The Portland Timbers Attack Needs Depth

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki Fanendo Adi. Diego Valeri. Darlington Nagbe. Sebastian Blanco. David Guzman. Diego Chara. These six names are the cornerstone of a Portland Timbers attack that claims to be one of the league’s best. And, when all goes right, they are. Those six are responsible for 13 of Portland’s […] READ MORE


LWSC’s Mock 2016 MLS Expansion Draft

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki and Daniel Sperry With the list of players able to be selected in the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft, we decided to take a stab at which players Atlanta United and Minnesota United will take from current MLS rosters. The draft will be five rounds long with each […] READ MORE


An Analysis of the Portland Timbers 4-4-2

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The Portland Timbers 4-4-2 formation made its debut two weekends ago against Sporting Kansas City. That match saw all pre-planned tactics thrown out the window when Diego Chara earned himself a red card within a dozen minutes. Saturday night against D.C. United, however, Caleb Porter got to break out his dual striker attack for real. […] READ MORE


Portland Timbers Scoring Problem: Fanendo Adi Needs Help

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The Portland Timbers scoring issue comes down to one factor: Fanendo Adi is scoring all the goals and nobody is helping him out. As awesome as the striker is, he cannot be the only player contributing to the scoresheet. The Timbers are in the midst of their longest losing streak in nearly four years. Their […] READ MORE


The Sad History of Union Strikers

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In the beautiful game of soccer(or football), a proven striker is hard to come by. The matter of fact is a good one is hard to find sometimes. In the short seven year history for the Philadelphia Union, they have yet to find one. It’s something that has always made the pundits’ lists of positional […] READ MORE




Impact Earns Hard Fought 2-2 Draw in Philadelphia

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The following is a press release from the Montreal Impact: Impact Earns Hard Fought 2-2 Draw in Philadelphia Piatti, McInerney score their fourth goals of the season  CHESTER, PA – The Montreal Impact earned a hard fought 2-2 draw on the road Saturday night against the Philadelphia Union, at PPL Park. Ignacio Piatti and Jack McInerney scored their […] READ MORE


Which Montreal Impact Team Will Show Up In Columbus?

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Though winning on the road is always tough, it's been especially challenging for the Montreal Impact under Frank Klopas. Will their woes away from Stade Saputo continue against Columbus Crew SC on Saturday? READ MORE


Impact Tops the Whitecaps in Canadian MLS Clash

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The following is a press release from the Montreal Impact: Impact Tops the Whitecaps in Canadian MLS Clash Third straight victory at home for the Bleu-blanc-noir MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact rediscovered its winning ways on Wednesday night, beating the Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-1 at Stade Saputo. Jack McInerney and Ignacio Piatti scored their third goals of the […] READ MORE