MLS Expansion

Abu Danladi MLS Expansion Draft results
Matt Pollard, Editor - Nov 19, 2019

NEW YORK, NY. – The 2019 MLS Expansion Draft is in the books. Inter Miami CF and Nashville SC each selected five players from other MLS teams. Lots of stuff went down and there sure is more to come. Let’s take a look at what happened with the MLS Expansion Draft results and what it […]

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Shaun Goodwin - Aug 7, 2019

Saint Paul, Minnesota — You’d never be able to tell Minnesota United was playing in its biggest game to date on Wednesday night. But controlling the second half, the Loons kept the Portland Timbers at bay, winning 2-1 to advance to the U.S. Open Cup final. A pair of goals from Darwin Quintero and Mason Toye […]

Mark Turner - Jul 30, 2019

Mark Turner has been covering the Colorado Springs Switchbacks. However, after a move to Austin, Texas, he’ll be hanging up his boots in Colorado.

San Jose Earthquakes
Matt Pollard, Editor - May 21, 2019

Podcast (May 21, 2019) – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan discuss Chris Wondolowski scoring four goals to set a new record for all-time goals in MLS. We break down the 2019 Provisional Gold Cup roster for the U.S. Men’s National Team. Last Word SC Radio: Chris Wondolowski […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Mar 8, 2019

Podcast (March 8, 2019) – What’s up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan are back to talk about a bunch of stuff. We recap the midweek CONCACAF Champions League and talk about how we’re in CCL Groundhog Day for MLS. Last Word SC Radio: MLS CCL Groundhog Day, Snow Clasico 3 […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Dec 11, 2018

Editorial (December 10, 2018) – Earlier today, Major League Soccer announced the players available to FC Cincinnati in tomorrow’s MLS Expansion Draft. The LA Galaxy have 13 players from their final 2018 roster available for the taking. LA Galaxy MLS Expansion Draft Preview: Signs negotiations in the works First off, for the full list of […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Dec 10, 2018

Podcast (December 10, 2018) – What’s up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan look back on Saturday’s final with an MLS Cup Review. We talk about Atlanta United FC, their convincing win, and a potential MLS dynasty. We also debate whether the window is closing for Portland Timbers FC. Last Word […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Nov 15, 2018

Podcast (November 15, 2018) – Hello Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line with Rabbi and Red, we spend way too much time talking about this non-playoff team. Mark and Matt do a full positional review (with grades) for the entire current Colorado Rapids roster. Spoiler alert: The defense and offense aren’t valedictorians. […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - May 29, 2018

CINCINNATI, OHIO (Tuesday, May 29, 2018) – It’s official. Cincinnati, OH. and FC Cincinnati are headed to Major League Soccer. The league announced today that FC Cincinnati will join MLS in 2019. FC Cincinnati wins MLS Expansion, to join league in 2019 Cincinnati began playing in the United Soccer League in 2016. They have quickly […]

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Matt Pollard, Editor - May 25, 2018

Podcast (May 25, 2018) – What’s up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan recap the third round proper of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and preview next week when MLS teams will be entering the fold. We talk about the FC Cincinnati MLS expansion announcement (probably). Then the guys talk about the […]

FC Cincinnati Joining Major League Soccer
John Bava - May 24, 2018

According to a report by Sports Illustrated’s Brian Straus, FC Cincinnati’s MLS expansion bid is being fast-tracked with the club slated to join the league beginning with the 2019 season.

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Jan 31, 2018

Editorial (January 31, 2018) – David Beckham finally made it happen. In an announcement on Monday, Miami, FL officially became an MLS Expansion city. While this presentation put it in stone more than the 2014 announcement, it was lacking in details. Futbol Miami MLS: Miami MLS Expansion Happens But More Work To Be Done For […]

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Christopher Titus - Jan 30, 2018

Four long years in the making but it has finally happened. Beckham brings MLS back to Miami. International soccer icon, David Beckham, is now the official part owner of the MLS expansion club in Miami, Florida. Beckham Brings MLS Back to Miami The announcement happened on Monday at Adrienne Arsh Center. MLS Commissioner, Don Garber, […]

Five Los Angeles FC Matches Worth Watching
Christopher Titus - Jan 10, 2018

What are the five most intriguing matches on the schedule for Los Angeles FC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer? Last Word on Soccer takes a look.

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Matt Pollard, Editor - Dec 23, 2017

Podcast (December 23, 2017) – What’s up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, it’s our annual 2017 MLS holiday shopping special. Last Word SC Radio: 2017 MLS Holiday Special And Nashville Expansion We go through every team in Major League Soccer and discuss what to get them for Christmas to help them be more […]

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Christopher Titus - Dec 21, 2017

NASHVILLE, TENN (December 20, 2017) – There will be celebrations in the Honky Tonks on Broadway tonight. Well, a bit more than the usual. As Major League Soccer plays Music City to an adoring crowd. At the Country Music Hall of Fame and live streamed, MLS President Don Graber announced that MLS is coming to […]

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LA Galaxy Defender Lucas Calegari and the Rest of the Defense Will Have Their Work Cut Out for Them Against the Seattle Sounders. Seattle Is Coming off a 4-1 Away Win. (Photo Credit: LA Galaxy)
Rob Jalón - Dec 21, 2017

The Los Angeles Galaxy sent out a flurry of marketing emails earlier this week. In them, they cajole fans to attend its upcoming home match this Saturday, April 1, 2023, against the Seattle Sounders. Amid the beer ticket pack and free ticket offers (boycott result?) for the LA Galaxy vs. Seattle match, some “unbeaten in […]

The New England Revolution, the Eastern Conference Leaders
Jamie Rooke - Dec 21, 2017

The New England Revolution turned their clash with D.C. United on its head in the last outing. Coming out of the international break and the Eastern Conference leaders have another team on their side of the bracket next up. NYCFC have began 2023 slowly but they remain a very dangerous outfit. Eastern Conference Leaders Look […]

MLS: Chicago Fire at Philadelphia Union as Part of the
Adam Kennedy - Dec 21, 2017

It’d be harsh to suggest that Philadelphia Union’s MLS Cup final defeat to LAFC is hanging over them. But the Union set such a high standard in their last campaign that this season is proving something of a slow burner so far. Here are three takeaways from the Philadelphia Union’s first five MLS fixtures in […]

NWSL: NWSL Preseason-OL Reign at Portland Thorns FC on March 18, 2023
Connor Marshall - Dec 21, 2017

The Kansas City Current will face off against the Portland Thorns on April 1 at Children’s Mercy Park. This rematch of last year’s championship match will be the first of several nationally broadcast matches on CBS. After an opening week with record-breaking attendance and viewership, the NWSL will look to continue the momentum with this […]

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at CF Montreal on April 16, 2022
Felipe Vallejo - Dec 21, 2017

PREVIEW – The Vancouver Whitecaps host CF Montreal on Saturday, marking their first Canadian derby of the year. Both teams have been on mixed form, with both teams only securing three points from a possible 15. Saturday will be another chance for the Whitecaps to get their first win of the season, with the added […]

Soccer: Fifa World Cup Qualifier-Jamaica at Candada as Cyle Larin Scores With a CanMNT Fast Start

TORONTO, ON – The CanMNT’s fast start to the game set the tone for the game and the match. It put Honduras on the back foot and made them catch up for most of the game. As a result of the win, Canada will be going to Las Vegas in June to face Panama. This […]

Louisville City Fc’s Paolo Delpiccolo Contests for the Ball on June 12, 2019
William McDonald - Dec 21, 2017

Saturday afternoon started as a day of celebration for the Louisville City FC community. Their match against El Paso Locomotive FC marked the 200th USL appearance for club captain, Paolo DelPiccolo. DelPiccolo was honored before the match; a ceremony that would prove to be the high point of the entire evening for LouCity FC. El […]

Soccer: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022-Canada at Morocco with Alistair Johnston Against Morocco at Al Thumama Stadium
Evan Curnew - Dec 21, 2017

Preview – CanMNT host Honduras tonight at BMO Field in Nations League action. It is the first match back in Canada for the CanMNT since clinching World Cup qualification nearly a year ago to the day. It will be Canada’s second match this international window, having won 2-0 in Curacao on March 25th. Should Canada pick […]