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Open Cup Round of 16

PODCAST – What’s up Internet! This week on Last Word SC Radio, the Boyz are back together. Matt leads us through a double game week edition of MLS Red Light, Green Light, Yellow Light. Jamie’s feeling better about the New England Revolution. Matt thinks NYCFC are back in form for good. Dan’s concerned about Portland. […]

MLS Match Picks: LAFC's Carlos Vela celebrates his third goal at Banc of California Stadium
Keiron Austwick - Mar 5, 2022

PREVIEW – The MLS Match picks for Week Two include key match-ups in the East and West. This includes two teams in the east who got positive results on the road. Austin FC and Inter Miami CF are another interesting affair of two newer teams in MLS. Lastly, LAFC and defending Western Conference champions the […]

2022 mls season preview

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? On this episode of Last Word SC Radio, we do a full 2022 MLS Season Preview. The four cohosts predict the results of each conference from 1-14 and give their reasoning. We also guess individual season awards and who will win what trophies. Last Word SC Radio: 2022 MLS Season […]

mls jersey week

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Dan, Rachael, and Harvey team up to recap CCL Leg 1 and talk MLS Jersey Week. They break down their favorite new jerseys in 2022, no not the state, the kits. Last Word SC Radio: MLS Jersey Week Broken up into three categories, […]

mls new year's resolutions

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Happy New Year! This week on Last Word SC radio, the four cohosts get together to discuss MLS New Year’s Resolutions. We go through every MLS team, including Charlotte FC, to given them a resolution to be better at in ’22. Matt also runs through the last few weeks of […]

Ben Sweat

Kansas City– Sporting KC announced the signing of free-agent defender Ben Sweat. Primarily a left-back, the 30-year-old will bring plenty of MLS experience to a position in which he is the only player on the current Sporting KC roster. Sweat’s deal is a two-year contract with an option for 2024. Sporting KC signs Ben Sweat […]

Josh Wolff Man on Mark Turner Part 2
Mark Turner - Nov 17, 2021

INTERVIEW – This is the continuation of our interview with Austin FC Head Coach, Josh Wolff. (Part 1 here) LWOS: You’ve experienced so much in your career both domestically and internationally as a player and as a coach; can you put into words that feeling of walking out at Q2 for Austin FC’s first home […]

Josh Wolff
Mark Turner - Nov 14, 2021

EDITORIAL – In the glow of the USMNT latest victory over Mexico by a now-iconic score of dos a cero (2-0), it seemed fitting to visit with a man so indelibly associated with that historic score line versus that old enemy: Austin FC Head Coach Josh Wolff. Wolff the player enjoyed 14 years as a […]

Portland Timbers revenge austin
Mark Turner - Nov 8, 2021

PORTLAND – On a sunny LA day back in April, Austin lost 2-0 to LAFC in their inaugural MLS match. In their final game of the 2021 season this past weekend, they went down 3-0 to the Timbers in a drizzly, cold Portland. Though the two games saw Austin register a goose egg, the two […]

Austin FC Sporting KC
Mark Turner - Nov 4, 2021

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Austin FC were anxious to see out their final home game of the season in style. The visitors to Q2 Stadium today, Sporting Kansas City, represented tough competition. SKC sat 2nd in the West, chasing down Seattle Sounders for the top spot. Remarkably, Austin overcame the odds to register an unlikely 3-1 […]

Austin FC celebrates a goal in Frisco, Dallas
Mark Turner - Nov 1, 2021

FRISCO, TX – When all major prizes are out of reach, you have to be grateful to still have something to play for at the tail end of a season. Such was the case last night when Austin FC squared off against FC Dallas in Frisco. The teams were not only contesting three points but […]

Alex Ring Man On Mark Turner
Mark Turner - Oct 28, 2021

Austin, TX – Some athletes stumble into their profession. Some come to it late, or by some circuitous route. Alex Ring was only ever going to be a professional soccer player. He told his parents at the tender of 4, after having watched the 1994 FIFA Mens World Cup, coincidently hosted in the US, that […]

Austin FC beat Houston Dynamo
Mark Turner - Oct 24, 2021

AUSTIN – Bragging rights and a leg-up in the Copa Tejas were on offer tonight in this latest Texas Derby. Austin FC had beaten Houston Dynamo earlier in the season when the two met at Q2 stadium. When the next squared off in Houston, the Dynamo put a beat-down on a below-par ATX by a […]

Mark Turner - Oct 17, 2021

Austin, TX – After registering back-to-back victories at home for the first time this season, Austin FC were looking to stretch that run to three. Visitors Minnesota United were looking to cement their place in the post-season, coming into the match occupying the final play-off spot in the West, clear of LAFC by just one […]

Matt Besler
Mark Turner - Oct 12, 2021

AUSTIN – So much of Matt Besler’s soccer career appears to have been fated. From the color of the jerseys that will likely book-end his playing career, to his long association with his hometown club, Kansas City, to his almost gliding style of unruffled play, everything seems just-so in the former USMNT veterans story. Besler, […]

Colorado Rapids elite

PODCAST – Hello Rapids Fans! This week on HTHL, it was a tale of two games. We look at how the Colorado Rapids trouble with elite teams. The guys banter about the disturbing news coming out about the NWSL and the upcoming USMNT World Cup Qualifiers. We review the win against Austin FC and the […]

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CF Montreal unveils their new logo for the 2023 MLS season
Elias Laradi - May 24, 2022

CF Montreal unveils a new logo for the 2023 MLS season. On Friday morning Joey Saputo, the team owner and Gabriel Gervais, the new team CEO, unveiled the team’s new logo moving forward which will start with the 2023 season. Under a tumultuous run by former CEO Kevin Gilmore, he rebranded the team calling them […]

New England Revolution defender Brandon Bye congratulates Adam Buksa on May 7, 2022
jamie rooke - May 24, 2022

PREVIEW – The NE Revolution began the game against NYCFC in the Open Cup with a heavily rotated line-up and it was a tight affair. “There’s certainly going to change with three games and eight days” was the official line from Bruce Arena prior to last weekend’s fixture. That has certainly been the case across […]

Red Bulls group huddle on May 25, 2022
Harvey Cruz - May 24, 2022

PREVIEW – Red Bulls host D.C. United Saturday night, as one of the league’s oldest rivalries returns. The two teams have already met earlier this season, a 3-0 domination by the Red Bulls at Audi Field in the Round of 32 U.S. Open Cup. Now, this Atlantic Cup Clasico sees the two teams trending in […]

Gary Smith Derby

PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, we get you ready for the Gary Smith Derby. Rabbi and Red banter about the MLS player salaries being released. Jason Maxwell had a great write up on that. We recap the loss at Sporting KC and win over Seattle Sounders. Then we […]

NYCFC player Valentin Castellanos reacts after scoring against Pumas
Riley Frain - May 24, 2022

JAMACIA-QUEENS, NY – In a U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 matchup between NYCFC and the New England Revolution, an Extra-Time goal from The Pigeons secures a win and sees New York City advance into the Quarterfinals. Extra-Time goal secures NYCFC win over New England The quiet first half sees opportunity on both sides NYCFC […]

CanMNT players, Dayne St. Clair and Junior Hoilett, celebrates World Cup berth in Toronto, Ontario

ANALYSIS – The CanMNT Concacaf Nations League roster was revealed yesterday. This included the return of Alphonso Davies and some new faces to the team. CanMNT Concacaf Nations League Roster Analysis Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team have announced their squad for the upcoming series of three international matches in June including the 2022-23 edition of […]

Elias Laradi - May 24, 2022

Canada Soccer has officially canceled their international friendly with Iran scheduled for June 5th in Vancouver after facing criticism.

Kévin Cabral

The Los Angeles Galaxy were in a slump. Three straight league games without a win. Javier Chicharito Hernandez had not scored since the last El Tráfico. The team had been struggling offensively. On Wednesday night they hosted Los Angeles FC in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Maybe the magic of the cup is exactly […]