The Oregon Youth Soccer Association is ending its partnership with the Thorns and Timbers following the release of the devastating report detailing systemic abuse within the National Women’s Soccer League.
Two executive leaders with the Portland Thorns and Timbers were fired amid an investigation that they were aware of alleged sexual and emotional abuse by former coach Paul Riley and they failed to take appropriate action.
Jaroslaw Niezgoda scored in the 24th minute, Santiago Moreno and Dairon Asprilla connected late in the second half and the Portland Timbers remained unbeaten in their past seven regular-season games in Seattle with a 3-0 victory over the Sounders on Saturday.
Diego Rubio scored on a first-half penalty kick and William Yarbrough saved all three shots he faced to lead Colorado to a 2-0 victory over the Portland Timbers in MLS play on Saturday, upping the Rapids’ unbeaten regular-season streak at home to 21.
Dairon Asprilla scored on a first-half penalty kick and Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Yimi Chara connected in the second half in the Portland Timbers’ 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.