Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup Conference Finals Preview and so much news

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Podcast (November 19, 2017) – What’s up Internet? On this episode of Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard and Dan Sperry sit down to talk about a bunch of stuff. We do a full MLS Cup Conference Finals preview and talk lots of news.

Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup Conference Finals Preview and so much news

Dan and Matt start with a full breakdown of the MLS Cup Conference Finals match ups. We talk about how each team got here and what they’ve got going for them and against them. The guys go back and forth on the plan of attack (or defense) for each team and the x factors for each series.

Then we get into a bunch of news. We talk about USL expansion and MLS season awards. The guys discuss Brad Friedel taking over as Head Coach of the New England Revolution. We give updates on the MLS Expansion Draft. This is the most jam packed hour of Last Word SC Radio in some time, folks.

Last Word SC Radio is a part of Last Word FC Media and an affiliate member of the Beautiful Game Network. We record Thursdays and post online by Friday morning usually. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Podbean, SoundCloud, and many other pod catchers.

Follow our wonderful hosts (read: motley crew) on Twitter: @LWOSMattPollard, @sperrydaniel94, @LWOSr2kerr2, and @MattMcCarthyLWO.

Matt Pollard is the Managing Editor of Last Word on Soccer and an engineer. When he’s not watching soccer or at work, the Colorado transplant enjoys skiing and hiking all over the state. The LA Kings will always be his first sports love, though MLS didn’t exist at the time. Once called the Shakespeare of LWOS, he covers the LA Galaxy, Colorado Rapids, and Saint Louis FC. Like the Galaxy, he too was handcrafted in LA.

Daniel Sperry is an Editor at Last Word on Soccer. He covers mainly Sporting KC and U.S. Soccer for LWOS, and discusses San Francisco Giants baseball elsewhere. He was born and raised in Northern California, hence his love for Bay Area teams. He currently resides in the KC Suburbs with his incredible wife and energetic puppy. Outside of sports and writing, he loves a good stout and nature, whether that is hiking, camping, canoeing, birding, or some activity with all four.

Robert Kerr is the Chicago Fire Beat Writer at Last Word on Soccer. He is a citizen of two football loving countries and a lifelong sports enthusiast. The multi-media producing father of two previously spent his time working in professional sports and broadcasting. He has also written about soccer since 2014. Enjoy his wonderful foreign accent every Thursday night on the podcast.

Matt McCarthy is in his second year as the Philadelphia Union Beat Writer for Last Word on Soccer. He is a freshman at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA studying both broadcast journalism and sports management. He is a Temple football communications intern. He also hosts a podcast that airs Tuesdays and Thursdays called The Knuckleheads with his brother Mike. Matt covered the 2016 Copa America Centenario for LWOS.

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