Portland Thorns FC head coach resigns at players' request following a 'friendship' with a player

Portland Thorns FC head coach Rhian Wilkinson reacts after Portland defeated the Kansas City Current in the NWSL soccer championship match against the Kansas City Current, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Washington. Wilkinson resigned Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, just five weeks after she led the team to the championship. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File) Portland Thorns FC head coach Rhian Wilkinson reacts after Portland defeated the Kansas City Current in the NWSL soccer championship match against the Kansas City Current, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Washington. Wilkinson resigned Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, just five weeks after she led the team to the championship. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)