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Thorns FC Midfielder Lindsey Horan, Forward Christine Sinclair Named to Shortlist for 2018 Ballon d'Or

October 8, 2018 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC midfielder Lindsey Horan and forward Christine Sinclair were named to the 15-player shortlist for the first-ever Women's Ballon d'Or award, it was announced today. Horan, 24, was named NWSL MVP and earned Best XI honors, while helping guide Thorns FC to a second consecutive trip to the NWSL Championship match in 2018. In her third season with Portland, Horan finished the regular season ranked third in the NWSL in goals (13), while tallying two assists in 22 matches (22 starts). The U.S.... Full Story

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Thorns FC Exercise 2019 Contract Options on 14 Players

October 1, 2018 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC today announced that the club has exercised the 2019 contract options on 14 players. The players whose options were exercised for the 2019 season are: goalkeepers Adrianna Franch and Britt Eckerstrom, defenders Elizabeth Ball, Ellie Carpenter, Kelli Hubly, Meghan Klingenberg and Katherine Reynolds, midfielders Celeste Boureille and Angela Salem and forwards Ana Crnogorcevic, Caitlin Foord, Tyler Lussi, Hayley Raso and Mallory Weber. Forward Ifeoma Onumonu, midfielders Andressinha and... Full Story

Thorns FC Goalkeeper Adrianna Franch Named 2018 NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year

September 27, 2018 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC goalkeeper Adrianna Franch was named National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Goalkeeper of the Year for the 2018 season, it was announced today. An NWSL Best XI selection in 2018, Franch, 27, earned NWSL Goalkeeper of the Year honors for a second consecutive season, after helping guide Portland to the NWSL Championship game for a second straight season. Franch, who also was a 2017 NWSL Best XI selection, made 14 starts in 2018, posting a record of 9-3-2 and recording three shutouts. A... Full Story

Thorns FC Fall to North Carolina Courage in NWSL Championship Match

September 22, 2018 - PORTLAND, Ore. - Portland Thorns FC conceded a pair of first-half goals and were unable to overcome the deficit, falling 3-0 to the North Carolina Courage in front of the largest crowd for a championship match in U.S. women's professional soccer history - 21,144 fans - Saturday afternoon in the 2018 NWSL Championship at Providence Park. It marked Thorns FC's third appearance in the NWSL Championship match in the league's six seasons and the second straight season Portland squared off against North Carolina in the final af... Full Story

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