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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 […]

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 […]

NWSL: Seattle Reign Remains Perfect, Beats Rival Portland on the Road

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NWSL: Seattle Reign Remains Perfect, Beats Rival Portland on the Road

The Seattle Reign traveled to Providence Park to face the Portland Thorns on Saturday. Both teams entered this match as the last two unbeaten teams in NWSL. Seattle entered with a record of 5-0-0 (win-loss-tie) while Portland entered with a record of 2-0-2. Seattle took the opening kickoff and pressed for an early goal. For the first fifteen or twenty minutes of […]

NWSL Week 2 Recap: Houston Dash Earn Historic Win

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NWSL Week 2 Recap: Houston Dash Earn Historic Win

With week 2 of the season in the books, here is the recap of all the games played in NWSL this weekend. Houston Dash vs Boston Breakers The Houston Dash defeated the Boston Breakers, 3-2, to earn their first win in franchise history on Sunday evening in front of 2,018 fans at Harvard Stadium. Boston wasted no time getting on the board. Heather O’Reilly got the […]

Seattle Reign Early Cup Favorites After Huge Opening Victory

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Seattle Reign Early Cup Favorites After Huge Opening Victory

Week one is in the books for the 2014 NWSL season but one team has already placed their name as a NWSL Cup favorite, the Seattle Reign. Led by the attacking duo of US Women’s National Team stars Sydney Leroux and Megan Rapinoe, the Reign offense unleashed a relentless attack against the Boston Breakers all match long. Scottish International striker, Kim Little made fans remember […]