The MLS Portland Timbers soccer team has formed a partnership with Southern Oregon's Rogue Valley Soccer Club, a local youth club. RVSC will now be affiliated with the Portland club and be called the Rogue Valley Timbers.

The MLS Portland Timbers soccer team has formed a partnership with Southern Oregon's Rogue Valley Soccer Club, a local youth club. RVSC will now be affiliated with the Portland club and be called the Rogue Valley Timbers.

The Timbers will share coaching resources and curriculum with RVSC to aid in player development, according to a press release. At the youth level, the alliance will help channel top youth players toward the Timbers' development programs and the Timbers Academy, the release said.

For more information, visit rvsoccer.com.