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Loons to face USL's Cincinnati team in U.S. Cup - but not at home

Loons to face USL's Cincinnati team in U.S. Cup - but not at home

The Loons won't be hosting the match-up, despite an error awarding them hosting rights.


Former Minnesota United player and Brooklyn Park native Ish Jome lands at Nashville SC

Minnesota United's Ismaila Jome, right, and Atlas' Jose Maduena went after the ball last July at TCF Bank Stadium.

He recently trained with United back in early April.


United's new playmaker Quintero on the crowd and team chemistry

United's new playmaker Quintero on the crowd and team chemistry

Darwin Quintero said the chemistry between him as the playmaker and wingers Miguel Ibarra and Alexi Gomez. as well as forward Christian Ramirez, is continuing to develop.


With Ibson out, Collin Martin steps into Minnesota United's midfield against Sporting Kansas City

With Ibson out, Collin Martin steps into Minnesota United's midfield against Sporting Kansas City

The Brazilian has a thigh injury.


College players train with Minnesota United as a way to stay fit, be scouted

College players train with Minnesota United as a way to stay fit, be scouted

And other practice updates from Wednesday.


Miller assesses Loons defense after two games

Miller assesses Loons defense after two games

Outside back Eric Miller came to the Loons fewer than two weeks ago in a trade and said in general he is happy with the team's efforts.


Minnesota United returns to full-strength lineup against San Jose

Minnesota United returns to full-strength lineup against San Jose

During the midweek game, the Loons missed several players who were either injured or resting.


Short a forward, Loons go with new formation against LAFC

Short a forward, Loons go with new formation against LAFC

All three of United's forwards are out with either injury or suspension, though Christian Ramirez did travel to the game.


How the Loons overcame Toye's rookie mistake to beat Vancouver

How the Loons overcame Toye's rookie mistake to beat Vancouver

Forward Mason Toye left the game in the 50th minute after a red card.


Eric Miller debuts for Minnesota United against Vancouver

Eric Miller debuts for Minnesota United against Vancouver

The outside back came to the Loons in a deadline-day trade earlier this week.


Minnesota United's Allianz Field is halfway there

Minnesota United's Allianz Field is halfway there

According to project manager Greg Huber, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium in the Midway area of St. Paul is just past 50 percent complete. The crew is still targeting a Feb. 22 completion date and is on track and on budget.


Loons acquire Woodbury's Miller from Colorado, trade Nicholson

Loons acquire Woodbury's Miller from Colorado, trade Nicholson

The last-minute trade happened as the primary transfer window closed Tuesday.


United's Maximiano plays alongside a childhood hero in Ibson

United's Maximiano plays alongside a childhood hero in Ibson

Never in his wildest dreams would the new Loons midfielders have imagined the possibility that about a decade later, he'd be playing alongside a childhood hero.


Nicholson back in Loons starting lineup after Finlay's injury

Nicholson back in Loons starting lineup after Finlay's injury

Newly arrived Alexi Gomez could also make his debut Saturday against Houston as he is on the bench.


MLS commissioner: Allianz Field will 'undoubtedly' host big matches

MLS commissioner: Allianz Field will 'undoubtedly' host big matches

Garber visited Minnesota United on Thursday and addressed many topics, including team captain Francisco Calvo's call for more respect for the Loons.


Don't call it a drought for Minnesota United's Christian Ramirez

Don't call it a drought for Minnesota United's Christian Ramirez

The forward scored for the first time in 2018 this past weekend.


Ish Jome back training with Loons while searching for a new team

Ish Jome back training with Loons while searching for a new team

The 23-year-old has trialed with the New York Red Bulls as well as a team in Denmark.


Danladi eager to do more for Loons

Danladi eager to do more for Loons

"You always want to play another game and prove to yourself you can get better results," Minnesota United FC forward Abu Danladi said


Calvo and other Loons sound-off about respect after loss to Atlanta

Calvo and other Loons sound-off about respect after loss to Atlanta

The team is fighting to change the league perception about the Loons.


Loons regain Mears but still without Thiesson vs. Atlanta

Jerome Thiesson (left) and Tyrone Mears

The two outside backs dealt with injuries the past two weeks.