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Scouting Evander: A look at the Portland Timbers’ new Brazilian attacker

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The Thorns are ready for the 2023 preseason

Portland announced their 27-player preseason roster that will participate in the training camp in Bend, Oregon, from January 30 to February 4.

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The Thorns re-sign five players

Hannah Betfort, Michele Vasconcelos, Tegan McGrady, Meaghan Nally, and Shelby Hogan are all re-signed ahead of the 2023 season

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The Portland Timbers played their first preseason scrimmage - and Nathan Fogaça hopped on his bicycle

Nathan Fogaça scored the game’s loan goal in impressive fashion.

Thorns’ assistant coach, head athletic trainer fired after NWSL investigation

An investigation into misconduct has resulted in the Thorns firing Sophie Clough and Pierre Soubrier.

Stumptown Footy will no longer be supported by Vox Media - but we’re still moving onward

STF will "no longer be supported and monetized by Vox Media" — but we’re still here for as long as we can be

2023 Portland Thorns draft recap & grades

Portland Thorns FC Select four players in 2023 NWSL Draft

Timbers exercise option on Nathan Fogaça for 2023

The Brazilian striker returns to Portland for 2023.

2023 NWSL Draft Open Thread

The Thorns currently hold five picks in this afternoon’s draft.

Portland Thorns Draft Preview + NWSL Mock Draft

Portland Thorns FC have picks 5, 12, 24, 36 & 48

Ned Grabavoy named new Timbers General Manager

Grabavoy has served on Portland’s technical staff since 2017.

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Catching up on the Timbers offseason

What the Timbers have done this offseason, what’s still left to do, and what they might do next.

Mike Norris introduced as Portland Thorns FC head coach

Mike Norris was unveiled as the new head coach of the Portland Thorns today by general manager Karina Leblanc.

NWSL announces corrective actions in response to joint investigative report

Penalties include individual punishments and club fines; Thorns fined $1 million.

Report: Mike Norris to be named new Thorns head coach

Norris served as an assistant on Rhian Wilkinson’s staff during the 2022 season.

Sophia Smith Voted 2022 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year

She becomes just the fourth player to win both U.S. Soccer Young Female and Female POTY

Yazmeen Ryan Traded to Gotham FC + Appreciation Thread

The news on the big Yazmeen Ryan trade, analysis of the move, and one final space for appreciation for Ryan’s time in Portland.

Timbers announce full 2023 preseason schedule

Portland’s preseason preparations promptly proceed tomorrow!

Timbers select four players in 2023 MLS SuperDraft

Four draftees will be joining the Timbers in preseason in the hopes of earning a contract.

MLS releases 2023 regular season schedule

The course is now charted for the Timbers’ 13th campaign in Major League Soccer

Portland Timbers sign Brazilian attacker Evander in record transfer

The midfielder will occupy a Designated Player spot on Portland’s roster

Rhian Wilkinson to resign as Portland Thorns head coach

The resignation comes amidst concerns over player relationship cleared by NWSL/NWSLPA investigation

Merritt Paulson announces the sale of Portland Thorns FC

His decade-long ownership of the Thorns will end; has no intention to sell Timbers.

Timbers sign Felipe Mora, Claudio Bravo to contract extensions

The Chilean forward is signed through 2025, and the Argentine fullback is inked through 2026.

Portland Thorns secure Morgan Weaver through 2024

Rejoice! The forward extended her contract for one more year with an option to 2025.

Portland Thorns: Free Agency Wish List

In the first NWSL free agency ever, the Portland Thorns will have an opportunity to make their championship roster even better.

No Timbers players selected in 2022 Expansion Draft

New boys St. Louis looked elsewhere than Portland’s roster for players.

Timbers re-sign coaches, add Liam Ridgewell to staff

The coaching staff will be sticking around in Portland with a new but very familiar face.

Sam Coffey re-signs with Portland until 2025

More Coffey? Yes, please.

Timbers release lists of protected, eligible players for 2022 Expansion Draft

Zac McGraw and Marvin Loria highlight the Timbers players exposed who are likeliest to be picked.

Predicting the Timbers’ Expansion Draft protected list

MLS, much like the universe, is once again expanding!

Raquel “Rocky” Rodríguez Re-Signs with Portland Thorns

Rocky! Rocky! Rocky!

The 2022 MLS offseason calendar

Your guide to the key dates & events of the 2022 MLS offseason.