September 4, 2013
This morning, Portland City Council was very pleased to welcome our National Women's Soccer League Champions, the Portland Thorns!
Commissioner Fritz read a Proclamation naming today, September 4, 2013 a day of recognition for Portland Thorns FC.
The Thorns brought home the national title in this inaugural season by defeating the Western New York Flash by a score of a 2-0 on September 1. It's Portland's first national sports championship since the 1977 Trail Blazers.
Congratulations to these outstanding athletes!
Portlanders are invited to celebrate the Thorns' victory at Jeld Wen field today at noon - gates open at 11 am!