Monthly Archives: August 2009

U.S. Open Cup Final on Wednesday

The final of the 2009 U.S. Open Cup will be held on Wednesday, September 2.  The game will feature two teams from Major League Soccer (MLS) with the Seattle Sounders FC facing host D.C. United.  The game, which will be broadcast

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Nike Sells USL to NuRock Soccer

On August 27, the United Soccer Leagues (USL) announced that NuRock Soccer Holdings LLC had purchased the leagues from Nike for an undisclosed amount. Based in Atlanta, NuRock Soccer Holdings LLC is led by Rob Hoskins and former NASL player Alec

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Thunder face must win weekend

With just seven league games remaining on the schedule, the ninth-place Minnesota Thunder find themselves currently out of the USL Division 1 playoff picture.  Seventh-place Vancouver has 31 points.  Eighth-place Miami has 25 points.  Only the top seven teams qualify

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Thunder playoff hopes take serious hit

The Cleveland City Stars (3-15-7) snapped a 13-game winless streak by defeating the Minnesota Thunder on Saturday, 1-0.  Stars striker Teteh Bangura scored the only goal of the game in the 23rd minute and goalkeeper Hunter Gilstrap made 3 saves to

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Rhinos, Thunder finish tied 3-3

Click here for USL story.

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