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NWSL Championship Features Rematch Between North Carolina Courage and Portland Thorns FC

September 22, 2018 - PORTLAND - 2018 NWSL MVP Lindsey Horan and her Portland Thorns teammates will try to defend their 2017 title against Lynn Williams and the North Carolina Courage in the 2018 NWSL Championship on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT live on Lifetime at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. The Thorns will look to become the first team to ever capture three NWSL titles with a win on Saturday, while the Courage once again seek to be the first NWSL Shield winners to win the NWSL Championship in the same season. No... Full Story

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Thorns FC Midfielder Lindsey Horan Named 2018 NWSL MVP

September 21, 2018 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC and the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced today that midfielder Lindsey Horan has been named the 2018 NWSL Most Valuable Player. Horan, an NWSL Best XI selection in 2018, earns her first MVP award since joining the NWSL in 2016 and becomes the first Thorns FC player to be named MVP. Horan, 24, who also was a 2017 NWSL Second XI selection, finished the 2018 regular season ranked third in the NWSL with 13 goals, while tallying two assists in 22 matches (22 starts) for Portl... Full Story

NC Courage Set to Conclude Historic Season in NWSL Championship Rematch

September 21, 2018 - Portland, Ore. - The top-seeded North Carolina Courage have advanced to the NWSL Championship for the second consecutive year after defeating the Chicago Red Stars, 2-0, on Tuesday evening. They will take on the second-seeded Portland Thorns in a rematch of last year's NWSL Championship. The game will take place at Providence Park in Portland on Saturday, September 22 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcasted live on Lifetime. In the NWSL Semifinal match on Tuesday, Jessica McDonald wasted no time, scoring a goal in t... Full Story

Zadorsky Named to Canada's 2018 Pre-Tournament Camp Roster

September 20, 2018 - Canada Soccer's Women's National Team will hold a camp in Texas from 20 September to 1 October ahead of next month's 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship. The group of players attending the camp will train in Frisco before the final 20 players selected for the competition will travel to Edinburg for the group stage. "We are excited to bring this group back together and really set our sights on the upcoming qualification campaign," said Head Coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller. "We've been together a few times this year and we've b... Full Story

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