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‘It was fantastic’: Pacific FC mark long-awaited return of fans to Starlight Stadium with special 2-0 win over Cavalry FC in CPL action

It felt almost surreal to witness. The sun was shining, the food trucks were up and running again, and the fans were slowly streaming in to get their first taste of their local professional soccer team in nearly 2 years, as Pacific FC finally made their return to Starlight Stadium in Langford on Friday, where they took on Cavalry in Canadian Premier League action.  Just … Continue reading ‘It was fantastic’: Pacific FC mark long-awaited return of fans to Starlight Stadium with special 2-0 win over Cavalry FC in CPL action

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CPL Roundup: Pacific, Ottawa, Cavalry impress, Valour shock the champions and more from the opening weekend of Canadian Premier League action

In ‘CPL Roundup’ our weekly piece looking back at the Canadian Premier League, we look at what stood out from the opening weekend of CPL action.  After a lengthy break, it was a triumphant return for the Canadian Premier League.  Nearly 280 days after Forge FC defeated the Halifax Wanderers in the 2020 CPL final, the league finally returned this weekend, as they officially began … Continue reading CPL Roundup: Pacific, Ottawa, Cavalry impress, Valour shock the champions and more from the opening weekend of Canadian Premier League action

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Forge rise over Cavalry to claim ‘North Star Shield’, putting an emphatic end to CPL Finals 

As the second leg of the CPL Finals shifted to Calgary, it was unsure who would come out on top, with only a narrow 1-0 Forge lead separating the teams. And after a hotly contested 90 minutes, where momentum swung both ways, it proved to be Forge, who rode a strong performance to become inaugural champions of the CPL.  It wasn’t as drawn up, but … Continue reading Forge rise over Cavalry to claim ‘North Star Shield’, putting an emphatic end to CPL Finals 

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Pitting a Hammer vs an Army: 3 key battles to watch between Forge and Cavalry in 2nd leg of CPL Finals 

After a hotly contested first leg of the CPL Finals in Hamilton, the series now shifts to Calgary, with the ‘North Star Shield’ on the line for both Forge and Cavalry. In this one, we take a look at some key battles to watch, as both teams look to finish the season as champions.  As both Forge and Cavalry get set to play the last … Continue reading Pitting a Hammer vs an Army: 3 key battles to watch between Forge and Cavalry in 2nd leg of CPL Finals 

Pacific FC’s chase towards CPL Fall Title takes devastating blow against high-flying Cavalry FC

Cavalry took care of business against Pacific FC at home on Sunday, flooding the Island-based side with a storm of second-half goals, delivering what may prove to be a fatal blow to Pacific’s fleeting fall title hopes.   Canadian Premier League leaders Cavalry FC hosted Pacific FC at Spruce Meadows Park on a sunny Sunday afternoon in Calgary. It was a big match for both teams, … Continue reading Pacific FC’s chase towards CPL Fall Title takes devastating blow against high-flying Cavalry FC

Canadian Championship Post-Match Review #1- Cavalry FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Tight Tussle Doesn’t Tell Much

This wasn’t the prettiest match in Calgary, but it confirms that this tie could go either way, as Cavalry showed they’re not one to be taken lightly. Both sides can be optimistic going into the second leg, as Cavalry holds the advantage considering away goals and the Whitecaps will feel they can take the edge if they turn it up another notch at home. Thoughts: … Continue reading Canadian Championship Post-Match Review #1- Cavalry FC vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC: Tight Tussle Doesn’t Tell Much