Minnesota United FC announced plans to continue to play home games at the National Sports Center in Blaine through the 2016 season during a post-season press conference at Brit’s Pub in Minneapolis Tuesday.
Coming off a near month-long NASL break, Minnesota United looks to get back on the winning track and regain their NASL form against the Spring Season Champion, Atlanta Silverbacks – the team that clinched the Spring Season crown on United’s home field back in the Spring Season finale on July 4th.
Minnesota United FC ended the spring season with a less than sparkling 3-0 loss to Atlanta in its return to the National Sports Center Stadium on the Fourth of July in front of an announced crowd of 6,507.
Minnesota United FC’s Dark Clouds supporters section summed up the collective feelings inside the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome with its song “All we are saying is score us a goal” in the 53rd minute to the tune of John Lennon’s anti-war protest song, “Give Peace A Chance.”
Midfielder Miguel Ibarra scored late as Minnesota United FC topped Major League Soccer side Chicago Fire 1-0 at the Toyota Park practice fields in Bridgeview, Ill. After a slow start to the preseason, United FC has now won four consecutive games by a combined score of 15-2, posting three shutouts along the way.
In an already busy 2012-13 off-season, Minnesota Stars FC continued to make adjustments to the club, looking for a third straight appearance in the league finals. Not only did the Stars drop a rather large bombshell on the league, Jan. 23, by signing the last two North American Soccer League’s Most Valuable Players in Etienne [...]