His soccer career derailed by a knee injury that didn't heal as anticipated, Brent Richards has become perhaps one of the first Americans to have a recently-discovered knee ligament surgically repaired.
It wasn’t the smashing success they hoped for, but when Gaston Fernandez scored in the final seconds of stoppage time, the Timbers had an improbable 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Saturday in Providence Park.
By Columbian news services
March 1, 2014 10:06 p.m.
The Portland Timbers concluded their preseason schedule with a 1-1 draw against Vancouver Whitecaps FC in front of 13,779 fans in the final match of the Rose City Invitational on Saturday at Providence Park.