The Portland Thorns FC coach has been mentioned in some circles as a possible successor for the fired Tom Sermanni as U.S. women's national coach, but he said that he has more than enough on his plate with the defending National Women's Soccer League champions. NORTHWEST REUNION Thorns sign former MVP Veronica Boquete
PORTLAND, Ore. – Paul Riley is bringing his former Most Valuable Player to the Portland Thorns. The National Women’s Soccer League team has signed former Philadelphia Independence midfielder Verónica Boquete.
Boquete is the second former Cheesesteak to join Riley in Portland, following midfielder Sinead Farrely. ENGLAND CALLS Ex Independence Sanderson back with National team
Former Philadelphia Independence forward Lianne Sanderson has been called up to the England Women’s National Team for a camp in La Manga Spain by new head coach Mark Sampson. ROSE CITY FOR RILEY Ex Independence coach takes over Portland Thorns
Paul Riley is the new coach of the Portland Thorns FC.
The veteran women's coach is expected to be named coach of the Portland Thorns this week, perhaps as early as today, according to sources within the Women's Professional Soccer League. LANDING IN PORTLAND? Paul Riley could be named Thorns coach
After falling short in his recent attempt to secure the English women's national coaching job, Long Island Fury coach Paul Riley appears to be headed for the Pacific Northwest.