Ethan Finlay
Tim Miller

Black & Gold Bullets: March 27, 2015

In case you missed it, Major League Soccer announced that Minnesota United FC is set to become the 23rd franchise in MLS in 2018. Adam Jardy of The Columbus Dispatch spoke to Minnesota-born midfielder Ethan Finlay about the new club.

Check out NBC Sports Pro Soccer Talk and for previews of each MLS contest set to be played this weekend.

A significant number of players in MLS will be absent this weekend, including Crew SC’s Waylon Francis and Justin Meram, due to national team callups. Paul Kennedy at Soccer America takes a look at who will be missing for each MLS club.

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