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Thorns FC Sign Head Coach Mark Parsons to Long-Term Contract

November 8, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC announced today that the club has signed head coach Mark Parsons to a long-term contract extension. Additionally, the club announced that goalkeeper coach Nadine Angerer also has signed a contract extension and will serve as the club's director of goalkeeping. In their first season coaching Thorns FC in 2016, Parsons and Angerer helped guide the team to its first NWSL Shield after finishing the season with the best regular-season record (12-3-5, 41pts) and setting a new club record for the... Full Story

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Thorns FC Defender Emily Menges Added to U.S. Women's National Team

November 2, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC defender Emily Menges has been added to the U.S. Women's National Team's 24-player training camp roster in preparation for the final two matches of the 2016 schedule against Romania on Nov. 10 and Nov. 13, it was announced today. The Nov. 10 match against Romania will be played at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif., with a live broadcast on ESPN2; kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (Pacific). The Nov. 13 contest will be played at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., with a live broadcast on FS1;... Full Story

Thorns FC Loan Forward Hayley Raso, Midfielder Celeste Boureille To Australian Club Canberra United

October 20, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC today announced that the club has loaned forward Hayley Raso and midfielder Celeste Boureille to Canberra United of the Westfield W-League. Raso, 22, appeared in 20 games (6 starts) and recorded two assists in her first season with Thorns FC. The Australian international joins Canberra United after previously beginning her professional career with Canberra United from 2011-13, where she made 17 appearances and helped the club win the W-League Championship and the W-League Premiership du... Full Story

Thorns FC Exercise 2017 Contract Options on 10 Players

October 19, 2016 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC today announced that the club has exercised the 2017 contract options on 10 players. The players whose options were exercised for the 2017 season are: goalkeeper Adrianna Franch; defenders Meg Morris and Katherine Reynolds; midfielders Celeste Boureille, Dagny Brynjarsdottir, Amandine Henry and Kendall Johnson; and forwards Nadia Nadim, Hayley Raso, and Mallory Weber. Canada forward Christine Sinclair and USA midfielders Tobin Heath, Lindsey Horan, Allie Long and defenders Meghan Kli... Full Story


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