Video News: Seasons greetings with Troy Ready

Midfielder Troy Ready extends fans a holiday greeting and gives a quick glimpse into a traditional Ready family Christmas celebration. He also shares his favorite moments from the Timbers successful 2007 season in Video News.

Ready, a native of Spokane, Wash., played in nine matches and recorded 343 minutes and one assist for the Timbers in 2007. His assist came in the Timbers season-opening win over the Puerto Rico Islanders at PGE Park on April 21 - feeding a Luke Kreamalmeyer goal.

He began his professional career with the Timbers in 2006 and logged 302 minutes in 11 matches his rookie season. Ready, who played his collegiate career at the Univ. of Washington, was a USL First Division Team of the Week selection in Week 3 of the 2006 season.

Stock up on Timbers gear this holiday season at the Timbers team store at PGE Park. Open from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. on business days through Dec. 21, all Timbers merchandise is discounted up to 25 percent off the original price. This limited-time discount is also available for items purchased online through For merchandise inquiries or to request a time to visit the team stores this holiday season, call (503) 553-5549.
Timbers 2008 season tickets, starting as low as $142.50, are currently available. Fans who purchase their season tickets for 15 home matches at PGE Park before Jan. 7 will receive an autographed wood slab from Timbers Jim’s pole signed by 2007 Timbers players. Contact the Timbers ticket office at (503) 553-5555 or click here for more information.