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Thursday Thoughts: Navigating through a busy period for Canada Soccer 

After a busy period, with more still to come, we navigate through the Canada Soccer landscape in this edition of ‘Thursday Thoughts’. We look at the U17s tournament in Brazil, look ahead to the U23’s next year and set the table for both the Men and Women’s Senior National Team programs.  It’s November, and it’s a busy time, at least for those who are fans … Continue reading Thursday Thoughts: Navigating through a busy period for Canada Soccer 

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Long-Read: After year of 1sts, Cavalry’s Marco Carducci reflects on a memorable CPL campaign

Before the 2nd leg of the CPL Finals kicked off, we got a chance to speak with Marco Carducci at Media Day in Calgary. Here is what the former Whitecaps man had to say.  After the busy year that Marco Carducci has had, you could excuse him for thinking that things have gone by fast.  “It’s been a bit of a blur, right?” he said … Continue reading Long-Read: After year of 1sts, Cavalry’s Marco Carducci reflects on a memorable CPL campaign

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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: “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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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

Pacific FC unable to contain second-half flood as Forge all but books spot in CPL Final

Pacific travelled to Forge on Saturday with slim playoff dreams in their mind, but those would quickly wash away as Forge rode a dominant second-half to a win on a rainy afternoon in Hamilton.  On a grey, rainy afternoon in Hamilton, Pacific FC took on Forge in a clash that had plenty of playoff implications. With Forge close to joining Cavalry in the inaugural Canadian … Continue reading Pacific FC unable to contain second-half flood as Forge all but books spot in CPL Final

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

Pacific FC continue strong run with tight victory at home vs Edmonton

After dropping all 3 points this past Wednesday against York 9, Pacific got back to winning ways this Saturday afternoon against FC Edmonton.  On this grey afternoon at Westhills Stadium, Pacific FC took on FC Edmonton in another crucial midtable clash in the Canadian Premier League. With both teams dropping their games this past Wednesday, it was a good chance for both of them to … Continue reading Pacific FC continue strong run with tight victory at home vs Edmonton

Pacific FC unable to take advantage of a strong start as York 9 rides second-half wave to victory

Pacific FC took on York 9 in a pivotal midweek clash, with the Ontario-based side taking home all 3 points as they rode a second-half surge to lead them to victory.  In a crucial midweek clash in the Canadian Premier League, Pacific FC took on York 9 at Langford’s Westhills Stadium, with both teams looking to close the gap between them and the team to … Continue reading Pacific FC unable to take advantage of a strong start as York 9 rides second-half wave to victory

After disappointing start to Fall season, Pacific vow to take it “one game at a time”.

It didn’t go as planned for Pacific FC coach Michael Silberbauer on Sarurday. Neither did it a week before against the Cavalry. But he and his players know that if they are to make a run for the fall season title, it will be by focusing only on what’s directly ahead of them. That happens to be a trip to Ontario to take on York9 … Continue reading After disappointing start to Fall season, Pacific vow to take it “one game at a time”.