The Angle

Agustin Rossi and the Gaps in Modern Sport – FiftyFive.One – Football Article

Photo by Daniel Mick. On this Martin Luther King, Jr Day, I find myself pondering 3 different, yet connected thoughts. First is the news, expertly reported on by E Plurbus Loonum, of the saga of Agustín Rossi’s failed signing with Minnesota United FC. The second, another local team, the Timberwolves, blasting social media with images of a credibly accused rapist in an effort to get him elected to the NBA All-Star game. The third is the fact that sports, while…

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Why Players Pick Minneapolis City SC by Dan Hoedeman – FiftyFive.One – Football Article

This is the fourth in a series of articles that take a look inside what it’s like to run one a lower division club. It’s focused on the playing side of things: mainly, our mission and what it takes to be competitive in the NPSL. Last season, we won our conference without taking a loss, with a record number of points, as the highest-scoring team in the country, using only players from the Twin Cities. It was an incredible achievement,…

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