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Portland Thorns FC

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

Match Thread: Thorns vs. Orlando Pride

The Champs are back!

Match Preview: Portland Thorns vs Orlando Pride

The Thorns will open the season at home against Orlando Pride.

Portland Thorns 2023 Media Day Takeaways

Ahead of the 2023 NWSL Season, Stumptown Footy’s Phuoc Nguyen (Fook Win) attended the Media Day for the Portland Thorns and has a few takeaways to share.

Portland Thorns FC announce updated 2023 roster ahead of NWSL season opener

The Portland Thorns announced their 2023 roster — well, almost all of it.

Thorns 2023 Preseason: Portland 0, OL Reign 1

The Portland Thorns closed out their 2023 preseason with 1-0 loss to PNW rivals, OL Reign.

Janine Beckie suffers torn ACL, will miss 2023 season

The Canadian international will also miss the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia & New Zealand.

Stumptown Footy reacts to the new Thorns away kit

Love it? Hate it? Everyone has an opinion about the new Thorns away jersey!

Thorns 2023 Preseason: Portland Thorns 4, U23WYNT 1

Portland played their second official preseason game against the U-23 Women’s Youth National Team. The Thorns managed to win the game — but potentially at a huge cost.

Portland Thorns unveil bold new 2023 jerseys

The new kit the internet cannot stop talking about is finally here.

Thorns Preseason 2023: Portland Thorns 1, Racing Louisville 0

The Portland Thorns and Racing Louisville kicked off their preseason tournament with their first game.

Portland Thorns to host 2023 preseason tournament

The tournament will run from March 12 - 18, and joining the Thorns will be Racing Louisville, OL Reign, and the US U23 WYNT.

Update on the future of Stumptown Footy: here for first kick, still moving onward.

STF will continue to be housed on SB Nation through the end of March.

Lauren Kozal: On her U-23 WYNT Call-Up, France, & the Nadine Angerer Effect

Newly drafted Thorns goalkeeper Lauren Kozal on making it to the U-23 WYNT camp for two big matches, sightseeing in France, and being coached by Nadine Angerer.

NWSL Preseason Power Rankings - Stumptown Footy Roundtable Discussion

Are the Portland Thorns still the team to beat?

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

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

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.

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.

Portland Thorns secure Morgan Weaver through 2024

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

Raquel “Rocky” Rodríguez Re-Signs with Portland Thorns

Rocky! Rocky! Rocky!

The Portland Thorns celebrate their championship

The NWSL final between the Portland Thorns and Kansas City Current smashed viewership records.

The Portland Thorns win the 2022 NWSL Championship


NWSL Championship Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Thorns 2-0 Kansas City Current

The Portland Thorns clinched a record third NWSL championship in a dominant display.

NWSL Championship Match Thread: Thorns vs. Current

This is it, folks. Portland and Kansas City square off in the NWSL Championship game in Washington, D.C.