2018 MLS Power Rankings-Week 12

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Editorial (May 25, 2018) – Last Word on Soccer is back with Power Rankings going into MLS Week 13, and for the first time since the genesis of the rankings, there is a new number 1. 2018 MLS Power Rankings Week 12 1. New York Red Bulls (+1) There’s a new top dog in the […] READ MORE


FC Dallas Recap vs Montreal Impact

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FC Dallas Recap vs Montreal Impact Recap and Outlook:  FC Dallas and the Canadian Two-Step Dallas Gets 3 Points Across The Border FC Dallas traveled northeast into Montreal this past Saturday in search of 3 points on the road.  Missing starting keeper Jesse Gonzalez, defender Matt Hedges, and midfielder Kellyn Acosta, the Hoops looked to […] READ MORE


Sporting KC and Montreal Impact play to Lively Draw

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Kansas City (June 10, 2017)– Sporting KC have a recipe for success, and that’s scoring first. When scoring the first goal this year, they are 7-0-1. When they don’t, they’re 0-4. Tonight, they scored first. However, the result may not have gone as expected. Sporting KC and Montreal Impact Play to Lively Draw Sporting KC […] READ MORE


With a Little Luck: NYCFC’s first four matches

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Last week I was trading insights with Mike Anderer on Blue City Radio and he raised an interesting point about NYCFC’s first four matches. None of the teams that NYCFC have faced thus far have been at 100%. Kaka left so early in the Orlando City SC match that he was a defacto no-show. Luciano […] READ MORE


Three Questions for the 2017 Montreal Impact Season

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The Montreal Impact’s 2016 season ended in a thrilling loss to rival Toronto FC in extra time of the conference finals. The entire playoff run was magical and a great way to mask the fact that 2016 was less than stellar. Three Questions for the 2017 Montreal Impact Season The playoff run gives Montreal fans […] READ MORE


Hüsker Dü?: What to Remember About the NYCFC 2016 season

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They’ve handed out all the hardware. The expansion teams have had their draft. 2017 is only a few days away. So it’s the perfect time to look back on the year we’ve just experienced and ask what stood out. Not what was “the best”, whatever that means, or “the most important”. But instead what, looking […] READ MORE


Who Do You Love? MLS Eastern Conference Playoffs

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A few weeks ago we theorized about who New York City FC would like to face in the Eastern Conference Playoffs, and, more importantly, who they wouldn’t. But NYCFC aren’t the only team in the postseason (but wouldn’t it be easier if they were?), so we reached out to some experts on those other teams […] READ MORE