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Thorns drub Breakers as Long nets brace

Thorns drub Breakers as Long nets brace

Dan Lauletta April 12, 2015 141

The Thorns authored a dominating start to their NWSL season with a 4-1 rout of the Boston Breakers in front of 13,386 fans who braved rainy conditions after halftime at Providence Park. Allie Long

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The Lowdown: Tipping the scales in NWSL in 2015

The Lowdown: Tipping the scales in NWSL in 2015

Dan Lauletta March 5, 2015 51

Don’t look now but it’s March and NWSL preseason starts Monday.  To get 2015 started in Lowdown style, we picked a player (or two) on each of the nine clubs who could be the most

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Sinclair hat trick leads Thorns’ thrashing of Boston

Sinclair hat trick leads Thorns’ thrashing of Boston

The Equalizer Staff July 20, 2014 206

Christine Sinclair’s hat trick paced a 6-3 Portland Thorns FC rout of the Boston Breakers on Sunday at Providence Park, marking the third time this season the Thorns have scored at least six goals

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Thorns bust Blues’ streaks in 7-1 thrashing

Thorns bust Blues’ streaks in 7-1 thrashing

Dan Lauletta July 13, 2014 213

FC Kansas City’s win streak and Nicole Barnhart’s shutout streak both crash landed in spectacular fashion Sunday night at the hands of Portland Thorns FC, who established a league record for goals and winning

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Thorns, Red Stars trade PKs, share points again

Thorns, Red Stars trade PKs, share points again

Jeff Kassouf July 9, 2014 154

Portland Thorns FC and the Chicago Red Stars traded penalty kicks on Wednesday in a 1-1 draw at Benedictine University outside of Chicago, marking the second time in five days the Red Stars came

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Ellis names USWNT roster ahead of Canada friendly

Ellis names USWNT roster ahead of Canada friendly

The Equalizer Staff April 30, 2014 194

Interim head coach Jill Ellis has named her 22-woman roster for the U.S. friendly against Canada on May 8. Of the 22 in camp, 18 will dress for the match in Winnipeg.  Of note,

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Long penalty earns Portland late point at Sky Blue

Long penalty earns Portland late point at Sky Blue

Jeff Kassouf April 19, 2014 103

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — A late Allie Long penalty kick was enough to salvage a 1-1 draw for Portland Thorns FC against Sky Blue FC on Saturday at Yurcak Field. Long finished the spot kick

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The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

Dan Lauletta April 15, 2014 31

The opening minutes of Saturday’s Portland Thorns’ game went just about how coach Paul Riley envisioned it. One team a bit nervous for the opener, the other quickly pouncing to take advantage. The only

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Long: ‘We were lucky to get away with 3 points’

Long: ‘We were lucky to get away with 3 points’

The Equalizer Staff April 13, 2014 6

Portland Thorns FC didn’t exactly open their title-defense in style, but the 1-0 road victory over the Houston Dash on Saturday was the start the needed, and goal scorer Allie Long acknowledged postgame that

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Long scores twice to lift Thorns past Arizona St.

Long scores twice to lift Thorns past Arizona St.

The Equalizer Staff March 31, 2014 34

Allie Long scored twice as Portland Thorns FC ended its Arizona preseason training camp with a 5-0 victory over Arizona State University on Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. Long opened the scoring in the 3rd

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