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CPL: “Que sera, sera”: Forge glad to continue success over York 9 in so far one-sided “905 derby”

In the second-last meeting of Forge and York 9 on Sunday, it was another installment of the “905 derby”, an all Ontario affair that has produced some entertaining tilts this season.  Heading into Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field before the game, it was unsure how much sting this derby match was going to have, with Forge and York 9 mostly trending in opposite directions this year … Continue reading CPL: “Que sera, sera”: Forge glad to continue success over York 9 in so far one-sided “905 derby”

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Ranking Canada’s Soccer’s Men’s National Team squad ahead of US clash by “Surprise Rating” 

As Canada gets set to take on the US in a pivotal CONCACAF Nations League matchup on October 15th, we break down the squad of players Canada will be expected to rely on for that game, giving each player a “Surprise Rating”. Earlier this week, Canada Soccer announced the 23-man squad that their Men’s National team have called up ahead of their Nations League clash … Continue reading Ranking Canada’s Soccer’s Men’s National Team squad ahead of US clash by “Surprise Rating” 

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Whitecaps chasing “perfect solution” of 3 points against RSL before diving into pivotal offseason 

With game 34 of 34 on the MLS calendar looming, the Vancouver Whitecaps look to give back to the fans on Sunday before diving into a critical and lengthy offseason. The Vancouver Whitecaps won’t be receiving party invitations anytime soon. After struggling for a big part of this 2019 MLS season, they have found a bit of a groove as of late, putting together a … Continue reading Whitecaps chasing “perfect solution” of 3 points against RSL before diving into pivotal offseason 

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2019 Match Preview #34: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Real Salt Lake: One last party at the disco

On Sunday, the Vancouver Whitecaps host Real Salt Lake at BC Place, in what will be the final game of their 2019 MLS regular season.  With this 2019 MLS campaign nearing its business end, the Vancouver Whitecaps play host to Real Salt Lake at home on Sunday, a team they last played in the second game of this season. It seems so long ago that … Continue reading 2019 Match Preview #34: Vancouver Whitecaps FC vs Real Salt Lake: One last party at the disco

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Canada vs USA in-depth preview part 1: Breaking down the squads, storylines and key players

In this preview series, we will be breaking things down ahead of the pivotal Canada vs USA clash in Toronto in less than 2 weeks. We will look at the squads, storylines, some key players, tactical analysis, statistical analysis, FIFA implications and more. Today, we kick things off with a look at both teams squads, their projected starting lineups, storylines and some key players to … Continue reading Canada vs USA in-depth preview part 1: Breaking down the squads, storylines and key players

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Blasco’s banger not enough for Pacific FC as they get washed out by Halifax Wanderers in late draw at Westhills

Under the strong Victoria rain Wednesday, the two Candian Premier League coastal sides, Pacific and Halifax, played out to an exciting 1-1 draw at Westhills Stadium.  Under the rain at Westhills Stadium, Pacific FC hosted Halifax in a fitting coastal clash between cross-continental rivals. With Pacific reeling after being eliminated from CPL final contention this past weekend, they came back to Victoria hoping that some … Continue reading Blasco’s banger not enough for Pacific FC as they get washed out by Halifax Wanderers in late draw at Westhills

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A look at Canada Soccer’s Stephen Eustaquio, the latest building block for project 2022 and beyond

On Tuesday, Stephen Eustaquio was announced as part of John Herdman’s 23 man squad for the upcoming Nations League clash with the USA, as the midfielder continues his return from a tough knee injury.  Back in February, Canada Soccer announced that Cruz Azul defensive midfielder and former Portugal U21 player, Stephen Eustaquio, had committed to playing for Canada internationally. Born and raised in Leamington Ontario, … Continue reading A look at Canada Soccer’s Stephen Eustaquio, the latest building block for project 2022 and beyond

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New Inter Miami CF man David Norman Jr adjusting well to CPL on loan to Pacific FC after surprise trade from Vancouver Whitecaps

Pacific dropped 3 points to Forge to fall out of Championship contention on Saturday. After the game, we got the chance to speak with David Norman Jr, who broke down the match and gave us some insight into his time so far with Pacific, as he continues to adjust after his move from Vancouver to the Island via Miami.  It was not a pretty afternoon … Continue reading New Inter Miami CF man David Norman Jr adjusting well to CPL on loan to Pacific FC after surprise trade from Vancouver Whitecaps

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Post Match Review #33: Late-game heroics continue for Vancouver as Whitecaps down LA Galaxy in goal-fest

The Vancouver Whitecaps took out LA Galaxy in a 7 goal thriller Sunday, as some late-game drama provided the Caps with all 3 points heading into Decision Day.  Heading into the penultimate day of the Whitecaps season, fans of the Caps could be forgiven for being a bit down on their team. Facing the second in the West Galaxy, who were on a bit of … Continue reading Post Match Review #33: Late-game heroics continue for Vancouver as Whitecaps down LA Galaxy in goal-fest