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Major Link Soccer: Karina LeBlanc named Portland Thorns GM

This announcement signals that former general manager Gavin Wilkinson, who was on administrative leave, will no longer hold responsibility in the Thorns organization.

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NWSL/WoSo

Karina LeBlanc, Former Thorns goalkeeper and Canadian international, leaves her position with Concacaf to become the GM of Portland Thorns FC. Karina LeBlanc named Thorns FC General Manager - Stumptown Footy

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