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Lindsey Horan interview: The beat magnifique to the Rose City rhythm – Thorns midfielder lighting the fuse and locking the flow

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A well-documented decision to sign professionally with Paris Saint-Germain out of high school led U.S. international Lindsey Horan to three-and-a-half years of challenges, growth and magical memories, allowing her to produce a formidable clash of finesse and intensity on her return home with the Portland Thorns this season. Read more →

Nadine Angerer interview: The Rose City sessions reprised for Thorns’ former stopper supreme

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Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer / www.craigmitchelldyer.com

 

World and European champion on multiple occasions, ex-Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer’s illustrious career took her around the globe before finishing up in a city she adores, and in the jazz café that is her Portland world, closing time has been put off for a little longer yet. Read more →

Kendall Johnson interview: Rip City to the world – Wanderers defender following a feeling

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Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer / Portland Thorns FC
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Representing her hometown at professional level for the first time this year, Portland Thorns defender Kendall Johnson has been back on loan with former team Western Sydney Wanderers of late, moving where the rhythm takes her as a love of life and longing for discovery plays on as her unfaltering melody. Read more →

Meleana Shim interview: Home in the islands, pride and purpose in Portland – Thorns’ kama’āina burning bright again

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Photo: Craig Mitchelldyer / Portland Thorns FC
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One of the National Women’s Soccer League’s most intriguing young talents, Portland Thorns midfielder Meleana ‘Mana’ Shim has seen her form catch fire at the beginning of this season, and the song in the heart of the reinvigorated Hawaiian is sounding out loudly once more. Read more →

Amber Brooks interview: Flash forward with a little Carolina kickback for U.S. midfielder

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Photo: @abrooks22

 

With a first National Women’s Soccer League season behind her, recently-acquired Western New York Flash midfielder Amber Brooks is in the midst of another loan with FC Bayern Munich, and she is out to build on some success of yesteryear that provides reason for reminiscing. Read more →