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mls cup matter
Matt Pollard, Editor - Nov 4, 2022

PREVIEW – The 2022 MLS Cup Final is tomorrow. Los Angeles FC hosting Philadelphia Union at 4 PM ET. You can watch the game on FOX, Univision, and TUDN. As we discussed on the podcast this week, there’s so many storylines. These are the top two teams in league. They are stacked with star players […]


mls eastern conference final
Adam Kennedy - Oct 30, 2022

Philadelphia Union and New York City FC meet for the second successive season in the MLS Eastern Conference Final. Last year, it was NYCFC who got the better of the Union – courtesy of a 2-1 victory in Pennsylvania back in December 2021. Why Philadelphia Union would want NYCFC in the MLS Eastern Conference Final […]

MLS Cup Conference Finals
Matt Pollard, Editor - Oct 28, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word Soccer Club Radio, Matt and Harvey get together to talk playoffs. We preview the MLS Cup Conference Finals and review the Conference Semifinals. In the round table we do playoff predictions, talk the reported new playoff format, season awards so far, Ben Olsen, and Josef […]

Philadelphia Union’s Semi-final Success Results in Them Making the Eastern Conference Finals
Adam Kennedy - Oct 24, 2022

CHESTER, PA – Philadelphia Union’s semi-final success sealed their passage to the Eastern Conference playoff final, thanks to a slender 1-0 win over FC Cincinatti in Chester during the week. Last year, Ronny Deila led NYCFC to an MLS Cup triumph, eliminating the Union in the Eastern Conference Final. With revenge firmly in their sights, […]

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 […]

Philadelphia Union Midfielder Daniel Gazdag Celebrates a Goal on May 22, 2022
Adam Kennedy - Oct 17, 2022

EDITORIAL – The MLS regular season has come to an end as playoff fever is in full flow. Prior to the post-season, Major League Soccer announced their shortlist for the league’s Most Valuable Player. There are five contenders to claim MVP. Philadelphia Union’s Andre Blake, LAFC’s Cristian Arango, Austin FC forward Sebastian Driussi, veteran marksman […]

Philadelphia Union’s Eastern Conference Success Resulted in Making the MLS Playoffs Five-years in a Row
Adam Kennedy - Oct 10, 2022

ANALYSIS – Philadelphia Union finished top of the Eastern Conference for the second time in three seasons, thanks to a 4-0 victory over Toronto FC on Sunday. Daniel Gazdag’s hat trick and Julian Carranza sent the Union through to the Playoffs Conference semi-finals. A 3-1 victory in Miami wasn’t enough for CF Montreal, as the […]

Philadelphia Union's Dániel Gazdag gets a hat-trick in the MLS Eastern Conference Decision Day on October 9, 2022

EDITORIAL – The MLS Eastern Conference seedings 1-4 have been finalized. There were no changes for the top four as all four teams took care of business either at home or on the road. MLS Eastern Conference Seedings 1-4 did not change Philadelphia Union The Philadelphia Union dominated the game, the minute it started. Philadelphia […]

The Philadelphia Union and Toronto FC faces each other Union defender Kai Wagner makes a sliding challenge on October 27, 2021
Adam Kennedy - Oct 7, 2022

PREVIEW – With the Supporters Shield having slipped away from Philadelphia Union’s grasp, attention turns to securing the top spot in the Eastern Conference. Their final game of the regular MLS season comes at Subaru Park, to host a Toronto team with nothing to play for. With an MLS Cup triumph firmly in their sights, […]

mls decision day 2022
Matt Pollard, Editor - Oct 6, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Dan and Matt are back this week for another episode of Last Word SC Radio. We break down the fallout from the U.S. Soccer Sally Yates report on the NWSL and Women’s Soccer culture of abuse, harassment, and the lack of accountability. We then discuss all things MLS Decision 2022. […]

Philadelphia Union
Adam Kennedy - Oct 3, 2022

Saturday’s 4-0 defeat to Charlotte couldn’t have come at a worse time for a Philadelphia Union side looking to win the Supporters’ Shield

Philadelphia Union's Kai Wagner passes the ball in the Concacaf Champions League
Adam Kennedy - Sep 30, 2022

Kai Wagner is potentially the best left-back in Major League Soccer. The German has been linked with a Premier League switch to Leeds United. But is The Whites’ interest in the German justified? It’s refreshing that Jesse March is looking towards some of his compatriots when signing players to play at Elland Road. Tyler Adams […]

Alejandro Bedoya Philadelphia Union
Adam Kennedy - Sep 23, 2022

Philadelphia Union captain Alejandro Bedoya signed an one-year extension with the club on Thursday, the team officially announced.

mls cup playoff race
Matt Pollard, Editor - Sep 22, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? Last Word SC Radio is back. Jamie and Matt get together to handicap the MLS Cup Playoff race. We look at teams we think are safe and pretty much out. Then we break down every bubble team. The guys talk LAFC and the Union on Supporters’ Shield and Gareth Bale. […]

colorado rapids 6-0
Matt Pollard, Editor - Aug 31, 2022

PODCAST – Hi Rapids fans. The Rapids didn’t show up for 35 minutes on Saturday. So neither did we. After that, we try to make sense of the Colorado Rapids 6-0 loss to Philadelphia and what it means for the two games this week. Holding The High Line: Colorado Rapids 6-0 Horror Show Holding The […]

tim real last word sc radio
Matt Pollard, Editor - Aug 31, 2022

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Rachael are back. We get caught up on Americans in the Premier League and discuss if Tim Ream playing well for Fulham FC means he’s got a shot at Qatar. We break down the Supporters’ Shield and Wooden Spoon race. Then […]



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