News in Brief: Quintero’s TOTW Honors, Youth Soccer Merger, and More

by on 17 April 2018

Aftermath of Quintero’s debut

Phil West of talked to Adrian Heath for his reaction to Quintero’s MLS debut. Quintero scored his first MLS goal and also caused an own goal in a 3-2 away loss at Portland. The Scientist was also named to the MLS TOTW. He is the third Loon to make the TOTW this season, following Ethan Finlay (Week 2), and Sam Nicholson (Week 3).

Referee abuse in youth soccer

Tim Froh of The Guardian reported on referee abuse in American youth soccer. Minnesota state referee administrator Paula Hildman is quoted in the story.

Local soccer clubs combine

Two sports domes collapse in spring snow

Over a foot of snow in the metro area has caused two sports domes to collapse. Domes at Vadnais Heights Sports Center and Shattuck St. Mary’s were casualties of Winter Storm Xanto.


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