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POL Government Elected Officials Commissioner Nick Fish
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

Jeff Thompson on KGW.com

 

Portland blazes trail with NWSL title

Graham Hays on ESPN.com

 

Portland Thorns to hold NWSL championship celebration Wednesday

Jamie Goldberg in The Oregonian