The United Beat
Major League Soccer and Minnesota United.
A new documentary, airing at 6 p.m. Tuesday on FSN North, details how Minnesota United's supporter groups have come together to form the "Wonderwall" as the team heads to new Allianz Field.
The cancer survivor created his own LampStrong Foundation to help youth cancer patients.
The 33-year-old has been training with United for several months and will backup Matt Lampson, with starter Bobby Shuttleworth and third-choice Alex Kapp injured.
L.A. Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovich backs up his words with his play, again and again
Loon shuffle lineup to account for injuries to Bobby Shuttleworth and Romario Ibarra, among others, and absences for national-team play
The Loons' veteran goalkeeper is expected to start Saturday afternoon's game against Colorado for injured Bobby Shuttleworth
'We had a good chat,' Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath said after the team resumed training for the first time since its 5-1 loss at Philadelphia that eliminated the Loons from playoff contention.
In addition to the winger' s on-field responsibilities, he has taken on a new role as primary translator for the team's South American contingent.
Fernando Bob and Maximiano, along with Loons veteran Ibson, said in an unusual conversation Thursday that they are settling in and adapting well to life in MLS.
United's Darwin Quintero is fouled often, but the referees rarely blow the whistle, according to coach Adrian Heath.
The Loons have a very interesting starting lineup heading into this game.
The winger wasn't at practice on Tuesday at the National Sports Center.
Minnesota United has reached the part of the season when injuries and suspensions start to stack up and thin the roster.
The Loons' goal-minded designated player been dealing with a calf strain and won't play at Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.
Thiesson, who hasn't played since May 20 with a calf injury, participated in Tuesday's full practice.
Coach Adrian Heath and sporting director Manny Lagos called it the right decision, even if it is unpopular with the fan base.
The center back implored the media to cease dividing the team.
The Loons secured an international spot for him in a Wednesday trade with the Colorado Rapids.
Despite some Twitter rumors, a source close to the situation confirmed the club isn't shopping its star striker.
He came on for the final 12 minutes of the game.