Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Portland draws more than 16,000 for opener, Wambach injured
April 21st, 2013 3:56AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[NWSL REWIND: Week 2]Former U.S. greats Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy were among those in attendance as a crowd of more than 16,000 watched as the Portland Thorns defeat the Seattle Reign, 2-1, in their NWSL home opener.

Alex Morgan and Marian Dougherty scored her for the Thorns, the preseason favorites, in their win in front of 16,479 fans at Jeld-Wen Field.

-- U.S. national team star Abby Wambach fell to the ground with what appeared to be a possible concussion at the end of the Western New York Flash's game at the Washington Spirit after earlier being hit in the face with the ball from close distance, and she needed medical help at the game and will be evaluated on Monday. The game, which ended 1-1, drew a sellout crowd of  4,569 fans.

Australian Samantha Kerr had put the Flash ahead in the 85th minute, but Washington drew even less than two minutes later on Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson's goal from the penalty spot. The 1-1 tie was the fourth in five NWSL games.

NWSL RESULTS, WEEK 2
Sunday, April 21
5:00 pm
Portland 2 Seattle 1
Saturday, April 20
Washington 1 Western New York 1
FC Kansas City vs. Boston (postponed)

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
4 Portland 1-0-1 3/2
3 Sky Blue FC 1-0-0 1/0
2 Washington 0-0-2 2/2
1 FC Kansas City 0-0-1 1/1
1 Chicago 0-0-1 1/1
1 Boston 0-0-1 1/1
1 Seattle 0-1-1 2/3
1 Western New York 0-1-1 1/2

NWSL SCHEDULE, WEEK 3
Friday, April 26
8:35 pm
FC Kansas City vs. Seattle
Saturday, April 27
7:00 pm
Washington vs. Sky Blue FC
7:35 pm
Western New York vs. Boston
8:00 pm
Chicago vs. Portland
All times ET.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
NWSL: Heath and Long head MVP finalists    
Tobin Heath and Allie Long, teammates on the regular-season champion Portland Thorns and the U.S. national ...
What They're Saying: Thomas Tuchel    
"Today we wanted to see if we could play with the same pace, the same tempo, ...
MLS Retirement: Concussions end Wahl's journey    
After suffering two concussions in 2016, Columbus Crew defender Tyson Wahl intends to retire at the ...
MLS Moves: Union's Barnetta will return to Switzerland    
Swiss international Tranquillo Barnetta, 31, will leave the Philadelphia Union at the end of the 2016 ...
CCL: Good night for MLS clubs in Central America    
The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals for ...
Crowd Count: NWSL attendance jumps 10 percent    
Once again, the Portland Thorns led the NWSL in average attendance with a record 16,945 fans ...
What They're Saying: Carli Lloyd    
"People are only talking about the kneeling aspect of it. I think it becomes more of ...
MLS Moves: Dempsey will not play again in 2016    
The Sounders have shut down Clint Dempsey. General manager and president of soccer Garth Lagerwey announced ...
MLS Expansion: Atlanta United names Martino head coach    
The track record of high-profile international coaches in MLS isn't so good: Carlos Alberto Parreira, Carlos ...
Video Pick: James Corden comically coaches Arsenal    
James Corden, of "The Late Late Show" and "Carpool Karaoke" fame, takes charge of Arsenal for ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives