The Menace begins a search for the next general manager and head coach who will lead the organization. Team owner Kyle Krause has announced that GM Todd Meiners and head coach Laurie Callway are completing their time with the Menace.
After Saturday's 8-0 win at Valley Stadium, the Menace can clinch the Women's League Soccer championship tomorrow. Des Moines hosts FC Indiana (South Bend) at Teamwork Acres in Waukee, for a 4:30 p.m. Sunday matinee.
The Menace closes the season with a Saturday-night home match and a regular-season finale at St. Louis on Sunday. Minnesota Stars FC, which eliminated the Menace from the 2012 Open Cup, returns to Valley Stadium. Fireworks follow the match.
Wear RED to the July 14 doubleheader, and you'll get a $5 ticket for the Menace's last 2012 action at Valley Stadium. Fireworks follow the 7:30 men's match with the professional Minnesota Stars FC. The women's match against Ft. Wayne opens the Fan Appreciation Night festivities at 4:30.
Kasy Kiarash's stoppage-time goal (pictured) gave the Menace a 2-1 win over Thunder Bay on Friday. As the teams enter Saturday night's 7:30 rematch at Valley Stadium, Des Moines remains in the hunt for a playoff spot.
The Menace women's match scheduled for this Saturday (July 7) at Valley Stadium has been moved to Sunday, July 15 at Teamwork Acres in Waukee. The change does not affect this weekend's Friday-Saturday PDL doubleheader between the Menace and Thunder Bay at Valley Stadium.