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While fans chant Vermes Out, Cauldron leadership remains silent

Sporting KC fans were chanting Vermes Out during another home loss, but Cauldron leadership has yet to break their silence about the unacceptable state of the club.



Credit: Thad Bell

This past Saturday was the most lifeless and sad I’ve ever seen the KC Cauldron. It might have felt like The Blue Hell, but only if you were standing in it.

The only songs sung with real energy during Sporting KC’s 2-0 loss at home to CF Montreal, were chants of “Vermes Out”. Fans themselves are expressing their frustrations in the stadium, and online. But Cauldron leadership has yet to officially speak up and break the silence.

So, what should they do exactly? That’s one of our discussions in a really fun, long episode of Shades of Blue titled Ndefinitely. Hopefully we can make you smile between all the doom and gloom.

“The calves are back, and so can you!” Thank you to our totally real and not made up sponsor, Logan Legs.

We start off with postgame audio from Johnny Russell and the most ridiculous stat you’ve heard all year. Gadi Kinda made his MLS debut in a 2-0 home loss to CF Montreal. Is he going to save us?

In the wake of Ben Sweat’s swift departure, we do some reminiscing with the Top 5 Jettisons in club history.

Peter Vermes responds to the “Vermes Out” calls. The players on the field looked defeated this match and it begs the question… is it possible Vermes could lose the locker room?


04:00 – “Don’t Deserve to Wear the Shirt”
13:00 – Gadi Kinda Debut
20:00 – Ted Lasso & Total Football
27:00 – Top 5 Jettisoned Players
38:00 – Peter Responds to Vermes Out
56:00 – State of the Cauldron
1:10:00 – Losing the Locker Room

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