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Last Word on Soccer 2022 Classic as the CanMNT Qualifies for the FIFA World Cup for the First Time Since 1986

Last Word on Soccer 2022 was a memorable year for the site. Forge FC became the first-ever CPL team to make the Concacaf Champions League and the Seattle Sounders FC won their first-ever Concacaf Champions League. The CanWNT also continued their Celebration Tour Games from 2021, this time in Vancouver and Langford. They then played […]


Pacific FC won: Abdoulaye Samake and Callum Irving celebrates goal at Starlight Stadium

LANGFORD, BC – Pacific FC won the rematch of the 2021 CPL Final. Pacific FC, the defending North Star Shield champions, face Forge FC, the most successful team in the Canadian Premier League. Hamilton struggled early on in this game. They also had trouble stringing passes together, which helped the team from Langford to win […]

Cruz Azul celebrates Ángel Romero's goal on February 24, 2022

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – Cruz Azul moves on with a 3-1 victory over Forge FC in Mexico City. They were able to get past Hamilton’s defence on a number of occasions, especially in the first half. As a result, Cruz Azul will be heading to the quarterfinals stage of the Concacaf Champions League. Cruz Azul […]

2021 CPL Forge FC vs Calvary FC on November 16, 2021

HAMILTON, ON – Rómulo Otero scored the goal that gave Cruz Azul the win at Tim Hortons Field. It was not the most convincing of wins, but they got their important road goal against a resilient Forge FC side. Three keys to the game Full Game Summary:#ForgeFC played well but did not get a shot […]

Head coach of Forge FC Bobby Smyrniotis at the CPL Final's Press Conference

PREVIEW – Forge FC started the 2021 CPL season as two-time North Star Shield champions.  They had a terrific regular season, including having a terrific record at home. They accomplished what they could not achieve the year previous. This was to finish in the top six of the Concacaf League, which gave them a berth […]

CCL Fever 2022
Matt Pollard, Editor - Feb 10, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, the Boyz all have a fever. It’s not COVID or cowbell related. It’s CCL Fever 2022. After we briefly talk MLS transfers, we break down every matchup of the Concacaf Champions League Round of 16. Liga MX teams have some poor runs of […]

Pacific FC celebrates their first-ever North Star Shield in Hamilton, Ontario

HAMILTON, ON – Alessandro Hojabrpour’s goal gave Pacific FC their first-ever North Star Shield. Pacific did not look sharp in the first half. However, they had a terrific second-half performance and their defence played spectacularly in a one-goal victory at Tim Hortons Field. Alessandro Hojabrpour gives Pacific FC their first-ever North Star Shield Three keys […]

Pacific FC celebrates a goal at Starlight Stadium

PREVIEW – The North Star Shield will be awarded on Sunday, December. 5. Forge FC (based in Hamilton) will look to make it three in a row. This is while Pacific FC (based in Langford and in Greater Victoria) looks to win their first-ever North Star Shield. It is everything to play for each team […]

Forge FC goalkeeper Triston Henry against York United FC

TEGUCIGALPA, HON – Forge FC was unable to score against F.C. Motagua and failed to advance. It was not without some chances though for Hamilton. It was surprising that the match ended in a scoreless draw. Forge FC was unable to score in Honduras’ capital Three keys to the game Full Game Summary: Both #ForgeFC […]

2021 CPL Forge FC vs York United FC in Hamilton, Ontario

HAMILTON, ON – Forge FC equalized with two goals late at Tim Hortons Field. This was thanks to late goals from Kwame Awuah and Joshua Navarro. Forge FC equalized late to earn a draw at Tim Hortons Field Three keys to the game Full Game Summary: Both of #EstoEsMotagua’s goals came from set pieces.#ForgeFC scored […]

2021 CPL Hamilton Forge FC vs York United FC in Hamilton, Ontario

HAMILTON, ON – Joshua Navarro helped Forge FC get two goals in the second half. As a result, Hamilton will go to their third-straight final defeating their 905 Derby rivals York United FC 3-1. Joshua Navarro’s performance helped Forge FC advance Three keys to the game Full Game Summary:#ForgeFC was the better team with 22 […]

2021 CPL Forge FC vs York United FC on September 11, 2021

HAMILTON, ON – For Forge FC, Canadian Premier League history was made. They become the first-ever CPL team to advance to the Concacaf Champions League. There was also other history made as Hamilton was the better team, especially in the first half while they were more clinical in the second half. Forge FC makes CPL […]

Forge FC Canadian Championship final
Elias Laradi - Oct 29, 2021

CF Montreal booked their spot in the Canadian Championship Final after beating Forge FC in penalties to advance. CF Montreal reach Canadian Championship Final A tight first half : Forge FC came out of the gates strong and they got their first shot on target in the fourth minute courtesy of Mo Babouli but Sebastien […]

2021 CPL Forge FC vs York United FC on September 11

Guápiles, CR – AD Santos scored three straight goals and took advantage of Forge FC’s defensive mistakes and won the game 3-1. They were the better team at the end of the day, even though Hamilton did pressure Santos a lot in the second half. Their counter-attack was dangerous and set-pieces were exceptional against Hamilton. […]

2021 CPL Forge FC vs York United FC on September 11

Forge FC advances to their second-straight Concacaf League appearance. This was thanks to clinical finishing and some great defending by the Hamilton side despite being a man down for the entire second half at Estadio Nacional Rod Carew. Forge FC advances with a big road win against C.A. Independiente de La Chorrera Full Game Summary […]

2021 Canadian Championship Quarterfinals Forge FC Goalkeeper Triston Henry at Tim Hortons Field

HAMILTON, ON – Forge FC (representing Hamilton) got draw against C.A. Independiente de La Chorrera at Tim Hortons Field. Hamilton had the better game and probably should have got the win. However, Independiente made some big defensive and goalkeeping play throughout the game to preserve the tie. Forge FC got draw against Club Atlético Independiente […]



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