MNUFC LOANS ROOKIE DEFENDER WYATT OMSBERG TO TULSA

Apr 26, 2018

The Loons look to further develop promising young center back on loan in USL

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (April 26, 2018) — Minnesota United today announced that rookie defender Wyatt Omsberg has been loaned to Tulsa Roughnecks FC of the United Soccer League (USL).

MLS has entered into a Loan Agreement for Omsberg. This agreement contains a right of recall for MLS, which enables Omsberg to play for Tulsa and MNUFC throughout the duration of the loan period, subject to roster rules and compliance.

“Our goal is to get Wyatt minutes,” said MNUFC Sporting Director Manny Lagos. “He needs to get minutes to get match-fit and match-sharp. Wyatt is a player we believe in and he has a lot of potential. This will be a great chance for him to play at a professional level and get some professional games to continue to develop into the player we believe he can be.”

Omsberg, 22, was selected 15th overall by MNUFC in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft from Dartmouth College, where he was a two-time Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year and three-time first-team All-Ivy honoree. He has featured in one match for the Loons during the 2018 season, starting and playing a full 90 minutes in a 3-0 defeat at New York Red Bulls on March 24.

Minnesota United’s next home match is on Saturday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. CT against Houston Dynamo. With 14,500 season ticket holders for 2018, MNUFC has started a 2019 waiting list for season tickets at Allianz Field. Get on the list today with a 5+ or 10+ match mini plan for this season, now available at MNUFC.COM or by calling 763.4SOCCER.

Transaction: Minnesota United has loaned defender Wyatt Omsberg to Tulsa Roughnecks FC of the United Soccer League (USL) on a Loan Agreement. This agreement contains a right of recall for MLS, which enables Omsberg to play for Tulsa and MNUFC throughout the duration of the loan period, subject to roster rules and compliance.

VITALS

Wyatt Omsberg
Position: Defender
Born: 09.21.1995 (22 years old)
Height: 6’4”
Weight: 180 lbs.
Last Club: Dartmouth College
Hometown: Scarborough, Maine
Birthplace: Scarborough, Maine
Citizenship: U.S.

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¡CAMPEONES DE CONCACAF!

Apr 26, 2018

¡CAMPEONES DE CONCACAF!

La Fortaleza Rojiblanca vibró como nunca y en los minutos finales se convirtió en el jugador clave que el Guadalajaranecesitaba para imponerse al Toronto FC en la Gran Final de la Concacaf Liga de Campeones 2018 tras igualar en el global 3-3 y después llevarse el triunfo en la tanda de penales por 4-2, hecho que además de sumar un trofeo más a sus vitrinas le hará disputar su primer Mundial de Clubes de la FIFA.

Los primeros minutos del partido fueron un vaivén de emociones en ambas porterías, pero fue Chivas el que generó las de mayor peligro y desde el 2’ se quedó cerca de inaugurar el marcador en un centro por derecha de Isaac Brizuela que Rodolfo Pizarro remató de cabeza en el corazón del área por encima de la cabaña de Alexander Bono. La respuesta canadiense no se hizo esperar y al 9’ Rodolfo Cota se impuso en un mano a mano ante Jozy Altidore, quien estrelló su disparo en el guardameta. Al 12’ Pizarro condujo la redonda desde tres cuartos de cancha y al llegar al límite del área grande buscó definir bombeado, pero el arquero canadiense estuvo atento y se quedó con la redonda.

El abrelatas llegó al 18’ luego de que Pizarro se sacó el sombrero y tocó filtrado por el centro del área para Orbelín, quien fríamente controló el esférico y definió suave pegado al poste. Después de la anotación el Toronto se hizo de la pelota y respondió la afrenta apenas 6 minutos después, tras una gran jugada individual de Nicolas Hasler quien tocó retrasado desde la línea de fondo para que Jozy Altidore capitalizara la jugada.

Al 31’ Alan Pulido se apoyó de pared con Pizarro por la banda izquierda y luego se encaminó a toda velocidad rumbo al área y centró raso, sin embargo Carlos Cisneros no logró impactar el balón. Justo cuando estaba por concluir la primera mitad Sebastian Giovinco adelantó al equipo de la MLS luego de que aprovechó una desatención defensiva y su disparo entro a la portería pegado a la base del poste izquierdo.

En el complemento los dirigidos por Matías Almeyda pusieron ese extra que se requería y se desbordaron al ataque en busca de conseguir las anotaciones que le permitieran retomar su ventaja en el global; el asedio a la cabaña de Bono comenzó desde el 47’ tras un pase largo de Pulido para el ‘Charal’ que Orbelín remató de cabeza por encima de la cabaña. De nueva cuenta al 52’ Pineda se quedó cerca de conseguir el segundo, pero cruzó de más su tiro.

Al 61’ el recién ingresado Jesús Godínez sacó un potente disparo en los linderos del área, pero la pelota pegó en la base del poste izquierdo. El Guadalajara no cesó ni un instante en su búsqueda del gol del campeonato y en los minutos finales del encuentro estuvo cerca de conseguirlo, al 85’ en un disparo que Eduardo López estrelló en el arquero y al 87’ en un tiro de esquina que Oswaldo Alanís remató a las manos de Alexander Bono. En la definición desde los 11 pasos, los rojiblancos se llevaron la victoria al imponerse por 4-2 gracias a la perfección en sus 4 ejecuciones.

Penales:

Guadalajara:

Oswaldo Alanís O

Jesús Godínez O

Alan Pulido O

Ángel Zaldívar O

Toronto FC:

Sebastian Giovinco O

Jonathan Osorio X

Marky Delgado O

Michael Bradley X

Guadalajara (4)1-2(2) Toronto FC

(Orbelín Pineda al 18’)

(Jozy Altidore al 24’ y Sebastian Giovinco al 44’ )

Árbitro: Oscar Moncada Godoy

Estadio Akron

Asistencia: 36,977 aficionados.

Alineaciones:

Guadalajara: 30 Rodolfo Cota, 6 Edwin Hernández, 3 Carlos Salcido (89 Jesús Godínez al 54’), 4 Jair Pereira, 2 Oswaldo Alanis, 11 Isaac Brizuela (10 Eduardo López al 67’), 7 Orbelín Pineda, 25 Michael Pérez (14 Ángel Zaldívar al 67’), 20 Rodolfo Pizarro, 24 Carlos Cisneros y 9 Alan Pulido.

D.T. Matías Almeyda.

Toronto FC: 25 Alexander Bono, 9 Gregory Van Der Wiel (AM al 83’), 5 Ashtone Morgan, 26 Nicolas Hasler (22 Jordan Hamilton al 56’), 96 Auro Junior, 18 Marky Delgado, 4 Michael Bradley, 21 Jonathan Osorio, 7 Víctor Vazquez (14 Jay Chapman al 71’), 17 Jozy Altidore (8 Ager Aketxe al 84’) y 10 Sebastian Giovinco (AM al 43’).

D.T. Greg Vanney.

CORTESIA: CLUB CHIVAS

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UFC® SEARCHES FOR CONTESTANTS FOR SEASON 28 OF THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER

Apr 26, 2018

UFC® SEARCHES FOR CONTESTANTS

FOR SEASON 28 OF

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®

OPEN CASTING CALL SCHEDULED FOR

TUESDAY, MAY 22 IN LAS VEGAS

 

Las Vegas –UFC® is searching for the best athletes in the world. The world’s premier mixed martial arts competition returns for season 28 of The Ultimate Fighter. An open casting call will be held on Tuesday, May 22 in Las Vegas.

Heavyweight men, weighing in under 265 pounds, and featherweight women, weighing in at the 145-pound limit, between the ages of 21–34 with at least three professional fights and a winning record are invited to attend the open casting call. TUF 28 will begin filming in July 2018 and premiere on FS1 later in the year.

Those wishing to attend the tryouts must complete an online application at http://www.ufc.com/TUF28 and bring the completed form to the tryouts. Fighters will be required to grapple and hit pads and must bring the appropriate gear. Applicants will be notified at the end of the day if they have been selected to move on in the casting process. If selected, applicants must be prepared to stay in Las Vegas until Saturday, May 26. All questions can be directed to Gary DeFranco at gdefranco@pilgrimstudios.com.

WHO:             Male heavyweight and female featherweight fighters

                        

WHEN:          Tuesday, May 22 at 8 a.m. PT

                       

WHERE:       Palace Station Hotel

                        2411 W. Sahara Ave

                        Las Vegas, NV 89102

For more information or current fight news, visit www.ufc.com.  All bouts live and subject to change.

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UFC INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK™ HEADLINED BY UFC® 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER

Apr 26, 2018

UFC INTERNATIONAL FIGHT WEEK™ HEADLINED BY UFC® 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER

 

Week-Long Celebration Also Includes THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® FINALE, UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and UFC Fan Experience®
Las Vegas – UFC® today announced that the 7th annual UFC International Fight Week™ will take place in Las Vegas from Tuesday, July 3 through Sunday, July 8, headlined by the highly anticipated UFC® 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER, presented by Modelo, as well as THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®: UNDEFEATED FINALE, the 2018 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and a two-day, interactive UFC Fan Experience®.

 

The exciting program of events begins on Thursday, July 5 with the prestigious 2018 UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort. On Friday, July 6, UFC’s landmark series, The Ultimate Fighter®, will conclude its 27thseason by crowning a winner during its live finale, also at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort.

 

The action culminates on Saturday, July 7 at T-Mobile Arena, with UFC® 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER, presented by Modelo, live on Pay-Per-View, featuring a heavyweight championship Superfight, as well as a thrilling featherweight championship bout. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic goes for his fourth consecutive title defense against UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormierwhile UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway takes on top-ranked UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega.

 

Tickets for UFC® 226: MIOCIC vs. CORMIER, presented by Modelo and THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER®: UNDEFEATED FINALE go on sale this Friday, April 27 at 10 a.m. PT and 12 p.m. PT, respectively. Information regarding access to the UFC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be announced at a later date.

 

This year’s celebration is also highlighted by an easily-accessible and fully interactive two-day UFC Fan Experience on Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

 

UFC will continue its tradition of providing fans with unprecedented access to UFC champions, top-ranked contenders, UFC Hall of Famers, celebrities, legendary fighters and Octagon Girls® during meet and greet and autograph sessions, or participating in brand activations hosted by UFC partners, including BODYARMOR, EA Sports, Harley-Davidson®, Hospital for Special Surgery, MetroPCS, Modelo, Monster Energy, Reebok, Toyo Tires®, Motel 6 and Grunt Style.

 

Fans from around the world who converge on Las Vegas for UFC International Fight Week will also be able to enjoy open workouts, weigh-ins, press conferences and live entertainment from Tuesday through Saturday. For additional information, please visit UFC.com.

 

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New York Red Bulls Sign Daniel Royer to New MLS Contract Austrian Winger Inks Multi-Year Deal

Apr 26, 2018
HARRISON, N.J. (April 26, 2018) – The New York Red Bulls have signed Austrian midfielder Daniel Royer to a new multi-year MLS contract, the club announced today. Royer signs a deal to stay in New York after a breakout 2017 campaign.
“We are pleased to reach an agreement with Danny to extend his time in New York,” said Red Bulls Sporting Director Denis Hamlett. “Danny fits both our style of play and club culture, and we look forward to him contributing to our continued success.”
 Photo Credit: New York Red Bulls
Press Release
 Royer, 27, had a strong 2017 season with the Red Bulls, tallying 12 goals and three assists in 26 games played. The Austrian midfielder caught fire during the month of July, rattling off six league goals over a four-match span to earn MLS Player of the Week and Player of the Month honors. Royer produced at least one point in 13 of the 26 league matches and in all three MLS playoff games last year.
“Danny is an integral part of our team, and a player that we think will continue to grow and excel in this league,” said Red Bulls Head Coach Jesse Marsch. “He is gifted around the goal and has the qualities and mindset that are required to play our style on both sides of the ball.”
Royer has been able to produce offensively across all competitions for New York. In 50 matches played in a Red Bulls shirt, he has tallied 17 goals (13 league, two MLS Cup playoff, one U.S. Open Cup and one Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League). Royer’s 17 goals include four game-winning goals in league play, a game-winner against New York City FC in the Open Cup and the go-ahead goal on the road against C.D. Olimpia to earn a crucial 1-1 tie in the SCCL Round of 16.
“It’s a great feeling,” said Royer. “It’s a great club. I like the philosophy, I like the team, I like the staff. I like everything here. I’m happy that I re-signed.”
Transaction: New York Red Bulls sign Danny Royer to a new multi-year MLS contract on April 26, 2018.
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