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If Chelsea Win the Champions League . . . How Other EPL Teams Could Be Affected

Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw in Barcelona, which saw ten-men Chelsea FC go through to the Champions League final 3-2 on aggregate, has been has been attributed to “the heroism...
Landon Wheeler Landon Wheeler
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American Soccer Icons Dempsey and Donovan Clash in Friday’s FA Cup Match

This Friday, David Moyes’ Everton will take on Martin Jol’s Fulham in England’s 141-year-old FA Cup. The tournament’s glorious historical significance will play stage to a battle that many...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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Etienne Barbara Frustrated with Montreal Impact and MLS Rules; Gets Called Back to Maltese National Team

Etienne Barbara receives his two NASL awards from former coach Martin Rennie. Playing for the Carolina RailHawks in 2011, Etienne Barbara had what many would consider a dream season....
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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Clint Dempsey’s Goal Poaching Abilities

On Monday December 26th, Boxing Day in England, Clint Dempsey scored his 6th goal of the 2011-2012 Barclay Premier League campaign. The American, who is about to start in...
Landon Wheeler Landon Wheeler
7 min read

Youth Soccer in Madrid and Minnesota: A Parent’s Comparison

An article by guest author Daniel Menken My three sons (ages 10, 10, and 9) love soccer and have played on Woodbury traveling teams for several years. The boys...
Brian Quarstad Brian Quarstad
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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 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 Brian Quarstad
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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 Brian Quarstad
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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 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 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 Brian Quarstad
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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 Brian Quarstad
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