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Technically Speaking: #NEvMIN

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With Saturday's Revolution-Loons match in the books, NESoccerToday's resident coach and former pro Rick Sewall gives his perspective on what stood out the most about the wild 5-2 win for the locals.

1) Adrian Heath's approach to Saturday's contest was very interesting.

The Warm Up: #NEvMIN

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Who: Revolution (0-2-0, 0 points) vs. Minnesota United FC (0-2-1, 1 point)
What: Week 4 of the MLS regular season
Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Massachusetts
When: Saturday, Mar.

Home Sweet Home Awaits

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Typically, the Revolution only have the schedule makers to thank for waiting until late-March to open the home slate. But this year, Mother Nature had to take some of the blame.

Two weeks after they were originally scheduled to play the first of their 17 regular season games at Gillette Stadium, the Revolution, whose Mar.

VIDEO: Revs-Loons Preseason Highlights

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Thanks to the good folks at Minnesota United FC, you can relive Tuesday's preseason opener right here, right now.

Bobby Shuttleworth

The best moments from Revolution v. Minnesota FC

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Let's relive the Revs' win.

The New England Revolution took the game to Minnesota United FC, as they defeated the visitors 5-2 on Saturday afternoon. If you missed this one then you missed a lot, so let's get you caught up.

Moment of the Match

Full disclosure, I'm a big Chris Tierney fan.

Shuttleworth Debuts for MNUFC in Blowout

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Former Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth made his Minnesota United FC debut as a late-match substitute in Sunday's 6-1 defeat to Atlanta United FC at a snowy TCF Bank Stadium.

Shuttleworth, who was traded to Minnesota last month for Femi Hollinger-Janzen, entered the match in the 86th minute to spell John Alvbage after the starting keeper injured his knee and had to be carted off the field.

Major League Soccer

Some Soccer News for Mar 20, 2017

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It's Day 79 of 2017.


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  • Back In The USA - live on TV in 1959 with Dick Clark as the host.

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A deep dive into the modern history of soccer in Minnesota.

Portland Timbers vs. Houston Dynamo: How to Watch, Previews, Match Chat [7:30]

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Week three of the Major League Soccer season is here and the Portland Timbers are set to host the Houston Dynamo in a clash of two-win teams in the West.

Previews

Match Preview: "On the back line, Liam Ridgewell remains out after picking up a foot sprain following the Timbers' week one win over Minnesota United FC.

Blue ‘Loons’ lick wounds after MLS mauling

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Another game, another brutal, one-sided defeat.

Two games into their existence as a Major League Soccer franchise, and Minnesota United FC have done little to dispel grim predictions they may turn out to be one of the worst teams in league history.

On Sunday, the “Loons” launched their home season in near-arctic conditions, with snow blanketing the field at the TCF Bank Stadium as they faced fellow 2017 expansion side Atlanta United FC.

Atlanta United earns first MLS win in beatdown of Minnesota United

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Following a tough home defeat last weekendagainst the New York Red Bulls, Atlanta United bounced back on Sunday with a 6-1 road victory against fellow expansion side Minnesota United.

Playing in a snow-covered TCF Bank Stadium, it was Atlanta United that looked more at home, running circles around Minnesota's leaky defense, withstriker Josef Martinez netting a hat trick andmidfielder Miguel Almironscored two goals of his own to secure the team's first win.

Review of 2017 MLS opening weekend TV coverage

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The opening weekend of MLS featured two new clubs and a new stadium.

The action opened Friday night as Portland hosted new entrant Minnesota United FC, a team that has spent the last six seasons in the second-division NASL. FOX Sports was broadcasting the match and did a wonderful job of capturing the atmosphere in Portland, which is arguably the best in North America.

Review of 2017 MLS opening weekend TV coverage

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The opening weekend of MLS featured two new clubs and a new stadium.

The action opened Friday night as Portland hosted new entrant Minnesota United FC, a team that has spent the last six seasons in the second-division NASL. FOX Sports was broadcasting the match and did a wonderful job of capturing the atmosphere in Portland, which is arguably the best in North America.

Timbers fell Minnesota in MLS debut

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Los Angeles (AFP) – The Portland Timbers handed Minnesota United FC a rude welcome to Major League Soccer with a 5-1 thrashing of the expansion side as the 2017 season kicked off.

Goals from Lawrence Olum, Fanendo Adi (2) and Diego Valeri (2) sealed all three points for the 2015 MLS Cup champions, who are desperate to atone for a disappointing defence of their title last season when they failed to reach the playoffs.

Timbers fell Minnesota in MLS debut

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Los Angeles (AFP) – The Portland Timbers handed Minnesota United FC a rude welcome to Major League Soccer with a 5-1 thrashing of the expansion side as the 2017 season kicked off.

Goals from Lawrence Olum, Fanendo Adi (2) and Diego Valeri (2) sealed all three points for the 2015 MLS Cup champions, who are desperate to atone for a disappointing defence of their title last season when they failed to reach the playoffs.

How to Watch the MLS weekend in Week 1, TV and Streaming Listings

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It's the opening weekend of MLS regular season. All season Sounder at Heart will have your weekly open gamethread featuring Three Big Storylines, National TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View.

Three Big Storylines:

Two MLS expansion teams will play their first game this weekend.

Major Link Soccer: And, we're back!

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It's already time for games, and we are so ready. Just about everyone has predictions for the season, and they're probably all wrong. Also, some CONCACAF Champions League action happened.

Major League Soccer

The 2017 MLS season kicks off tonight, with the Portland Timbers hosting newcomers Minnesota United FC, although of course we have to wait until tomorrow for our Sounders fix.

Minnesota United FC Unveil Inaugural MLS adidas Kits

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Major League Soccer newcomers Minnesota United FC unveiled their 2017 adidas home and away kits on Friday night. Both kits jerseys will be on sale atWorld Soccer Shop, Kitbag and UK Soccer Shop. TheMinnesota United 2017 home jersey is mainly gray with a sky blue sash and adidas side stripes. The gray is inspired by [.

Barcelona routs Alaves, Premier League recap: Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/12/17

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Results from Saturday and more moves in the MLS.

Philadelphia Union News

With five injuries in eight months, how concerning is Josh Yaro's long-term health?
Let's hope that Oguchi Onyewu is fit and healthy by March 5th, because he's going to be starting in the Union's season opener.

Major Link Soccer: Minnesota United FC hits its Target

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Biomechnical injury issues at Real Madrid and a shiny new jersey sponsor for the Minnesota expansion side.

MLS

Minnesota United has not looked as promising with their roster as Atlanta United, but the Western expansion side set high targets as a franchise grabbing a massive local sponsor (hint its logo is a red target).

Philadelphia Union trades up to #25, selects Marcus Epps

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Union send the 42nd pick and $50k of 2018 Allocation Money

In one of the most MLS things to ever MLS, the Philadelphia Union called a timeout during the SuperDraft, traded picks with Minnesota United FC, and selected University of South Florida midfielder Marcus Epps. Confused? It's cool - we are too.

Report: Heath, Schmid among list of candidates as Minnesota United analyzes coaching options

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One of the newest MLS clubs has reportedly begun taking steps towards preparing for their 2017 entry into the league.

ESPN is reporting that Minnesota United FC has compiled a list of managerial candidates for their upcoming inaugural season in MLS.

MLS announces rules for 2016 expansion draft

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Teamsaround the leaguecan begin to prepare for the offseason roster raids in this years expansion draft.

MLS released the date and rules for the upcoming expansion draft for Atlanta United FC and Minnesota United FC on Thursday. The draft will take place on December 13th at 2 P.M., just three days after the MLS Cup final draws the 2016 season to a close.

Sporting Traveling North for US Open Cup Defense

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Sporting Kansas City will start the defense of their 2015 US Open Cup championship up north against future MLS side Minnesota United. United qualified for the fourth round of the competition by beating St. Louis FC 2-0 tonight in St. Louis. The win avenges their 1-0 loss last year in the same round against St.

Around the Forest: Practice makes perfect.

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Noteworthy links from Stumptown and the rest of the web on 4/26/16.

From the Wide World of Soccer:

Disappointed in the lack of link outrage over officiating decisions from the weekend? Well, ESPN has got you covered; just keep scrolling for all the articles. [ESPNFC -1] [ESPNFC - 2]

Carli Lloyd sprains MCL, out 3-6 weeks.

Lawrence Olum

Portland Timbers at LA Galaxy Match Preview

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The Portland Timbers came out of the gates on fire last weekend in their 5-1 season-opening win against Minnesota United FC. Now the Timbers head to California to face the LA Galaxy in their first road match of the year as well as their first test of the side's depth.

While the Timbers' front six is intact from last week, it is their back line that is in question; three of the side's four starters on defense went down with a knock this week.

Survive and Advance

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Knock out competitions aren't about looking good or necessarily being the better team, knock out competitions are all about surviving and advancing to the next round. Tonight in Minnesota, Sporting KC did just that, surviving a very physical game with Minnesota United, at game that saw 42 fouls, a shoving match, two penalty kicks awarded, and 11 yellow cards (surprisingly no reds), to advance 2-1 after extra time thanks to a goal by Diego Rubio.

North American Soccer League

Paid Their Dues: Danny Cruz signs with SF Deltas

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The ex-Philadelphia Union forward heads to the Bay Area

Former Philadelphia Union winger Danny Cruz has signed with the NASL expansion side San Francisco Deltas. Cruz came to the Union in 2012 when he was traded from D.C. United for Lionard Pajoy, and remained with the team through the 2015 season.

NASL Weekend Preview: Contenders Square-Up For Playoff Spot

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As the Fall Season in the NASL begins to wind down, the scenariosand battles for playoff positions continue to grow.

There are six clubs fighting for the fourth spot in the Combined Standings, the last ticket into the postseason, who areonly separated by a margin of five points. One slip could break playoff hopes, whilea crucial kick could bring postseason glory.

NASL Look Ahead: Miami takes on Rowdies, Cosmos face Strikers and more

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With most clubs only having six matches left in the Fall Season, the push for the playoffs is truly gainingits steam this weekend in the NASL.

Almost every single match this weekend has some type of playoff hunt ramification, as five clubs are currently separated by only four points from fourth place in the Combined Standings andthat glorious last spot in the postseason.

NASL Rewind: Indy cruises past Cosmos, Rowdies top Strikers, and more

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A busy but short NASL weekend was headlined by Indy Elevanreinserting itself in the playoff race with a huge victoryat home against the New York Cosmos.

Elsewhere, both South Florida sides endureddifficult results while the Ottawa Fury snatched a victory against Minnesota United late in the match for a second week in a row.

NASL Rewind: Cosmos, Eddies tie, Fury FC shocks Minnesota and more

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With just over a month of the Fall Season left in the NASL, each match is key in the push for the playoffs.

With the top two teams facing head to head on Saturday night, it was expected it would be the match not to miss this weekend. Instead it was the two bottom dwellers, Puerto Rico FC and the Jacksonville Armada, that left hearts racing down on the island.

NASL Notes: Racial slur investigation, Klute, Strikers and more

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The NASL announced that it will take no disciplinary action as a result of aninvestigation into allegations of a racial slur being used against Puerto Rico FC's Chris Nurse in an Aug. 28 match with FC Edmonton. In a statement Wednesday, the league said that "While the NASL in no way questions the validity of the claim, upon finishing its in-depth investigation, the league was not able to find conclusive evidence to corroborate the claim.

SBI NASL Power Rankings (Week 5)

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Three teams have distanced themselves from the pack, but the NASL Spring Season race is wide open following this past weekend's action.

The New York Cosmos rejoined the list of title contenders with a victory over the Carolina RailHawks, who saw the club's season-opening win streak snapped at five in a row.

SBI NASL Power Rankings (Week 4)

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Minnesota United FC's victory over the New York Cosmos shook up the Spring Season race, but the Loons are still in pursuit of the league's lone perfect side.

The Carolina RailHawks continue to roll, with Saturday's defeat of the Tampa Bay Rowdies serving as arguably the team's most impressive performance yet.

NASL Rewind: Minnesota tops Cosmos late, RailHawks win and more

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While the Carolina RailHawks maintained their unbeaten run, Minnesota United FC scored late to topple the New York Cosmos to highlight Week 4 of NASL action.

The RailHawks kept their perfect recordalive with a commanding victory over the Tampa Bay Rowdies. Just behind them, Minnesota United kept pace with a last-gasp Christian Ramirez winner that sunk the Cosmos to a second-straight defeat.

The Rest

Revolution draw with Minnesota in first preseason game of 2017, Delamea and Wright impress

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Pegged against one of MLS's two expansion teams, New England split the spoils.

With preseason still in its early days, it's hard to get a read on how the New England Revolution will fare throughout the 2017 MLS season.

But on Tuesday morning in Casa Grande, Arizona, the Revs went through their paces, drawing, 1-1, with Minnesota United FC.

SuperDraft Round 2 Results

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They kept the second round under 6 hours!

Second round results here. Union picks will be in bold with articles on our prospects to follow today!

1.) Minnesota United FC: Alec Ferrell (Goalkeeper, Wake Forest)

2.) Colorado Rapids: Liam Callahan (Defender, Syracuse)

3.) Philadelphia Union (via Minnesota United FC): Marcus Epps (Forward, South Florida)

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Revolution Reveal 2017 Preseason Schedule

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The boys are headed back to Arizona for seven preseason matches.

In five short weeks, the Revolution will take a step closer to the 2017 season when players report to Gillette Stadium for preseason training.

The first session of the preseason will help the Revs prepare for two trips to Arizona, where the club will compete in seven preseason matches.

Minnesota United FC to join MLS in 2018, keeps name and logo

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The news from an MLS announcement today provided relief for Minnesota soccer fans.

Not only will Minnesota United FC keep its name, as the league and club announced Friday evening, but the club is officially set to join MLS in the 2017 season.The three-part announcement included the confirmation that Minnesota United would join the league next season, that it would begin its season at TCF Bank Stadium and that it will not be changing its name.

Match Day USOC: Return to Action

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The Copa America Centenario is officially over for Kansas City as they'll take the field tomorrow against Minnesota United in the fourth round of the US Open Cup. After almost two weeks off since Kansas City's 0-0 draw with the LA Galaxy, Sporting will try to begin to right the ship after a poor run of form in league has seen them win just once in 11 league games.