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Thorns FC Midfielder Allie Long Named NWSL Player of the Month

September 29, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC midfielder Allie Long was named the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Month for September, it was announced today. Long, 29, helped Thorns FC post an undefeated record of 4-0-0 during the month of September, tallying five goals and one assist in four matches, and was instrumental in helping Portland win its first NWSL Shield after finishing with the best regular-season record (12-3-5, 41pts). The U.S. Women's National Team midfielder finished the 2016 regular season wi... Full Story

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Thorns FC Midfielder Allie Long Named Nwsl Player of the Week

September 27, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC midfielder Allie Long was named the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week for Week 19, it was announced today. In the 2016 regular-season finale, Long tallied two goals on the way to helping Thorns FC capture their first NWSL Shield in a 3-1 victory over Sky Blue FC on Sept. 25 at Yurcak Field. Long finished the regular season with six goals and two assists - with all six goals coming over the final five games of the season. With her two-goal performance, Long now has... Full Story

Timbers, Thorns FC Announce Community Awards at Stand Together

September 19, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC announced their Community MVP awards for the 2016 season at the annual Stand Together Banquet on Sunday evening at The Nines Hotel in downtown Portland. These awards were given to the individuals who made a significant impact in the community, committing their time and efforts through the clubs' community platform, Stand Together. Proceeds from the Stand Together Banquet will continue to help drive the Timbers' and Thorns' charitable initiatives that showcase th... Full Story

Thorns FC Clinch Playoff Spot with 3-0 Win over Houston Dash

September 8, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Playing their second home match in four days, Portland Thorns FC defeated the Houston Dash 3-0 behind a brace from midfielder Allie Long, a goal from forward Christine Sinclair and a two-assists from forward Tobin Heath in front of 13,752 fans at Providence Park on Wednesday night. With the win, Thorns FC (10-3-5, 35pts) clinched their third playoff berth in four seasons, joining the Washington Spirit as the only other team to clinch a playoff spot in the NWSL this season. Coming out on the attack, Tho... Full Story

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