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Sky Blue FC Top Portland Thorns 1-0

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Sky Blue FC Top Portland Thorns 1-0

Before a record setting crowd, the Sky Blue FC, behind clutch defense and brilliant goalie play from Brittany Cameron, topped the visiting Portland Thorns 1-0 Saturday night at Yurcak field in Piscataway NJ. In a match filled with tension and excitement, Cameron kept her team’s slim playoff hopes alive with an incredible pair of saves […]

NWSL Report: One Sky Blue FC’s Season Ticket Holder’s Experience

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NWSL Report: One Sky Blue FC’s Season Ticket Holder’s Experience

On Saturday night, I experienced a relatively rare phenomenon; I went to see NWSL side Sky Blue FC take on the Portland Thorns, and the stands were crowded. The game was not sold out, with the official attendance coming in at 3,014 out of the venue’s 5,000 capacity, but trust me when I tell you […]

NWSL Week 10 Wrap Up

NWSL Week 10 Wrap Up

The National Women’s Soccer League came back from its World Cup break with a bang.  With four scheduled games that turned into three due to weather, below are the takeaways from this weekend’s games. 1. Never Count the Keeper Out The Portland Thorns took on FC Kansas City Friday night and it looked like Kansas […]

Kim Little Wins NWSL Golden Boot Award

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Kim Little Wins NWSL Golden Boot Award

Not that fans of the NWSL didn’t know, but it was made official on Thursday that Kim Little of the Seattle Reign FC won the 2014 NWSL Golden Boot Award. The Golden Boot award is given out to the player that scored the most goals in the regular season. Little, only 24, led the league […]

NWSL Playoffs Begin This Coming Weekend

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NWSL Playoffs Begin This Coming Weekend

The 2014 NWSL season wraps up when the Houston Dash travel to New Jersey to take on Sky Blue FC. This will be the final match of the season for these two clubs as they did not make the playoffs. The other three teams that did not make the playoffs are Western New York Flash, Boston Breakers and the Chicago Red Stars. Only two […]

Seattle Reign FC Win NWSL Shield and Home Field Advantage

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Seattle Reign FC Win NWSL Shield and Home Field Advantage

The Seattle Reign FC has accomplished a stellar turnaround from last year. A year removed from finishing seventh in the eight team league with a record of 5-14-3 (win-loss-tie) and 18 points, the Reign just wrapped up the 2014 NWSL Shield (best record in the regular season) with four games left in the season. After twenty games into the season […]

Portland Thorns: Another Tie against Washington Spirit

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Portland Thorns: Another Tie against Washington Spirit

There was some question as to which Portland Thorns team would show up at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Wednesday night to take on the Washington Spirit.  The answer was unequivocally…the tired one. After a two hour weather delay, the Thorns came out looking a bit less shiny than they had in the previous blow-out against the Boston Breakers […]

Portland Thorns: Punish Boston Breakers 6-3

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Portland Thorns: Punish Boston Breakers 6-3

On what turned out to be a perfect summer afternoon on Sunday, the Portland Thorns treated 14,383 fans to a very convincing reverse of their previous meeting, tallying 4 unanswered goals to come away with a 6-3 win against the Boston Breakers in what was the first NWSL match televised by ESPN. Boston struck first […]

Recap: Portland Thorns Earn Point against Chicago Red Stars

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Recap: Portland Thorns Earn Point against Chicago Red Stars

The Portland Thorns flew into the windy city on Wednesday with the self-imposed task of playing against the Chicago Red Stars as though they were in a final.  Indeed, on Sunday, midfielder Vero Boquete clearly stated that they had to play every remaining match as if it were a “final.”  After playing two previous matches to a draw […]

Recap: Seattle Reign FC Beat Chicago Red Stars 3-1, Remain Unbeaten

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Recap: Seattle Reign FC Beat Chicago Red Stars 3-1, Remain Unbeaten

If front of a franchise record crowd of 4,222 at Memorial Stadium in Seattle, the Seattle Reign FC remain unbeaten following its 3-1 victory over the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday night. Kim Little, who has scored in six straight game, converted two penalties and helped the Reign to extend their unbeaten streak to a league record […]

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