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Portland Timbers
Nickname(s) The Timbers
Founded March 20, 2009 (2009-03-20) (12 years ago)
Stadium Providence Park
Portland, Oregon
Owner Peregrine Sports, LLC
CEO Merritt Paulson
Head coach Giovanni Savarese
League Major League Soccer
2018 Western Conference: 5th
Overall: 8th
Playoffs: Runners-up
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The Portland Timbers are a soccer team in Portland, Oregon, United States. In 1975, the team took the name "Timbers" because Oregon is known for logging and forestry. The team colors are green and gold (yellow). At every Timbers game in Portland, the Timbers Army are a large group of the loudest and proudest Timbers fans.

Today, the team plays in Major League Soccer. The team played in the USL First Division before they joined Major League Soccer in 2011.

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