Chicago Red Stars / National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC

Thorns capitalize on defensive miscommunication by Red Stars

After dominating the first 35 minutes of the match, a costly miscommunication between Chicago’s Abby Erceg and Karina LeBlanc turned the match, propelling Portland to a 2-1 victory over the Red Stars. The match, which was the first televised on Fox Sports 1 this season, changed course after the collision between the Red Stars’ internationals. The play … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC / Women's World Cup

Thorns goalkeeper Nadine Angerer sees international career come to a close

As the 2015 Women’s World Cup came to an end with confetti raining down on the United States,  German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer’s international career ended a day earlier with an extra time loss to England in the third place match. It was the ending that she and her teammates didn’t want, but it wasn’t the … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC / US Women's National Team

Alex Morgan will miss 3-4 weeks after knee surgery

Portland Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on her right knee to remove a plica, a small fold in the in the lining of the knee joint, Friday morning in Los Angeles. The 26-year-old is expected to return in 3 to 4 weeks. The injury is the latest in a recent string that has … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC / Sky Blue FC

Kerr notches only tally in Sky Blue FC debut

After waiting nearly three months to secure its second win of the season, Sky Blue FC finally ended its franchise-record 10-game winless rut, defeating Portland Thorns FC, 1-0, on Saturday night in Piscataway. The goal came courtesy of Australian forward Sam Kerr who made her debut with the club after returning to New Jersey following the … Continue reading

Boston Breakers / National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC

Mewis chips in stoppage-time winner for Breakers

Kristie Mewis broke through in the final minute of stoppage time to propel the Boston Breakers to a 1-0 victory over the Portland Thorns at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium in Boston. Thorns goalkeeper Michelle Betos headed a ball outside the 18-yard-box but the rebound fell to Mewis. Mewis, who had several chances throughout the match, looped … Continue reading