USMNT Releases Roster for Next Round of World Cup Qualifiers

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki Bruce arena has released the names of the 24 players that will fight for the USA’s first win in the final round of World Cup Qualifying. Arena’s first competitive roster features a lot of familiar names, including Tim Howard making his return to the squad. Foreign based […] 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






Bruce Arena Calls 32 Players in USMNT January Camp

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki Bruce Arena has completed his roster for the upcoming USMNT January Camp. His first group of players during his second tenure in charge of the National Team features an exclusively MLS based team of 32 players from 15 different teams. Bruce Arena Calls 32 Players in USMNT January […] READ MORE


Predicting the USMNT January Camp Roster

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Noah Sobel-Pressman The January Camp has been a part of the USMNT for many years. During this camp, players from leagues where they don’t play in the winter (MLS and Scandinavia) get a chance to showcase their talents. Many prominent players got their start with the USMNT from the […] READ MORE


Gianni Infantino is Overthinking the 48 Team World Cup

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki One of new FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s pet projects has been the expansion of the World Cup Finals. It started off as a modest growth to 40 teams to get a little more money into FIFA’s already stuffed coffers. It has since expanded to a 48 team […] READ MORE