Portland Thorns FC

New ball, who dis? (Monica Simoes)

2020 NWSL Draft: Who Went Where and Why

The 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft was held on January 16, 2020, in Baltimore, and as expected, Stanford's Sophia Smith was selected No. 1 overall by the Portland Thorns FC.
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Andressinha Parts Ways with Portland

Midfielder Andressinha and the Portland Thorns FC have agreed to part ways. The midfielder will return to Brazil in search of more playing time according to Gavin Wilkinson, Portland's general manager and president of soccer.
NWSL. It's a ball. (Shane Lardinois)

NWSL Teams Exercise Options and Extend Offers Heading into 2019 Season

Teams in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) have released updated rosters heading into the 2019 offseason. Teams can exercise contract options or extend new contract offers to players currently on the rosters. Players whose option isn't exercised or don't receive a new contract offer are placed on the re-entry wire. The list of players who are allocated for the 2019 season will be released at a later date.
The NWSL trophy at media day in Orlando. (Monica Simoes)

2017 NWSL Media Day

Media days are long and often rushed but appreciated. Players in groups of two to three sit at tables scattered about the room waiting to be interviewed by medi...