First of all, let me put all you Forge fans at ease. Sparxy is ok. This was simply a metaphor, and the perennial thorn in the side that is Valour FC is the dragon in question that Bobby's Boys slew. As most Forge fans know, Valour is always a tough nut to crack for the … Continue reading Forge Slays Their Dragon: Beating Valour in Terrordome
Author: Kevin Anderson
Ok, kinda part two of my rants series…or is it three? So hard to keep up. I think I need to write a fluff piece soon. Mascots Part Deux? Get back to my forgotten travel series? Ah well, this week it’s rants. So today’s rant is all about U-21 minutes. And my editor is working … Continue reading The Value of U-21 Minutes May Be Overstated.
Ok, so let me start by saying, I love the CPL. And I love the amount of energy they are putting into trying to make the league exciting and fun for everyone. But… I am not of fan of their insistence on pushing a couple things that I feel are way less important than they’d … Continue reading Playoffs!!! Finally They Matter…
I really like Drew Beckie. He was a solid player, and he is an example of what this league is all about in my opinion. He had an opportunity to play in front of Canadian crowds as a player with Ottawa. And now he graduates into the management side as the soccer ecosystem grows here … Continue reading CanPL at Five: What Do We Want to Be?
According to reports, Bobby Smyrniotis has interviewed for the TFC head coach position. As per the Athletic. He is reported to have had an official interview with the Major League Soccer side. This news comes alongside reporting from Joshua Kloke at the Athletic that Former TFC player and VWFC Coach Carl Robinson has also been … Continue reading Bobby to the Big City? Say It Ain’t So
There is a lot of hand-wringing, finger-pointing and mud-flinging on social media right now with regard to the CanXNT's exit at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Everyone has a take. I have been trying to steer clear of social media because everyone is emotional and over-the-top. And so would I be if … Continue reading CanXNT at the World Cup: No Excuses
The World Cup is upon us. Some of the greatest athletes in the women's soccer-sphere are ready to roll. But maybe you've never watched a Women's World Cup game before. Well here are a few reasons you should give it a shot! 1 - Canada Is There; And They Are a Powerhouse. Remember how exciting … Continue reading 20 Reasons to Watch the World Cup in AUS-NZ
Well, a lot of Forge fans got a little ahead of themselves after the dismantling of York. (Sorry, total dismantling) Forget it, Jake. It’s Valour FC. (Ripped off from the classic Jack Nicholson flick, Chinatown) I’m not saying that Valour FC is practicing witchcraft, but they definitely have some mystical ability to raise their game … Continue reading Forge Vs Valour: An Expected Dip in Results, If Not Form
Hamilton's Halfway Review. Sorry, let me re-title this...Forge's Future: A Championship Prediction. I tried to write an article breaking down Forge FC's first half struggles. Really, I did. But followers of the Mighty Forge FC are not equipped to deal with anything but success. Trust me. The sky has been falling throughout the first 14 … Continue reading Hamilton’s Halfway Review: A Canadian Premier League Team Midpoint Synopsis
Ok, so I have been a soccer fan to some extent for nearly half a century. And yet still the powers that be in Canadian soccer circles refuse to avail themselves of my genius. Yeah. I know I've never played the game, don't understand a large swath of the laws, and barely have any financial … Continue reading Canada at the Gold Cup: What’s Your Problem Guys?