U.S. Soccer

We take a look at the U.S. Soccer Federation and its teams, the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams, along with tournaments.

US U-23s

Guadalajara, Mexico (18 January 2021) – The US U-23s have a history of disappointment in Olympic Qualifying. The last time USA qualified for the Olympics Benny Feilhaber qualified to be on the roster age-wise. He is now retired. So going back to the futile attempt under Klinsmann, and the infamous slip through Sean Johnson’s hands […]

Colorado Rush

In an exclusive interview with Last Word on Soccer, Colorado Rush coach Russell Finch chatted with us about the club’s potential European endeavors, specifically for the young women of the club.

rescheduled Olympics uswnt

Podcast – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Rachael are back with some actual soccer news. We discuss the rescheduled Olympics as the 2020 Summer Olympics will now take place in 2021. This could impact the older veteran USWNT players as well as how much time the younger players […]

Laura Harvey

Laura Harvey has officially stepped down as Utah Royals FC head coach, as first reported by The Equalizer and Dan Lauletta, for an opportunity with U.S. Soccer.

David Knight, Editor - Jun 14, 2019

Editorial (June 14, 2019) — This will be a crucial summer for U.S. Soccer. One year removed from the disaster of failing to qualify for the FIFA World Cup in Russia, the U.S Men’s National Team must begin to heal those wounds. The 2019 Gold Cup will give them their first competitive action in 20 months. […]

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STANFORD, California (Sept. 18, 2018) — Tierna Davidson has officially been ruled out of the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying tournament. Davidson, a junior at Stanford University studying management science and engineering, picked up a left ankle injury recently. During Stanford’s match against the University of North Carolina on Sept. 9, Davidson’s injury occurred. The timeline […]

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Christopher Titus - Feb 14, 2018

The votes are in and Carlos Cordeiro has won the 2018 USSF Presidential Election. All eyes of the soccer community were on Orlando when the United States Soccer Federation held their presidential election. For the first time since 2006, the USSF will have a new president. Cordeiro was able to rise to the occasion winning a key […]

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Tyler Fisher - Dec 14, 2017

Columbus, OH — Eastern Conference final runner-ups Columbus Crew SC acquired goalkeeper Jon Kempin in a trade with the Los Angeles Galaxy. In exchange for Kempin, Columbus has given up a fourth-round pick in the 2018 MLS Super Draft. Columbus finished the 2017 season making the playoffs but being losing to Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference Finals. The 24-year-old is an […]

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Podcast (July 17, 2017) – What’s up Internet? It’s Monday night and Last Word SC Radio is back with a special midweek show. We recap Group B and C of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup and preview the Quarterfinals. Last Word SC Radio: Gold Cup Quarterfinals Preview And MLS Returns Matt Pollard and Dan Sperry […]

Noah Sobel-Pressman - May 9, 2017

With the impending U-20 World Cup, this week may have been the last opportunity for players to prove they deserve a place on the roster. Several players have helped their cause, but some have harmed it. It is imperative the US U20s get off to a good start, so club form is very important. The US […]

Editorial (May 7, 2017) – Grant Wahl of reported this week that the U.S. Soccer Federation is operating with approximately $100 million in surplus. About $46 million of that came from the United States hosting the Copa America Centenario last year. The other half came from other operations (no news yet on how much […]

Noah Sobel-Pressman - Apr 27, 2017

The US U20s moved one step closer to South Korea this week, however they are still playing with their clubs. Also, the CONCACAF U17 tournament is going on right now. The U17s are also trying to win the championship. If some players on that roster play well, they might get a look in South Korea. With that […]

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edwardvento - Apr 27, 2017

The top leagues in Europe are finally starting back up! We have a plethora of Americans all across the globe making starts, and making differences at the highest levels in the world. Let’s take a look at the standouts in the first week.  Americans Abroad Weekly: The season is back! Leeds United States and More! […]

NWSL Weekend Review: Portland Thorns forward Sophia Smith scores two goals at Providence Park on August 5, 2022
Connor Marshall - Apr 27, 2017

After last week’s return to league action, the teams of the NWSL were able to get rid of any rust that may have lingered from the international break. Both Friday and Saturday saw drama-filled matchups and standing shakeups throughout the league table in this week’s NWSL Weekend Review. NWSL Weekend Review and a New Number […]

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Jamie Rooke - Apr 27, 2017

FOXBOROUGH, MA – Exploria Stadium had yet to host a New England Revolution victory until last night. It is a new-look squad for Bruce Arena’s men off the back of a busy transfer window, which includes getting Christian Makoun. Form and league standings favoured Orlando City but that all went out of the window. With […]

Los Angeles Galaxy loses 4-2 on August 6 despite Javier Chicharito Hernandez scoring two goals
Rob Jalón - Apr 27, 2017

KANSAS CITY, KS – In another game, another three goals were conceded in the first half for the Los Angeles Galaxy as the Galaxy loses 4-2 away against last-place Sporting KC on Saturday night, their seventh defeat in the last nine matches, and fourth straight road loss. Galaxy loses 4-2 to Sporting KC Daniel Salloi […]

CF Montreal fall short as Inter Miami CF tied the game late and share points on August 6, 2022
Elias Laradi - Apr 27, 2017

MONTREAL, QC – CF Montreal fall short of a win as they had a 2-1 lead in the game. Inter Miami CF, the visitors, responded by scoring a late goal to equalize the game and secure points. CF Montreal fall short thanks to a late Inter Miami CF goal Celébralo 🫂 — Inter Miami […]

Toronto FC midfielder, Jonathan Osorio, attempts a shot on goal on August 6, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN – Jonathan Osorio really played well as he scored two goals for the team. It was the first time he had that many goals in MLS since 2018. It was a team effort though as Richie Laryea came up big and the Italians, Lorenzo Insigne and Federico Bernardeschi stepped up. Jonathan Osorio continues […]

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Colorado Rapids hosted Minnesota United FC on Saturday night. The hosts were coming off a crazy and potentially season defining win on Tuesday night. The Loons were without three key players due to yellow card accumulation. Rapids rain goals on Minnesota behind Gyasi Zardes hattrick For the second times this week […]

Red Bulls
Harvey Cruz, Editor - Apr 27, 2017

The New York Red Bulls and D.C. United played out an awful, scoreless 0-0 draw on Saturday night. It was a lifeless affair from the opening whistle, the game cried out for a hero with inspirational moments to bring home three points in a derby game. This game was a far cry from the dominant […]