OTTAWA, ON – Atlético Ottawa earns their first-ever CPL Final at TD Place Stadium. They drew 1-1 against Pacific FC and were the second-best team for a lot of the first half. However. Ottawa still got the job done, as their first-leg win played a big role in the nation’s capital hosting the CPL Final. […]
ANALYSIS – The CPL and MLS are pro leagues that have started to change the culture of soccer within their countries. MLS’s first season happened in 1995, on the back end of hosting the 1994 FIFA World Cup. This is while CPL’s first season was in 2019, seven years before Canada co-hosts the 2026 FIFA […]
LANGFORD, BC – Niko Giantsopoulos came up big for York United FC with two critical saves to keep his team in the Canadian Championship. It was an impressive win as they were facing the defending North Star Shield champions, Pacific FC. Niko Giantsopoulos played a big role in York United FC’s win Three keys to […]
LANGLEY, BC – On Wednesday, the township of the Langley CPL team was officially the ninth team in the league thanks to people like SixFive Sports & Entertainment LP and Rob Friend. They are also the second expansion team and the third professional top-tier British Columbian soccer team. The Langley CPL team is official Vancouver […]
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 […]
ANALYSIS – The 2021 CPL Awards had some surprises as many players/coaches won the award for the first time. This might be highlighted by Pacific FC, which won two of the four awards given out on Tuesday. There was a fifth award called the Golden Boot, however, it was already determined before the awards ceremony […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
PREVIEW – Pacific FC (based in Langford, British Columbia) will play their first-ever Canadian Championship semi-finals game against Toronto FC. It will be a first for Pacific, but it will be a tough order. They will face a more in-form TFC side that just got a result on the road against a good MLS side. […]
Learn about Pacific FC, who closed off their 2020 CPL season with the second-biggest win in CPL history against the HFX Wanderers FC.
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.
A 97th minute goal from Kyle Bekker helped Forge FC steal a late 2-1 win against Pacific FC. Forge now sit at the top of the Canadian Premier League table.
Learn about the Canadian Premier League and the four sites the league is looking to play at. These cities include Charlottetown, Moncton and Langford.
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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
MLS Season Pass has officially gone live on Apple TV. Last Word on Soccer has taken a deep dive into what’s to come on the platform before the season starts. Here’s everything MLS fans need to know about the platform before the season kicks off on February 25. Everything MLS Fans Need to Know About […]
PREVIEW- Yesterday’s preview looked at the pre-season preparation of the first three of five opponents that the Vancouver Whitecaps will face in the Coachella Valley Invitational. This will then be the second part of that article and will look at the remaining two teams that the Whitecaps will face, finishing with some expectations for the […]
Hello Colorado Rapids fan! On this episode of Holding The High Line, it’s our birthday! Five years ago today we recorded the pilot episode of the pod in Rabbi basement back on Lincoln. We banter about AFC Wrexham getting hyped by ESPN in ways MLS never was. We go through the Rapids three preseason friendlies […]
PREVIEW- The Whitecaps depart today for their second pre-season trip, this time to sunny Palm Springs for the Coachella Invitational, which kicks off on Wednesday. In a large tournament that is filled with exclusively MLS Teams, the ‘Caps will have a chance to look at how their league rivals have begun to prepare for their […]