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 180 – Mid-way in the Midway

Cal and Kyndra hand out their official 7/17-of-the-way-through-the-season assessments, before taking a spin around the rest of the league, and indeed, the rest of the world.

Episode 179 – Mental Health Matters

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Kyndra is joined by MNUFC defender DJ Taylor and Allina Health clinical psychologist Dr. Meghan Miller to discuss the important topics of caring for one’s mental health, supporting those around us, and working to break the stigma that often surrounds this issue.

Episode 178 – Howdy, Dallas

Cal and Kyndra analyze MNUFC’s previous match against LA Galaxy before FC Dallas Television Analyst, Steve Davis, joins the podcast to preview this Sunday’s opponent: the Tex Hooper team with superstar Jesus Ferreira who has improved this season and a team who is hungry to secure themselves a playoffs spot.

Episode 177 – Sounder of the Loons

Cal and Kyndra break down a busy week of Loons action that included a disappointing MLS loss, an exciting U.S. Open Cup win, and some very Minnesota weather patterns, before bringing Sounders analyst Keith Costigan onto the pod to preview this Sunday’s opponent: the newly-crowned CCL champions … and current holders of the 13th-best record in the Western Conference.

Episode 176 – Cincinnati Inquirers

Cal and Kyndra are joined by new FC Cincinnati head coach, Pat Noonan, to discuss the squads’ respective seasons and preview this Saturday’s match. Also, Cal goes on a rant about soccer fandom in America. It’s audio gold.

Episode 175 – La La Loons

Callum Williams and Kyndra de St. Aubin are joined by LAFC announcer Max Bretos to preview Sunday’s big-time matchup between the rapidly-ascending Loons and the Supporters’ Shield leaders, LAFC.

Episode 174 – The Deputy Drops By

Callum Williams and Kyndra de St. Aubin are joined by MLS Deputy Commissioner and St. Paul native, Mark Abbott, to discuss this week’s big All-Star Game announcement, the growth of Major League Soccer and where he sees the league heading.

Episode 173 – A Very Rapids Recording

U.S. soccer legend and current Colorado Rapids broadcaster, Marcelo Balboa, joins the pod to chat about the clubs’ respective starts to the season and preview this Saturday’s showdown in St. Paul.

Episode 172 – And the Academy Goes To…Frisco

Callum Williams and Kyndra de St. Aubin break down the Loons first loss of the season and look ahead to the Austin FC match, before chatting with MNUFC Director of Youth Development, Noel Quinn, about the Youth Academy’s upcoming trip to the Generation adidas Cup.

Episode 171 – Hanging with Hassani

Callum Williams and Kyndra de St. Aubin break down the Loons fast start to the season and the USMNT qualifying for the World Cup, before sitting down with Hassani “Bangers Only” Dotson to discuss his time growing up in Washington, his Swiss-Army-Knife role with MNUFC, becoming a new father and more.