Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup 2017 Preview with Mitch Tierney and Ari Liljenwall

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TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 10: Toronto FC Forward Jozy Altidore (17) is tripped by Seattle Sounders Defender Chad Marshall (14) during the MLS Cup final game between the Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC on December 10, 2016 at BMO Field in Toronto, ON. Seattle won the MLS Cup in penalty kicks. (Photo by Gerry Angus/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Podcast (December 8, 2017) – What’s up Internet? Today on Last Word SC, it’s all hands on deck as we get you set for MLS Cup 2017 on Saturday.

Last Word SC Radio: MLS Cup 2017 Preview with Mitch Tierney and Ari Liljenwall

Mitchell Tierney from Waking the Red and Ari Liljenwall of stop by to talk all things Toronto FC and Seattle Sounders FC, respectively. They talk tactics, up-to-date news, legacies, and give predictions.

Then in the Round Table, Matt Pollard, Daniel Sperry, and Robert Kerr talk all things MLS Cup. We do Rapid-Fire topics then give all our takes on MLS Cup. We talk formations and game plans. Dan gives his usual epic rant. We talk about the weather up North. We finish with full previews of how MLS Cup 2017 will shake out.

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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