Bundesliga Season Kicks off Friday

The German Bundesliga kicks off MatchDay One of its 2011-2012 campaign Friday with a matchup between reigning champions Borussia Dortmund and Hamburger SV.  With former German international Jurgen Klinsmann...
Brian Quarstad
21 min read

Former Gopher Katie Bethke Joins Norwegian Club Arna-Bjørnar

Former Gopher standout and Wisconsin native Katie Bethke has signed a new deal with top Norwegian Club Arna-Bjørnar. Arna-Bjørnar’s women play in Norway’s Premier Division while the men’s team play...
Brian Quarstad
2 min read

John Tudor Book Signing at Brit’s Pub Saturday at Noon

John Tudor has been living in the Twin Cities for the better part of 20 years now. If you met Tudor on the street, you’d notice the English accent...
Brian Quarstad
6 min read

Dean Johnson Disappears from RFC Liège in Belgium

Dean Johnson, former owner of the Minnesota Thunder and owner of RFC Liège in Belgium, has disappeared and not been heard from after a Belgium sports magazine uncovered the...
Brian Quarstad
15 min read

Dean Johnson Attempts to Invest in Soccer Teams Despite $1 Million in Debts

Uncle Sam or Saint Nicholas are not exactly names that former vendors and employees of Dean Johnson would use to describe the St. Paul, MN native who owned the...
Brian Quarstad
10 min read

Taylor Twellman Retires From Professional Soccer

Taylor Twellman, one of the greatest soccer players to participate in Major League Soccer, announced his retirement from the game at only 30 years of age citing ongoing issues...
Brian Quarstad
4 min read

Inter Milan – 2010 UEFA Champions

65 soccer supporters gathered at the Sweetwater Bar and Grille in St. Paul to watch Inter Milan defeat Bayern Munich 2-0 for the UEFA Champions League Final. FC Internazionale...
Brian Quarstad
3 min read

Sports Club Stats and Your Favorite Team / Fun With Statistics?

PART -1 Near the end of the 2008 regular season for the Minnesota Thunder, a fellow Dark Cloud supporter brought this website to my attention. It’s called Sports Club Stats run...
Brian Quarstad
12 min read

Fulham FC

As many of you know, I’ve been a supporter of Fulham Football Club for several years now. It didn’t happen overnight but was more of a process as I...
Brian Quarstad
8 min read