Timbers statement on findings from Major League Soccer review on Andy Polo

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The Portland Timbers acknowledge and accept the findings of the independent review Major League Soccer commissioned into the handling of the Andy Polo incident of May 2021. The findings can be found HERE.

For the past several months, the club has put in diligent work to enact a set of programs designed to improve our accountability, equity and engagement.The full set of action items will be unveiled in the coming days.

We strive to be a club this city and our supporters can be proud of. We have more than a decade of outstanding work in the community and off the pitch of which we are extremely proud. However, we are not perfect and will make mistakes occasionally. When that happens, corrections will be made, and we will learn from them.