Portland Soccer Roundup: 2011 Schedule Unveiled

Timbers help Whitecaps open BC Place Oct. 2, Ventura training camp wraps up

Training Camp in Ventura

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(Jeff Farrar)

With three weeks of training and two exhibition matches under their belt, the Timbers' preseason is in full swing. There’s plenty of news surrounding the club, both on and off the field. Let's hit the links:

OregonLive blogger Kip Kesgard breaks down the Timbers’ recently announced 2011 schedule in his latest entry.

One quirk of the 2011 Timbers' schedule currently flying under the radar is that the club will be the guests in Vancouver when the Whitecaps move into a refurbished BC Place on Oct. 2.

The renovation may not yet be complete at PGE Park, but that didn’t stop SBNation.com from rating the downtown venue as its choice for best in MLS.

Dropping Timber recaps what the Timbers accomplished during their week-and-a-half-long stay in California.

Former Washington Husky and three-time all-Pac-10 defender Taylor Mueller will join the Timbers’ training camp next week after he was selected in the MLS Supplemental Draft. He’s up for the challenge.