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 […]
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.
Hamilton, ON. (Editorial) – Forge FC played another entertaining game of soccer but lost out on the points with the last kick of the match. Though the inaugural Canadian Premier League season is still young, Forge FC are in danger of falling off the pace for spring season championship. Picked by many as favorites for the […]
With the release of the Canadian Premier League schedule today, there are three key rivalry match ups to look out for up north. See what coaches had to say about the schedule.
Last Word On Soccer had the chance to interview Sean Clarke from Foot Soldiers Supporter Group (Cavalry FC) about the upcoming CPL season. We thank him for his time and candor. If interested, check our interviews with Lake Side Buoys (Pacific FC) and Barton Battalion (Forge FC) supporters’ groups. MK: Can you tell our readers a brief […]
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The U.S. Soccer Federation, along with the USMNT and USWNT, have agreed on a historic equal pay CBA that will run through 2028 for both teams.
Dylan Borrero has finally arrived in the States from Brazilian football and today spoke to the New England press for the first time.
Can you really believe in D.C. United? On the latest episode of Last Word SC Radio, Rachael Kriger, Harvey Cruz and Jamie Rooke break down teams, including DCU, in Red, Yellow and Green Light.
You may have heard this once or twice in 2022, the New York Red Bulls are going for their first home win of the season. This time, it’s Wednesday night against the Chicago Fire. The pair have already played once this season, a wild 2-1 win for the Red Bulls at Soldier Field. One of […]
ATLANTA, GA – Coming off of an emphatic Open Cup victory over FC Cincinnati, the Revolution visited Atlanta United. Atlanta was themselves eliminated from the competition at the hands of Nashville and so had a point to prove. The latter have had a better time of it in league play and the home advantage favoured […]
It was over in 23 minutes. What should have been a battle for second place turned into a Texas rodeo as the Los Angeles Galaxy was destroyed by F.C. Dallas 3-1 on Saturday night. LA Galaxy defense destroyed by Dallas Both clubs entered the match with two of the stingiest defenses in the league, but […]
Goals from Daniel Gazdag and Luquinhas in a crazy second half saw 10-man Red Bulls stay unbeaten on the road at the Philadelphia Union.
TORONTO, ON – Kyle Smith scored the game-winning goal as Orlando got three big points in the second half. As a result, Orlando remains near the top of the Eastern Conference. Kyle Smith scores game-winning goal as TFC loses second straight at BMO Field Three keys to the game Full Game Summary:#TFCLive had chances to […]