Soccer

Six Portland Soccer Players Are Wintering in Australia’s W-League

Down under, it’s Thorn vs. Thorn.

12/04/2019 By Margaret Seiler

Soccer

The World Cup's Group Stage Is Over. Here's How to Watch the Thorns Players in the Knockout Round

From here on out, every game will send one team packing.

06/21/2019 By Margaret Seiler

World Cup 2019: Downer Alert

The Bad News About Women's Soccer

Things feel rosy in the Rose City, but plenty is still rotten about the state of women’s soccer, at home and around the world.

05/28/2019 By Margaret Seiler

Feature

The Women’s World Cup Is Back. Here’s How to Cheer, Portland-Style.

The action is in France—June 7 to July 7—but Portland is the epicenter of women’s soccer.

05/28/2019 By Katelyn Best and Margaret Seiler

World Cup 2019: Team Guide

Time to Pick Your Other Favorites in the 2019 Women’s World Cup

You’re in for the US, of course, but you could use a side team to follow to keep things interesting.

05/28/2019 By Margaret Seiler

World Cup 2019: Profile

Lindsey Horan Is Redefining Women’s Soccer

The Thorns midfielder and US national team member is changing the game—and it could only have happened in Portland.

05/28/2019 By Katelyn Best

Sports

The Timbers Are Bringing Back Thirsty Thursdays—Sort Of

There will be $2 hot dogs and $5 Coors Lights during Wednesday and Thursday games this season.

05/01/2019 By Marty Patail

Soccer

The 2019 Thorns Jerseys Are Here

The best part? The socks. No, for real.

03/14/2019 By Marty Patail

Soccer

Why You’ll Drop Everything and Watch the Thorns on Saturday

We answer 16 questions Portlanders might have about the NWSL championship game.

09/20/2018 By Margaret Seiler

PDX Planner

Portland by the Season: Can't-Miss Stuff for Every Time of Year

From summer swims to winter film fests, here's how to fill your calendar.

08/03/2018 By Portland Monthly Staff

Soccer

The Portland Thorns Are Thiiiiiiissss Close to a Championship

They’re already the biggest women’s soccer team in the world.

10/12/2017 By Katelyn Best

Q&A

Portland Thorns Goalkeeper Nadine Angerer on Her Adopted Hometown

"I wouldn’t have said I could imagine living in the US, but I could imagine living in Portland."

06/30/2017 By Katelyn Best

Sports

The Timbers Are Adding 4,000 Seats to Providence Park and It Looks Incredible

The $50 million-plus Providence Park expansion will be privately funded.

04/26/2017 By Marty Patail

PDX Index

Portland Thorns 2016: A Remarkable Season Ends One Game Too Soon

All the soccer stats you need to know.

11/14/2016 By Ko Ricker

Soccer

The Thorns Clinch a Home Playoff as Stellar Season Winds Down

Portland pocketed two wins and will host a home playoff game. Here are our takeaways from a winning week.

09/12/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Break Boston for a Big Win

Portland beat the Breakers 5-1 on Sunday, their biggest win of the season thus far. Here are our takeaways from a high-scoring game.

09/06/2016 By Katelyn Best

Soccer

The Thorns Are Back! Sorta...

Portland fell to Seattle 3-1 in their first game after the Olympic break. Read on for our takeaways (teaser: all is not lost).

08/29/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns Light Up Providence Park with a Weekend Win

Portland pulled off a big win against Seattle on Saturday. We’ve got three takeaways from a plucky, lucky night.  

08/01/2016 By Katelyn Best

SOCCER

The Thorns’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Portland falls spectacularly in Houston. We’ve got three takeaways from an abysmal game.

07/18/2016 By Katelyn Best