Loons
October 12
Minnesota United midfielder Ethan Finlay (13) dribbled past Nashville defender Daniel Lovitz (2) during an Oct. 6 match. United's scheduled game at FC

Minnesota United still in quarantine; Wednesday match vs. Chicago still on

The team's game scheduled at FC Dallas on Sunday night wasn't played because two Loons first-team players tested confirmed positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus
October 12
Minnesota United and Sporting KC warmed up in an empty Allianz Field before Friday night's game in St. Paul. ] aaron.lavinsky@startribune.com Minnesot

Sunday's Loons game postponed after 2 players test positive for COVID

Training has been suspended and all players and team staff have gone into quarantine while additional testing and "extensive" contact tracing takes place.
Loons
October 11
Thomas Chacon, remains on the Loons roster, but the game experience the 20-year-old needs has been limited in MLS.

Loons' teen Chacon has talent but needs experience he hasn't gotten

Taking the long view, coach Adrian Heath says he still believes in Thomas Chacon's future even though he has played in only four regular-season games
Loons
October 11

Portugal, France lose perfect records; England beats Belgium

Portugal and France lost their perfect records in this season's UEFA Nations League after playing out a 0-0 draw against each other on Sunday, and Belgium saw its 13-match unbeaten run ended by a 2-1 defeat against England.
Loons
October 11

Liverpool, Man United plan power grab with leagues' overhaul

Liverpool and Manchester United have angered the Premier League and the government by formulating plans to reshape English football with a power grab that would also reduce the size of the top competition to 18 teams.
Loons
October 11

AP Interview: Barça VP says Messi never was for sale

Hobbled by crises on the field and among its fed-up club members, Barcelona never waivered in its commitment to Lionel Messi despite mounting financial struggles brought on by the pandemic-induced global economic slowdown.
Lynx
October 10

Sky Blue closes out fall series with 3-1 win over Chicago

Paige Monaghan scored two goals and Sky Blue capped the National Women's Soccer League fall series with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday.
Loons
October 10

Minnesota United FC visits FC Dallas in conference play

Minnesota United FC (6-5-5, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. FC Dallas (5-4-6, sixth in the Western Conference)Frisco, Texas; Sunday, 8:30 p.m. EDTBOTTOM LINE: FC…
Loons
October 10
Minnesota United and Sporting KC warmed up in an empty Allianz Field on Aug. 21

Low limit on spectators separates Loons from foes

Club CEO Chris Wright said "in the spirit of keeping our players, our staff and our supporters safe," fans won't return to Allianz Field "until the executive orders allow us to do something different."
Loons
October 9
Minnesota FC defender Ike Opara, in August 2019

Heath worries it's time to give up on Opara's return

Loons coach Adrian Heath often has said he's hopeful Ike Opara will play again this season. Until Thursday.
Loons
October 9
Manchester City’s Sam Mewis moved the ball against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Demand for soccer broadcasts increases

Has the sport really "made it" in the United States? Well, more and more people are paying to watch.
Loons
October 9

Premier League goes pay-per-view with games closed for fans

The Premier League is going pay-per-view in Britain for the first time in 13 years to broadcast some of the matches fans cannot attend due to the pandemic and to raise additional revenue for clubs.
Wild
October 9

Rapinoe among athletes touting CBD's benefits for pain

Long before she struck that iconic victory pose to become the face of women's soccer, Megan Rapinoe endured her share of setbacks to play the game she loves: Notably, a series of knee surgeries stretching back to her college days.
Loons
October 8

French soccer clubs face missed payments from pay TV deal

French soccer clubs hit by falling revenue during the coronavirus pandemic face missed payments from a new television deal with broadcaster Mediapro.
Loons
October 8
When Ethan Finlay was being challenged by Nashville ‘s Daniel Lovitz (2) on Tuesday, it was Finlay’s first action since Sept. 2 because of knee su

Heath explains Loons player use, doesn't get American 'fascination' with subs

Coach Adrian Heath praised his team's improved depth in a season when he has shuffled his starting lineup almost nightly because of injuries, circumstance and the team's schedule.
Loons
October 7

Rio judge ends Neymar's cybercrime probe linked to rape case

A Brazilian judge has closed an investigation into possible cybercrimes violations involving soccer star Neymar, a case linked to a woman's rape allegation that led to no charges against him, The Associated Press learned Wednesday night.
Loons
October 7
A shot by Nashville midfielder Derrick Jones (21) went wide of the goal as Minnesota United goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair (97) looked back at the ball du

'Better performance than result.' Loons battle Nashville to draw

The point earned in the 0-0 tie moved Minnesota United within four points of Western Conference leader Seattle and one point away from second-place Portland.
Loons
October 7
Nashville SC forward Abu Danladi, right, hasn't played sinec facing Atlanta on Sept. 12.

Reunion with Abu Danladi is an aside in Nashville visit for Minnesota United

He was lost by the Loons in the last expansion draft.
Loons
October 6
Ethan Finlay returns to action and Minnesota United 11 tonight at Nashville

Ethan Finlay returns to action and Minnesota United 11 tonight at Nashville

Veteran midfielders Ethan Finlay and Kevin Molino are back in the starting 11 tonight at Nashville on a night when Adrian Heath goes more lineup juggling by resting Kei Kamara and Robin Lod.
Loons
October 6

US Soccer, Jill Ellis announce coach mentorship program

Jill Ellis never left soccer, she just shifted focus.The two-time World Cup-winning coach with the U.S. national team has turned her attention to making sure…
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