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Thorns win Challenge Cup after penalty shootout with Gotham

May 8, 2021, 2:42pm Soccer

Morgan Weaver buried her penalty kick after Portland goalkeeper Adrianna Franch stopped Nahomi Kawasumi’s attempt and the Thorns won the Challenge Cup tournament on a penalty shootout after a 1-1… Read story

Oregon governor’s office denies NWSL request for more fans

May 3, 2021, 6:47pm Soccer

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's office has turned down an appeal by the commissioner of the National Women's Soccer League to allow more than 100 fans at the Challenge Cup tournament… Read story

NWSL Challenge Cup final at Providence Park will include some fans

May 4, 2021, 8:43pm Soccer

The Portland Thorns will host Gotham FC in the Challenge Cup tournament final before a limited number of fans on Saturday, after Oregon Gov. Kate Brown lifted coronavirus restrictions in the state. Read story

Portland Thorns players celebrate a goal scored by Portland's Rocky Rodriguez (11), left, against Kansas City during an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer match, Friday, April 9, 2021, in Portland, Ore.

Thorns down KC 2-1 as fans return to the stands in Oregon

Portland Thorns players celebrate a goal scored by Portland's Rocky Rodriguez (11), left, against Kansas City during an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer match, Friday, April 9, 2021, in Portland, Ore.

April 9, 2021, 10:16pm Soccer

Rocky Rodriquez and Tyler Lussi scored and the Portland Thorns welcomed their fans to Providence Park for the the first time in 545 days with a 2-1 victory over Kansas City on Friday night. Read story

There won’t be 25,218 fans at Providence Park this soccer season, but Oregon will allow 25 percent capacity.

Oregon to allow limited fans at outdoor sporting events, like pro soccer

There won’t be 25,218 fans at Providence Park this soccer season, but Oregon will allow 25 percent capacity.

March 17, 2021, 4:46pm Soccer

The Portland Timbers and the Portland Thorns will be able to welcome a limited number of fans back to home soccer games starting next month. Read story

Portland Thorns' Christine Sinclair (12) scores on a penalty kick in the second half of an NWSL soccer match at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash., on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

Thorns down OL Reign to win NWSL Fall Series shield

Portland Thorns' Christine Sinclair (12) scores on a penalty kick in the second half of an NWSL soccer match at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash., on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

October 10, 2020, 7:28pm Soccer

Christine Sinclair scored on a pair of penalty kicks and the Portland Thorns downed OL Reign 2-1 Saturday night to claim the National Women’s Soccer League’s Community Shield in the fall series. Read story

Sinclair’s goal gives Thorns 1-1 draw at Utah

October 3, 2020, 9:53pm Soccer

Christine Sinclair's goal in the 59th minute pulled the Portland Thorns into a 1-1 draw with the Utah Royals in a National Women's Soccer League fall series match on Saturday night. Read story

Christine Sinclair has hat trick, Thorns down Reign 4-1

September 30, 2020, 10:24pm Soccer

Christine Sinclair had three goals and the Portland Thorns beat OL Reign 4-1 on Wednesday night in a National Women's Soccer League fall series match. Read story

FILE - This is an Aug. 30, 2015, file photo showing Portland Thorns' Nadine Angerer before an NWSL soccer match against the Washington Spirit in Portland, Ore. Former German national team goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has suddenly and unexpectedly found herself on the bench for the Portland Thorns, poised to play as the team navigates injuries at the Challenge Cup tournament. The 42-year-old goalkeeping coach for the Thorns retired from playing five years ago.

Thorns goalkeeper coach Nadine Angerer pressed into duty

FILE - This is an Aug. 30, 2015, file photo showing Portland Thorns' Nadine Angerer before an NWSL soccer match against the Washington Spirit in Portland, Ore. Former German national team goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has suddenly and unexpectedly found herself on the bench for the Portland Thorns, poised to play as the team navigates injuries at the Challenge Cup tournament. The 42-year-old goalkeeping coach for the Thorns retired from playing five years ago.

July 21, 2020, 8:16pm Soccer

Former German national team goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has unexpectedly found herself on the bench for the Portland Thorns, poised to play if needed as the team navigates the Challenge Cup tournament. Read story

Portland Thorns' Morgan Weaver, rear, celebrates with teammate Simone Charley (38) after scoring against the North Carolina Courage during the second half of an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer match at Zions Bank Stadium Friday, July 17, 2020, in Herriman, Utah.

Thorns topple top seed Courage 1-0 in NWSL Challenge Cup

Portland Thorns' Morgan Weaver, rear, celebrates with teammate Simone Charley (38) after scoring against the North Carolina Courage during the second half of an NWSL Challenge Cup soccer match at Zions Bank Stadium Friday, July 17, 2020, in Herriman, Utah.

July 17, 2020, 12:40pm Soccer

Rookie Morgan Weaver scored in the 68th minute to send the Portland Thorns into the semifinals of the National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup with a surprising 1-0 victory Friday. Read story