Dan Itel

Dan Itel

Dan Itel has been covering the Portland Timbers for MLSsoccer.com since the club's inaugural 2011 season and is also a freelance editor with MLSsoccer.com. He's been covering sports in Oregon in one form or another since 2001 and attended the University of Oregon journalism school. But he has, indeed, left the state, for stops in eastern Washington, Washington, D.C., and Lafayette, La.

DAN ITEL

Portland technical director Gavin Wilkinson is stressing the importance of the team's Academy.
Wilkinson won't address Porter rumor, but says new man "up-and-coming," good with youth players
Tue, 08/28/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Valencia progressing in training, 3-4 weeks away; Timbers widening JELD-WEN pitch
Tue, 08/28/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Log slices with the Timbers
Portland score multiple goals for third straight game in 2-1 win over 'Caps
Sun, 08/26/2012
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Kris Boyd - Banner
Portland could put selves in the driver's seat with win vs. Canadian rivals
Fri, 08/24/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Gavin Wilkinson on the sidelines
Timbers coach believes things are improving despite losses
Thu, 08/23/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Bright Dike and Dax McCarty battle for the ball
Forward gains experience, maturity in loan spell at LA Blues, scores in start vs. New York
Wed, 08/22/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Gavin Wilkinson
Portland GM on decisive moment: "The whistle was blowing"
Mon, 08/20/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Bright Dike and Dax McCarty battle for the ball
Striker scores but ultimately left frustrated in loss to Red Bulls
Sun, 08/19/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Draw in Toronto, improved form has Portland believing they can shock New York
Sat, 08/18/2012
MLSsoccer.com
If Timbers are going to turn things around, Cameroonian midfielder will need to be sparkplug
Thu, 08/16/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Darlington Nagbe
Portland matches season total of two road goals with another pair at Toronto
Thu, 08/16/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Portland - Banner
Wilkinson hopes "mentality" is right for Wednesday trip to depleted TFC
Tue, 08/14/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Timbers GM Wilkinson reveals left back green-lighted move to D.C. due to lack of minutes
Thu, 08/09/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Donovan Ricketts
Wilkinson sad to see Perkins go, but says Ricketts "an upgrade"
Tue, 08/07/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Timbers head coach/GM Gavin Wilkinson
Timbers interim coach praises possession, shots on goal stats during six-game winless run
Tue, 08/07/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Timbers captain Jack Jewsbury
Midfielder's golazo rescues draw in improved effort against FC Dallas
Sun, 08/05/2012
MLSsoccer.com
Diego Chara
Hartman the star despite Jewsbury's perfect volley
Sun, 08/05/2012
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Troy Perkins
Portland looking to dig deep vs. FCD after recent 5-0 romp
Sun, 08/05/2012
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Sean McAuley (POR - DAL banner)
Former Sheffield Wednesday Academy coach takes proactive role on sidelines
Fri, 08/03/2012
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