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Nic Hallett 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.

Loons Relieve Tension with Gritty Win

You could tell the pressure was getting to them. After the final whistle blew Saturday night, Minnesota United head coach Adrian Heath thrust an exaggerated...

New United Look Like Old United In Road Loss to Chicago

It was a performance that reminded many of something they've seen from Minnesota United before: abhorrent performance on the road. Last year set an incredible...

Pondering Whether to Be Optimistic or Pessimistic After Another Home Draw...

Is the glass half full or half empty? Depends on which lens you’re looking through. On one hand, after drawing Saturday with the Seattle Sounders...

Analysis: United Cut Ties With Captain, Trade Calvo to Chicago

Minnesota United made an eye-opening announcement Friday when the team revealed it was trading captain Francisco Calvo to the Chicago Fire. In return, United will...

HALLETT: Major Questions Raised as Loons Improve Defense in 0-0 Draw

In yet another list of growing examples, the Loons continue to prove they can go toe to toe with the class of Major League...

Red Bulls Provide Rebound for Injury-Riddled Loons

Just when it appeared Minnesota United was set to continue its underwhelming ethos of years past, the Loons found a way to produce one...

Same Old Story as Loons Look Putrid on the Road

Minnesota United is better than last year, but the answer to exactly how much better continues to be murky at best. The waters on this...

Experienced Galaxy Take Down “Still A Work in Progress” United, 3-2

If the first two matches of Minnesota United’s season underlined the resurgence new roster additions have provided the franchise, Saturday night’s match highlighted the...

Maybe Adrian Heath Was Right All Along

Maybe, just maybe, he has been shorthanded all along. It was reminiscent of a broken record so many times in the past two years as...

Minnesota United’s New Faces Allow For New Tactics and New Results

Game 1: MNUFC @ Vancouver New-look Minnesota United exorcised numerous past demons as they defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps in the 2019 opener 3-2. The Loons...