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Simply one of my favorite songs from the late 90’s/early 00’s midwest emo scene. The driving, shimmering guitars and the lyrics still resonate 15 years ago.
Hey, for those who still are following this blog, this blog is now my non-soccer thoughts blog. Hoping to get something up once a day/week/whenever. We’ll see how it goes.
As some of you might have noticed, the Loon Call will be where I’ll be writing about Minnesota United FC from now on. The Relegated will be put on hiatus for now. So come on over and join the community!
Co-Players of the Match Congrats to Hildebrandt and Mendes for being chosen by the fans as the co-players of the match. Hildebrandt for his cleansheet, and Mendes for the goal that decided the game. Justin Davis had a great game until the red card. The … Continue reading
Sometimes a team wins 3-0 and the team looked out of sorts, then can win 1-0 and look dominating for most of the game. Minnesota again came out in a 4-2-3-1, their favored formation for much of the Spring Season. … Continue reading
Fill out your Loon Ratings for the 1-0 Carolina Home win! Voting Closes Saturday at Noon Central!
Someone described this game as the worst he had ever seen a team win 3-0, which was definitely reflected in the ratings. I was busy hanging out with my one day old son, who I am taking to call the … Continue reading
With a 2 day old, my stamina for writing is limited, so I’m not going to get too into the tactical considerations of the game. Expect for a while shorter posts as life readjusts to having a new member of … Continue reading
It’s been a long mid-season break, but July 4th saw the Minnesota United FC play the Mexico U-21 National Team in a friendly. At times it was less than friendly, what with 3 red cards given for a confrontation in the second half. … Continue reading
A friendly is a time for experimentation, which made the line-up that was trotted out for the first half both surprising and expected. Expected, as the formation was different from anything we’ve seen from Minnesota this season. Surprising in that the starting … Continue reading