Atlético Ottawa Formally Introduced as Eighth CPL Team

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OTTAWA, ON. – On Feb. 11, Atlético Ottawa was officially introduced as the eight Canadian Premier League (CPL) team. They are also the first-ever expansion team to be introduced in the CPL. Lastly, Atlético Ottawa will be owned by Atlético Madrid. This is the first foreign ownership in CPL’s short history. David Clanachan, in particular, […] READ MORE


Dylon Powley: For the Love of the Game

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INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer spoke with Dylon Powley, FC Edmonton goalkeeper on September 26, 2019. Dylon Powley: A lot of us play for the love of the game 1. Talk about your experience in Sweden, how did it come about and what made you put pen to paper? “When I was playing with […] READ MORE


Marcus Velado: I Want to get That U-20 Call-Up

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INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer interviewed Marcus Velado on September 26, 2019. Marcus Velado: I Want to get That U-20 Call-Up 1. How do you analyze your first pro season so far? “I think it’s a really good experience for me. Signing at such a young age – at 17. Signing a professional contract […] READ MORE


Lars Hirschfeld: Closer to match day the intensity in training slows down

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INTERVIEW – Lars Hirschfeld is a former Canadian International who played in Europe and the current Goalkeeper coach of FC Edmonton. Last Word on Soccer spoke with Lars Hirschfeld on September 15, 2019. Lars Hirschfeld: Closer to match day the intensity in training slows down 1. Was coaching something you’d always wanted to do after […] READ MORE


Oliver Minatel: Dos Santos, Meeting Mauro Eustaquio

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INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer spoke with Oliver Minatel of Cavalry FC on September 9, 2019. Oliver Minatel: Dos Santos, Meeting Mauro Eustaquio 1. How did you get recruited to PSV Eindhoven’s academy of Holland in 2010? “It was through a Dutch scout who was following the U-17 São Paulo state tournament in Brazil. […] READ MORE



Sean Fleming: CPL is a Game Changer

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INTERVIEW – Last Word on Soccer spoke to Sean Fleming, former U-17 CanMNT Head Coach on September 8, 2019. Former U-17 CanMNT Head Coach – Sean Fleming: CPL is a Game Changer  1. You’re the founder of “Soccer is Everything” What is it and how crucial is it to develop the next generation of coaches […] READ MORE


Ramon Soria Interview: From Villarreal to Canada

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INTERVIEW – This past September 7, 2019, Last Word on Soccer spoke with Ramon Soria of FC Edmonton. Ramon Soria: From Villarreal to Canada 1. Your formation was at Villarreal, A club relatively known worldwide speaking. Did you play with any players that made it far or even a first team of a La Liga […] READ MORE


Atlético Ottawa is the eighth Canadian Premier League Team

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OTTAWA, On. – It is official, Atlético Ottawa will be the eighth team in the Canadian Premier League (CPL) starting in 2020. An official announcement will be made on Feb. 11. This announcement will take place on Feb 11 at 6 pm according to OlderGoaler. OneSoccer, a streaming service revealed the big news: “Canadian Premier […] READ MORE