Minnesota United FC

American professional soccer club based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

Minnesota United FC are an American professional soccer club based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They play in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer, starting in the 2017 season[2] as the league's 22nd club. The club plays its home games at Allianz Field.

Minnesota United
Nickname(s)The Loons[1]
FoundedMarch 25, 2015; 7 years ago (2015-03-25)
StadiumAllianz Field
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Capacity19,400
OwnerBill McGuire
Head coachAdrian Heath
LeagueMajor League Soccer
2019Western Conference: 4th
Overall: 7th
Playoffs: First round
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Players and staffEdit

PlayersEdit

As of October 1, 2020[3]
No. Position Player Nation
1 Goalkeeper Tyler Miller       United States
2 Defender Noah Billingsley       New Zealand
3 Defender Ike Opara       United States
4 Defender José Aja       Uruguay
5 Midfielder Jacori Hayes       United States
6 Midfielder Osvaldo Alonso       Cuba
7 Midfielder Kevin Molino       Trinidad and Tobago
8 Midfielder Ján Greguš (DP)      Slovakia
9 Forward Luis Amarilla (on loan from Vélez Sarsfield)      Paraguay
10 Midfielder Emanuel Reynoso (DP)      Argentina
11 Midfielder Thomás Chacón (DP)      Uruguay
12 Forward Aaron Schoenfeld       United States
13 Midfielder Ethan Finlay       United States
15 Defender Michael Boxall       New Zealand
16 Forward Kei Kamara       Sierra Leone
17 Midfielder Robin Lod       Finland
18 Goalkeeper Greg Ranjitsingh       Trinidad and Tobago
19 Defender Romain Métanire       Madagascar
21 Defender Bakaye Dibassy       Mali
30 Goalkeeper Adrian Zendejas       United States
31 Midfielder Hassani Dotson       United States
41 Midfielder James Musa       New Zealand
44 Midfielder Raheem Edwards       Canada
77 Defender Chase Gasper       United States
94 Midfielder Marlon Hairston       United States
97 Goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair (GA)      Canada
99 Goalkeeper Fred Emmings (HG)      Luxembourg

Out on loanEdit

No. Position Player Nation
14 Defender Brent Kallman (at El Paso Locomotive)      United States

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Coaching StaffEdit

List of SeasonsEdit

As of September 29, 2020[5]
Season League Position Playoffs USOC Continental Average
attendance
Top goalscorer(s)
Div League Pld W L D GF GA GD Pts PPG Conf. Overall Name Goals
2017 1 MLS 34 10 18 6 47 70 –21 36 1.06 9th 19th DNQ R4 DNQ 20,538   Christian Ramirez 14
2018 MLS 34 11 20 3 49 71 –22 36 1.06 10th 18th R5 23,902   Darwin Quintero 11
2019 MLS 34 15 11 8 52 43 +9 53 1.56 4th 7th R1 RU 19,723   Darwin Quintero 10
2020 MLS 14 5 5 4 24 21 +3 19 1.71 6th 13th TBD N/A (COVID-19) N/A (COVID-19)   Kevin Molino 6

^ 1. Avg. Attendance include statistics from league matches only.
^ 2. Top Goalscorer(s) includes all goals scored in League, MLS Cup, U.S. Open Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, FIFA Club World Cup, and other competitive continental matches.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "RSL v MNU 2017 MLS Preseason Match". MNUNFC.com. February 14, 2017.
  2. "Atlanta to join Eastern Conference in 2017, Minnesota to compete in West". Major League Soccer. August 20, 2016. Retrieved November 19, 2016.
  3. "Minnesota United FC Roster". mnunitedfc.com. Retrieved November 13, 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 "Minnesota United Names Head Coach". Minnesota United FC. Retrieved November 28, 2016.
  5. "Major League Soccer Table". espn.com. Retrieved September 29, 2019.