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Thorns FC Midfielder Amandine Henry to Join Paris Saint-Germain On Short-Term Loan

January 27, 2017 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC midfielder Amandine Henry has joined Division I Féminine side Paris Saint-Germain on a short-term loan, it was announced today. Henry, 27, helped lead Thorns FC to their first NWSL Shield in her first season with Portland in 2016 after joining the club midseason from Division I Féminine club Lyon. Originally signed by Thorns FC on March 16, 2016, Henry recorded one assist in nine matches (8 starts) for Portland in 2016. She made her Olympic debut in the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she st... Full Story

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Forward Christine Sinclair Returns to Thorns FC as Canadian

January 25, 2017 - PORTLAND, Ore. - As part of today's announcement of Canadian subsidized players by the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), Canada Women's National Team forward Christine Sinclair returns to Portland for her fifth season with the club. Sinclair, 33, recorded six goals and two assists, appearing in 11 matches (10 starts) in 2016, helping guide Thorns FC to their first-ever NWSL Shield. Since joining Portland in 2013, Sinclair has tallied 23 goals and seven assists in 63 career appearances (60 starts). In 2016, the Can... Full Story

Thorns FC to Host Thorns Spring Invitational Presented by Tillamook

January 19, 2017 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC today announced details for the Thorns Spring Invitational, presented by Tillamook, at Providence Park. Taking place from March 26-April 1, the second-annual, four-team tournament features Thorns FC, the U.S. U-23 Women's National Team, Chicago Red Stars and Houston Dash. The tournament will consist of three doubleheaders at Providence Park. Portland and Chicago will square off Sunday, March 26; kickoff is set for 5 p.m. (Pacific). Houston and the U.S. U-23s will face each other in the ... Full Story

Thorns FC Acquire 2018 First-Round, Fourth-Round Picks in 2018 NWSL College Draft from Pride

January 18, 2017 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC have acquired a natural first-round and fourth-round pick in the 2018 NWSL College Draft from the Orlando Pride in exchange for the rights to forward Rachel Hill, it was announced today. "Immediately after drafting Rachel we were presented with a trade option, and with this in mind, we were able to draft a similar quality player in Tyler Lussi," said Gavin Wilkinson, general manager and president of soccer for Thorns FC. "Acquiring Orlando's 2018 first-round draft pick strengthens our p... Full Story


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