Portland Thorns

Thorns win big at home 7-1

The Thorns have added a 4th goal against FC Kansas City at home.  Portland lead 3-1 at half on goals from Vero Boquette, Alex Morgan, and Ally Long. watch the game live on http://www.timbers.com/thorns-live Ally long earned her second of the day in the second half bringing her season total to 8. The introduction of Amber […]

Thorns give up 2 late goals and drop 2 pts

Today looked to be the day that the Thorns put things back on track at home, but the Chicago Red Stars had other plans. Portland went ahead 2-0 on goals from forward Jessica McDonald and defender Sarah Huffman, and looked likely to finish out the game and collect 3 important points.  For McDonald, this makes […]

Thorns early 11 am kickoff at home against Chicago

Its the fourth of July in Portland and both of our professional soccer teams are in action.  Tonight the Timbers will be on the road against LA, but first, Thorns FC will play host to the Chicago Red Stars for an 11 am kickoff at Providence Park. Link to watch todays game on youtube Todays […]

Allie Long gets 1st senior Cap

Portland Thorns midfielder Allie Long had played for the US National teams at both U17 and U20, but her only call up to the senior Women’s National Team ended in injury prior to getting a game. This week Long’s  career dream was realized Thursday night in Winnipeg, when she came on for the US for […]

Thorns move kickoff to 4pm

  Today’s kickoff has been moved to 4pm to avoid a conflict with the Trail Blazers playoff game against San Antonio which is also in Portland this evening. The Thorns will be hosting 1st place Seattle Reign who have maintained a 100% record so far this season with 5 consecutive wins to start the season. […]

Thorns Unveil 2013 NWSL Champions Banner at Home Opener

Near the Portland Timbers Ring of Honor up above the General Admission area of Providence Park, The first Championship Banner to be hung in the city of Portland since the blazers won the NBA championship 35 years ago was revealed to the crowd at the rainy Thorns home Opener. It’s cold and wet but the […]

Thorns game thread

    This game can be watched live on youtube. highlights will be available on the NWSL youtube page after the game. The Thorns have started in a Diamond Midfield 4-4-2. This image above is correct for the backline and the forwards but Angie Kerr has been playing on the left side of the diamond […]

Thorns Home Opener

The Portland Thorns return home this Saturday after pulling 4 points from their first two road games this season.  The home opener will be the first opportunity for new head coach Paul Riley and a number of new players to play in front of a Portland crowd that more than doubled the attendance of the […]

Will a Ballon D’Or Winner ever play in Portland?

An idol thought I’ve indulged a few times since the moment the Timbers announced they’d reacquired top flight status a few years ago.  But in any of those MLS based daydreams, the timeframe was always at least 20 years from now.  Will a Ballon D’or winner ever play in Portland? With the formation of the […]

Thorns Celebrate Title at Jeld -Wen today

The last time a Portland franchise won a title was the 1977 Trail Blazers.  That changed Saturday in Rochester, NY. After beating the Western NY Flash on the road, and returning home to a pretty large crowd at PDX, Portland Thorns FC are officially celebrating today at Jeld-Wen Field. Party starts at noon, or you […]

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