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NASL II
Minnesota Stars/
Minnesota Stars FC
2011-Present
USSF D2
NSC Minnesota
2010
USISL/USL:
1990-2009
Thunder
Early 1990-1994
1994-2009
MISL: 1984-1988
Strikers
Minnesota Strikers page of the Dallas Sidekicks Historical Archive
NASL I: 1976-1984
Kicks
Developmental
1997-2001
Twin Cities Tornado
Team Ownership
 
History of Professional Soccer in Minnesota
 
United Soccer Leagues, Inc. (formerly USISL) (1986-Present)
 
Minnesota Thunder - 2003
A-League (Division 2)
Before the season, Syracuse was added. Hampton Roads became Virginia Beach. During the season, Calgary was taken over By the league and renamed Team Calgary.
G W D L GF GA Pts
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Northeast Division
Montreal Impact 28 16 6 6 40 21 54
Rochester Raging Rhinos 28 15 6 7 55 36 51
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 28 15 4 9 50 41 49
Syracuse Salty Dogs 28 11 5 12 42 38 38
Toronto Lynx 28 11 4 13 29 38 37
 
Southeast Division
Charleston Battery 28 15 7 6 41 27 52
Virginia Beach Mariners 28 14 5 9 51 34 47
Richmond Kickers 28 12 7 9 41 32 43
Charlotte Eagles 28 6 7 15 29 59 25
Atlanta Silverbacks 28 4 7 17 27 48 19
 
WESTERN CONFERENCE
Pacific Division
Seattle Sounders 28 16 5 7 45 24 53
Vancouver Whitecaps 28 15 7 6 45 24 52
Portland Timbers 28 15 2 11 39 33 47
Team Calgary 28 4 3 21 16 62 15
 
Central Division
Milwaukee Wave United 28 18 0 10 61 32 54
Minnesota Thunder 28 17 2 9 44 28 53
El Paso Patriots 28 9 3 16 33 48 30
Cincinnati Riverhawks 28 9 0 19 38 62 24*
* 3 points were deducted for an unspecified infraction
Indiana Blast 28 3 2 23 28 67 11

Conference Semi-Finals: Seattle defeated Vancouver 0-0, 1-1 (6-5 PK)
Minnesota defeated Milwaukee 0-1, 2-0 OT
Rochester defeated Montreal 2-1, 0-0
Charleston defeated Virginia Beach 0-1, 4-1
Conference Finals: Charleston defeated Rochester 0-0, 1-0
Minnesota defeated Seattle 1-0, 1-0
CHAMPIONSHIP: Charleston defeated Minnesota 3-0
After the season, Pittsburgh & Charlotte dropped to the PSL (D3), Indiana & El Paso dropped to the PDL (D4).
Data Sources:

US Soccer History Archives maintained by Dave Litterer, the most complete online source of information on the NASL, MISL and the USISL.