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The Minnesota Soccer Podcast

David Naylor and Nic Hallett chat about the latest with the MN United, MLS, World Cup, Premier League, FIFA and everything going on in the world of soccer (football)!
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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).

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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.

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).

---

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).

---

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 9, 2019

Darwin Quintero was out and yet, the United beat the New York Red Bulls. So, how do we feel about this season? The best start in United history?

In This Episode

  • Loons 2, NY 1 [3:00]
  • Abu Danladi should be on the field. [8:30]
  • But, Danladi; is he still injured? [15:00]
  • The depth of the team [22:30]
  • Will the home opener happen? [29:30]
  • Manchester United get beat by... the Wolverhampton Wolves? [46:00] 
  • Messi's class [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.

Apr 2, 2019

It's a tough week as Saturday's loss leaves us wondering whether this years Minnesota United is actually better than past years. We discuss the poor defensive effort and how this team needs to be able to score at will to be successful in this league.

 

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.

Mar 26, 2019

It's the international break and some United players are on the world stage. We talk about international play and the excitement around the soon to be open Allianz Field is building as the host events leading up to the home opener.

 

In This Episode

  • Minnesota United players going international this week [8:00]
  • US Men's National Team goes up against Ecuador [12:30]
  • First round of the Euro Qualifiers [19:00]
  • A lot of buzz around Allianz Field as we get closer to the Stadium Opener [27:00]
  • United need to continue to prove they are legit [36:00] 

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.

Mar 19, 2019

The Loons go up against a quality opponent in the LA Galaxy, and miss a chance to steal a win. We talk about the new stadium and what kind of exciting atmosphere that will form in the area for fans.

 

In This Episode

  • Tom gets an early preview of the new Allianz Field [3:00]
  • The Loons miss an opportunity to take down the Galaxy [15:30]
  • Calvo's miscues and Schuller a liability [25:00]
  • Danladi plays a great 10 minutes [35:00]
  • What adjustments can be made for the Loons [45:00]
  • How will they bounce back against New England? [48:00]
  • Around the rest of the MLS -w- [54:00]
  • International Play [1:07:00]

 

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.

Mar 12, 2019

The Loons...win on the road? And it was a shutout?! We discuss the 3 goal win, the upcoming road games, and MLS's champ Atlanta gets thrashed in their Champions League stint.

 

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.

Mar 5, 2019

Nick Hallett and David Naylor go in depth on the season opening win on the road. This team is showing lots of promise, as we discuss the new and returning players performances against an easy Vancouver team.

 

 

In This Episode

  • Loons take home the victory no the road [3:00]

  • Francisco Calvo is a legit offensive threat [12:30]

  • Romario Ibarra could be the best striker on this team [21:00]

  • Grades on the new additions [28:00]

  • The return of Kevin Molino will be a boost [38:30]

  • Across the rest of the MLS [45:30]

  • International Play [49:00]

33:00 for the wave

 

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.

Feb 26, 2019

The final episode before the start of the regular season. Closed roads and classic Minnesota weather brings David Naylor in studio this week with Nick Hallett and Tom Schreier to talk about pre-season games and what the new season will bring.

 

 

In This Episode

  • What will the opening day roster look like? [4:00]

  • Who's coming off the bench? [16:30]

  • Vancouver - Previewing the season opening match [19:30]

  • A couple of exciting friendlies - Berlin & Madison [25:00]

  • Let's talk International - Chelsea Goalkeeper lunacy [31:30]

  • Premier League [41:30]

  • Copa Del Rey [51:30]

 

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.

Feb 19, 2019

We are less than two weeks away from MNUFC's season opener! We take one more look at the roster and how things can potentially shake out over the next couple weeks, breakdown the performances from a couple key players in the recent preseason friendlies, and take a look at the recent activity in the Champions League!

 

In This Episode

  • We are twelve (12!) days away from the Loons season opener! [2:00]
  • Catching up on news from around the MLS [6:00]
  • Ethan Finlay Returns! [11:00]
  • Loons roster moves, preseason friendly updates [18:00]
  • New jerseys! [24:00]
  • The Loons finally have depth! [33:00]
  • Champions League! [40:00]

 

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.

Feb 5, 2019

Eric Miller re-signs, Nic is transitioning towards becoming a paparazzi, and David is watching us from above!

 

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.

Jan 29, 2019

Nic is ready to expand on his successful predictions, international play styles, and Minnesota United trade for MVP defender Ike Opara.

 

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.

Jan 22, 2019

The Loons are back in town and have begun pre-season training sessions, rumors are swirling regarding MNUFC's interest in Agustín Rossi, and we discuss the trend of America's top young players choosing to play overseas instead of the MLS.

 

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.

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