Reporter | Minnesota United FC

Jerry Zgoda covers Minnesota United FC and Major League Soccer for the Star Tribune.

Zgoda has been a Star Tribune sportswriter so long, his first beat directly out of college was covering the North Stars. In nearly 30 years, he has covered the NHL, the Wolves and the NBA twice (he missed the first Kevin Garnett era, which says something about his sense of timing), Gophers and NCAA athletics, the radio/TV beat, major-championship golf and outdoor recreation.


Minnesota United's Boxall is making a French connection

Loons defender Michael Boxall has been paired on the back line with two Frenchmen.


Boxall's Loons club record hits 87 games and counting

Minnesota United center back Michael Boxall on Sunday played a club record 87th career game Sunday, part of a strange season in which he is the only player who has played every minute.


Loons play to 0-0 draw with Real Salt Lake

The two teams played for the third time since July -- and the second time in three weeks at Allianz Field – but neither could find the back of the net.


Loons' schedule tilts to Allianz Field starting Sunday vs. Real Salt Lake

Minnesota United returns to an empty Allianz Field on Sunday, a home-field advantage nonetheless against Real Salt Lake. The Loons have played three home games and seven away.


Heath on Loons players during virus threat: 'They've done everything we've asked'

Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath said his team has "been fine so far" in testing every other day and the day before games.


Loons keeper St. Clair has a promising future in his hands

Pressed into service with Minnesota United, young Canadian goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair has found his rhythm.


Newcomer Kei Kamara starts at striker for Loons

Newly acquired veteran striker Kei Kamara quickly moved into Minnesota United's starting 11 on Wednesday against Columbus Crew SC, just four days after a…


Loons lose to Columbus 2-1 after extra-time goal disallowed

Loons coach Adrian Heath called himself and his team "a little bit aggrieved" over how Wednesday's game ended.


Veteran scorer Kamara wants to win a title, stick with Loons

The Loons acquired Kei Kamara, a prolific MLS goal-scorer, from Colorado to fortify their injury-ravaged striker position and provide a forceful presence through season's end.


Loons' final nine games of season announced; fans won't be allowed

Major League Soccer released the remainder of the Minnesota United schedule Tuesday, with the regular season ending Nov. 8