Minnesota United Owner Talks Busy Soccer DayMinnesota United FC owner Bill McGuire spoke with WCCO Radio Wednesday ahead of a match at U.S. Bank Stadium that’s expected to draw 60,000 people.
Minnesota United Owner Talks Stadium VisionMcGuire’s vision for the stadium is starting to take shape, with plans being put into place for exactly how it will be built.
New Minnesota United Stadium To Be Built In St. PaulThe Minnesota United's new home is St. Paul. Mayor Chris Coleman and Minnesota United Owner Bill McGuire announced the team will call St. Paul home Friday. The city and the team reached a deal to build a 100-percent privately-funded stadium at the former "bus barn" site at Interstate 94 and Snelling Avenue.
Coleman, McGuire To Announce Major League Soccer Stadium In St. PaulSt. Paul mayor Chris Coleman and Minnesota United FC owner Bill McGuire are gearing up for a big announcement on Friday, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
Minnesota United Head Coach, Owner Talk Soccer Ahead Of Season OpenerWCCO's David McCoy spoke to the team's owner and head coach ahead of Saturday's game to talk about the recent buzz around soccer in Minnesota.
Questions for Minnesota United's Bill McGuireMinnesota United FC owner Bill McGuire had a good week with Wednesday's announcement that his ownership group had been granted an expansion franchise in Major League Soccer with play to begin in 2018. McGuire faces a July 1 deadline to have a workable stadium plan and state lawmakers have said he'll get little help, but the former UnitedHealth Group chief was in a jovial mood when he agreed to take a few questions from The Associated Press. Answers have been edited for length.
Downtown Soccer Stadium Funding Has Yet To Be Worked OutWhile Minneapolis cheered the announcement of a new Major League Soccer franchise, it’s not clear how the owners plan to pay for a new 18,500 seat stadium, and whether they’ll ask for the public’s help.
MLS, Minnesota United Owner To Make 'Major Announcement' Major League Soccer (MLS) and Bill McGuire, the owner of the Minnesota United FC soccer team, are scheduled to make a "major announcement" on Wednesday concerning the future of soccer in Minnesota.
MLS Officials Hear Expansion Pitch From MinneapolisThe two groups hoping to bring a Major League Soccer franchise to Minnesota have made their pitches to league officials. Minneapolis is competing with Las Vegas and Sacramento for a 24th franchise as the league hopes to grow to two dozen teams by the end of the decade. The Minnesota Vikings ownership group led by Zygi Wilf was to argue the soccer team should play in the new $1 billion stadium being built.
Minnesota Sports Groups Maneuver For MLS TeamThe jockeying is intensifying for two groups hoping to land a Major League Soccer franchise in Minnesota.
Pro Soccer Team Changes Name To Minnesota United Minnesota United FC is the new name of the state's professional soccer team.