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Flash fined significant amount; Riley suspended

Flash fined significant amount; Riley suspended

Dan Lauletta July 15, 2016 60

Following a review of the circumstances that led to the Western New York Flash hosting last week’s match on a pitch that was 100 x 58, NWSL has fined the club “a significant amount.”

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Week 9 Preview:  Will Crystal Dunn finally score?

Week 9 Preview: Will Crystal Dunn finally score?

Dan Lauletta June 17, 2016 89

The Spirit have sold out the SoccerPlex and are planning a tribute to the victims of last week’s night club shooting in Orlando before taking on the Pride for the first time ever. Once

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The Lowdown:  How Paul Riley wound up in WNY

The Lowdown: How Paul Riley wound up in WNY

Dan Lauletta February 23, 2016 19

Back at the end of 2015 when Aaran Lines was contemplating the end of his run as the head coach of the Western New York Flash, he began calling perspective replacements. One of those

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WNY Flash appoint Paul Riley as new head coach

WNY Flash appoint Paul Riley as new head coach

Jeff Kassouf February 19, 2016 14

Paul Riley is the new coach of the Western New York Flash, continuing the offseason trend of inter-NWSL coaching movement. The news was first reported by Rochester Democrat and Chronicle’s Jeff DiVeronica. The club

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Paul Riley out as Portland Thorns coach

Paul Riley out as Portland Thorns coach

The Equalizer Staff September 23, 2015 258

Portland Thorns FC announced on Wednesday that Paul Riley will not return as head coach in 2016.  The Englishman’s contract was up after 2015, a season that ended in disappointment when the Thorns finished

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Riley out of contract; future unclear as Thorns coach

Riley out of contract; future unclear as Thorns coach

Jeff Kassouf September 8, 2015 32

Paul Riley’s future as Portland Thorns FC head coach will be determined in the next month, Thorns general manager Gavin Wilkinson said on Tuesday. Riley’s contract ended at the conclusion of the Thorns’ season,

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Sky Blue holds off Portland, puts Thorns on brink

Sky Blue holds off Portland, puts Thorns on brink

Jeff Kassouf August 22, 2015 235

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With their season hanging in the balance, Portland Thorns FC did just about everything in the final 45 minutes against Sky Blue FC at Yurcak Field on Saturday — except score. Nadia

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Riley laments absences; unsure on Morgan return

Riley laments absences; unsure on Morgan return

Dan Lauletta July 11, 2015 204

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Following Saturday’s Portland Thorns FC loss to Sky Blue FC, head coach Paul Riley lamented his team’s lack of punch, mostly due to the absence of forward Alex Morgan and eight

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Riley lauds Thorns’ midfield after dominant victory

Riley lauds Thorns’ midfield after dominant victory

Jeff Kassouf April 12, 2015 15

Portland Thorns FC coach Paul Riley sang praises of his midfielders following his team’s 4-1 season-opening victory over the Boston Breakers on Saturday. All four Portland goals were scored by midfielders — of which

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2015 NWSL Preview: Portland Thorns FC

2015 NWSL Preview: Portland Thorns FC

Jeff Kassouf April 7, 2015 84

Only one-third of National Women’s Soccer League coaches have experience juggling the U.S. professional season with the World Cup. Portland Thorns FC coach Paul Riley is one of them. In 2011, Riley managed the

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