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Oct 8, 2019

Nic and Naylor are here to talk about the dreary performance against the Seattle Sounders and following repercussions. We talk about Molino's influence on the offense and potential strategy for the upcoming playoff game against the LA Galaxy. 

In This Episode:

  • A lackluster loss against Seattle [4:00]
  • United offense reliant on Molino [11:00]
  • Galaxy's defense is their biggest weakness [20:00]
  • The playoff setting [30:00]
  • International play [42:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

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David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Oct 1, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio, and the United have clinched a spot in the playoffs! We talk about the win over Sporting KC, the draw against LAFC, Video Review, and the strong play from Angelo and Vito.

In This Episode:

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Sep 24, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio to talk about the listless performance from Minnesota United against Portland on Sunday. In this episode, we discuss the potential playoff picture and how far United can go in the playoffs.

In This Episode:

  • A record setting match against Portland [2:30]
  • United can take the number 2 seed [12:00]
  • The 3 year plan is yielding results [24:00]
  • Kallman suspended [33:30]
  • Who will make the playoffs? [52:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Sep 17, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio after a break last week and we are ready to talk United this week. In this episode, we discuss the lethargic loss on the road in Houston and a massive win at home against Real Salt Lake.

In This Episode:

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Sep 3, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio for this episode as we talk about the surprising starting line up for the US Open Cup Final, Mason Toye's dominant showing against LAFC and potential stars amongst the Minnesota United youth.

In This Episode:

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Aug 27, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio for this episode as we talk about a rough loss to Sporting KC, the beginning of the Thomas Chacon era, the missing offense and we debate who are United's biggest rivals.

In This Episode:

  • Who are the United's rivals? [2:00]
  • United drop a tough one to Sporting KC [13:00]
  • United is in an offensive rut [20:00]
  • Chacon in the US Open Cup Final [30:00]
  • Minnesota drops from 2nd to 5th [46:00]
  • Premier League [100:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Aug 20, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio for this episode as we talk about the off kilter offensive showing at their two recent home games. We also talk about some of the individuals that shined out during what was otherwise an underwhelming couple of games.

In This Episode:

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Aug 13, 2019

It's just Nic and Naylor in studio for this episode as we talk about the radiant atmosphere at Allianz Field as Minnesota brilliantly took the win and a spot in the Open Cup Final. We also discuss the Thomas Chacon signing, the loss to FC Dallas, and Dotson's continued impressive play.

In This Episode:

  • United win Open Cup Semi-final [1:30]
  • Molino and Toye building chemistry [13:00]
  • United will go up against Atlanta for the Open Cup [27:00]
  • Lots of changes for the FC Dallas game [33:00]
  • Martin is not a starter, and Dotson certainly is [40:00]
  • Toye's egregious Red Card [50:00]
  • International Play [1:04:30]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Aug 6, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio to discuss a steamy win over Portland, and how the heat affected the game. We also talk about a brand new signing, how positive the Ike Opara trade has been this season, and the start of the Premier League.

 

In This Episode:

  • Opara and Mannone essential in win over Portland [2:00]
  • Ibarra vs newcomer Lod [18:00]
  • Could Mason and Hassani start next game? [26:30]
  • Heath has faith in Abu Danladi [30:30]
  • United sitting 2nd in the West [45:00]
  • Minnesota signs Thomas Chacon [50:30]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jul 30, 2019

Nic, Naylor, and Tom are in studio to discuss a curious and disappointing game against an 11th place Vancouver. We had high hopes of a prolific offensive performance against one of the more porous defenses in the league, but unfortunately it ended in a nil nil draw.

 

In This Episode:

  • A draw against Vancouver [4:00]
  • Vancouver parks the bus [14:00]
  • Darwin was trying to do too much [24:30]
  • Darwin suspended on accumulation of yellow cards [31:00]
  • Back to back games against Portland coming up [46:00]
  • A tough September schedule  [51:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jul 23, 2019

In this weeks episode Nic and Naylor discuss the recent draw against Real Salt Lake, the return of Romain Metanire, and the recent signings by Minnesota United. We also talk about some of the moves in the European leagues.

 

In This Episode:

  • United come up with a draw against Real Salt Lake [2:00]
  • Metanire returns from Africa Cup of Nations [13:00]
  • Hassani plays preferred position [20:00]
  • Minnesota signs some new players [27:00]
  • Around the MLS [42:00]
  • International [51:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jul 16, 2019

Nic and Naylor are joined by Tom to praise the continued offensive prowess shown by the Loons throughout the US Open Cup. United continues to transfer that success into regular MLS League play.

 

In This Episode:

  • United put on a clinic in the Open Cup [3:00]
  • Heath validated by recent success [16:00]
  • A marvelous battle against FC Dallas [34:00]
  • Chase Gasper is proving his worth on the field [42:00]
  • Gregus is turning his season around [52:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jul 9, 2019

David Naylor has returned and the whole gang is back in action. Tom and Nic catch Naylor up on all the great things going on in Minnesota Soccer. United look like they are finally at full strength and firing on all cylinders. The US Women's National Team comes home with the World Cup and Men's losses to Mexico in a tight Gold Cup Championship 

In This Episode:

  • Mason Toye springs on to the scene [3:30]
  • Molino is living up to his expectations [8:00]
  • Adrian Heath is leading valiantly [17:00]
  • Young players making an impact [27:00]
  • World Cup Champion US Women's National Team [46:30]
  • A mild disappointment from US Men's National Team [55:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jul 2, 2019

Nic and Tom welcome special guest Nathaniel Zdon to talk about the recent week of games. The US takes down France in the World Cup, the Men's National Team takes down Curacao and Minnesota smashes a depleted FC Cincinnati.

In This Episode:

  • United vs Cincinnati [6:00]
  • Hassani Dotson is the United's most valuable asset [16:30]
  • Chase Gasper's Debut [28:00]
  • Darwin, Finlay, and Angelo continue to heat up [43:00]
  • US vs France [52:30]
  • US vs Curacao [64:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jun 25, 2019

Nic is riding mostly solo tonight as we are without David Naylor and Tom joins from the road. Nic highlights the resurgence of the United offense, and discusses the ups and downs of the U.S. Men's and Women's National teams.

In This Episode:

  • MN United looking good in the U.S. Open Cup [2:30]
  • Quintero back to highlight reel form [15:30]
  • U.S. Men's National Team [30:00]
  • Women's World Cup [52:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jun 18, 2019

A quick and poignant episode as Nic and Naylor talk the U.S. Men's upcoming Gold Cup game, the U.S. Women's teams recent domination, and the United's win against Sporting KC in the U.S. Open Cup.

In This Episode:

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jun 11, 2019

Nic and Naylor pinpoint the major issues with the offense, including Kevin Molino's recovery, the chemistry between Angelo and Darwin, and a lack of proven goal scorers.

In This Episode:

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Jun 4, 2019

Nic and Naylor discuss the night and day performance for the offense across 2 games as the defense continues to be the strength of this team. They also dive into the officiating, Danladi's cold streak, and whether Hassani Dotson has secured a starting spot.

In This Episode:

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

May 28, 2019

Nic & Naylor discuss Minnesota United's 1-0 victory over Houston on Saturday at Allianz Field, including major takeaways from the game, why Nic considers it a "statement win," and what it tells us about the team going forward.

 

In This Episode:

  • A 'Statement Win' [3:00]
  • Where does MNFC sit in the standings? [19:00]
  • Hassani Dotson [25:00]
  • Atlanta/Philadelphia Previews [42:00]

 

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

May 21, 2019

We discuss the bounce back performance against Columbus and the upcoming stretch of games that will tell us whether this team is truly ready for the playoffs.

In This Episode:

  • Ethan Finlay sticks it to Nick with a great performance [5:00]
  • Metanire continues to build on a strong season [12:30] 
  • A hardy defensive performance against Columbus [22:30]
  • Are the Loons a playoff team? [33:00]
  • International Play [51:00]

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

May 14, 2019

With a tough loss against what might be a good Chicago team, we put aside our sorrow as we wonder what is causing this team to struggle on the road.

In This Episode:

  • An all around loss to Chicago [5:00]
  • The offense is not working right now [17:30] 
  • Will United bounce back against Columbus next week? [29:00]
  • If the team continues to falter, could Heath be gone? [37:00]
  • International Play [47:00]

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

May 7, 2019

We talk about the ever impressing Allianz field and the fantastic atmosphere, the middling results of their recent match with Seattle, and of course the Francisco Calvo Trade.

In This Episode:

  • Allianz Field living up to the hype [2:30]
  • Heath won't divulge about Quintero's injury [13:00]
  • Loons go 4-3-3 against the Sounders [20:30]
  • The defense continues to play well at home [31:30]
  • Fancisco Calvo is gone [48:00]
  • Minnesota will now face their former Captain in Chicago [58:30]
  • Final days of the Premiere League [1:03:30]

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Apr 30, 2019

A new look on the defense produces 2 Home Games with no goals against. Suspensions turn out to be a blessing in disguise as the next players up shine. 

In This Episode:

  • United take home a point against the Galaxy [3:30]
  • Quintero's rare sub par performance [14:00]
  • Schuller back at center mid and playing his best [23:00]
  • Ibarra is facilitating possession [30:00]
  • Calvo gets left out of the entire 18 [39:30]
  • Is Calvo on the way out? [45:00] 
  • Locals Kallman and Miller step up [50:00]

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

---

David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Apr 23, 2019

We talk about the serious lack of effort from this defense lately, some positives from this loss and Nick's trip overseas.

In This Episode:

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

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David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

Apr 14, 2019

Allianz Field has debuted, Nic Hallett is in Dortmund, and David Naylor is in studio!

In This Episode:

  • Allianz Field is open! [3:00]
  • Allianz vs. previous MN Soccer venues [6:30]
  • VAR and crowd response [15:00]
  • Allianz Field should be a healthy home-field advantage to United [22:30]
  • Gregus' performance during the home opener [30:00]
  • Heath skips on the 3-4-3 [46:00] 
  • Nic at Dortmund's Signal Iduna Park [55:00]

The Minnesota Soccer Podcast is a weekly podcast with hosts David Naylor and Nic Hallett. Listen for news about the latest with the Minnesota United, Major League Soccer, The World Cup, The Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of Soccer (football).

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David Naylor (@ProfCedar) is a contributor to the coverage of the Minnesota Timberwolves at Zone Coverage. His writing on the Wolves has previously appeared at SB Nation's Canis Hoopus, and he has traveled across the country to report on the Timberwolves.

Nic Hallett (@PrinceHallett) is a Zone Coverage editor and writer, who specializes in soccer coverage. He has previously covered sports for the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Big Ten Network.

Tom Schreier (@tschreier3) is the proprietor of ZoneCoverage.com and previously wrote about Minnesota sports for Bleacher Report and Yahoo! Sports before joining 105 The Ticket in 2014.

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