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Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 39

Brazil’s Debinha scored her first National Women’s Soccer League goal as the North Carolina Courage defeat Portland Thorns FC, 1-0, in Saturday’s inaugural home opener at Sahlen’s Stadium. The highly competitive matchup was the

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Thorns beat Pride in front of 16,000 plus in Portland

Thorns beat Pride in front of 16,000 plus in Portland

Allison Lee April 15, 2017 79

It was an historic day in Portland as the Portland Thorns defeated the Orlando Pride, 2-0, in the league’s first ever Lifetime Game of the Week. The game took place before an audience of

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Lavelle, Dunn shine in USWNT rout of Russia

Lavelle, Dunn shine in USWNT rout of Russia

The Equalizer Staff April 6, 2017 404

The United States defeated Russia on Thursday evening by a score of 4-0 on a night when Rose Lavelle and Crystal Dunn stole the show with their play. Lavelle was creative and fearless in

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Tuesday Roundup: Ireland WNT Fires Shots at FAI

Tuesday Roundup: Ireland WNT Fires Shots at FAI

The Equalizer Staff April 4, 2017 10

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, COURAGE SIGN A DEFENDER, HAAVI OUT WITH INJURY, AND LONG WINS COMPETITION Members of the Irish Women’s National Team held a press conference today threatening to miss next week’s friendly

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Wednesday Roundup: USWNT to host Brazil, Japan and Australia in summer tournament

Wednesday Roundup: USWNT to host Brazil, Japan and Australia in summer tournament

The Equalizer Staff March 15, 2017 106

Also in today’s roundup, Joanna Lohman to be featured in They Bruise documentary and fans can compete with NWSL stars in March Madness. The United States women’s national team will reportedly host Brazil, Japan

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Lauletta: Final thoughts on France, USWNT

Lauletta: Final thoughts on France, USWNT

Dan Lauletta March 7, 2017 500

The 2017 SheBelieves tournament is over, but the discussion of what transpired over the last seven days won’t soon fade away. Hot takes being what they are it will be easy to write off

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Lauletta: 3 things we’ve learned…so far

Lauletta: 3 things we’ve learned…so far

Dan Lauletta March 4, 2017 498

HARRISON, N.J. — The 2017 SheBelieves Cup is now two matches old with a third still to be played on Tuesday in Washington D.C. For the United States it has been an interesting two

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Allie Long discusses transition to center back

Allie Long discusses transition to center back

Kieran Theivam January 20, 2017 327

U.S Women’s National Team defender Allie Long says she is enjoying being ‘the quarterback’ in the side as she continues to adapt to her role in Coach Jill Ellis’s defensive back three. The Portland

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Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

The Equalizer Staff October 7, 2016 90

Becky Sauerbrunn’s three-year reign as NWSL Defender of the Year ended earlier this week, but the FC Kansas City captain is now the sole player to have made every Best XI. She was joined

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Things Learned: Thorns just couldn’t stop set pieces

Things Learned: Thorns just couldn’t stop set pieces

Ray Curren October 2, 2016 76

In the end, Portland knew what was coming Sunday afternoon from Western New York. The Thorns knew they would be seeing a very direct 4-4-2. Mark Parsons probably called every player Paul Riley put

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