MatchDay: Portland Timbers @ New York Red Bulls, Sept. 23, 2011
The Portland Timbers look to bolster their playoff position by taking on fellow playoff hopeful New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ (4:30 pm PT ROOT SPORTS, News Radio 101 KXL, La Pantera 940 AM). ROOT SPORTS can be seen in Portland on channels 34 & 734 on Comcast, 687 on DirecTV and 426 on Dish Network. Check your local listings in your area for further details.
Please note, due to Timbers play-by-play announcer John Strong's illness, Joe Tolleson will fill in alongside Timbers soccer analyst Robbie Earle. Tolleson is currently a soccer play-by-play announcer for ESPN International covering the UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, Serie A (Italy), La Liga (Spain), the Eredivisie (Holland) and World Cup qualifiers.
PDF: Pre-Game Match Notes
MATCHDAY PREVIEW: Timbers fight to hold onto playoff position against Red Bulls
READ: KeyBank Match-up of the Match: Mike Chabala and Lovel Palmer vs. Thierry Henry
READ: Timbers Notebook: Spencer defends team's road grit
WATCH: Midfielder Jack Jewsbury and defender Eric Brunner talk about picking up points on the road and staying in playoff hunt
READ: MLS Playoff Standings
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