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: Bars

Where to Watch the 2019 Women’s World Cup

Catch breakfast, lunch, and goooooals at these Portland spots showing games from France. (But call to confirm!)

05/28/2019 By Katelyn Best

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

Style Spotlight

Nigeria's Stylish (and Portland-Born) World Cup Jerseys Sold Out in Minutes

Nike designer and Toffee Club co-owner Pete Hoppins explains why football fashion is having a moment.

06/26/2018 By Eden Dawn

SUMMER GUIDE 2015

An Insider's Guide to the Women's World Cup

Portland's soccer superstars battle for World Cup glory in Canada—on rival teams.

05/26/2015 By Zach Dundas

Slideshow

Slide Show: World Cup Stars Arrive in Portland

FC Bayern München's World Cup–winning superstars (plus Arjen Robben) arrived today—just in time for the MLS All-Star game.

08/06/2014

SPORTS

Germany's World Cup Stars Arrive in Portland

FC Bayern München's World Cup–winning superstars (plus Arjen Robben) arrived today—just in time for the MLS All-Star game.

08/06/2014 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

The World Cup: A Cultural Guide

As the planet’s most-watched sports event kicks off, we share a drink with five Portlanders from around the globe (and New Jersey!) for whom the 2014 World Cup runneth over.

06/02/2014 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

How to Enjoy the World Cup Without Getting Fired

Six indispensible tips for enjoying the world's most-watch games

06/02/2014 By Zach Dundas

SPORTS

5 Can't-Miss World Cup 2014 Matches

Naturally, you should watch all 64 matches. But if you have to choose, here are the obligatory five.

06/02/2014 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

7 Top Spots to Watch the World Cup in Portland

Our favorite Portland bars where intercultural bonding is encouraged. We recommend calling ahead, just to be sure the game is on.

06/02/2014 By Marty Patail

SPORTS

World Cup Beer Garden Comes to NW 21st

Starting June 12, the pop-up World Cup Beer Garden opens on NW 21st next to the former Gypsy Lounge.

05/30/2014 By Greg Young

DESIGN NEWS

Reinventing the Ball

Adidas unveils the Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

12/03/2013 By Marty Patail