All posts tagged "Portland Thorns FC"
Analysis/ 2 weeks ago
How a position change led to Morgan Weaver’s best year yet
- Weaver proved to be an asset at left wing as the Thorns tweaked their lineup - She had a career-best...
Analysis: Intense counter-pressing, forcing errors leads Portland to third NWSL Championship
Intense counter-pressing was one of the key tactical themes underpinning the Kansas City Current’s run to the NWSL Championship. Their penultimate...
Tough lineup calls, stout defense net Portland Thorns a trophy
Among those praised by Portland Thorns coach Rhian Wilkinson late Saturday night was the team’s training staff. The first-year National Women’s...
Uncategorized/ 5 months ago
Championship Notebook: Sinclair, Sauerbrunn reflect on league growth
As the National Women’s Soccer League celebrates its 10th season and ninth final, several players who were prominent in the nascent...
Previewing the NWSL Championship: Portland Thorns FC vs. Kansas City Current
The Portland Thorns and Kansas City Current met in their opening National Women’s Soccer League regular season fixture of 2022. Now...
Is there an underdog in the NWSL Championship?
On the banks of the Potomac river, Meghan Klingenberg is debating with me. Fervently. “I think to put any expectations on...
Angel City FC/ 11 months ago
NWSL Results: Houston stuns Portland with road win, Angel City defeat Current
After a thrilling weekend internationally with the UEFA Women’s Champions League Final, the National Women’s Soccer League continued with the soccer-filled...
NWSL/ 2 years ago
Raquel Rodríguez aims for greatness in Portland
There is no doubt that Portland Thorns FC have star power. Christine Sinclair. Lindsey Horan. Becky Sauerbrunn. Sophia Smith. Add Raquel Rodríguez to...
News/ 2 years ago
Crystal Dunn joins Portland Thorns in three-team NWSL trade
Crystal Dunn is joining Portland Thorns FC. The U.S. women’s national team midfielder and defender was traded to the Thorns in a...
NWSL/ 2 years ago
Christine Sinclair buries two penalties in 2-1 Thorns victory over OL Reign
Christine Sinclair enjoys scoring against her rivals. In another edition of the Cascadia rivalry, the Portland Thorns FC took a trip...
Analysis/ 29 mins ago
A new system brings defensive questions for Kansas City Current
Last year, three-back systems were in vogue in the National Women’s Soccer League. The...
NWSL/ 1 day ago
After a surprise trade and possible position change, Emily Sonnett makes the most out of move to OL Reign
• The USWNT veteran sits down with EQZ to discuss her new team and...
Analysis/ 2 days ago
The Equalizer Podcast: NWSL kits, USWNT roster reaction
Arianna Cascone and André Carlisle (Diaspora United Podcast, Gaming Society) share which kits they...
2023 Women's World Cup/ 2 days ago
What will the return of Julie Ertz mean for USWNT tactics?
• Julie Ertz has not played a competitive match in two years • Ertz...