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Sound of the Loons

Sound of the Loons is your source for Minnesota United audio, from player soundbites to longform interviews to the flagship podcast with play-by-play commentator Callum Williams and writer Steve McPherson. Tune in regularly to hear from players and coaches, plus inside insights on everything soccer in Minnesota.

Latest Episodes

Episode 198 – Decisions, Decisions

A look at the Loons, a wild Western Conference, and an upcoming Decision Day game against the Vancouver Whitecaps. Cal and Kyndra recap the latest Loon and league happenings and look ahead to Sunday’s Decision Day showdown against the Whitecaps with Vancouver’s head coach, Vanni Sartini.

Episode 197 – El Rey is Here to Stay

Two tough World Cup warmup games for the U.S., a new contract for El Rey and and a Saturday match in San Jose. Cal and Kyndra discuss the international break, talk to MNUFC Technical Director Mark Watson about the recent re-signing of Emanuel Reynoso and look ahead to the next Loons match against the Earthquakes.

Episode 196 – Science Class

Ever wondered who the Head of Sports Science is at MNUFC? Well, you’re in luck! In this episode, Cal and Kyndra do a deep dive into the work experience of Minnesota United’s Sean Buckley and recap the latest Loon happenings.

Episode 195 – Sporting Spice

Two tough games against West Coast teams and the newest edition of the Nicest Rivalry in Sports. Cal and Kyndra recap the latest Loon happenings and talk to Sporting Kansas City midfielder, Oriol Rosell, about the season they’ve had and the upcoming match against Minnesota.

Episode 194 – Preparation for Portlandia

A disappointing result against Dallas and a game against Portland with playoff implications. Cal and Kyndra recap the latest Loon happenings and talk to Portland Timbers head coach, Giovanni Savarese, about the season they’ve had and the upcoming match against Minnesota.

Episode 193 – The Wild, Wild West

A tough game against Real Salt Lake, a deep dive into player performances and a duel against Dallas on the horizon. Cal and Kyndra recap the latest Loon happenings, look ahead to this weekend’s matchup and discuss how the Western Conference is shaping up with the postseason just around the corner.

Episode 192 – It’s Elementary, Dear Watson

A big win against Austin, a deep dive into player performances, and another Texan team on the horizon. Cal and Kyndra recap the latest Loon happenings and talk to MNUFC technical director, Mark Watson, about the recent transfer window and how the Twosies have impacted the recruitment process.

Episode 191 – A Wolff Among Loons

A successful match in Music City, the MLS All-Star week, and an upcoming game against the Western Conference’s second place squad. Cal and Kyndra recap the latest Loon and league happenings and look ahead to Saturday’s showdown against Austin FC with the opposing team’s head coach, Josh Wolff.

Episode 190 – Pod for the Stars

A special All-Star edition of the podcast in which ESPN analyst and Apple Valley native Taylor Twellman joins Kyndra de St. Aubin — but not Cal, because car problems – to preview MLS All-Star Week, reflect on the growth of soccer Minnesota, and debate whether or not the Twin Cities qualify as a “small market”.

Episode 189 – Of Denver and Deadlines

A dramatic draw against Portland, a busy transfer window, and an upcoming match in the mountains. Cal and Kyndra recap the latest Loon and league happenings and look ahead to Saturday’s showdown with former USMNT player and current Colorado Rapids color analyst, Marcelo Balboa.