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Tuesday saw the beginning of the first-ever NWSL free agency period. Those who have played six or more years can now renegotiate or sign with other clubs if their contracts are expiring or have option years in their contract. So far it has been slightly tame in the number of signings to start. But if […]
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Next week sees the release of EA Sports’ annual FIFA series with FIFA 23. This is set to be the final installment under the FIFA name. With that in mind, EA Sports is going all out this year. Not just with new features to the men’s teams, but also with the female players in the […]
The NWSL season is winding down. Yet there are still many unanswered questions regarding who’s in and who’s out in the playoffs. A dramatic weekend in NWSL was highlighted by late goals. Including a rare matinee thriller on network television for a more casual national audience to take in. A Dramatic Weekend in NWSL Hopes […]
This weekend saw a full slate of matches in the NWSL. All 12 teams played in some hard-fought high-intensity matchups. These were highlighted by two stoppage-time NWSL goals that made for a dramatic and eventful weekend of soccer. Two Stoppage-Time NWSL Goals Happened This Past Weekend A-L-O-Z-I-E. Alozie. One more time. ALOZIE.#HoldItDown pic.twitter.com/1HYbV6Bj2I — Houston […]
After last week’s return to league action, the teams of the NWSL were able to get rid of any rust that may have lingered from the international break. Both Friday and Saturday saw drama-filled matchups and standing shakeups throughout the league table in this week’s NWSL Weekend Review. NWSL Weekend Review and a New Number […]
After a 12 day break for international duty, the National Women’s Soccer League has returned. There is a little over two months until the regular season is over. Of the 12 teams in NWSL, six make it into the playoffs. It’s shaping up to be a wild final two months. If this past weekend is […]
PREVIEW – The CanWNT battle for first place with Costa Rica in Group B. Both teams have already booked their tickets to the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023. However, there is still a lot on the line for both teams in the Concacaf W Championship. The CanWNT battle for first place in Group B […]
ANALYSIS – The CanWNT Concacaf W Championship Roster was revealed on Tuesday. They will have twenty-seven women roster on the team. The CanWNT Concacaf W Championship Roster Revealed for Next Month Canada Soccer's Women's National Team Announces Roster For Beginning Of June International Window! 🍁 Tickets v Korea Republic at BMO Field 26 June 🎫:https://t.co/5PsUSx5ic1 […]
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 […]
PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Matt Pollard joins Daniel Sperry and Rachael Kriger to discuss the NWSL Semi-final matchups, and the results of the group stages. We break down every game of the MiB Round of 16 and what went down in the group stage and why. Last Word SC Radio: MiB Round of 16 […]
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. […]
Britt Eckerstrom stepped in-between the sticks today for the Portland Thorns, and it paid off. The goalkeeper had a massive day in a stunning Thorns victory over the North Carolina Courage.
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.
Learn about Christine Sinclair and her journey to Portland Thorns FC. She has found success wherever she played at including FC Gold Pride.
The North Carolina Courage opened up the NWSL Challenge Cup with a victory against their rival: the Portland Thorns. Also, all players took a knee to begin, in a move expressing solidarity with Black Lives Matter.
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 […]
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Los Angeles – The Los Angeles Galaxy made their 2023 home preseason debut on Saturday night with a 2-1 loss to New York City FC. Douglas Costa had a chance to tie the score with a stoppage-time penalty after a brilliant run by Efrain Alvarez but had his tame effort saved. And so, the 2023 […]
NEWS – The European January transfer window finished on Tuesday, but many MLS Clubs are still on the hunt for new additions to their team for the upcoming 2023 season. With the home opener just over three weeks away, the Vancouver Whitecaps are slowly starting to make some more important moves after their early start, meaning […]
LA Galaxy vs. NYCFC will be an early season measuring stick again for the Galaxy amid a mountain of uncertainty. The 2021 MLS Cup champions travel to Dignity Health Sports Park on Saturday, February 4 in Los Angeles’s first pre-season match in the 2023 campaign open to Galaxy supporters. Will they show up? LA Galaxy […]
As announced by Atletico Ottawa, the club has signed defender Karl Ouimette to a contract that runs until 2024. Ottawa joins six other CPL clubs to have announced a new player. Reigning CPL champions Forge FC have yet to announce a new player. Ouimette, now 30, has earned 18 senior appearances with Canada but has […]
PODCAST – What’s up Internet? On this episode of Last Word Soccer Club Radio, Matt, Rachael, and Ed get together to talk all things U.S. Soccer exodus. We discuss Earnie Stewart and Brian McBride leaving their roles and what comes next as we still don’t have a head coach and Gregg Berhalter is still under […]
Depending on what type of Los Angeles Galaxy fan you are, you’re either angry or desperate at the impending start to the season. Perhaps both?! What’s certain is that Galaxy’s off-season instability won’t delay the start of the 2023 campaign in 24 days. The new MLS television deal with Apple TV will debut with the […]
The Canadian Premier League has announced a full schedule release for the 2023 season which is the league’s 5th season anniversary. In addition to a full schedule release, the league has also confirmed multiple changes to the regular season. It will be CPL Commissioner Mark Noonan’s first full season in charge after he took over mid-way […]
The Canada men’s soccer team head coach, John Herdman, has confirmed that he will stay on as the team’s head coach after guiding them through the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The English coach aspires to take the Canadian side to the 2026 World Cup and has even rejected offers from other national sides to stay […]