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Duluth FC Holding Out Hope Summer Academy After Canceled Season

Updated: March 29, 2020 11:11 PM

Less than two months before their season opener set for May 9th, the Duluth FC was conducting tryouts. The BlueGreens were preparing to finalize their roster under new head coach Sean Morgan, but their season wouldn't have a chance to begin.

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Thursday the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) announced the cancellation of the season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The BlueGreens are now turning their focus to their academy team with hope they'll have a chance to play games in the summer.

"If things do clear up around July time, we have the academy team this year which will be made up of mostly local boys. So potentially we'll have a couple games lined up with other teams in the NPSL," said Morgan.

Along with the BlueGreens, Morgan is involved with CSS and Gitchi Gummi Soccer. He played with the Saints from 2012 to 2015 before serving as an assistant coach for four years.

Morgan said he's planning to take the unexpected offseason to prepare for next season by earning more coaching certifications.

"It gives us another full year of planning in terms of really nailing things down and how we want to operate and getting a good firm groundwork laid before next season comes around," said Morgan. 

The Duluth FC were set to open their season May 9th against the Milwaukee Torrent. 
 

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