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MLS Team in Flux Has “Hopefully” Found a Name and Home to Stick With; Sporting Kansas City

Like it or not the Kansas City Wizards is no longer the name of the Major League Soccer team that resides in Kansas City, Kansas. The organization announced yesterday...
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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...
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St. Louis Resident Ryan Woods Interested in AC St. Louis

IMS has confirmed with numerous reputable sources that St. Louis resident Ryan Woods has interest in purchasing or investing in the USSF D2 Pro League team, AC St. Louis,...
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Rethinking Division-2 Pro Soccer in North America – Part 2

This is the second of a 4-part article looking at the future of Division-2 soccer in North America. Click here for part-1. Running teams like a small business instead of...
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Portland Timbers New MLS Logo Chopped Down by Passionate Supporters

The Portland Timbers unveiled their new rebranded MLS logo on Saturday at halftime of the US v England World Cup match. The revealing of the logo was done with...
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Steve Ralston Departs AC St. Louis and Returns to MLS New England Revolution

IMS broke the news last Friday that AC St. Louis was buying out players from the team’s roster who were not from the St. Louis area. As well, they were looking...
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National Sports Center to Host Major League Soccer Sales Training Center

MLS have announced they will open a National Sales Training Center at the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minnesota in July of  this year. Bryant Pfeiffer is the MLS...
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NSC Minnesota Stars Notebook: 4-13-2010

A few notes for this Tuesday April 13th,  concerning the NSC Stars. The big news from the Stars camp is of course Louis Crayton. While no one knows for sure...
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Understanding The 4-2-1-3

Last week Donny Gramenz announced to Inside Minnesota Soccer his team would switch from a 3-5-2 to a 4-2-1-3. A few people were confused by this and asked what...
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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...
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What is US Club Soccer?

Inside Minnesota Soccer asks: What is US Club Soccer and will it change the face of youth soccer as we know it?  I have to be honest, I didn’t...
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