Video News: Back to the Midwest with Knowles

Pestered by his teammates, defender Cameron Knowles talks about the frustrations of Week 17 despite earning two shutouts at home. He also touches on what it will take to break the stalemate against Minnesota and the plan to attack the remainder of the season in Video News.

The Timbers battle the Minnesota Thunder for the final time during the 2007 regular season on Thursday in St. Paul, MN. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. (Pacific); a live broadcast is available at A video broacast is available at USL Live at

A win by Portland will secure a spot in the 2007 USL First Division playoffs.

Portland returns home next week for its 2007 regular-season home finale on Aug. 23 against former Timber Byron Alvarez and the Charleston Battery at PGE Park on Jersey-Off-Our-Back Night. Fans will have the opportunity to win Timbers players' jerseys through a silent auction held before and during the game. Click here for more information.