General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Welcome to Minnesota sports

I’m a fan, and season ticket holder of Minnesota United FC, our new MLS team. I love watching soccer, and having a local team has been a great amount of fun for myself and my family. We even got my brother-in-law and his fiance to join in the fun. However, like most Minnesota sports teams […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Finally some pro soccer

Sunday night the Minnesota United FC got their second home victory, under a beautiful evening sunset. The weather was perfect for a Sunday evening game with temps in the mid-60s. I went back and forth between wearing my sweatshirt and taking it off, opting finally for going with just a t-shirt at the end of […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

Home opener!!

Sunday, the wife, her brother and fiance and I all headed out to our season ticket seats for the home opener of the Minnesota United FC and their inaugural season in the MLS! As I mentioned in a previous post, it sounded like our team was struggling a bit, but we all had high hopes […]

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General, Write-a-palooza 2017

The woes of expansion

The new Minnesota United FC team played its first match on Friday in the MLS. We got the unlucky draw of facing the Portland Timbers, a team that a couple of years ago was at the top of the heap. To say that our first outing was a bit of a rough ride, would be […]

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Blog-o-rama 2016, General

The baseball ‘pitch’

Saturday night saw the first ever Soccer game at Target Field, the home of the Minnesota Twins baseball team. This matchup was an International Friendly between Minnesota United FC and Club Leon from Mexico. The final score was a 4-2 loss for the Loons (Minnesota), but the game was really fun to watch, and we […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Major League Soccer is a major league

I’ve been a fan of our local pro soccer team for a few years now. I started going to games back when they were called the NSC Stars, and then became the league-owned Minnesota Stars. After that season the team was bought by former United Health CEO Bill McGuire and became Minnesota United FC. Ever […]

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