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Morgan, Health, Long, & Van Hollebeke to WNT Camp

Portland Thorns forward Alex Morgan, midfielders Tobin Heath and Allie Long, and defender Rachel Van Hollebeke have been named to USWNT head coach Jill Ellis' 28 women roster as they prepare to...

Vero named to NWSL Best XI

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Portland Thorns midfielder Vero Boquete has been named to the NWSL Best XI squad, the National Women's Soccer League announced Friday, while Steph Catley, Allie Long, and Jessica McDonald all made...

Brooks Loaned to FC Bayern Munich

In the first of what is likely several similar moves, the Portland Thorns have loaned midfielder Amber Brooks to FC Bayern Munich of Germany's Frauen-Bundesliga, the team announced today. Brooks...

MLS Suspends Paparatto 1 Game

Paparatto will miss Saturday's match against Vancouver.

Thorns and NWSL Announce 2015 Schedule Format

The Portland Thorns and the National Women's Soccer League announced changes to the format of next season. With the Women's World Cup taking place in Canada from June 6 to July 5, 2015, the league...

Stumptown Breakdown: Coming Undone

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It doesn't take much to make the Timbers defense fall apart.

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Timbers vs. Sounders in Pictures

The Timbers suffer their first home loss to Seattle since 2011. We all really want photos to remember it by, right?

Vero signs with 1. FFC Frankfurt

Thorns midfielder Vero Boquete has signed with 1 FFC Frankfurt for the 2014-2015 Frauen-Bundesliga season. A three-time NWSL Player of the Week since joining the Thorns in early June, she made 16...

Thorns Lose Marshall to Torn ACL

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Portland Thorns ironwomen Nikki Marshall suffered an ACL tear in Sunday's match against the Seattle Reign and will require surgery, after suffering the injury in the 27th minute. Marshall, 26, has...

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Portland Thorns vs. Seattle Reign in Pictures

It all came down to Sunday for the Thorns, who stepped up to beat their rivals and clinch the third playoff seed. Check out some photos from the final regular-season game.

Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. Seattle Reign

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It's the Thorns' last regular-season match and they need to win it if they want to play a couple more games.

Stumptown Breakdown: Rodney Returns

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Rodney Wallace may have been back in action for the Timbers since June, but it felt like he really came back on Saturday with a goal against Chivas.

Morgan and Long Named to USWNT Roster

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Portland Thorns forward Alex Morgan and midfielder Allie Long have been named to United States Women's National Team squad by Head Coach Jill Ellis for next week's friendly against Switzerland at...

Stumptown Footy Meetup: Twice As Nice

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Last year we had one meetup during the last away game of the season. This year, we'll have two! One in September and one in October.

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The MLS All-Star Game in Photos

Portland hosted the All-Star game, the All-Stars won, and it was actually pretty cool. Take a look at some photos from the game.

Stumptown Breakdown: They Had It Coming

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The Timbers score first, but can't finish out the first half with the lead.

CONCACAF Releases Champions League Broadcast Info

CONCACAF has released broadcast details for the 2014/2015 CONCACAF Champion League, kicking off today. Timbers group matches will be broadcast on Fox Sports 1, Fox Soccer Plus, and Univision.

Vero named NWSL Player of the Week for Third Time

Thorns midfielder Vero Boquete has once again been selected as the NWSL Player of the Week, as selected by members of the media.

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Portland Thorns vs. Houston Dash in Pictures

If the pictures are any indication, Sunday night was basically the Vero Boquete show.

Gallego Named to U.S. U-23s Roster

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The Timbers' homegrown defender has been called up.

Stumptown Breakdown: Nagbe's Fake, Urruti's Finish

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A spectacular assist helps the Timbers equalize after giving up the first goal.

Same Old Defending, but a Glimmer of Hope

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After some unfortunate set piece defending early on, the Timbers defense tightened up and played well enough to prevent a larger lead for Colorado.

Thorns Add Forward to Roster

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Seeking a strong finish to the 2014 season, the Thorns added some depth up front today.

Match Thread: Portland Thorns at Washington Spirit

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With plenty at stake, the Portland Thorns and the Washington Spirit meet today for the final time this season.

Sinclair named NWSL Player of the Week

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Thorns forward Christine Sinclair has been named the NWSL Player of the Week for Week 15, the 4th Thorn to the win the award this season.

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A Six-Point Weekend in Photos, Part 2: The Thorns

The Thorns brought the six-point weekend home with their 6-3 win over the Boston Breakers.

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