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Cavalry, Forge puts up spectacle worth watching in first-ever CPL final

Cavalry combined for an entertaining affair on Saturday, one that sold the sport well on a day where plenty of eyeballs were watching.  It wasn’t pretty, but it sold the sport well.  That was the sentiment shared by both Cavalry and Forge, who combined for an entertaining 90 minutes of play on Saturday.  “The finals often not the prettiest,” said Wheeldon Jr shortly after the … Continue reading Cavalry, Forge puts up spectacle worth watching in first-ever CPL final

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Forge drop Cavalry in entertaining 1st leg of CPL Final

In the first leg of the first-ever Canadian Premier League Final, Forge emerged victorious, winning 1-0 in an entertaining 90 minutes in Hamilton. Forge FC took a slim first leg advantage in the 2019 Canadian Premier League finals after a 1-0 win over Cavalry FC at the Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton on Saturday, 26 October. “We were on the front foot, we played Forge … Continue reading Forge drop Cavalry in entertaining 1st leg of CPL Final

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Forge and Cavalry both ready to ‘enjoy the occasion’ in first-ever CPL final

With the first leg of the Canadian Premier League Finals now just around the corner, Cavalry and Forge trained at Tim Hortons Field on Friday, as they prepare to do battle in the first-ever CPL championship round. On the last day before the inaugural Canadian Premier League Finals kicked off, both teams, Cavalry and Forge, convened at Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field for Media Day. More … Continue reading Forge and Cavalry both ready to ‘enjoy the occasion’ in first-ever CPL final

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Pacific FC send message that ‘we don’t settle for average’ in 2-0 victory over Valour 

After firing head coach Michael Silberbauer on Friday, Pacific came out flying the next day, winning 2-0 at home on Saturday to close their 2019 Canadian Premier League season.  Complacency, comfort, consistency. Those were 3 of the many different Cs being thrown around Pacific FC’s Westhills Stadium this weekend, as they finished off their Canadian Premier League campaign with a home date against Valour. After … Continue reading Pacific FC send message that ‘we don’t settle for average’ in 2-0 victory over Valour 

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CPL: York, Halifax reflect on what’s next heading into first-ever offseason

As teams conclude the end of the CPL regular season, we reflect on what the 5 teams missing out on the finals will have to do to match the success of their peers, from building identities and improving the calibre of their squads.  On a sunny Saturday in Toronto, the city doesn’t seem to stop moving, with people racing around as they try to keep … Continue reading CPL: York, Halifax reflect on what’s next heading into first-ever offseason

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Opinion: The CPL Playoffs: Are they right?

Success. That is one word that could sum up the inaugural season of the Canadian Premier League. A league that started as a dream hit a lot of goals right from the beginning and was part of a historic year in the Canadian game. There have been many groundbreaking moments, but there were also some finer points where the league missed the mark. One of … Continue reading Opinion: The CPL Playoffs: Are they right?

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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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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

How the growing profile of the Canadian Premier League has caught the attention of National Team players and coaches alike 

With the recent milestone of Marco Carducci’s call-up earlier this month in mind, we took the chance to speak to a couple of players about the CPL, getting their thoughts on the league as it continues to grow in its inaugural campaign.  The Canadian Premier League got a huge boost to its ever-growing profile earlier this month, as goalkeeper Marco Carducci earned a call-up to … Continue reading How the growing profile of the Canadian Premier League has caught the attention of National Team players and coaches alike