Matchday 23. Dash – Again The Reign sneaked out of Portland with an entirely undeserved point on Wednesday, compliments of a referee whose head was not in the game from the start. None of our players predicted a draw but 4-4-2 called the yellow card on Angelina(!) and John Lawes had the most popular tall […]Read More The Thorns Prediction Game
Dead stymie in Kansas CityRead More Thorns FC: Clif’s Notes
Matchday 22. All The Marbles. Both frustrating and boring, the Thorns underwhelmed for 90 minutes in Kansas City. None of our player predicted a draw although three of you got clean-sheet bonuses. 4-4-2’s tale of retribution was the only “liked” wild prediction. The match never came to fisticuffs, which would have at least been interesting. […]Read More The Thorns Prediction Game
Sometimes you’re just unlucky…Read More Thorns FC: Rise and Fall
Matchday 21. The Inter-Dash Match In an emotional setting, midweek, with a small but supportive crowd, the Thorns lost to the Dash 2-3. Perhaps it was hard to concentrate on the footie – which was sometimes ethereal, other times dire – but the Thorns let Rachel Daly do her thing and she did. None of […]Read More The Thorns Prediction Game
We talk about the accusations put forth by former Thorns players against a former Thorns head coach as reported in The Athletic by Meg Linehan. We also discuss listener suggestions regarding steps that the Thorns front office can take to prevent future abuse. Links: ‘This guy has a pattern’: Amid institutional failure, former NWSL players […]Read More Episode 45: The Thorns FO’s Biggest Upset
The 107ist lays down their markerRead More Demands
Matchday 20. Dash: Part One It appears the season will resume. Which means we resume our prediction game. Which also means the Thorns play the Houston Dash on Wednesday at 7:00pm at Providence Park (Paramount + in USA, Twitch elsewhere). This is the home leg of a home-away series that sees us in Houston on […]Read More The Thorns Prediction Game
On Saturday, more than twenty-thousand were on hand at Providence Park for a potentially Shield-deciding match versus OL Reign. The full pageantry and noise of such an occasion echoed through the night… On Saturday, several hundred angry, sick-at-heart Thorns fans gathered at the stadium plaza to demand change. There were dozens of creative signs, dozens […]Read More The times, are they a’changing?
We’re sick, sad, and angry. Where do we go with that?Read More Now what?