Last Word SC: MLS Decision Day 2016 With Lots Of Guests

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Matt Pollard and Joe Hojnacki (October 21, 2016) – Greetings American Soccer Fans! The end is nigh as Decision Day 2016 is upon us. This week on Last Word SC Radio, we’re doing a full break down of MLS Cup Playoffs race to get you ready for the most […] READ MORE


Sacha Kljestan On The Verge Of History

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via Last Word on Soccer, by Joseph Goldstein Sacha Kljestan is pulling all the right strings for the New York Red Bulls. The 31-year old playmaker is on the verge of a historic season for the club and MLS. Kljestan currently has 19 assists for the year, tied for second best in league history with Landon Donovan. […] READ MORE


Who’s Next: NYCFC’s Playoff Rivals

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl Now that New York City FC have made the playoffs, you would think I’d stop worrying, right? You would be wrong. Because now I’m worrying about who NYCFC’s playoff rivals are likely to be and what the team’s chances are for success. As I see it, this […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union Player Ratings

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Kevin Drastura It wasn’t easy, but the New York Red Bulls finally got the better of the Philadelphia Union. It was a back and forth match as both teams were exchanging goals and leads. Feeling like a heavyweight fight, both teams were desperate for the three points. In the […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls Advance In The CCL: What It Means For 2017

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Roy Emanuel The New York Red Bulls booked their first ever trip to the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals on Tuesday evening. A rain-soaked scoreless draw against Antigua GFC in Guatemala City was enough for New York to clinch Group F in the competition and move into the knockout round. […] READ MORE


New York Red Bulls – How To Turn Three Points Into One

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joseph Goldstein (HARRISON, NJ)The New York Red Bulls have a problem. There is no denying it. Everyone at the club knows it. NY is a tremendously talented team that can pull teams apart. They frustrate their opponents with a relentless press. Teams in MLS have no choice but to […] READ MORE


Five Leaves Left: NYCFC and the Playoffs

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From Last Word on Soccer, Martin Bihl Including Saturday’s match against FC Dallas, New York City Football Club have five opportunities to solidify their position in the playoffs. So I did little “back of the envelope” calculating, looking at who NYCFC were playing and who everyone else in the conference were playing, in order to […] READ MORE


Matt Miazga Loaned Out to Vitesse Arnhem

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Today, in the waning hours of Deadline Day, Chelsea FC announced they loaned out Matt Miazga to Vitesse Arnhem. According to Grant Wahl, Chelsea were unable to loan him to Espanyol, due to paperwork, so they loaned him to Vitesse instead. Vitesse currently play in the Eredivisie. The Eredivise will be a great place for Miazga to develop […] READ MORE