North American Soccer

Alejandro Pozuelo
Lukas Weese - Feb 29, 2020

Alejandro Pozuelo’s penalty kick goal was the highlight in a 2-2 draw between Toronto FC and the San Jose Earthquakes in the season opener. Pozuelo’s goal came at the 40th minute in the first half, after taking a penalty in the box. The Reds midfielder is coming off a season in 2019 where he recorded […]

Alphonso Davies
Lukas Weese - Oct 15, 2019

TORONTO– Team Canada has won its first of two meetings against Team USA 2-0 in the CONCACAF Nations League. In the 63rd minute, Alphonso Davies, the breakout midfielder of Bayern Munich, buried the first goal. In the 90th minute, Lucas Cavallini struck the ball in the back of the net off the wing, propelling Canada […]

Toronto FC Playoff
Lukas Weese - Oct 9, 2019

Michael Bradley remembers the deafening sounds from the Toronto FC crowd. There was a time when it did not seem conceivable for BMO Field to host a soccer playoff game. That changed on October 27, 2016, when Toronto FC hosted the Philadelphia Union. It was a street fight for a football match. Sebastian Giovinco, Jonathan […]

Toronto FC Wins and will Host Playoff Game
Lukas Weese - Oct 6, 2019

Toronto FC needed a win. And they needed a bunch of help. On MLS’ Decision Day, Toronto FC not only defeated Columbus FC 1-0 but got the help they needed to finish fourth in the MLS East Standings. With Philadelphia United losing 2-0 to the Montreal Impact and FC Cincinnati and D.C. United draw, the […]

Greg Vanney
Lukas Weese - Sep 16, 2019

TORONTO— Greg Vanney was probably imagining a different outcome for his Toronto FC squad. After jumping to a 2-0 lead over Colorado on Sunday, Vanney was hungry for his squad to put the foot on the gas to secure the three points. But after giving up two goals, the Toronto FC manager knew he was […]

Toronto FC
Lukas Weese - Sep 15, 2019

TORONTO– The Toronto FC homecoming did not disappoint. After over a month on the road, the Reds came back to BMO Field defeating the Colorado Rapids 3-2. With goals scored by Tsubasa Endoh (8′) and Alejandro Pouzelo (13′), TFC dictated the possession and dominated from start to finish. Right out of the gate, Greg Vanney‘s […]

John Bava - Sep 13, 2017

Atlanta United FC routed the New England Revolution in historic fashion on Wednesday. The 7-0 result ties for the largest margin of victory in MLS history.

Last Word Staff - Sep 10, 2017

FC Dallas is now winless in its last eight after Sunday’s 3-0 defeat to Atlanta United FC, who played their first home game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

John Bava - Aug 26, 2017

Federico Higuain tallied two assists to move into fourth all-time among Columbus Crew SC players in assists as the club defeated FC Dallas 2-1 Saturday.

Last Word Staff - Aug 15, 2017

From Last Word On Soccer, by Matt Pollard Podcast (August 14, 2017) – What’s up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, we’re changing this up from our normal show. Matt Pollard sits down with Steve Bernasconi of The Soccer Tour for an interview pod special. Last Word SC Radio: Interview Special With Steve Bernasconi […]

MLS 3.0
John Bava - Aug 2, 2017

From Last Word On Soccer, by John Bava Just a week after reemerging in the land of Disney, Dom Dwyer conjured up some late magic. In front of 61,428 at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL, the newly minted Orlando City striker netted an 87th minute goal to help the MLS All-Stars draw defending European champions […]

Last Word Staff - Jul 29, 2017

The Chicago Fire face a tough test this weekend as the Men in Red travel to face a Sporting KC team who’s undefeated at home and have allowed just 15 goals.

John Bava - Jul 19, 2017

Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj tallied first half goals for the USMNT in a 2-0 win over El Salvador that clinched a spot in the Gold Cup semifinals.

John Bava - Jul 12, 2017

Panama and the USMNT both notched expected wins in Gold Cup Group B action on Wednesday but neither came easy against Nicaragua and Martinique.

Last Word Staff - Jul 2, 2017

From Last Word On Soccer, by Matt Pollard Editorial (July 2, 2017) – The Los Angeles Galaxy are the walking wounded. This weekend they lost to the San Jose Earthquakes with amazingly 12 Senior Roster players unavailable between injuries, suspensions, and national team call-ups. Seven players were listed as ‘out’ or ‘questionable’ for the Galaxy […]

John Bava - Jul 1, 2017

Columbus Crew SC struggled with the Atlanta United high pressure in a 3-1 loss last month. A win on Saturday will hinge on their ability to manage it.

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Football News
Last Word Staff - Jul 1, 2017

People who follow this sport up close are probably familiar with them, but others aren’t, so let’s go over some of the top football news stories you should know.

Jordan Spieth at the Valspar Championship
Cody Flavell - Jul 1, 2017

The Valspar Championship was very entertaining for a relatively weaker field. Taylor Moore pulled off his first victory on the PGA Tour. It wasn’t without some drama and late flair from soon-to-be-30-year-old Jordan Spieth. No one moves the needle in golf like Tiger Woods and there may never be another. However, if there is anyone […]

Popular Sports
Last Word Staff - Jul 1, 2017

Popularity is often a subjective term when you’re discussing sport. Football is often held up as the world’s most popular sport because it has the biggest international viewing figures.

Rory McIlroy drives at the Players Championship
Andy Moore - Jul 1, 2017

Up until this past weekend, it had been a solid start to the 2023 season for Rory McIlroy. Though yet to recapture his late 2022 form that saw him finish in the top 10 of his last 7 events of the year, a win at the Dubai Desert Classic in January and then a second […]

Cody Flavell - Jul 1, 2017

Jordan Spieth put it perfectly Sunday afternoon when talking about Scottie Scheffler in his post-round press conference at TPC Sawgrass. “I honestly hated when people called it a run for me so I don’t want to call it a run for Scottie but he’s playing really well,” Spieth said. He couldn’t have nailed it on […]

Ian Poulter swinging
Andy Moore - Jul 1, 2017

12 months in golf is a long time….. Enough to see the game fracture into two sides, in essence becoming a battle between the longstanding PGA Tour v the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf. Unsurprisingly, the biggest dissenters to the new upstart league has come from golf’s leading voice, and the predominantly American-based PGA Tour, but […]

Last Word Staff - Jul 1, 2017

You don’t have to be passionate about Esports competitions or even gaming to understand the sheer size of Esports nowadays. In recent years, gaming tournaments have broken numerous viewership records and there is no sign of stopping when it comes to the growth of this industry.  As a result, because of this growth and popularity, […]

Kurt Kitayama kisses the Arnold Palmer Invitational trophy
Cody Flavell - Jul 1, 2017

30-year old Kurt Kitayama pulled off one of the biggest underdog wins in recent memory on Tour and won a crisp $3.6 million in doing so.