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NWSL national anthem
RJ Allen - May 6, 2021

EDITORIAL – The NWSL has a problem. Well, the NWSL has a lot of problems but the one I’m talking about today is completely within their control to fix. The NWSL makes the choice to play the national anthem before every match and they need to stop.  NWSL National Anthem Issue: A Picture of a Standing Player […]


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PODCAST – What’s up internet? Matt Pollard returns to join Daniel Sperry and Rachael Kriger to discuss the shocking NWSL Quarterfinals matchups, and the second group stage matches of the MLS is Back Tournament. They make predictions on the NWSL semi-finals and the key final round of group matches for the MLS is Back tournament. […]

Chicago Red Stars NWSL Challenge Cup

OL Reign featured in arguably their best 90 minutes of the NWSL Challenge Cup. However, on another penalty kick battle, the Chicago Red Stars prevailed.

nwsl challenge cup

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Julie Ertz

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NWSL Ali Riley

Craig Harrington is officially the second-ever coach for the Utah Royals FC. Also in NWSL news, the Orlando Pride used allocation money to sign Ali Riley, the New Zealand captain and defender.

NWSL Draft Sophia Smith

Sophia Smith was the No. 1 pick at the NWSL College Draft today, while a slew of trades saw Mallory Pugh get sent to Sky Blue FC. Rachael Kriger has all the coverage from the NWSL Draft.

McCall Zerboni NWSL

McCall Zerboni, a longtime member of the North Carolina Courage, will call Sky Blue FC home now. Also, co-captain Sarah Killion is staying in New Jersey.

Kealia Ohai NWSL

The NWSL began this week with plenty of news! Kealia Ohai is heading to Chicago, while Katie Naughton is going to H-Town. Plus, Erika Tymrak retires and the Royals sign Taylor Leach.

Sam Kerr Chelsea

Sam Kerr is officially a member of Chelsea Ladies FC, leaving the NWSL after seven seasons and with two NWSL MVP titles to her name.

MLS Cup Conference Finals

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Rachael joins Matt off of attending the NWSL final. The two recap the MLS Cup Playoffs to date, recapping the Conference Semifinals from this past week. We look ahead to the MLS Cup Conference Finals from the perspective of all four teams remaining.  […]

NWSL Championship

The North Carolina Courage are the NWSL Champions once again! The Courage put up four goals and notched a clean sheet over the Chicago Red Stars to hoist their second-straight NWSL Championship title.

Bethany Balcer NWSL
Shannon Torres - Oct 20, 2019

Shannon Torres gives her thoughts on who should win the NWSL End of the Season awards, including MVP, Rookie of the Year and others.

MLS Playoffs Preview

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC, Rachael joins Matt again for a full MLS Playoff preview. We start off with some rants about the state of the United States Men’s National Team and the embarrassing loss to Canada this week. The due breaks down every MLS Cup Playoff game this […]

NWSL Awards Kerr

Rachael McKriger, a member of the official NWSL Media Association, shares her votes for the big five NWSL End of the Year awards at Last Word on Soccer.

NWSL playoffs
Shannon Torres - Oct 12, 2019

Shannon Torres gives her NWSL playoff predictions, including a potential upset for the North Carolina Courage and which goalkeeper to keep an eye on.



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