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rapids lose again
Matt Pollard, Editor - Sep 1, 2023

PODCAST – Hey Colorado Soccer fans. This week on Holding The High Line, Rapids lose again. Rabbi and Red break down another uncompetitive loss on the road and the mounting pressure on Robin Fraser. They look ahead to the Rocky Mountain Cup, discuss a (nothing burger?) rumor, and answer listener questions. Holding The High Line: […]

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Minnesota United FC at Allianz Field
Felipe Vallejo - May 4, 2023

PREVIEW- The Vancouver Whitecaps play their second consecutive home match this weekend, after last week’s eventful 0-0 draw vs Colorado, this time facing a recovering Minnesota United. With the potential of DP striker Sergio Cordova coming back from a lengthy injury spell, this could be the opportunity for the Whitecaps to claim their first win […]

MLS: Minnesota United FC at St. Louis City SC on April 1, 2023.
Martin Bihl - Apr 2, 2023

They are the only expansion team to start a season 4-0. They are one of the only three teams to start an MLS season 5-0. And on April first, they lost to Minnesota United FC. So what does that mean? “We are not superhuman after all,” said head coach Bradley Carnell after the match. “All […]

Soccer: FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022-Croatia at Canada with Dayne St. Clair at Khalifa International Stadium

PREVIEW – Dayne St. Clair, a Canadian goalkeeper born in Scarborough, Ontario, will be one of the 25 players to represent the CanMNT in the two Concacaf Nations League game this year. St. Clair started his career in League1 Ontario, which was a pathway that helped St. Clair make MLS. Dayne St. Clair: An Exciting […]

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Minnesota United FC as Whitecaps FC Forward Simon Becher Scores as Part of the Three Takeaways Whitecaps
Felipe Vallejo - Mar 26, 2023

ANALYSIS – The Vancouver Whitecaps came away from Minnesota on Saturday with a stunning last-minute equalizer, after trailing the game for the majority of the game. The crucial goal came off of Whitecaps youth product Simon Becher, who scored his first of the season to save the day. This was the biggest of the Whitecaps’ […]

MLS: Real Salt Lake at Vancouver Whitecaps FC With Tristan Blackmon at BC Place
Felipe Vallejo - Mar 25, 2023

PREVIEW- The Vancouver Whitecaps’ match against Minnesota United FC on Saturday comes right in the middle of a FIFA international break, meaning that the match will come with some rotated squads from both teams. With no wins from their last four games, the Whitecaps will look to take advantage of this timing and record their first […]

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Minnesota United FC in the Whitecaps Vs Minnesota Game
Felipe Vallejo - Mar 24, 2023

PREVIEW – The Vancouver Whitecaps continue their search for their first win of the season, this time going away from home to Minnesota United FC. With both teams missing key players due to a FIFA international window, it will be a game reliant on squad depth and adaptability. The recent run of form for both […]

jack price injury
Matt Pollard, Editor - Mar 22, 2023

PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans. Well this sucks. Holding The High Line recaps a bad game against Minnesota United, the Jack Price injury, and what it all means. We banter about Micheal Azira, Arsenal to the MLS ASG, and more. Also we preview the upcoming loss to Austin FC. Red had a sour throat and […]

MLS: New York Red Bulls at Minnesota United FC, MNUFC V RBNY on March 11, 2023
Sylvana Budesheim - Mar 13, 2023

ANALYSIS— On a cold and snowy Saturday, Minnesota United held their home opener and welcomed the New York Red Bulls. With both teams itching for three points, the circumstances had everyone thinking, ‘one out of three ain’t bad.’ Let’s take a look back at the MNUFC V RBNY matchup. The Snow Is Really Piling up […]

Gerhard Struber hopes the Red Bulls can find their offense at Minnesota United
Harvey Cruz, Editor - Mar 10, 2023

PREVIEW – For the first time in nearly six years, the New York Red Bulls will head to Minnesota United for a Saturday night showdown. Jesse Marsch was the manager when the Red Bulls won 3-0  at Huntington Bank Stadium back in July 2017. New York will hope for better luck in front of goal […]

mls first week
Matt Pollard, Editor - Feb 28, 2023

EDITORIAL – The first week of the 2023 MLS season is over with Portland Timbers winning last night. That game was rescheduled due to inclement weather in Portland over the weekend. It was a fittingly chaotic weekend in Major League Soccer. Let’s take a look at what results surprised most and who made a statement. […]

MLS Season Pass on Apple TV+
Matt Pollard, Editor - Feb 1, 2023

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 […]

Vancouver Whitecaps FC's Ranko Veselinovic Celebrates Ryan Gauld's Goal at BC Place
Felipe Vallejo - Jan 31, 2023

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 […]

CanMNT midfielder Stephen Eustáquio is part of the CanMNT World Cup Roster

ANALYSIS – The CanMNT World Cup roster was revealed on Sunday morning. There are several players to note on the roster. There are obviously some familiar faces, but also some new ones that were able to make the team. Also, there will also be the talk of the players who could not play because of […]

mls cup playoffs first round
Matt Pollard, Editor - Oct 19, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt, Rachael, and Jamie get together. We recap all the action from the MLS Cup Playoffs first round. We discuss Austin and Dallas outplaying opponents but having to win in penalties. What went wrong for New York Red Bulls against FC Cincinnati? Are […]

Alan Velasco panenka
Matt Pollard, Editor - Oct 18, 2022

FRISCO – What a way to finish the first round of the 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs. FC Dallas hosted Minnesota United on Monday night. The first half was uneventful, leaving MLS Twitter to discuss a large taco. But then things heated up in the second half. Dallas controlled play with the Loons getting at it […]

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Soccer: FIFA World Cup Qualifier-Jamaica at Canada with John Herdman the CanMNT Qualifies for the FIFA World Cup

John Herdman, who has coached the CanMNT since 2018, and has more than a decade of coaching Canadian national teams, starting with the CanWNT, will officially leave in October He now takes the role of head coach of Toronto FC, the richest Canadian club soccer team in the country (source: Statista of MLS). This story […]

MLS: Toronto FC at Columbus Crew SC With Jacen Russell-Rowe Scoring

Jacen Russell-Rowe, former TFC II and TFC III player was there when his team needed it. He scored the second goal for Columbus as Toronto now has lost eight straight games in MLS play and ten straight games in all competitions. TFC also concedes the Trillium Cup to the Crew for a second straight year. […]

Whitecaps Cascadia Cup Thriller
Felipe Vallejo - Oct 18, 2022

VANCOUVER, BC – The Vancouver Whitecaps came away from their trip to Oregon with a full three points on Saturday, thanks to some Ryan Gauld heroics in Providence Park. With this win, the ‘Caps now sit in seventh place with a game in hand. Whitecaps’ Ryan Gauld Rolls Over Timbers In Cascadia Cup Clash Cascadian Derby […]

Lionel Messi Circus
Matt Pollard, Editor - Oct 18, 2022

EDITORIAL – Lionel Messi has played eight games for Inter Miami CF. He’s already won a trophy in the 2023 Leagues Cup and led Miami to hosting the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final. Tonight he could make his MLS debut at New York Red Bulls. The Lionel Messi circus is here. He could very […]

Jamie Rooke - Oct 18, 2022

New England Revolution II qualified for the playoffs for the first ever time as they drew with Toronto in their last outing. A key part of this success in Massachusetts has been forward Jordan Adebayo-Smith and we spoke with him yesterday about a wide range of topics. Talking to Jordan Adebayo-Smith Success on the Field […]

MLS: Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Portland Timbers in the Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps Game
Juan Fernandez - Oct 18, 2022

This is a Portland Timbers vs Vancouver Whitecaps prediction for their upcoming Cascadia Cup clash. The match will take place on Saturday, August 26th, 2023, at Providence Park. Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps Predictions and Best Odds on Saturday Portland Timbers’ Current Run of Form Final.@DriveToyota x #RCTID pic.twitter.com/GYm2PYo6f3 — Portland Timbers (@TimbersFC) August 21, […]

MLS: US Open Cup-New York City FC at FC Cincinnati in the FC Cincinnati vs New York City FC game
Juan Fernandez - Oct 18, 2022

Matchday 28 will feature an Eastern Conference clash between home side FC Cincinnati and the visiting New York City FC. This game is a chance for both teams to get back on track following their losses in the previous matchday. The two Eastern Conference teams are set to face off on Saturday, August 26th, 2023 […]

MLS: Columbus Crew SC at Toronto FC With Toronto FC vs. Columbus Crew

The Columbus Crew vs. Toronto FC game will probably mean a lot more for Columbus than Toronto. However, that is not to say that that TFC does not have anything to play for as there is a rivalry cup to win at Lower.com Field. Columbus Crew vs. Toronto FC Predictions On July 26 Columbus Crew […]