“I believe that teams have very important players, but those players need to have accountability and need to play as well and push themselves. And also everyone on the team needs to feel at
every moment their effort in practice and hard work can be rewarded as well. That’s the only thing that will create a great mentality."
-- New Portland Timbers head coach
, whose benching of captain Liam Ridgewell
after two losses to open the 2018 season sent a message to everyone in the squad that no one’s job was safe. (MLSSoccer.com