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National Sports Center Gets a New Old Fashioned Scoreboard

If you have attended a pro soccer game at the National Sports Center the past several years, you may have heard this announcement coming from the public address system:...
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Kyle Rote Jr. Honored by National Soccer Hall of Fame

The National Soccer Hall of Fame may not have a permanent home at the moment but there is still an organizational structure.  US Soccer announced on Tuesday that Kyle...
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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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NSC Stars Open Camp with 12 Signed Players and 23 Invitees

NSC Stars will open their camp today with 12 signed players and 23 invitees. Current NSC Minnesota Stars Roster Name Position Birthdate Hometown Previous club Altman, Kyle Defender 1/31/86...
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NSC Minnesota Stars Officially Open Preseason Camp on Thursday

We’ve all been waiting anxiously and the moment has finally arrived. The NSC Minnesota Stars soccer team will kick off their preseason camp on Thursday morning at 8:00 am at...
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Nic Platter Signed by Carolina RailHawks

The Carolina RailHawks announced today the signing of former Minnesota Thunder goalkeeper Nic Platter. “It was just a fantastic opportunity to come to the RailHawks,” Platter said. “I’m coming...
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Johnny Menyongar is NSC Minnesota Stars First Signing

The NSC Stars announced today the signing of Johnny Menyongar as the first player for the new soccer franchise. Menyongar, a Liberian native and resident of the Twin Cities...
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NSC Minnesota is Name of New Pro Soccer Team – Logo Unveiled

The National Sports Center announced today via live webcast that “NSC Minnesota” is the name of the new professional Division II soccer team that is owned and operated by...
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Tampa Bay Rowdies Change Name to FC Tampa Bay

The new FC Tampa Bay logo unveiled on Wednesday. Will it be temporary? What was formerly the Tampa Bay Rowdies, a name taken from the old North American Soccer League (NASL) team,...
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Q and A with Andrew Nestor, Owner, President and CEO of FC Tampa Bay

On Wednesday, FC Tampa Bay held a press conference making several major announcements for the team that had been working hard behind the scenes for a year and half...
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Top Ten Most Read Stories at IMS for 2009

Thanks to Google Analytics, I was able to take a look back at 2009 and see what stories were the most read this past year at Inside Minnesota Soccer. I...
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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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