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Spirit, Thorns play to wild, 3-3 draw in Portland

Spirit, Thorns play to wild, 3-3 draw in Portland

Dan Lauletta August 31, 2015 451

The Thorns and Spirit played to a thrilling, 3-3 draw Sunday night in front of a sold out crowd at Providence Park. Crystal Dunn scored two goals including the final equalizer in the 80th

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Meet the US World Cup team: Midfielders

Meet the US World Cup team: Midfielders

Jeff Kassouf June 4, 2015 82

Jill Ellis’ midfield has been the most scrutinized section of the field over the past eight months. Whether there are two or three players in the middle of the part, a narrow or a

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WATCH: Heath fakes out defender with snake move

WATCH: Heath fakes out defender with snake move

The Equalizer Staff May 17, 2015 25

Forget about Tobin Heath’s recent slight hamstring injury. On Sunday she was back to being the confident, tricky dribbler that fans know and love. Just look at what the U.S. midfielder did to Mexico

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Wide play taking shape for USWNT at qualifying

Wide play taking shape for USWNT at qualifying

Jeff Kassouf October 25, 2014 42

PHILADELPHIA – It’s all about the process, U.S. women’s national team coach Jill Ellis reiterates. The process of qualifying for the World Cup. The process of developing the team’s play and system. The process

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Heath makes statement in win over Guatemala

Heath makes statement in win over Guatemala

Jeff Kassouf October 18, 2014 43

Tobin Heath found herself fighting for playing time all year with the U.S. women’s national team, trying to find her role in a team that still has seemingly very few absolutes. She played in

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After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

Jeff Kassouf September 18, 2014 277

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jill Ellis did as she said she would and tested out new players in the United States’ lineup on Thursday, and the result against Mexico was the same: a comfortable 4-0

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Press keys Red Stars rally in 2-2 draw at Portland

Press keys Red Stars rally in 2-2 draw at Portland

Dan Lauletta July 4, 2014 273

Christen Press’ first two NWSL goals cancelled out an outstanding first half for the Portland Thorns, who settled for a 2-2 home draw against the Chicago Red Stars.  The result leaves both sides on

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Heath back with Thorns, ‘not trying to be superhero’

Heath back with Thorns, ‘not trying to be superhero’

Jeff Kassouf July 3, 2014 17

Friday will bring the Fourth of July fireworks of the first Alex Morgan vs. Christen Press matchup in NWSL history when Portland Thorns FC host the Chicago Red Stars. It could also mark the

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Heath, Klingenberg, Hagen prep for ’14 NWSL debuts

Heath, Klingenberg, Hagen prep for ’14 NWSL debuts

The Equalizer Staff June 23, 2014 66

Tobin Heath, Meghan Klingenberg and Sarah Hagen have returned from Europe to finish off the second half of the National Women’s Soccer League season with their respective clubs. Klingenberg is likely to make an

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Save the date: Riley expects Morgan, Boquete, Van Hollebeke, Catley for June 7 vs. Flash

Save the date: Riley expects Morgan, Boquete, Van Hollebeke, Catley for June 7 vs. Flash

Jeff Kassouf May 19, 2014 177

Mark those calendars: Portland Thorns FC coach Paul Riley expects to have all hands on deck — including Alex Morgan — for the June 7 home match against the Western New York Flash. Morgan

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