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Portland Thorns FC

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

Match preview: Portland Thorns vs OL Reign

The Thorns will play their Cascadia rivals for the first time in this 2022 regular season.

Vytas Andriuskevicius added to Thorns coaching staff

The former Timbers fullback after stints with the Oregon Premier Soccer Academy

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Thorns 3-0 Kansas City Current

Weaver, Sinclair, and Smith all score to help Portland to a wire to wire win in their NWSL regular season opener.

Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. Kansas City Current

The Thorns kick off their regular season campaign at Providence Park.

Match Preview: Portland Thorns vs. Kansas City Current

Portland starts its 10th season in the NWSL today.

PTFC For Peace Recap & Highlights: Team Yellow 4-3 Team Blue

United for Ukraine.

PTFC For Peace Match Thread: Team Yellow vs. Team Blue

Team Blue and Team Yellow face off in an effort to raise money for UNICEF and Ukraine.

Highs and Lows: Portland Thorns 0-1 Angel City

The highs and lows of the Thorns’ one-goal loss to Angel City FC.

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Thorns 0-1 Angel City FC

The Thorns were unable to secure a result and were thus eliminated from the Challenge Cup.

NWSL Challenge Cup Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. Angel City

The Thorns can advance to the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup semifinals with a draw or win.

Match preview: Angel City vs Portland Thorns

The Thorns and Angel City FC meet for the second time in the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup.

PTFC for Peace Draft Open Thread

It’s Team Chara & Hubly vs. Team Blanco & Sinc! Come chat about the PTFC for Peace draft.

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Thorns 3-2 San Diego Wave

Hina Sugita led the Thorns to a dominant first half which would be enough to ensure the three points stayed in Portland.

NWSL Challenge Cup Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. San Diego Wave

The Thorns welcome Wave FC to Providence Park for the first time.

Match Preview: Portland Thorns vs San Diego Wave

The Thorns will play at home a must win match.

Timbers & Thorns announce PTFC for Peace mixed teams charity match to benefit Ukraine

Tickets will be free for the April 27 event, with donations to benefit UNICEF USA encouraged.

Sophia Smith: Finding balance while striving to be the best

Sophia Smith on her contract extension with Thorns FC, the new generation of the USWNT, and how she finds balance while striving to be the best.

Crystal Dunn Named 2021 Concacaf Women’s Player of the Year

Thorns midfielder was announced as the 2021 Concacaf Women’s Player of the Year last night.

NWSL Challenge Cup Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. OL Reign

The Thorns host rivals OL Reign in their fourth match of the NWSL Challenge Cup.

Thorns FC sign Janine Beckie to three-year contract

Portland acquire Janine Beckie’s NWSL playing rights to from Racing Louisville FC.

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Thorns 3-0 Angel City FC

Smith, Ryan and Weaver provide the goals in the Thorns’ 3-0 win over Angel City FC.

NWSL Challenge Cup Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. Angel City FC

The Thorns return home to take on Angel City, looking to win their second consecutive game.

Timbers and Thorns announce accountability, engagement, and equity initiatives

The action steps are the result of a months-long internal audit of the organization.

Bixby, Smith, Sinclair called up to respective national teams

Christine Sinclair, Karina LeBlanc and Rhian Wilkinson will all be honored by Canada Soccer on Friday, April 8.

Inklings of the Thorns’ Offensive Identity

Against the Wave, the Thorns showed signs of what may be their offensive identity.

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Thorns 1-0 San Diego Wave

Sophia Smith’s early goal gives the Thorns their first three points of the season.

NWSL Challenge Cup Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. San Diego Wave FC

After their draw against OL Reign, the Thorns travel to San Diego in search of their first win of 2022.

Takeaways from the Thorns’ 1-1 draw with OL Reign

Five takeaways from the Thorns’ first match of the 2022 campaign.

Match Recap & Highlights: Portland Thorns 1-1 OL Reign

The Thorns and Reign share the spoils in their first match of the season.

NWSL Challenge Cup Match Thread: Portland Thorns vs. OL Reign

The Thorns travel to Lumen Field to open their 2022 Challenge Cup campaign.

Thorns sign midfielder Taylor Porter

The Thorns sign Porter to a one-year contract, with an option for an additional year.

Thorns Announce 2022 Regular Season Schedule

The Thorns kick off the regular season on April 30 at Providence Park.