Forward Hayley Raso has left the Portland Thorns in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) to sign a six-month contract with Everton in the FA Women's Super League (FA WSL). Portland retains the rights to Raso should she return to the NWSL.
The Portland Thorns FC acquired the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 National Women's Soccer League from the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for the Nos. 15 and 16 overall picks in the draft and allocation money.
Midfielder Andressinha and the Portland Thorns FC have agreed to part ways. The midfielder will return to Brazil in search of more playing time according to Gavin Wilkinson, Portland's general manager and president of soccer.
In a major trade in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), the Portland Thorns send defender Emily Sonnett, the rights to forward Caitlin Foord, and the 7th and 14th picks in the 2020 NWSL College Draft to the Orlando Pride in exchange for the No. 1 overall draft pick in the 2020 draft.