Minnesota Youth Club Soccer News

MYSA Summer State Tournament The MYSA Summer State Tournament is set to conclude on Wednesday as all age brackets except the U-19 Boys will play their final on Wednesday...
Brian Quarstad
4 min read

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...
Brian Quarstad
19 min read

ESPN Has Record Setting Soccer Numbers For World Cup 2010; Ratings up 40%; Viewership up 49%

Thru 40 Games on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2, Ratings Up 40% and Viewership Up 49% vs. 2006 ESPN3.com Logs Largest U.S. Audience for a Sports Event on the Web...
Brian Quarstad
7 min read

US Open Cup Misinformation

IMS published a story yesterday concerning the US Open Cup and how those that run the tournament make decisions on which venues games are played at and who gets...
Brian Quarstad
1 min read

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...
Brian Quarstad
3 min read

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:...
Brian Quarstad
15 min read

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...
Brian Quarstad
2 min read

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...
Brian Quarstad
9 min read

Minnesota Thunder Academy Accepted into USSF Development Academy Program

The Minnesota Thunder Academy (MTA) will announce Friday morning that they are only 1 of 2 1 of 4 teams accepted into the prestigious USSF Development Academy for 2010.  The...
Brian Quarstad
9 min read

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...
Brian Quarstad
6 min read

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...
Brian Quarstad
5 min read

The Real Story on Joe Gaetjens – USA v England and Holland and other Interesting Tidbits

Joe Gaetjens being carried off the field after his famous goal that defeated England in 1950 Leander Schaerlaeckens of Soccernet recently wrote a very thorough articleon the real Joe Gaetjens...
Brian Quarstad
11 min read