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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish (In Memoriam)

City of Portland Commissioner

phone: 503-823-3589


1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Our National Champions, the Portland Thorns

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!

Thorns recognized at City Council meeting

Jamie Goldberg in The Oregonian


Thorns to celebrate national title today at noon

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Portland Thorns to hold NWSL championship celebration Wednesday

Jamie Goldberg in The Oregonian