News in Brief: Loons Bag a win, Gio bags a brace, and more

by on 31 July 2017

We’re trying something new this week, particularly for Mondays. We’ll break down the news into sub-sections, big league news, Minnesota-specific news, game recaps around the league, etc. They may change from week to week, but hopefully they’ll help you find what you’re looking for.

With that: the news!

Minnesota News

Minnesota wins at home 4-0 over DC United

From the Star Tribune, The Boys’ High School Soccer Schedule has been posted.

Goalkeeper Tarah Hobbs going to Sweden

Goalkeeper Tarah Hobbs, a key member of a 2016 Golden Gopher team that won the Big Ten regular season and post season titles, will continue her soccer career in Sweden after not being drafted by any team in the NWSL.

Target leaving NASCAR for soccer

Target, the jersey sponsor for Minnesota United FC, will not continue putting marketing dollars into NASCAR, but instead sees soccer as their best bet to reach their target audience going forward.


Matthew Doyle breaks down Dom Dwyer’s Orlando debut.

From Jeff Rueter at FourFourTwo, the NASL may be on the brink of collapse.

From Kevin Draper at the New York Times, Charles Stillitano: The Soccer Power Broker You’ve Never Heard Of.

Today in awesome

MLS Results

FC Dallas blanked by Vancouver
Houston and Portland draw 2 goals apiece
SKC downs Chicago 3-2
RSL and Columbus draw 2-2
San Jose wins 1-0 over Colorado
LAG 0-0 Seattle in droll draw
Giovinco bags a brace in 4-0 win over NYCFC
NY Red Bulls shut down Montreal 4-0
NE Revolution defeat Philadelphia 3-0
Atlanta 1-1 Orlando in Dom Dwyer’s debut


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