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 185 – A Very Cattywampus Conversation

Cal and Kyndra break down the Loons recent winning streak, discuss some major transactions around the league, and brush up on their British slang, before chatting with Vancouver Whitecaps head coach, Vanni Sartini, to preview tonight’s matchup north of the border.

Episode 184 – Beach Boys

Cal and Kyndra break down all the recent happenings in Loons land, from a heartbreaking loss in Miami, to a crucial midweek matchup in LA, to Adrian Heath’s contract extension and more.

Episode 183 – Happy Pride!

Former Minnesota United midfielder, Collin Martin, joins Cal and Kyndra on this week’s Sound of the Loons special podcast, along with the Executive Director of Reclaim, Ryan Fouts. Martin shares his story with the group as they dive into who Reclaim is, what they do, and the impact the nonprofit organization brings to the Twin Cities.

Episode 182 – The Boston Tea Party

Cal & Kyndra break down the SC Paderborn friendly, our Loons on international duty, the upcoming revolution against New England and more.

Episode 181 – Paderborn in the USA

In advance of Saturday’s friendly against SC Paderborn 07, Cal has a chance to sit down with centerback Uwe Hünemeier to discuss the 2. Bundesliga squad’s visit to the Twin Cities, expectations for the season ahead, Major League Soccer’s growth on the global stage and more.

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.