ANALYSIS – The CanMNT World Cup roster was revealed on Sunday morning. There are several players to note on the roster. There are obviously some familiar faces, but also some new ones that were able to make the team. Also, there will also be the talk of the players who could not play because of […]
FOOTHILLS COUNTY, AB – Pacific FC advanced to their first-ever CPL Finals appearance in club history at ATCO Field. They got this result on the road against a very tough Cavalry FC (representing Calgary) side. The same side that Pacific had problems within the Canadian Premier League regular season. However, Pacific stepped up when needed […]
The 2021 Canadian Championship started on Sunday afternoon with an Al Classico (also known as the Battle of Alberta) matchup between FC Edmonton and Cavalry FC (team representing Calgary). Both teams are geographic rivals as they are both located in the province of Alberta. The game took place at Clarke Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, but […]
This was an even game between Cavalry FC and York 9. However, Cavalry FC was slightly the better team and it showed on the scoreline. They had the better chances and threatened the backline more often than York 9. Marcus Haber Scores Game-Winning Goal for Cavalry FC Three Keys to the Game Cavalry FC Had […]
CPL Island Games in a West Preview Show: Martin Bauman on Pacific FC, Steven Sandor on FC Edmonton, Sandra Prusina on Cavalry FC, Ryan Brandt on Valour FC.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND – The 2020 Canadian Premier League Island Games saw Forge FC and Cavalry FC pick up where they left off. The finals rematch played out to a 2-2 draw, with penalty drama helping Cavalry pick up the draw in the final minutes of this CPL Island Games match. CPL Island Games Forge […]
EDITORIAL – The Canadian Premier League (CPL) isn’t the first time Canada has tried to launch its own national football league. In fact, the plans for creating the CPL were first put in place shortly after the closure of the ill-fated Canadian Soccer League in 1992. Lessons Learned From the First CPL Season However, after […]
INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer spoke with Oliver Minatel of Cavalry FC on September 9, 2019. Oliver Minatel: Dos Santos, Meeting Mauro Eustaquio 1. How did you get recruited to PSV Eindhoven’s academy of Holland in 2010? “It was through a Dutch scout who was following the U-17 São Paulo state tournament in Brazil. […]
Forge FC win the inaugural Canadian Premier League title on the back of a fantastic defensive performance and a late goal from David Choiniere.
The Canadian Premier League revealed the CPL Trophy in front of media and fans Friday: The North Star Shield. CPL commissioner David Clanachan unveiled the newly designed North Star Shield at Tim Horton’s Field in Hamilton, Ontario. Introducing The North Star Shield – the #CanPL's ultimate prize#CanPLFinals pic.twitter.com/JR6ALC6HQ2 — CanPL (@CPLsoccer) October 25, 2019 Introducing […]
The first leg of the inaugural Canadian Premier League finals kicks off in Hamilton, Ontario, on Saturday at Tim Horton’s Field. Hosts Forge FC and regular season champs Cavalry FC have met 7 times already in the short life of the CPL. Results are evenly split, with each team winning three times and a single […]
PODCAST – Hi all! It’s CPL Finals, baby! To speak about the defining match-up between Cavalry FC and Forge FC, Thomas Nef was joined by reporters Nolan Kangas from CanPL.ca, and Scott Strasser from Away From The Numbers. On what was a very interesting conversation, they started off by talking about Cavs’ and Forge’s domination […]
Forge FC were sunk by a late goal against Cavalry FC in a preview of the CPL final. The two sides meet for another test next Wednesday.
Forge FC beat Cavalry FC in a statement win that sees them go top of the fall table. Forge took 3 points from a 1-0 win thanks to a Jonny Grant goal.
A sweet strike by captain Kyle Bekker gave Forge FC a 1-0 win over undefeated Cavalry FC. The win keeps Forge Championship hopes alive with a slim chance.
FC Edmonton takes their first loss in the opening edition of Al Classico for the CPL. Cavalry remains undeafeted after the lone goal from Jordan Brown.
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Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Galaxy made their 2023 home preseason debut on Saturday night with a 2-1 loss to New York City FC. Douglas Costa had a chance to tie the score with a stoppage-time penalty after a brilliant run by Efrain Alvarez but had his tame effort saved. And so, the 2023 […]
NEWS – The European January transfer window finished on Tuesday, but many MLS Clubs are still on the hunt for new additions to their team for the upcoming 2023 season. With the home opener just over three weeks away, the Vancouver Whitecaps are slowly starting to make some more important moves after their early start, meaning […]
LA Galaxy vs. NYCFC will be an early season measuring stick again for the Galaxy amid a mountain of uncertainty. The 2021 MLS Cup champions travel to Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, February 4 in Los Angeles’s first pre-season match in the 2023 campaign open to Galaxy supporters. Will they show up? LA Galaxy […]
As announced by Atletico Ottawa, the club has signed defender Karl Ouimette to a contract that runs until 2024. Ottawa joins six other CPL clubs to have announced a new player. Reigning CPL champions Forge FC have yet to announce a new player. Ouimette, now 30, has earned 18 senior appearances with Canada but has […]
PODCAST – What’s up Internet? On this episode of Last Word Soccer Club Radio, Matt, Rachael, and Ed get together to talk all things U.S. Soccer exodus. We discuss Earnie Stewart and Brian McBride leaving their roles and what comes next as we still don’t have a head coach and Gregg Berhalter is still under […]
Depending on what type of Los Angeles Galaxy fan you are, you’re either angry or desperate at the impending start to the season. Perhaps both?! What’s certain is that Galaxy’s off-season instability won’t delay the start of the 2023 campaign in 24 days. The new MLS television deal with Apple TV will debut with the […]
The Canadian Premier League has announced a full schedule release for the 2023 season which is the league’s 5th season anniversary. In addition to a full schedule release, the league has also confirmed multiple changes to the regular season. It will be CPL Commissioner Mark Noonan’s first full season in charge after he took over mid-way […]
The Canada men’s soccer team head coach, John Herdman, has confirmed that he will stay on as the team’s head coach after guiding them through the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The English coach aspires to take the Canadian side to the 2026 World Cup and has even rejected offers from other national sides to stay […]