2013 Minnesota United FC season

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Minnesota United FC
2013 season
Owner Bill McGuire
Head Coach Manny Lagos
NASL Spring: Sixth
Fall: Fourth
U.S. Open Cup Second Round
Highest home attendance 6,754
Lowest home attendance 2,028
Home colours
Away colours

The 2013 season was Minnesota United FC's fourth season of existence, and their third consecutive season playing in the North American Soccer League, the second division of the American soccer pyramid.

Club[edit]

Season Roster[edit]

as of September 5, 2013[1]

No. Position Player Nation
0 Midfielder Franks, FloydFloyd Franks      United States
1 Goalkeeper Hildebrandt, MitchMitch Hildebrandt      United States
2 Defender Davis, JustinJustin Davis      United States
3 Defender Dias, CristianoCristiano Dias      Brazil
4 Defender Pitchkolan, AaronAaron Pitchkolan      United States
5 Defender Buro, EdiEdi Buro      Bosnia and Herzegovina
6 Defender Friedland, KevinKevin Friedland      United States
7 Forward Bracalello, SimoneSimone Bracalello      Italy
8 Midfielder Reed, MichaelMichael Reed      United States
9 Forward Campos, PabloPablo Campos      Brazil
10 Forward Ambersley, MikeMike Ambersley      United States
11 Forward Griffin, MaxwellMaxwell Griffin      United States
13 Midfielder Takada, KentaroKentaro Takada      Japan
14 Defender Kallman, BrianBrian Kallman      United States
15 Midfielder de Silva, SeanSean de Silva      Trinidad and Tobago
16 Midfielder Mallace, CalumCalum Mallace (on loan from Montreal Impact)     Scotland
17 Midfielder Daley, OmarOmar Daley      Jamaica
19 Midfielder Heitor-Piffer, LuisLuis Heitor-Piffer      Brazil
20 Defender Tobin, ConnorConnor Tobin      United States
21 Forward Wall, TravisTravis Wall      United States
22 Midfielder Venegas, KevinKevin Venegas      United States
23 Midfielder Ibarra, MiguelMiguel Ibarra      United States
25 Forward Polak, NateNate Polak      United States
27 Defender Kallman, BrentBrent Kallman      United States
28 Midfielder Ubiparipović, SinišaSiniša Ubiparipović (on loan from Montreal Impact)     Bosnia and Herzegovina
30 Goalkeeper Van Oekel, MattMatt Van Oekel      United States
32 Midfielder Rodriguez, LucasLucas Rodriguez      Argentina
33 Goalkeeper Sattler, DarylDaryl Sattler      United States

Transfers[edit]


Management[edit]

  • United States Nick Rogers – President
  • United States Manny LagosTechnical Director and Head Coach
  • England Carl Craig – First Assistant Coach
  • United States Kevin FriedlandPlayer/Assistant Coach

Competitions[edit]

Preseason[edit]


NASL Spring Championship[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or qualification
1 Atlanta Silverbacks (C) 12 6 3 3 20 15 +5 21 2013 NASL Spring season winner H
2 Carolina RailHawks 12 5 5 2 20 16 +4 20
3 San Antonio Scorpions 12 6 2 4 19 15 +4 20
4 Tampa Bay Rowdies 12 5 3 4 21 16 +5 18
5 FC Edmonton 12 3 5 4 13 12 +1 14
6 Minnesota United 12 4 2 6 18 23 −5 14
7 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 12 2 2 8 10 24 −14 8

Updated to games played on 4 July, 2013.
Source: NASL Standings
Rules for classification: .
(H) - Will host Soccer Bowl 2013.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.


Matches[edit]

      Win       Loss       Draw


US Open Cup[edit]


NASL Fall Championship[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or qualification
1 New York Cosmos (C) 14 9 4 1 22 12 +10 31 2013 NASL Fall season winner
2 Carolina RailHawks 14 7 2 5 21 16 +5 23
3 Tampa Bay Rowdies 14 5 5 4 30 27 +3 20
4 Minnesota United 14 6 2 6 21 19 +2 20
5 Fort Lauderdale Strikers 14 5 3 6 18 20 −2 18
6 FC Edmonton 14 3 7 4 13 14 −1 16
7 Atlanta Silverbacks 14 4 4 6 14 22 −8 16
8 San Antonio Scorpions 14 3 1 10 15 24 −9 10

Updated to games played on 2 November, 2013.
Source: NASL Standings
Rules for classification: .
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.


Matches[edit]

      Win       Loss       Draw

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minnesota United FC Roster - Team Roster and Player Statistics". Mnunitedfc.com. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Minnesota United FC Roster: Transfers & Loans". Global Sports Mediam. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Minnesota United Agrees to Player Exchange With Carolina RailHawks - See more at: http://mnunitedfc.com/2013/07/minnesota-united-agrees-to-player-exchange-with-carolina-railhawks/#sthash.GYrYhHRL.dpuf". MN United FC. 25 July 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Minnesota United FC Signs Midfielder Omar Daley". MN United FC. 7 August 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Farewell, Captain Kyle Altman". MN United FC. 28 June 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ "2013 Roster: Calum Mallace". MN United FC. 12 August 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013. 
  7. ^ "2013 Roster: Sinisa Ubiparipovic". MN United FC. 12 August 2013. Retrieved September 5, 2013.