113'
Dempsey   113'   114'
Report
Box Score
Valeri   48'
Paparatto   55'
Wallace   100'
Jewsbury   106'
Peay   111'
Urruti   116'
Stadium: Starfire Sports Complex
Attendance: 4,022
Referee: Daniel Radford
July 1 Fifth Round Real Salt Lake   2–0   Portland Timbers Sandy, Utah, U.S.
Jaime   54'
Morales   71' (pen.)
Report
Box Score
Stadium: Rio Tinto Stadium
Attendance: 15,840
Referee: Jose Carlos Rivero

Cascadia CupEdit

The Cascadia Cup is a trophy that was created in 2004 by supporters of the Portland Timbers, Seattle Sounders FC and Vancouver Whitecaps FC. It is awarded to the club with the best record in league games versus the other participants.


2015
Team Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts
Seattle Sounders FC 6 4 2 0 9 8 +1 12
Vancouver Whitecaps FC 6 2 2 2 6 7 −1 8
Portland Timbers 6 1 3 2 7 7 0 5

FriendliesEdit

No Friendlies in 2015.

ClubEdit

KitsEdit

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Primary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Primary Alt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Secondary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Secondary Alt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Third
Type Shirt Shorts Socks
Primary Green / White White Green
Primary Alt. Green / White Green Green
Secondary Red / Black Red Red
Secondary Alt. Red / Black Black Red
Third Dark green Dark green Dark Green

Executive staffEdit

Majority Owner & President Merritt Paulson
Chief Operating Officer Mike Golub
General Manager / Technical Director Gavin Wilkinson
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Providence Park (20,438 / 110x70 yards)

Updated to match played January 23, 2012
Source: Portland Timbers

Coaching staffEdit

Position Staff
Head Coach Caleb Porter
Assistant Coach Sean McAuley
Assistant Coach Cameron Knowles
Assistant Coach/Portland Timbers 2 Head Coach Jay Vidovich
Goalkeeping Coach Mike Toshack
Head Athletic Trainer Nik Wald

Last updated: February 5, 2015
Source: Portland Timbers

SquadEdit

Roster and StatisticsEdit

All players contracted to the club during the season included.

No. Pos. Nat. Player Total App Total   Total   Total   MLS App. MLS   MLS   MLS   Open Cup App. Open Cup   Open Cup   Open Cup  
2 DF   Alvas Powell 19 0 5 0 18 0 5 0 1 0 0 0
4 MF   Will Johnson 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 FW   Darlington Nagbe 19 1 0 0 18 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
7 DF   Nat Borchers 17 2 0 0 16 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
8 MF   Diego Valeri 8 2 1 0 7 1 1 0 1 1 0 0
9 FW   Fanendo Adi 19 8 1 0 18 8 1 0 1 0 0 0
10 FW   Gastón Fernández 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
11 MF   Dairon Asprilla 8 1 0 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 GK   Adam Larsen Kwarasey 19 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
13 MF   Jack Jewsbury 17 1 3 0 16 1 2 0 1 0 1 0
14 MF   Ben Zemanski 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 DF   Jeanderson 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 MF   Michael Nanchoff 5 2 0 0 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 FW   Ishmael Yartey 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 DF   Jorge Villafaña 19 0 2 0 18 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
20 DF   Taylor Peay 9 0 1 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
21 MF   Diego Chará 16 1 6 0 16 1 6 0 0 0 0 0
22 MF   Rodney Wallace 16 2 2 0 15 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
23 DF   Norberto Paparatto 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
24 DF   Liam Ridgewell 17 0 3 1 17 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
26 MF   George Fochive 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
32 FW   Schillo Tshuma 9 0 1 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
33 GK   Andrew Weber 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
37 FW   Maximiliano Urruti 19 4 2 0 18 3 2 0 1 1 0 0
90 GK   Jake Gleeson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Own goals for 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalkeeper statsEdit

Player movementEdit

Transfers inEdit

Date Player Pos Previous club Fee/Notes Ref
December 8, 2014   Adam Larsen Kwarasey GK  Strømsgodset [2]
December 8, 2014   Dairon Asprilla MF  Alianza Petrolera [3]
December 8, 2014   Alvas Powell DF  Portmore United F.C. [4]
December 8, 2014   Nat Borchers DF   Real Salt Lake [5]
December 8, 2014   Jeanderson DF  Santa Rita [6]
July 17, 2015   Lucas Melano FW   Lanús
August 6, 2015   Michael Seaton FW   D.C. United [7]

Loans inEdit

Date Player Pos Previous club Fee/Notes Ref
March 26, 2015   Ishmael Yartey FW   FC Sion [8]

Loans outEdit

Date Player Pos Destination club Fee/Notes Ref
January 8, 2015   Liam Ridgewell DF  Wigan Athletic Short Term Loan [9]

Transfers outEdit

Date Player Pos Destination club Fee/Notes Ref
October 29, 2014   Steve Zakuani MF Retired [10]
December 8, 2014   Michael Harrington DF  Colorado Rapids Exchanged for allocation money [11]
December 8, 2014   Kalif Alhassan MF N/A Option declined [12]
December 8, 2014   Steven Evans MF  Portland Timbers 2 Option Declined [12]
December 8, 2014   Bryan Gallego DF N/A Option declined [12]
December 8, 2014   Pa Modou Kah DF  Vancouver Whitecaps FC Option declined [12]
December 8, 2014   José Adolfo Valencia FW  Club Olimpo Sold following loan [12]
December 8, 2014   Rauwshan McKenzie DF N/A Out of contract [12]
December 8, 2014   Danny O'Rourke DF N/A Out of contract [12]
December 10, 2014   Donovan Ricketts GK  Orlando City SC Selected 1st in the Expansion Draft [13]
July 20, 2015   Schillo Tshuma FW   Arizona United Waived [14]
August 3, 2015   Gastón Fernández FW   Estudiantes LP Mutual Termination [15]

2015 MLS SuperDraft picksEdit

Round (overall pick) Player Pos Previous club Ref
1 (5)   Nick Besler MF University of Notre Dame [16]
2 (24)   Andy Thoma DF University of Washington [16]
2 (32)   Christian Volesky FW Southern Illinois University Edwardsville [16]
2 (34)   Kharlton Belmar FW Virginia Commonwealth University [16]
3 (52)   Anthony Manning DF Saint Louis University [17]
4 (84)   Seth Casiple MF University of California [17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Seattle Sounders FC vs. Portland Timbers - MLS MatchCenter". MLSsoccer.com MatchCenter. April 26, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2015.
  2. ^ "Portland Timbers sign Ghana World Cup goalkeeper Adam Larsen Kwarasey". December 8, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  3. ^ "Portland Timbers sign winger/forward Dairon Asprilla". December 8, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  4. ^ "Portland Timbers exercise purchase option on Jamaican international Alvas Powell, sign to long-term contract". December 8, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  5. ^ "Portland Timbers acquire defender Nat Borchers from Real Salt Lake in exchange for allocation money | Portland Timbers". Timbers.com. 2014-12-08. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
  6. ^ "Portland Timbers sign Brazilian defender Jeanderson Salvador Pereira". December 8, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  7. ^ "Portland Timbers acquire forward Michael Seaton from D.C. United in exchange for targeted allocation money, international roster slot | Portland Timbers". Timbers.com. August 6, 2015. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
  8. ^ "Portland Timbers acquire winger Ishmael Yartey | Portland Timbers". Timbers.com. March 26, 2015. Retrieved November 30, 2015.
  9. ^ "Portland Timbers defender Liam Ridgewell to join Wigan Athletic on short-term loan". January 8, 2015. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  10. ^ "Portland Timbers midfielder Steve Zakuani announces retirement". October 29, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  11. ^ "Portland Timbers acquire allocation money from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for defender Michael Harrington". December 8, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g "Portland Timbers exercise options on seven players". December 8, 2014. Retrieved February 10, 2015.
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