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Island Invitation: The Canadian Premier League announces 2020 return with ‘Island Games’ return-to-play plan

The Canadian Premier League announced it’s 2020 return-to-play plan on Wednesday, by revealing the ‘Island Games’, their special tournament that will be held in Charlottetown, P.E.I starting on August 13th. Here is a breakdown of the tournament, including some comments from CPL commissioner David Clanachan, after the league made its big announcement earlier on Wednesday.  Canada’s top domestic men’s soccer circuit has finally announced its … Continue reading Island Invitation: The Canadian Premier League announces 2020 return with ‘Island Games’ return-to-play plan

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‘I want to score more’: After breakout 2019 season, Pacific FC’s Terran Campbell looking for 2020 encore

As the Canadian Premier League slowly starts to return to training, in preparation of a potential return, we got the chance to speak with Pacific FC forward Terran Campbell, as he took the time to chat with us about his breakout 2019 season, his goals for the future, the CPL, Black Lives Matter and more. Here is that interview, as we get a chance to … Continue reading ‘I want to score more’: After breakout 2019 season, Pacific FC’s Terran Campbell looking for 2020 encore

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“We don’t have to reinvent the wheel”: Forge hoping that continuity, experience help overcome long CPL offseason

The 2019 CPL Champions, Forge, kicked off training camp this week. Here is a report from their camp, where spirits are high, the mentality is good and bright things appear to be on the horizon are on a team that is expected to be among the league leaders once again in 2020. After setting the bar high in year 1, they want to keep on … Continue reading “We don’t have to reinvent the wheel”: Forge hoping that continuity, experience help overcome long CPL offseason

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Stats Splurge: Calculating Adjusted Save Percentage totals in the Canadian Premier League

With the release of the CPL Centre Circle DATA! this week, we decided to dive in and attempt to calculate adjusted save percentage numbers across the league, allowing us to get a better idea of who stood out in goal this season.  Goalkeepers were the flavour of the day in the CPL Finals. The brand-new Canadian Premier League recently wrapped up proceedings with their first-ever … Continue reading Stats Splurge: Calculating Adjusted Save Percentage totals in the Canadian Premier League

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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

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 

CanPL Notebook: Thundercaps, Pacific and now York 9

The Canadian Premier League is the unknown newborn in the Canadian sporting scene. It spans from coast to coast, more so than any other league in North America. With teams as far as Vancouver Island and all the way to Halifax- the span of the league is continent-wide. In April, I was able to attend the second-ever CanPL game in Victoria, which pitted Pacific FC … Continue reading CanPL Notebook: Thundercaps, Pacific and now York 9

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”.