Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc: NYCFC Fun Facts

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl Prime Minister, novelist, and closet footie fan Benjamin Disraeli once said that there are lies, damned lies and statistics. And never was that more true than in this compendium of curious NYCFC Fun Facts we’ve uncovered. Or manufactured. Or something. They’re all true, of course, but whether […] READ MORE


The Outsider: Red Bulls Draw Real Salt Lake

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Martin Bihl My feet have walked the green & pleasant pitch among these dark satanic mills before, but always as, if not a partisan of the visiting team, then at least one who’s focus was on the home team’s blue brothers. But last week, New York City FC were […] READ MORE



Three Questions for the 2017 Toronto FC Season

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Roy Emanuel It was a winter of great excitement and eventual frustration for Toronto FC in 2016, as the Reds reached their first-ever MLS Cup final. An incredible effort against the Seattle Sounders did not go as planned, but will certainly provide intense motivation for manager Greg Vanney’s side in […] READ MORE



This Weekend’s MLS Playoff Clinch Scenarios

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Last Word On Soccer, Joe Hojnacki (Editorial) – This weekend will see some major moves in the MLS Playoff picture. With spots up for grabs across both conferences, keeing track of the MLS Playoff clinch scenarios can get a little confusing. This Weekend’s MLS Playoff Clinch Scenarios Eastern Conference With two matches left, three Eastern […] READ MORE




Hudson River Rivalry: Pressure all on Red Bulls

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The New York Red Bulls are in some trouble. Once again we have seen the Red Bulls struggle with being able to close out late in games. This past Sunday Jesse Marsch’s side took a 2-0 lead into the half versus the Philadelphia Union and were looking strong. However, for the fourth time in the […] READ MORE