Evans becomes second Portland Timbers homegrown player

Portland Timbers have signed Steve Evans as their second Homegrown Player. The 21-year old midfielder joins the Timbers senior roster after starring for the U23s over the past three seasons.

Portland Timbers have signed Steve Evans as their second Homegrown Player.

The 21-year old midfielder joins the Timbers senior roster after starring for the U23s over the past three seasons.

"We have watched Steven develop first-hand over the years, with Eastside Timbers at the youth levels and recently with the Timbers U-23s, into a quality young player," said Gavin Wilkinson, Timbers general manager.

"Being able to develop and produce first-team players through our development system is an important goal of our organization. We are delighted to sign Steven as a Homegrown Player."

Evans joins forward Brent Richards as Portland’s second local player to sign a homegrown deal.

 
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