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The Portland Thorns Will Be Televised

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It has been in the works for a while, but FOX Sports has finally come to an agreement with the NWSL to broadcast six of the league's matches, including the Portland Thorns' final two matches of the season, as well as the semi-finals and finals of the NWSL playoffs.

The Thorns' home matches against the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday, August 9th, and the Washington Spirit on Sunday, August 30th, will both be broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Both of these matches have been moved to 6:30 p.m. PT from their previous respective start times of 7:00 and 6:00 p.m. PT.

Additionally, the league will have four matches broadcast via the FOX Sports GO app, including two Portland Thorns home matches. The Thorns' match against the Seattle Reign on Wednesday, July 22nd, and against the Boston Breakers on Wednesday, August 5th, will be featured on FOX Sports GO.

It is unclear at this time if the games on FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports GO will still be streamed via YouTube like the rest of the NWSL matches this season.

All of the matches available on FOX Sports 1 or FOX Sports GO will not be available for streaming through YouTube, so prepare yourself and make sure you have somewhere to watch these late season matches if you won't be at the games in person.

The Thorns press release:

FOX SPORTS 1 TO BROADCAST TWO THORNS FC HOME MATCHES, FOX SPORTS GO TO FEATURE TWO ADDITIONAL GAMES
Aug. 9, Aug. 30 matches to be televised on FOX Sports 1 at 6:30 p.m.

PORTLAND, Ore. – The National Women’s Soccer League and FOX Sports announced today an agreement to broadcast 10 NWSL matches this season, including four Portland Thorns FC home games at Providence Park.

Portland’s final two regular-season home matches against the Chicago Red Stars on Sunday, Aug. 9, and Sunday, Aug. 30, against the Washington Spirit will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1. Both matches have been moved to 6:30 p.m. (Pacific) for live television from their originally scheduled times of 7 p.m. (Pacific) and 6 p.m. (Pacific), respectively.

Thorns FC’s matches against Seattle Reign FC on Wednesday, July 22, and Wednesday, Aug. 5, against the Boston Breakers will be available on tablets and mobile devices via the FOX Sports GO app and online at www.FOXSportsGo.com. Kickoff times for both matches are set for 7 p.m. (Pacific).

In addition to six other NWSL regular-season matches, FOX Sports 1 will air all three games of the NWSL Playoffs, which includes the two semifinals matches on Sept. 13 and the championship match on Oct. 1.

2015 NWSL National Television Schedule

Date

Home Team

Away Team

Time (PT)

TV

Wed., July 22, 2015

Portland Thorns FC

Seattle Reign FC

7 p.m.

FSGO

Wed., July 29, 2015

Houston Dash

FC Kansas City

5:30 p.m.

FSGO

Wed., Aug. 5, 2015

Portland Thorns FC

Boston Breakers

7 p.m.

FSGO

Fri., Aug. 7, 2015

Houston Dash

Sky Blue FC

5:30 p.m.

FSGO

Sun., Aug. 9, 2015

Portland Thorns FC

Chicago Red Stars

6:30 p.m.

FS1

Fri., Aug. 21, 2015

Houston Dash

Seattle Reign FC

5 p.m.

FS1

Sun., Aug. 30, 2015

Portland Thorns FC

Washington Spirit

6:30 p.m.

FS1

Sun., Sep. 13, 2015

Semifinal 1 and 2

TBD

FS1

Thurs., Oct. 1, 2015

Championship Match

TBD

FS1