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Brian Farber
Personal information
Full name Brian Farber
Date of birth April 15, 1982 (1982-04-15) (age 27)
Place of birth Sandpoint, Idaho, United States
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current club Portland Timbers
Number 4
Youth career
2000–2001 North Idaho Cardinals
2002–2003 Oregon State Beavers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 California Cougars (indoor) 74 (40)
2007 Minnesota Thunder 28 (7)
2008 Stockton Cougars (indoor) 16 (39)
2009– Portland Timbers 29 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 October, 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Brian Farber (born April 15, 1982 in Sandpoint, Idaho) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Portland Timbers in the USL First Division.



Farber won Idaho state soccer player of the year in Idaho in 2000


Farber played college soccer at North Idaho College, where he remains the school's career record-holder for points, before transferring to Oregon State University for his final two collegiate seasons. Farber was named to the All-Pac-10 second team and Pac-10 All-Academic team as a senior in 2004.


Farbers career started in Indoor and now he has been playing year around playing both indoor and outdoor. indoor soccer, having played with the Stockton Cougars and its predecessor, the California Cougars, in the Major Indoor Soccer League and the Professional Arena Soccer League since 2005.[1] He is the franchise record holder for goals (110), points (175), and games played (105) for the Cougars franchise. He also had 55 assists. He earned MVP of the pasl in 2008 (professional arena soccer league)

After playing several games in the MLS Reserve Division with the reserve teams of both San Jose Earthquakes and Houston Dynamo between 2004 and 2006, Farber was offer a contract from houston dynamo. His rights were not released from his indoor team. Farbers outdoor career then went in 2007 to the Minnesota Thunder Minnesota Thunder of the USL First Division. Farber played 28 matches for Thunder, finished the season as the team's leading scorer with seven goals and leader in assists with four, and was named to the USL First Division All-League second team. He lead the team in minutes played as well.

Farber signed with the Portland Timbers in January 2009.[2]. His first year with the timbers he scored 14 points with 5 goals and 4 assists, and adding 1 goal and 3 assists in the Lamar Hunt U.S. open cup helping the Timbers to the quarter Finals. Farber scored the First goal of the campaign for the Portland timbers in his first appearance in 2008.


Portland Timbers


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