United survives second-half flurry for 3-2 victory

United survives second-half flurry for 3-2 victory

A three-goal second half, which included some good fortune, is barely enough against the Armada.

SoccerCentric: United takes unusual road to victory

May 24
Minnesota got a much-needed win, but got there a little differently than you might expect.

Aussies select full-strength squad for Cup qualifying opener

May 24
Asian Cup champion Australia has selected a full-strength squad including Tim Cahill and Mile Jedinak for its opening World Cup qualifier in Kyrgyzstan.
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Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

Russian authorities want to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup.
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May 24

The Latest: Aguero finishes as top scorer in Premier League

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May 23

United 3, Jacksonville Armada FC 2

A three-goal second half, which included some good fortune, is barely enough against the Armada. United get a 3-2 victory
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May 23

Tough United soccer defender Davis always in the game

Justin Davis has developed into one of the NASL’s top players because of his toughness.
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May 23

Americans' new defense will be in attack mode when possible

Meghan Klingenberg figured she could go above and beyond to further build team camaraderie, and it involved a box of beautiful gourmet doughnuts for her teammates before a recent World Cup tuneup.
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May 22

Gameday preview: Jacksonville at United

Expansion team Jacksonville makes its inaugural trip to fourth-place Minnesota United FC.
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May 22
Minnesota's Aaron Pitchkolan (4) walks to shake hands after the last-m...

United FC captain Aaron Pitchkolan returns home

Minnesota United FC captain Aaron Pitchkolan talks about returning home to play Jacksonville
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May 22

SoccerCentric: What to watch this weekend (There's a lot)

In addition to United's game, it's the final weekend of the Premier League season, which means that all 20 teams are in action, and all at the same time on Sunday.
Sports
May 22

Bid to topple Blatter from FIFA rests with Jordanian prince

In soccer, the only certain winner seems to be Sepp Blatter.
Sports
May 22

FIFA scandals while Sepp Blatter has been president

FIFA has been routinely called "scandal-plagued" for much of Sepp Blatter's 17-year presidential reign.
Sports
May 21

Figo tells AP he is quitting FIFA presidential race

Calling FIFA a dictatorship under Sepp Blatter, presidential candidate Luis Figo dropped out of the election race on Thursday.
Sports
May 21

SoccerCentric: There's always a game - including just south of the border

Both European and American soccer are popular, but the United States' most-watched league lies south of the Rio Grande.
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May 20

FIFA sponsors Adidas, Coke, Visa express concern over Qatar

FIFA came under pressure from sponsors Adidas, Coca-Cola and Visa on Wednesday to push Qatar to deliver reforms for migrant workers as the country rapidly expands to host the 2022 World Cup.
Sports
May 20

Paolo Maldini and others launching Miami FC club in NASL

Retired AC Milan standout Paolo Maldini and TV rights entrepreneur Riccardo Silva are launching the Miami Football Club in the North American Soccer League.Miami FC…
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May 19

United to continue pressing for stadium despite lack of legislative action

A day after the legislative session ended with no tax breaks granted to Minnesota's MLS expansion franchise, the team issued a statement saying it will continue pressing forward with its stadium plans.
Sports
May 19
FILE- United States' Jozy Altidore celebrates after scoring in the fir...

Jozy Altidore sidelined 4-to-5 weeks with hamstring injury

Toronto says Jozy Altidore will be sidelined for four-to-five weeks because of a strained right hamstring, an injury that will cause the forward to miss the U.S. national team's exhibition games at the Netherlands and Germany next month.
Minneapolis
May 19
Minneapolis City Council Member Jacob Frey

Mpls. negotiates MLS stadium subsidy as lawmakers adjourn

Minneapolis officials, McGuire group work toward tax freeze, but path to approval is rocky as legislative session nears close.
Minneapolis
May 19

April 23: When building MLS stadiums, formulas are all over the map

Three soccer venues in MLS have been built without public funds.
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May 18
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, controls the ball followed by Atletico...

Messi goal clinches Barcelona's 4th league title in 6 years

Lionel Messi scored in the 65th minute, and Barcelona clinched its fourth Spanish league title in six seasons.
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May 18
United States� forward Sydney Leroux, looks at the ball as it goes int...

Leroux and Wambach each score twice, US beats Mexico 5-1

The United States, ranked No. 2 in the world, opens the World Cup on June 8 with a match against Australia in Winnipeg.
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