John Bava - Aug 30, 2017

Despite an improved standing in World Cup Qualifying since Bruce Arena took over as USMNT boss, Michael Bradley emphasized there’s still work to be done.

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 […]

Last Word Staff - Aug 14, 2017

Manchester United kicked off their Premier League season in dominant fashion with a convincing 4-0 win over West Ham. José Mourinho’s team were barely challenged as they dispatched the London outfit with some fluid attacking football. The result enhanced expectations for the rest of the season, as well as making a statement to the other teams in the […]

Last Word Staff - Aug 13, 2017

Since switching to a three-at-the-back system, some of Arsenal’s defensive frailties have started to go away. The Gunners have defended deep and narrow, with their wing-backs dropping into full-back positions to form a back five when out of possession. With four midfielders in front of them, it has been hard for opponents to find space through the […]

Last Word Staff - Aug 8, 2017

As the new season approaches, a successful transfer period, coupled with the return of Champions League football, has brought excitement back to Manchester United. The pre-season showed glimpses of what this team is capable of achieving, but also raised several questions about the squad. Manchester United 2017-18 Season Preview José Mourinho’s Impact The past season raised many […]

Last Word Staff - Aug 6, 2017

On the 11th July, Liverpool confirmed the signing of Dominic Solanke upon contract expiry from Chelsea. Two days later, Watford confirmed the signing of Nathaniel Chalobah with one year left in his deal. Weeks previously, Solanke became a world champion with the England Under-20 squad and Chalobah was England’s best player at the Under-21 European Championship. Both were […]

Last Word Staff - Aug 6, 2017

Sunderland and Derby played out a 1-1 draw on Friday night, whilst Nottingham Forest beat Millwall 1-0, to open the 2017-18 Football League season. Bradley Johnson opened the scoring for the visiting Rams, but Lewis Grabban’s penalty at the end of the first half earned Sunderland a deserved point. At the City Ground, Barrie McKay scored […]

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 - Aug 1, 2017

Manchester United are looking for their first Premier League title since 2013, and José Mourinho is looking for his fourth in total. The club have just returned from their pre-season tour of the United States. Pre-season is a time for experimenting and trying different systems and formations, but which will work best for the Red […]

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.

Last Word Staff - Jul 23, 2017

Crystal Palace announced the appointment of Dutchman Frank de Boer as their new manager in June, much to the delight of several supporters. The Eagles have struggled to have a long-term option at the helm with the likes of Ian Holloway, Tony Pulis and Sam Allardyce, amongst others, taking charge of the club since they […]

Last Word Staff - Jul 21, 2017

The most important transfer of the summer, and certainly the most cost-effective, has probably already happened. It did not, however, involve any of the eye-watering fees seen for some of the new arrivals to the Premier League. Instead it is the transfer of one of the best central defenders in the world, Leonardo Bonucci, from […]

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.

Last Word Staff - Jul 19, 2017

It is without question that Eden Hazard has been Chelsea’s most influential player since his arrival five summers ago. The Belgian has guided the club to two league titles, danced his way to the League Cup and ignited their triumph over Benfica in the 2013 Europa League final. Last month, Eden Hazard sustained a fracture […]

Last Word Staff - Jul 17, 2017

Manchester United kicked off their pre-season tour with a 5-2 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy at the StubHub Centre in Los Angeles. Largely untroubled throughout the night, José Mourinho set the team up in an unconventional 3-5-2 formation which he only used on two occasions last season. Mourinho did admit that he was doing so […]

Last Word Staff - Jul 14, 2017

All of Arsène Wenger’s title-winning teams at Arsenal, as well as George Graham’s great 1990-91 side, have had at least four centre-backs and four strikers in their squad. It wasn’t simply a question of quantity which led to their moments of glory, but quality: a title-winning team needs four high-quality central defenders and centre-forwards, and […]

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Eddie Davey - Jul 14, 2017

Most golf fans think of mid-June, Father’s Day, when they think of the U.S. Open, few even know the virtually untold story of US Open Qualifying. While the winner accepts the trophy on Sunday afternoon, the true “open” part of the U.S. Open takes place in relative silence at qualifying events held weeks before the […]

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It was announced on December 12th that nineteen-year-old Kaiden Guhle will represent Team Canada as its captain for the 2022 IIHF World Junior Championship. The teenager is currently playing for the Edmonton Oil Kings in the Western Hockey League. Guhle was traded to the Oil Kings by the Prince Albert Raiders on the very same […]

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Last Word Staff - Jul 14, 2017

Football s one of the most followed sports on the planet and has billions of loyal fans. While leagues like Serie A are very popular, the biggest draw is arguably the English Premier League. There are many reasons for this – with the fast-paced action and tough tackling being important. The Premier League is also […]

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Matt Jarvis - Jul 14, 2017

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Tom Cunningham, Editor - Jul 14, 2017

Not many fans knew the name Bruno Lage before he stepped foot in the Wolverhampton Wanderers technical area in the summer; nobody really knew what to expect. In all honesty, it all felt a bit ironic that once again, Wolves were turning to the Portuguese to oversee a change in fortune. It all felt a […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Jul 14, 2017

Caesars is one of the biggest brands in the world of gambling and its online foray – with a sportsbook – is not too far off in terms of being perfect. The sportsbook from Caesars is available in different parts of the United States. After initially beginning its operations in the states of Pennsylvania, Indiana, […]

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Matt Lee, Dept Manager - Jul 14, 2017

This summer, the Harry Kane transfer saga was one of the biggest stories with the star Tottenham Hotspur striker eyeing a move away from his boyhood club after their continuous decline since reaching the Champions League final in 2019. Kane, 28, made his intentions clear that he wanted to leave with champions Manchester City heavily […]

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UEFA, the governing body for European football, has recently announced that it will be doubling the prize money for the upcoming Women’s EURO 2022 Football Championship. The decision was approved at a UEFA Executive Committee meeting in the Moldovan capital of Chisinau, in which a new distribution model among the 16 qualified teams was also […]