PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland Thorns FC today announced that the club has exercised the 2021 contract options on six players and extended new contract offers to eight players.
Autumn Smithers was on a short-term contract for the Fall Series and has not been extended a bona fide offer. She is now Discovery eligible.
Canadian international Christine Sinclair and U.S. internationals Crystal Dunn, Adrianna Franch, Lindsey Horan and Becky Sauerbrunn also remain on the roster. Portland retains the rights to Tobin Heath, who is currently playing for Manchester United in England.