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New Minnesota Stars FC Owner Bill McGuire Thinks Team Deserves a Chance to Succeed

New Minnesota Stars FC owner, Bill McGuire. William (Bill) McGuire, former CEO of UnitedHealth Care, will be announced by North American Soccer League Commissioner David Downs as the new...
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New Minnesota Stars FC Owner Bill McGuire Thinks Team Deserves a Chance to Succeed

William (Bill) McGuire, former CEO of UnitedHealth Care, will be announced by North American Soccer League Commissioner David Downs as the new owner of the Minnesota Stars FC professional...
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Minnesota Stars Thursday Press Conference will Introduce New Ownership Group

The Minnesota Stars FC will hold a press conference on Thursday afternoon Nov. 8, at 3:00 p.m. at Brit’s Pub, 1110 Nicollet Mall; Minneapolis, Minn., to introduce the team’ new ownership group....
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Around the North American Soccer League – 11/25/12

Gordon Hartman introduces new president and GM Howard Cornfield with the construction girders of Toyota Field in the background. Much has been happening in the last several weeks around...
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NASL Commissioner David Downs Says Sale of Minnesota Stars Could be Just Days Away

Chances are good that the Minnesota Stars organization will live to see another season and better yet, the league-owned team will have new local owners, possibly by week’s end....
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Tampa Bay Rowdies Claim 2012 NASL Championship over Minnesota Stars in Penalty Kick Shoot Out

The Tampa Bay Rowdies celebrate winning the 2012 NASL Soccer Bowl. The Tampa Bay Rowdies are the new NASL champions thanks in large part to NASL Best XI goalkeeper...
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Minnesota Stars Turn Tables on Unsuspecting Fans

Minnesota Stars prove once again their special relationship with fanbase. The team that dedicated their 2012 away uniform to their fans and just days ago announced that the players...
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Post Match Comments from Minnesota Stars & Tampa Bay Rowdies Players and Coaches

Martin Nunez scores deep into added time on a corner kick to give the Stars a 2-0 aggregate lead heading into St. Petersburg. Photos by Jeremy Olson – www.digitalgopher.net...
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Going Against the Odds, but Minnesota Stars Are Used to That

Last time out Minnesota snuck two goals past NASL Best XI goalkeeper Jeff Attinella. Photo by Jeremy Olson – www.digitalgopher.net On Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. the unlikely Minnesota Stars...
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Minnesota Stars Reach NASL Championship Finals — Again

ta San Antonio’s Pablo Campos sits in the tunnel after his 26th minute ejection for head butting Stars defender Kyle Altman just one minute after scoring for the Scorpions....
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Talking Soccer, MLS and Stadium Construction with Minnesota Vikings Lester Bagley

During the Minnesota Vikings stadium campaign, owner Zygi Wilf and his brother Mark made it known that if built, the organization had a possible interest in bringing soccer to their...
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San Antonio Scorpions hold Minnesota Stars to 0-0 Draw

Stars Connor Tobin goes high to keep the ball from Scorpions leading scorer, Pablo Campos. Photo by Jeremy Olson – www.digitalgopher.net The San Antonio Scorpions were training in Texas...
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