Oct. 19 - Timbers' midfielder Diego Valeri was named Supporters' 2014 Player of the Year following the team's match against Real Salt Lake (which ended in a 0-0 tie). Valeri has 11 goals and 14 assists this season. He also leads the MLS in scoring chances created from set pieces.
"Thank you so much everybody because for me it’s an honor. [The supporters] know what they are for me, they are amazing," Valeri said following Friday's match (via the team's facebook page).
Each year Timbers fans to vote for the Supporters Player of the Year. The criteria includes, but is not limited to whomever fans feel is the best player, most embedded in the community, or you feel who wears the badge with pride.
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