We review the win against Kansas City and the loss to North Carolina Courage. Looking forward to the next two matches – Thorns vs Racing Louisville at Louisville and Thorns vs Gotham FC at home – we consider the potential impact of positive and negative results on the team.Read More Episode 39: Debbie Downer Marshmallow Guy
After two wins, do we know how good the Thorns are? What will the expansion of NWSL into California look like, how will the internationals adjust to rejoining the team post Olympics and will Moultrie step onto the pitch June 20th? We tackle these questions and address some listener comments.Read More Episode 38: How Good Are The Thorns?
We talk about the loses to OL Reign and Orlando, the team without their national players during the Olympics, and the implications of the judge’s order in the Olivia Moultrie case.Read More Episode 37: Small Mistakes – Big Costs
Richard’s first prediction was wrong! He got the first part right, the match starts at 3:00pm Pacific, but it is being shown on CBS Sports Network, NOT CBS!. The original podcast has been updated with this information.Read More Correction To Episode 36: An Excellent Start
We review the Challenge Cup Final, revel in the first Thorns match of the 2021 regular season and contemplate a future without Parsons.Read More Episode 36: An Excellent Start
Wherein we discuss the ̶C̶h̶a̶o̶s̶ Challenge Cup, the NWSL preseason in general and what to expect from the upcoming season.Read More Episode 35: The End of Chaos
With vaccinations in hand and the Challenge Cup on the horizon, it’s time for another episode of the first and best Portland Thorns podcast!Read More Episode 34: So Now What?
We’re back! In our first episode since the pandemic, we try and define the current status quo, how living in a COVID world has changed women’s soccer and how it has affected the NWSL and the Thorns specifically.Read More Episode 33: Brave New World
With Richard Budweiser at the helm we discuss the draft, John relates the plot of the 2008 children’s film Bolt and Shannan shares a hot tip from a secret informant.Read More Episode 32: It’s Getting Drafty in Here
It’s the last episode of the season and we ran long because there was so much to talk about. For instance (SPOILER ALERT) we didn’t have such a great run at the end of the season. What went wrong? What changes need to be made in the off season? Who stays and who goes? All […]Read More Episode 31: Having Procured One Bear…