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News in Brief: Barca Heads to Soldier Field, Loons Scrimmage Themselves, and More

by on 31 January 2017

Barcelona FC will face MLS All-Stars

The Spanish giants will head stateside in 2017, and will become the first La Liga team to play in the MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field in Chicago. Given the Aug. 2 match occurs during Barcelona’s preseason, fans will have to wait and see if the the deadly attack of Lionel Messi, Luis Suárez, and Neymar takes part in full.

United play inter-squad scrimmage

The 11 vs. 11 scrimmage was detailed here by the Star Tribune. A few things to know:

Rainbow connection

There may be one more obstacle for the planned stadium in midway to tackle. The Rainbow Foods in Midway sits where the northwest part of the stadium will potentially be. Bill Lindeke of MinnPost details the tricky situation United and Rainbow find themselves in.

News bits

Good news everyone

Let’s end today’s News in Brief with some news to make you feel all fuzzy and warm inside.


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