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York United survives the late drama on Sunday, August. 14, 2022
Kyle Watson - Aug 15, 2022

TORONTO, ON – After giving up an early lead, York United scored goals in the 80-minute and 84-minute to beat FC Edmonton in the Canadian Premier League yesterday. York United survive late drama after the 84-minute and won the game 3-2 against FC Edmonton. The home side went ahead in the 10-minute of the game, […]

Valour FC score
Thomas Nef - Aug 24, 2020

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.

Canadian Premier League

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 […]

Dylon Powley
Thomas Nef - Feb 17, 2020

INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer spoke with Dylon Powley, FC Edmonton goalkeeper on September 26, 2019. Dylon Powley: A lot of us play for the love of the game 1. Talk about your experience in Sweden, how did it come about and what made you put pen to paper? “When I was playing with […]

Marcus Velado
Thomas Nef - Feb 16, 2020

INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer interviewed Marcus Velado on September 26, 2019. Marcus Velado: I Want to get That U-20 Call-Up 1. How do you analyze your first pro season so far? “I think it’s a really good experience for me. Signing at such a young age – at 17. Signing a professional contract […]

Lars Hirschfeld
Thomas Nef - Feb 15, 2020

INTERVIEW – Lars Hirschfeld is a former Canadian International who played in Europe and the current Goalkeeper coach of FC Edmonton. Last Word on Soccer spoke with Lars Hirschfeld on September 15, 2019. Lars Hirschfeld: Closer to match day the intensity in training slows down 1. Was coaching something you’d always wanted to do after […]

Scott Gilroy FC Edmonton
Thomas Nef - Feb 13, 2020

INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer spoke to FC Edmonton Physiotherapist Scott Gilroy on September 10, 2019. FC Edmonton Physiotherapist Scott Gilroy: Sports Science is a CPL Priority 1. How did this job opportunity come to fruition and specially in the sport that you love? “It all kind of started with treating a few of […]

Ramon Soria
Thomas Nef - Feb 11, 2020

INTERVIEW – This past September 7, 2019, Last Word on Soccer spoke with Ramon Soria of FC Edmonton. Ramon Soria: From Villarreal to Canada 1. Your formation was at Villarreal, A club relatively known worldwide speaking. Did you play with any players that made it far or even a first team of a La Liga […]

fc edmonton revived

EDITORIAL – FC Edmonton fans know that 2019 was a big year for Edmonton. For the first time, the only teams they played against were Canadian with local rivalries with both Cavalry FC (Calgary) and Valour FC (Winnipeg). It was a big if a not bigger deal for Edmonton fans than for other Canadian Premier […]

FC Edmonton
Joe McMaster - Sep 3, 2019

FC Edmonton’s defensive play garners a point as FC Edmonton traveled to Halifax. Marcelin, Temguia, Esua and James played key roles in earning the single.

Bruno Zebie
Joe McMaster - Aug 16, 2019

Bruno Zebie came home to FC Edmonton to take a chance to prove a point. Having made a pact with teammates, he left Foothills to join FC Edmonton

York9 inaugural season
Joe McMaster - Aug 11, 2019

EDMONTON, AB. – FC Edmonton got handed a big opportunity to catch Cavalry FC and York 9 and move into CPL first place, as both teams failed to win on Saturday afternoon. HFX Wanderers pulled off a 0-0 draw with Cavalry, while Valour toppled York 2-0, getting an extra-time game-clinching empty-net goal. FC Edmonton Move […]

Tony Tchani
Joe McMaster - Aug 7, 2019

EDMONTON, AB. (August 7, 2019) – On the final day of the Canadian transfer window, veteran MLS midfielder, Tony Tchani, signed with FC Edmonton.  In mid-July, Jeff Paulus, Head Coach for the Eddies, had told Last Word on Soccer he intended on signing another player soon. Veteran MLS midfielder, Tony Tchani, signs with FC Edmonton […]

Joe McMaster - Jul 19, 2019

FC Edmonton is expecting to sign a new player next week. The fall season started, the transfer window open, it is an opportune time to make additions. Joe McMaster spoke with head coach Jeff Paulus about a potential addition.

Weather Delay Valour FC
Joe McMaster - Jul 18, 2019

EDMONTON, ALBERTA (July 17, 2019) – FC Edmonton hosted Valour FC from Winnipeg on Wednesday evening for their Fall Season home opener in the Canadian Premier League.  This CPL weather delay match a second match between these two teams. CPL Weather Delay: Valour FC Match vs Edmonton On Wednesday evening, kickoff did not occur for […]

Forge FC
Michael Veenstra - Jul 8, 2019

Forge FC dropped their Fall Opener against FC Edmonton on Saturday. Forge FC goalkeeper Triston Henry’s second-half own goal was the difference.

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La Galaxy Center-Back Jalen Neal Is the Future for the Galaxy and USMNT Defense.
Rob Jalón - Jul 8, 2019

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 […]

Real Salt Lake’s Sergio Cordova Celebrates Scoring a Goal at the Rio Tinto Stadium
Felipe Vallejo - Jul 8, 2019

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
Rob Jalón - Jul 8, 2019

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 […]

Canmnt’s Karl Ouimette at BMO Field on July 15, 2015
Evan Curnew - Jul 8, 2019

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 […]

u.s. soccer exodus
Matt Pollard, Editor - Jul 8, 2019

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 […]

Los Angeles Galaxy Forward Raheem Edwards Is Being Defended by Toronto FC’s Chris Mavinga on August 31, 2022
Rob Jalón - Jul 8, 2019

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 […]

Atletico Ottawa vs York United as CPL Enters a New Era as Defending Regular Season Champions
Evan Curnew - Jul 8, 2019

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 […]

CanMNT Head Coach John Herdman Looks On At Al Thumama Stadium
Uttiyo Sarkar - Jul 8, 2019

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 […]