Chrisgluck

chris.gluck.5

  • joined Jun 13, 2012
  • last login Apr 08, 2013
  • posts 41
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My match analysis from the game Saturday. (Timbers 1 RSL 2)

In a return to tradition after the departure from my last match analysis I suggest you get a cup or pint of your favorite bevvy and settle in…(this one may be a wee bit long so thanks in advance...

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Three Months till "Timba-Taka" begins at PTFC - Who stays and who goes?

I imagine we will continue to see a few new looks in the starting 11 for the remainder of this season with probably the exception being the match against Seattle Sounders and Vancouver White Caps. ...

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Tika-Taka --- A recent blog on Caleb Porter - food for thought or not?

With much of the talk this last week or two centering on PTFC hiring Caleb Porter I thought I would do a wee bit of digging to see what I could find out. I tried the Akron Beacon Journal and...

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An analysis of what budgetary investments PTFC have made in defenders versus midfielders versus strikers and what that might mean.

A tough season for the Timbers so far this year and a critical decision for the team looms with the hiring of a new head coach soon. I have not heard any rumors or propaganda behind the news...

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Match Analysis (Timbers 2 - Red Bulls 3) Exciting Game and plenty of action!

Well, talk about a crackin game; for those that enjoy goal scoring and goal scoring opportunities the Timbers, Red Bulls AND Referee definitely provided a show on Sunday afternoon/evening.Here's...

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Match Analysis (Timber 2 TFC 2) Get a glass of your favorite bevvy, a biscuit and settle in.

Right - Get a cuppa tea/coffee, a biscuit or two, print this puppy out and curl around the fan or AC vent! Hot tea is actually a good drink for many people on a hot day... Bottom line a draw is...

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So who's got a listing of all assistant or head coaches that are not employed now that have MLS experience?

No little birds or anything like that but it would seem reasonable that a selection for head coach might include someone with knowledge/pedigree within MLS. Just curious but was wondering if that...

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My WTWF - Timbers vs Toronto FC (4:30 PM kickoff - Wednesday)

Plenty of front office activity this past week to include the trade of Troy Perkins for Donovan Ricketts and the movement of Mike Chabala to DC United. Part of the move with Mike also included the...

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Portland Timbers (quasi match analysis) - Timbers versus OSU

I visited the PTFC training facility today to take in the reserve match between the Timbers and Oregon State. So you know now I didn't take any notes and to be honest I really didn't want to. I...

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Portland Timbers - A deeper look at the Chabala Trade today

Setting the stage:Lots of activity these last two days by the Timbers front office; many different views by bloggers, pundits, sports editors and front office staff from Montreal, DC United and P...

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Match Analysis = What Happened vs What to Watch For (Timbers 1 - F C Dallas 1)

My WTWF in this game focused on: 1) Long Balls 2) Work rate/ethic 3) Midfield Commander 4) Back-four (high and tight) 5) Striker(s?) To begin though let's first review an after the match...

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WTWF - Timbers versus FC Dallas - Sunday 4:00 PM Kick-off; Nationally televised game with NBC Sports

HUGE game for PTFC this Sunday, should be another sell out crowd and to top that this game will be televised nationally by NBC Sports. Many different approaches to take for my WTWF this weekend...

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Sean McAuley to take interim helm the rest of this season?

What's in store for PTFC the remainder of this year if Sean McAuley takes the interim helm for training, player selection and 'advice' from the pitch? I'm not sure, but I hope we don't see a...

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Back due to demand - Match Analysis - Timbers nil - Chivas 1

Where to begin; oh - where to begin... Many of you may think this is too nice... sorry :) I chose this approach this week - perhaps my approach next week is different if we see the same...

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WTWF - PTFC vs Chivas 8:00 PM Kickoff this Saturday

Well a good place to start on my WTWF for this weekends game against Chivas would be where we left off in our last game with Chivas; which we lost 1-nil. In doing that let's review the...

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Match Analysis (Friendly) Timbers vs Aston Villa

Before you begin to read this get a cup o' tea and a biscuit; I've got quite a bit to offer for this friendly --- or was it a friendly? For the scoreline yes but if you recall a previous quote...

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Portland Timbers Official News Release Aston Villa 2 (5) - Portland Timbers 2 (4) Villa win on Penalty Kicks

To view the official news release click on the link below. http://www.columbian.com/weblogs/portland-timbers/2012/jul/25/timbers-official-news-release-timbers-2-villa-2-vi/ Some quotes from...

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Oi Villa...

Best of luck lads against PTFC tomorrow night! Give us a chance and tie your legs together before the start... Hoping for a blinding game; been awhile since I've watched an English side live... ...

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Match Analysis - Timbers nil - FC Dallas FIVE!

Where to start? As promised I had some specific What to Watch For's... I won't throw them out with the bath water as there is much to learn from failure; the success of failure is turning failure...

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WTWF - PTFC vs FC Dallas Saturday /// 6:00 PM

Hmmmm... (again) a very disappointing run of play in the first half in our last game and (again) a much more creative tactical adjustment opening the second half. If you were keeping track you...

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Match Analysis = What Happened vs WTWF (Timbers nil - Chivas 1)

Lots of thoughts on my mind about this game but in an effort to stick with my What Happened vs my WTWF I will start there. 1-v-1's. When considering all the individual battles in ball possession...

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What to Watch For - Timbers vs. Chivas (Wednesday 1 PM)

An aggressive schedule coming up for the Timbers in the next week sees them playing Chivas and then FC Dallas; both away games. Not too sure if others will agree with this but I am optimistic that...

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What Happened versus What to Watch For (Galaxy 5 - Timbers 3)

I'm not here to write to you about the scoreline from the game last night; for those who want that type of information please read other blogs or the official PTFC news release. If you saw the...

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Timbers pre-match thoughts and my starting 11

A huge home game that is nationally televised for the Timbers kicks-off at 8:00 PM this evening according to the Timbers web site: http://www.portlandtimbers.com/ Once again a sellout crowd is...

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My first Training Session with Timbers Today - 13 July, 2012

I had the opportunity to attend my first Portland Timbers training session at the Beaverton facility today. As it was my first session I did not request any interviews but instead observed and...

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VERY EARLY WTWF July 14 Timbers vs LAG

For me this will be an easy week - but probably a pretty hard match analysis to follow up with... My WTWF is simply stated - Watch the system of play and who lines up where with the interim Head...

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What Happened vs WTWF Timbers (nil) - RSL 3

Well, did we see a Dr. Jeykll or Mr. Hyde this weekend? For me I saw both. This was a game of two halves (actually only about 25 minutes or so of the second half the rest of the game didn’t...

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It would be nice..

If Fox and Root publicized the bench players before each game after identifying the starting 11 and formation picture... Perhaps they do that somewhere else and I am missing it? I think it is...

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WTWF - Timbers vs RSL (Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde) We may be in for a surprise!

Well... will we see Dr. Jekyll or Mr. Hyde this weekend; history might lead the analyst towards the more evil of the two and I think so too... with one exception I think it is the evil side of...

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What Happened .vs. WTWF - Match Analysis Timber 2 - SJ 1

First off - what an absolute firacracka of a game... blindin, smashin, wicked result from a home side that WORKED for the fans and themselves last night like I have never seen before... One-v-One -...

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