Dax McCarty Traded to Chicago Fire. Three Things This Means

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Kevin Drastura The New York Red Bulls have traded captain and defensive midfielder Dax McCarty to the Chicago Fire. The Red Bulls announced Monday evening that they have sent McCarty to Chicago in exchange for $400,000 in General Allocation Money.  Joining the Red Bulls in 2011, McCarty was a […] READ MORE



Last Word SC: MLS Christmas Wishlist And New Year’s Resolution

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Matt Pollard, Joe Goldstein, and Daniel Sperry Podcast (December 23, 2016) – Happy Holidays American Soccer Fam! This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard sits down with Joe Goldstein and Daniel Sperry. Last Word SC: MLS Christmas Wishlist And New Year’s Resolution In the first block, Matt […] READ MORE


Homeward Bound: Why it’s Good NYCFC is not in the CCL

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl Seconds after Roman Torres’ penalty kick hit the back of the net in Ontario, my twitter feed exploded with regret. Not for Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley, Sebastian Giovinco and the rest of the reds. But for NYCFC, who, many were trying to tell me, were the real losers on […] READ MORE



New York Red Bulls 2016 Season Review

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Roy Emanuel The 2016 season for the New York Red Bulls was one that featured twists and turns unlike many in their history. Highs and lows were aplenty, but a familiar frustration in the MLS Cup playoffs once again reared its ugly head to finish off a promising season. […] READ MORE


Uptown: NYCFC’s second playoff game

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl Silviu Petrescu had hardly blown his whistle ending New York City FC’s first playoff game before fans, pundits and other punters began worrying about NYCFC’s second playoff game. “What was Vieira thinking with that line up?” they cried. “We’re down two goals! We’ll never overcome that!” they […] READ MORE



2016 LWOS New York Red Bulls Team Awards

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joseph Godstein 2016 LWOS New York Red Bulls Team Awards The 2016 MLS season is in the books, so it’s time to give some team awards for the New York Red Bulls. Voting was held between a number of writers/experts for LastWordOnSoccer.com. The results of which have been tabulated […] READ MORE


Who Do You Love? MLS Eastern Conference Playoffs

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Last Word On Soccer, by Martin Bihl 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 […] READ MORE