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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. […]


Red Bulls group celebration at Toronto FC
Harvey Cruz - Apr 29, 2022

PREVIEW – The New York Red Bulls look to further enhance their “road warriors” moniker when they visit the Chicago Fire Saturday night. It’ll be their first meeting of the season and the 70th meeting of all time. Red Bulls haven’t won at Chicago Fire since August 2018, but are currently aiming for an unprecedented […]

Gabriel Slonina 
edwardvento - Apr 25, 2022

With World Cup Qualifying and the draw done, summer is fast approaching, which means USMNT players’ seasons abroad are coming to a close. Pulisic continues to try and earn Tuchel’s favor, Musah with a devastating loss in the Copa Del Rey final, Pefok shining in Switzerland, and Slonina has other suitors for his national team […]

usoc third round

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, the four cohosts are back with Matt back from vacation. We do MLS Contenders, Pretenders, and Pleasant Surprises. Then Rachael gets us caught on on the CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals and looks ahead to Seattle Sounders and Pumas in the final. The crew […]

Sporting Kansas City Road Struggles
Alan Hainkel - Mar 22, 2022

CHICAGO, IL – Sporting Kansas City lost their third road match of the season on Saturday, a 3-1 setback to the Chicago Fire at Soldier Field. The visitors fell behind 2-0, managed to pull one back, but another midfield turnover led to the Fire’s third, putting the match out of reach. Sporting Kansas City Road […]

MLS Opening Weekend

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word Radio, your four favorite cohosts are back. We review the MLS Opening Weekend with Thumbs Up, Down, and Sideways. The quartet review the results of CCL Round of 16. Then we discuss the soccer implication of Russia’s aggression and invasion of Ukraine. LWSC Radio: Reviewing […]

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, […]

Xherdan Shaqiri Chicago Fire
Kiril Anastasov - Feb 6, 2022

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. A 30-year-old European star for a big-name club, still in his prime, leaves a top overseas league to come to MLS. It happened with Lorenzo Insigne, and now it’s happening with Xherdan Shaqiri. The former recently penned a contract with Toronto FC, while the latter is very […]

Chicago Fire FC winger Stanislav Ivanov playing against the New England Revolution
Kiril Anastasov - Jan 29, 2022

PREVIEW – A MLS season preview between the Chicago Fire FC and Minnesota United FC will take place on January 29 at 1:00 p.m. ET. With just under a month to go until the 2022 MLS season kicks off, teams are making their way south for a few warm-weather friendlies. Among them are a rebuilding […]

usa canada preview

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, it’s Concacaf World Cup Qualification time. We recap some big trades and transfer news in MLS. We hear from Justin Brunken of American Outlaws about what’s going on with AO in 2022. Elias Laradi, our CF Montreal beat writer makes his podcast debut […]

Augsburg's German forward Florian Niederlechner celebrates his goal on May 7, 2021
Kiril Anastasov - Jan 8, 2022

Following a controversial decision to release nine players at the conclusion of the 2021 MLS season, the Chicago Fireboard is making amends with some early moves in the transfer market. Just five days ago, Chicago brought in 31-year-old defender Rafael Czichos from Bundesliga side Köln. Now, the Fire has been linked with Augsburg hitman Florian […]

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 […]

Ezra Hendrickson
Kiril Anastasov - Nov 29, 2021

Editorial – After a months-long saga following the sacking of Raphael Wicky, Chicago Fire FC have announced the appointment of Ezra Hendrickson as their new head coach. As would be the case with any new Fire coach, the question must be asked: Can Hendrickson lead the Fire out of a decade-long slump and turn them […]

USMNT Gillette Stadium Revolution
jamie rooke - Oct 15, 2021

The international break is now over and New England welcome a new-look Chicago Fire team to Gillette Stadium in MLS this weekend.

MLS october
orribenatar - Oct 4, 2021

EDITORIAL – The first MLS match week of October concluded with a busy seven-game Sunday. Plenty of goals were scored as multiple playoff contenders got dominant wins. Others on the outside looking in got their playoff hopes dimmed with losses. The MLS season has just one month left and this Sunday was the last full […]



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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

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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 […]