National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC

Thorns lose Nikki Marshall to ACL Tear

Heading into Saturday’s playoff match against FC Kansas City, the Portland Thorns will be without defender Nikki Marshall, who will miss the NWSL Playoffs due to a season-ending ACL tear. Marshall suffered the injury in Sunday’s win against the Seattle Reign FC in the 26th minute when she chased down Sydney Leroux in the box.  … Continue reading

US Women's National Team

LIVE BLOG: USA vs. Switzerland (8/20/14)

We are underway in Cary, North Carolina as the United States Women’s National team takes on Switzerland! LINEUPS: USA Starters: 1-Solo; 11-Krieger, 3-Rampone-C, 4-Sauerbrunn, 19-Dunn; 10-Lloyd, 12-Holiday, 15-Rapinoe; 2-Leroux, 13-Morgan, 23-Press Subs are 6-Long, 7-Brian, 9-O’Reilly, 16-Johnston, 18-Naeher, 20-Wambach, 25-Klingenberg Switzerland Starting XI: Thalmann, Maritz, Abbe, Kiwic, Moster, Walti, Burki, Humm, Crnogorcevic, Bachmann, Dickenmann First … Continue reading