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Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup Conference Finals Preview And SO MUCH NEWS

November 18th, 2017

What's up internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan sit down to do a full preview of the MLS Cup Conference Finals. We also talk a bunch of off-season news from MLS, U.S. Soccer, the USL and the NASL. 

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Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup Playoff Conference Semifinals Preview

October 28th, 2017

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, we're talking all things MLS Cup Playoff Conference Semifinals. 

The whole gang is on the podcast for this one. We start with full recaps and reactions to the Knockout round games that happened midweek. Then we break down the Eastern Conference and Western Conference match ups for the next round. The guys give takes from the perspectives of both teams as well as predict what could be the x-factor for the series. 

Then in the Round Table, we do rapid fire topics and make predictions for who will be in the Conference Finals!

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Last Word SC: Alexi Lalas Flames USMNT, Erik Palmer-Brown To Man City, And Hot Teams In MLS

September 15th, 2017

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, we're talking about a bunch of different news items. Let's get to it. 

Matt and Robert start off talking about Alexi Lalas and his comments where he put the United States Men's National Team on blast. We break down what he got right and how the USMNT players could clap back. We then discuss Bob Bradley calling out the Atlanta United FC hype train as he defends his 1998 Chicago Fire. 

In segment two, Dan jumps in to talk about Erik Palmer-Brown's transfer to Manchester City. We discuss how we got to this point, what it means for the player, and why it isn't that bad for Sporting KC or MLS. We then talk about Atlanta being on fire. 

In the Round Table, the guys discuss Toronto FC possibly being the best team in league history. We then talk Vancouver Whitecaps and do some Weekend Pick 'Ems. 

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Last Word SC Radio: #PabloOut, Eastern Conference Playoff Race, And USL News

August 18th, 2017

What's up Internt? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt, Dan, and Robert are talking a bunch of MLS action and USL news! Let's get to it. 

We start off talking about the Western Conference. Pablo Mastroeni is out and Matt has opinions on that. Dan and Robert give their take on the long jam at the top of the conference with Houston Dynamo, Seattle Sounders FC, and Sporting KC. We also talk about some west teams that are toast for 2017.

In segment two, we're talking Eastern Conference. Toronto FC and New York City FC are going strong. While they haven't been great on the road, the Chicago Fire are there too. We try to separate out these teams. We then talk about some Nashville soccer-specific stadium renderings and USL expansion. 

In the Round Table, we talk about the StubHub Center being a playable stadium in FIFA 18. Dan gives us the deets an extra sub coming up in MLS Cup Playoff extra time. We finish the pod off with some weekend highlight Pick 'Ems. 

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Last Word SC: Canadian Premier League, Tacoma FC, and Toronto FC On Fire

May 12th, 2017

What's up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard and Joe Hojnacki have a massive Round Table show to talk about a bunch of different things. 

First we talk about the new Canadian Premier League. We discuss what this means for the game in Canada and the Canadian National Team. Joe and Matt spitball ideas on other cities and teams that could join the league and how their stadium and schedule could work. 

Then we talk about Tacoma FC and the new look MLS 2 teams in the USL. We talk about how this move will help the Seattle Sounders brand and the USL moving forward. 

We finish off talking about Toronto FC, the Season Ending Injury List, and predicting for the weekend. 

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Last Word SC Radio: Trillium Cup History With Kris Landis And Stadium Expansion

April 28th, 2017

Greetings plebs of the internet! This week on Last Word SC Radio, we go full retro with some MLS history. 

In the first segment, we're joined by Kris Landis of Massive Report. Kris stops in to talk about the history of the Trillium Cup. The guys talk about its tin cup origins and a bet between the mayors of the cities. Kris talks about the evolution of the rivalry and it's kind of crazy origins with the fans. We talk about the significance of 2011 and how the rivalry and competition is coming to a head this season. Lastly, Kris gives a prediction on who'll win the cup in 2017. 

Then Joe Hojnacki joins to the pod to talk about the expansion plays for Providence Park. The guys talk about what this means for the Timbers and how it could be a model for other MLS clubs in the future. Then the guys open the can of worms that is the MLS Player's Union releaseing salaries for the leagues. They take a few stabs at high value and dead weight contracts. We finish up predicting the full slate of MLS games. 

Share this pod with your Crew and TFC fan friends to get them pumped for next month's Trillium Cup matches!

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Last Word SC Radio: Full MLS 2017 Season Preview With Ridiculous Hot Takes

March 3rd, 2017

It's here, it's finally here! The 2017 MLS season is upon us fam! Matt Pollard, Joe Hojnacki, and John Bava are here to break it all down. 

In the first segment, the guys do a full playoff prediction. We pick who we think is going to make the playoffs and who won't. We talk about why our non-playoff teams will miss out. The guys also give their playoff seeding predicitions. Spoiler alert, FC Dallas and Toronto FC might roll. 

In the second segment, the guys talk trophies and individual awards. We talk about the current CONCACAF Champions League taking place. We then pick our Supporter's Shield, U.S. Open Cup, and MLS Cup champions. Then the guys roll through individual awards. 

In the Round Table, we make absolute fools of ourselves. We pick serious upsets for the U.S. Open Cup. Matt has Cozmo driving a taco truck around the StubHub Center. Joe has Wayne Rooney coming to MLS in the summer and killing it. And John's got a bold personnel prediction. 

Share this pod with your office friends to get them excited for the first Super Soccer Sunday of the MLS season!

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Last Word SC: MLS Cup Review And 2016 MLS Expansion Draft Preview

December 13th, 2016

Happy Monday MLS Fans! Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard and Joe Hojnacki are joined by John Bava to discuss MLS Cup and the MLS Expasion Draft.

The guys do a full review of the Seattle Sounders PK MLS Cup win over Toronto FC. We talk about the halves, how Seattle's defense got it done, and that awesome save by Stefan Frei. The lads talk about Sebastian Giovinco coming out of the game, TFC's future, and Greg Vanney. We've also got post-game audio from Brian Schmetzer, Frie, and Vanney. 

Then the guys go through the full MLS Expansion Draft protected roster. Joe goes through his Mock Draft article. The guys pick possible players to go from the teams they cover. They also predict players who they'd pick. 

Share this pod with your Atlanta and Twin City friends to get them ready for the draft!

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Last Word SC: MLS Cup Preview With Mitchell Tierney, Ari Liljenwall, and John Bava

December 9th, 2016

What's up MLS fan? This week on Last Word SC Radio, we're joined by Mitchell Tierney from Waking the Red, Ari Liljenwall from MLSSoccer.com, and John Bava from Last Word on Soccer to break down everything with MLS Cup 2016. 

In segment one, we're joined by Mitch to talk all things Toronto FC. He discusses the metioric rise to the front of everyone's minds in Ontario. We discuss Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco. Mitch gives his take on how TFC could come out a bit more caution to off set what Nicholas Lodiero and Jordan Morris will do. He tried to play weather man, then gives a 2-1 victory prediction for the Reds. 

Next we're joined by Ari from MLSSoccer.com. He talks about the roller coaster path the Seattle Sounders FC took getting to MLS Cup. We talk about Seattle's health and how they've prepared for the field and temperature conditions on Saturday. Ari talks about Roman Torres and Chad Marshall and what they'll need to do on set pieces. He talks about Ozzie Alonso meaning everything for the Sounders defense. He also talks about the Lodiero-Morris connection and whether Seattle are a one-dimensional offensively. 

In the round table, John jumps on with Matt Pollard and Joe Hojnacki to discuss everything MLS Cup. John is on location. We preview the game tactically and give predictions. The boys finish off the show doing a brief and incomplete preview of the MLS Expansion Draft. 

Share this pod with your Toronto/Seattle friends and get JACKED for Saturday night cause it's going to LIT.

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Last Word SC: Eastern Conference Final Recap And NASL Meeting Analysis

December 2nd, 2016

Oh Canada! It's another episode of Last Word SC Radio. Today we're recapping that crazy Eastern Conference second leg between Toronto FC and the Montreal Impact.

Matt Pollard and Joe Hojnacki sit down to talk about Toronto's epic victory over Montreal that takes them to their first MLS Cup Final. Matt argues that this was the greatest two leg MLS playoff series in history. The two talk about the poor defensive efforts by both sides. Joe discusses what Steven Beitashour and Justin Morrow did well and poor. Matt talks about Jozy Altidore going full beast mode. 

The two discuss how impactful the substitute players were for both sides and the almost mythical goal Benoit Cheyrou scored. We wrap up MLS Cup Playoff talk by picking out what Montreal needs to do to improve this off-season with their old midfield and Didier Drogba leaving. 

Joe wraps everything up with some NASL talk. Apparently some other martkets are looking to jump in to try and save the league for 2017. There's still a group that's fully on team #NASLexit though.

Share this with your Canadian friends so they can get PUMPED UP!

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