Megan Ryan | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minnesota United, MLS

Megan Ryan covers Minnesota United FC and Major League Soccer for the Star Tribune. Previously, she reported on that other kind of football at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Penn State) and the Dallas Morning News (Friday Night Lights). She's a University of Minnesota grad and a native of the state.


Darwin Quintero brings soccer swagger to overlooked Minnesota United

The Loons' first 'designated player' signing, who is likely to command a seven-figure salary, said he is excited to bring his offensive firepower to the second-year MLS franchise.


After maddening loss, Loons get two weeks to chill

Minnesota United will have to wait two weeks before it can do its talking on the pitch. But in the meantime, there's some self-reflection to do.


Minnesota United signs its first designated player, Darwin Quintero

The high-profile acquisition is expected to attend but not play in the Loons' game Saturday night at TCF Bank Stadium against Atlanta United.


Loons step up, paying big for Colombian star Darwin Quintero

After failing at first, Minnesota United tried again, and the Loons will likely have their first high-profile signing within the week.


Heath: New personnel no excuse for Loons ugly loss

Injury-depleted Minnesota United lost 3-0 to New York Red Bulls on Saturdays, causing winger Ethan Finlay to remark: 'I thought we had left this in 2017.'


Minnesota United defense is taking shape

New Loons goalkeeper Matt Lampson said, "These past two games have been some of the best defensive team efforts I've seen."


Loons send fans home happy with victory in TCF Bank opener

Despite the loss of star Kevin Molino, the Loons held off the Chicago Fire in front of 23,000.


Loons continue push to add to roster

"We've said all along that if the right players became available, we'd try to do it," Minnesota United FC coach Adrian Heath said.


Big, loud Loons crowds make for a happy (and temporary) home

Another strong showing is expected for Minnesota United's second (and final) TCF Bank Stadium opener Saturday. And the forecast is for friendlier weather this time.


Loons star Molino likely lost for the season after knee injury

Star midfielder Kevin Molino tore the ACL in his left knee in Saturday's victory over Orlando City and will most likely be out for the remainder of the season.