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Paul Riley to coach Thorns

Updated: December 11, 2013, 10:36 AM ET
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The Portland Thorns on Tuesday named Paul Riley as its new head coach, less than a week after Cindy Parlow Cone stepped down from the post.

Riley, who is from Liverpool, England, previously coached the Philadelphia Independence of the former Women's Professional Soccer league.

"Paul is an accomplished coach and we have been very impressed with his knowledge of the Thorns FC organization, the NWSL and the women's game at the highest levels," Portland Timbers and Thorns FC ...

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