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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 […]


Shirley Cruz & Raquel Rodriguez of Costa Rica

History is set to happen on Monday at the NWSL Challenge Cup, as Shirley Cruz and Raquel Rodriguez will be the first Costa Ricans to face off in the NWSL.

nwsl challenge cup

PODCAST – What’s up internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, we talk all things NWSL Challenge Cup. The NWSL will be the first soccer league in the United States or Canada to resume play with the COVID-19 pandemic. LWSC Radio: NWSL Challenge Cup Round Table Discussion Last Word SC Radio is a part […]

Shirley Cruz NWSL

Shirley Cruz, legendary captain of the Costa Rican women’s national team, is reuniting with former coach Farid Benstiti, signing with OL Reign.

NWSL News Imani Dorsey

Imani Dorsey is staying in New Jersey and Lauren Barnes is entering her eighth year with Reign FC, as the two players agreed to one-year contracts for the upcoming NWSL season.

Beverly Yanez NWSL

Reign FC made news on Monday with Beverly Yanez announcing her retirement from professional soccer and re-signing Wales midfielder Jess Fishlock.

NWSL Trade Oyster

The NWSL opened up another offseason week with a big trade, sending four players to new locations, including Sofia Huerta and Megan Oyster.

NWSL

Jodie Taylor and Estelle Johnson are two veteran players that have each re-signed with their respective clubs before the 2020 season. See what else happened in the NWSL this week.

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.

OL Groupe Reign FC NWSL

The OL Groupe made themselves official majority owners of Reign FC, while the Washington Spirit made three signings. Also, some more news around the NWSL.

Reign FC OL Groupe

Reign FC is on the road to having a new majority owner. OL Groupe, that operates Olympique Lyonnais in France, is buying Reign FC from Bill and Teresa Predmore.

Vlatko Andonovski

After weeks of speculation and rumors swirling around, Vlatko Andonovski has officially been hired as the U.S. Women’s National Team head coach, succeeding Jill Ellis.

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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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 6, 2021

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 6, 2021

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 […]

Montreal dominate Forge FC
Elias Laradi - May 6, 2021

Montreal is into the semifinals of the 2022 Canadian Championship after dominating Forge FC 3-0 thanks to Ibrahim Sunusi who scored all three goals.

York United FC goalkeeper Niko Giantsopoulos in Langford, British Columbia

LANGFORD, BC – Niko Giantsopoulos came up big for York United FC with two critical saves to keep his team in the Canadian Championship. It was an impressive win as they were facing the defending North Star Shield champions, Pacific FC. Niko Giantsopoulos played a big role in York United FC’s win Three keys to […]

HFX Wanderers FC vs Toronto FC - Wanderers Grounds

HALIFAX, NS – Toronto FC got a late-game-winner at Wanderers Grounds, which resulted in them advancing to the Canadian Championship semi-finals stage. Halifax fought valiantly, but in the end, their inability to score played a big role in how the game was decided. Toronto FC got a late winner at Wanderers Grounds Three keys to […]