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News, coverage and events concerning the Portland Thorns and other local women's soccer.

Christine Sinclair honored with The Best - FIFA Special Award

Christine Sinclair adds a FIFA lifetime achievement award to her ever-growing list of accolades.

107IST, Timbers Army, Rose City Riveters Release Statement in Response to PTFC Front Office

107IST, Timbers Army, Rose City Riveters respond to the PTFC front office.

Full Statement, Here’s What PTFC Told ESPN Before 107IST Story

STUMPTOWN FOOTY EXCLUSIVE: The front office’s full statement can be read here

Timbers/Thorns FC has halted monthly meetings with 107IST

PTFC has halted meetings with the 107IST board members.

Morgan Weaver added to USWNT January camp roster

Weaver joins fellow Thorns Horan and Smith in USWNT training camp.

Horan, Smith called up to USWNT January camp

Becky Sauerbrunn is not included in the squad.

Meet the Draftees: Sydny Nasello

The Thorns drafted Sydny Nasello with the 13th pick of the NWSL Draft but now it looks like she won’t be signed by Thorns FC

Sam Coffey signs two-year deal with Thorns FC

Sam Coffey officially signs as a Portland Thorn after being selected in the 2021 NWSL Draft.

Meet the Draftees: Natalie Beckman

With the 48th pick of the 2022 NWSL Draft, the Thorns drafted winger Natalie Beckman, who put up incredible numbers for the University of Denver.

Thorns sign Bella Bixby to a three-year contract

Thorns FC re-signed goalkeeper Bella Bixby.

Portland Trail Blazers announce Timbers & Thorns Night

Timbers and Thorns fans can get a special offer for the Trail Blazers game against the Miami Heat on January 5. The offer includes an exclusive co-branded scarf and more.

Thorns select Nasello, Provenzano and Beckman in 2022 NWSL Draft

The Portland Thorns drafted two forwards and a defender.

NWSL Announces the Preliminary Framework for the 2022 Season

Ahead of its historic 10th anniversary campaign, the NWSL has laid out its plans for the structure and schedule of the 2022 season.

Lindsey Horan voted 2021 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year

Horan becomes just the third player to win both U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year and U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year.

Thorns trade rights to Westphal & Ali to Wave FC 

The Thorns received $50,000 in Allocation Money from Wave FC.

Mark Parsons: The Best Kind of Leader

A belated farewell to Mark Parsons, the Portland Thorns coach who was a role model, a leader and a friend to so many in Portland.

Thorns FC announce Protected/Unprotected Lists

Jeff Kassouf of The Equalizer reported that San Diego Wave will not select a Thorns’ player and will receive predetermined players when the trade window reopens on Friday.

Predicting the Thorns’ Protected List

The 2022 Expansion Draft is on the horizon and the Thorns will lose one player to San Diego Wave FC. Who will the Thorns protect and who will they leave unprotected?

Portland Thorns exercise 2022 contract options on six players

Thorns FC sets roster ahead of 2022 NWSL Expansion Draft.

Thorns FC trade Charley, Lussi to Angel City FC for Allocation Money, 2022 NWSL Draft pick, Expansion Draft immunity

The Thorns received $100,000 in Allocation Money, a 2022 NWSL Draft natural second-round pick and 2022 expansion draft immunity from Angel City.

Western Conference Final Match Thread: Portland Timbers vs. Real Salt Lake

The Timbers host Real Salt Lake in Providence Park in the Western Conference Final.

Thorns FC Announce Rhian Wilkinson as Head Coach

Wilkinson has been officially announced as the next Portland Thorns manager.

Horan scores; Weaver makes international debut in USWNT’s 3-0 win vs. Australia

Lindsey Horan scored her first goal as the USWNT’s No. 10 and Morgan Weaver made her international debut.

Ali scores equalizer; Rutgers win PK shootout over Arkansas to advance to NCAA College Cup

Amirah Ali scored Rutgers’ equalizer and converted in the penalty shootout.

Thorns’ assistant coach Richard Gunney departs to San Diego Wave FC

Gunney leaves the Thorns after five years as the assistant coach.

Ali’s Rutgers advance to Elite Eight; Coffey’s PSU knocked out in third round

Ali helps Rutgers to the Scarlet Knight’s first NCAA Quarterfinals appearance since 2015.

Angela Salem named to NWSL Best XI

Bixby, Horan, Klingenberg and Menges included in NWSL Second XI.

Timbers, Thorns FC partner with Providence to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Providence Park for children ages 5 to 11

Providence Park to host children’s vaccine clinic on Nov. 18 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. PST.

Red Stars upset Thorns 2-0 ending Portland’s hope of a fourth title this season

Mark Parsons’ reign as the Thorns manager comes to an end in the 2021 NWSL semifinals after a historic season.

NWSL Semifinal Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. Chicago Red Stars

The Thorns take on the Red Stars with a spot in the 2021 NWSL Final on the line.

NWSL Semifinal Preview: Portland Thorns vs. Chicago Red Stars

The Thorns host the Chicago Red Stars in an NWSL semifinal on Sunday. Here is what you need to know.

Ali, Coffey named to B1G All-Tournament Team

The Scarlet Knights were awarded their highest-ever NCAA Tournament seed; both Rutgers and Penn State will host their first-round matches.