Caleb Porter is out as head coach of the Portland Timbers. In a shocking decision after a first-place finish in the Western Conference, multiple league sources indicate Portland and Porter have agreed to mutually part ways. According to a separate source, the now-former Timbers coach initiated the sequence of events that led to his departure. A league source emphasized Porter was not fired and that an agreement was reached between the club and the coach.
Caleb Porter is out as head coach of the Portland Timbers. In a shocking decision after a first-place finish in the Western Conference, multiple league sources indicate Portland and Porter have agreed to mutually part ways. Porter led the Timbers to their first MLS Cup title in 2015. One source with knowledge of the situation indicated a power struggle within the Timbers organization led to this surprising outcome. The decision is expected to be announced on Friday.
After a meeting in New York, the parties have reached a stalemate. Potential Austin relocation still looms large. Leadership from the Columbus Crew, Major League Soccer, Precourt Sports Ventures, the City of Columbus and the Columbus Partnership met Wednesday in hopes of finding workable solutions to keep the Crew in Columbus. By the end of the meeting, the groups were even further apart.
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Selecting a term
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