Bill McGuire is the new owner of Minnesota United FC, the former Minnesota Stars FC.
Chart: What's new with Minnesota United FC?
- April 4, 2013 - 11:43 PM
What’s new since last season?
No more Stars: Team name is Minnesota United FC.
New owner: Bill McGuire bought the team. He brings his wealth as former CEO of UnitedHealth Group. His son-in-law, Nick Rogers, is team president.
Three top players: Former MVPs and high-scoring forwards Eitenne Barbara and Pablo Campos, and goaltender Daryl Sattler.
Five Metrodome home games: The team doesn’t play at the National Sports Center in Blaine until July 4.
On the pitch
Tickets: Prices start at $6 for youth, $12 for adults.
Free rides: Metro Transit will provide free bus and light-rail rides two hours before and after kickoff for games at the Metrodome.
Tailgate before the game: Starts at 5 p.m., west of the Metrodome along Kirby Puckett Plaza.
Team website: mnunitedfc.com
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