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Thorns FC defeat U. of Portland 2-1 in preseason

Thorns FC defeat U. of Portland 2-1 in preseason

Richard Farley March 31, 2013 9

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Thorns may have controlled the 90 minutes Saturday against the University of Portland, but the path to the franchise’s first preseason win wasn’t an entirely smooth one. A first

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The Lowdown: Questions to answer in training camps

The Lowdown: Questions to answer in training camps

Dan Lauletta March 13, 2013 11

Training camp. Fans long for it. Players dread it. Coaches need it. Whoever you are, if you’re a fan it has to excite you. It means the season is not far away. The eight

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Thorns FC adds Danielle Foxhoven as second Discovery signing

Thorns FC adds Danielle Foxhoven as second Discovery signing

Liviu Bird February 21, 2013 0

Portland Thorns FC leaped to make its first two Discovery Player signings, adding forward Danielle Foxhoven on Thursday. The club also signed defender Jazmyne Avant on Wednesday. Foxhoven played locally for University of Portland from

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Thorns FC sign defender Jazmyne Avant

Thorns FC sign defender Jazmyne Avant

Jeff Kassouf February 20, 2013 0

Portland Thorns FC signed defender Jazmyne Avant as a discovery player, the club announced on Wednesday. Avant, 23, most recently played for coach Paul Riley’s New York Fury in the WPSL Elite League as

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The Lowdown: Looking at all eight NWSL venues

The Lowdown: Looking at all eight NWSL venues

Dan Lauletta February 19, 2013 24

We’re just over 50 days away from the start of the inaugural NWSL season. Here’s a quick look at all eight home venues. Boston Breakers – Dilboy Stadium (Somerville, Mass.) The Breakers look to

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NWSL releases 2013 schedule

NWSL releases 2013 schedule

The Equalizer Staff February 12, 2013 15

The National Women’s Soccer League released its 2013 league schedule on Tuesday. Each team will play 22 regular season games. The season begins Saturday, April 13 with Portland Thorns FC visiting FC Kanas City.

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Morgan day-to-day with twisted left ankle

Morgan day-to-day with twisted left ankle

Jeff Kassouf February 11, 2013 5

Alex Morgan has been listed as day-to-day after twisting her left ankle in the US women’s national team’s 4-1 win over Scotland on Saturday. Morgan had to be helped off the field without applying

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Women’s Cascadia teams make Supplemental Draft picks

Women’s Cascadia teams make Supplemental Draft picks

Liviu Bird February 7, 2013 1

The National Women’s Soccer League 2013 Supplemental Draft was held Thursday via conference call. Seattle Reign FC and Portland Thorns FC each made six selections. Here’s a quick-fire recap of their picks and some

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Long leaves comfort zone with move to Portland

Long leaves comfort zone with move to Portland

Dan Lauletta February 7, 2013 5

Allie Long was pondering her soccer future when the old Albert Einstein quote came to mind about doing the same thing over and over again equating to insanity. So with that in mind the

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Tobin Heath scores for PSG in league debut

Tobin Heath scores for PSG in league debut

Liviu Bird February 3, 2013 5

In her first league game since officially joining French team Paris Saint-Germain a little over a week ago, American midfielder Tobin Heath scored the team’s second goal in a 4-1 win. Fellow American Lindsey

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