On Tuesday night, Portland Thorns FC head coach Mark Parsons joined ThornsFC.com to talk about the importance of the NWSL draft and the time his staff has put into the league's 2021 edition.
"I've got I've got some of the best stories in my coaching career [from] this day," he said, "and I've got some of the best relationships that have been started and built with players around this day."
MORE Portland Thorns 2020-2021 draft and offseason:
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- INFO | NWSL Draft: January 13, live on Twitch
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- GOODBYE TOBIN | Heath selected by Racing Louisville in expansion
- FIRST MOVES | Thorns pick up six options for 2021