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
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?
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”
The two sides have had very different CPL seasons both on and off the pitch. Continue reading Cavalry and York9, Opposite Sides of the Spectrum
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
Fans of Canadian football were treated to a grand slate of games last night, as the second leg of the Canadian Championship 3rd round kicked off all around the country. While fans in Vancouver, Halifax and York can be disappointed that their teams were unable to make it through to the next round, they can look back and acknowledge that last night was a great … Continue reading Magic of the Cup: What to takeaway from a historic round of Voyageurs Cup action