News in Brief: Minnesota United Roster News and More

by on 5 April 2017

Minnesota United roster updates

Sam Cronin and Marc Burch have joined Minnesota United FC at training according to Andy Greder of the Pioneer Press. Greder also reported that center back trialist Abdoulaye Diallo is still training with the team, while emergency backup goalkeeper Billy Heavner has left the team. Heavner was brought in while John Alvbåge and Patrick McLain were recovering from injuries. Our own Jeff Rueter reported that Abu Danladi has picked up a hamstring injury but it is not serious. Amos Magee also spoke with Rueter over at about the trade with Colorado.

Former Loon earns NASL Play of the Week

Indy Eleven midfielder and former Loon Ben Speas has earned the NASL Play of the Week with this cheeky chip shot against Puerto Rico FC. The match ended tied at three.

Pablo Campos announces summer soccer camps

Former Loon Pablo Campos will be holding two soccer camps this summer. One will take place at Centennial High School in Circle Pines, Minn. The other will be held at the Saint Paul Academy. Each camp will have two different sessions.

Number of former Des Moines Menace players in MLS rises to 34

Mark Pais, who played with Des Moines in 2013, has recently signed with Toronto FC. Toronto’s starting goalkeeper Clint Irwin suffered a hamstring injury last weekend and is expected to be out four to five weeks.

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