Sporting KC, Minnesota United toss All Star barbs

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Sporting KC feels rightly aggrieved that the MLS All Star Game can lead to rosters based on popularity more than the season’s form.

Tim Melia has been simply fantastic for SKC, but won’t see time against Real Madrid thanks to Colorado Rapids backstop Tim Howard and Seattle Sounders mainstay Stefan Frei.

No one’s debating whether Howard and Frei are quality keepers, but Melia’s season has been pretty, pretty good.

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That said, expansion side Minnesota United pointed out that perhaps SKC should be pleased with having two representatives, Dom Dwyer and Graham Zusi, on the roster.

And in the case of the latter…