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
York United certainly won't make excuses for itself after a 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps in a Canadian Championship quarterfinal, but if it had to, there would be options aplenty. While York was not as short-stringed as they were in this fixture last year, barely putting the puzzle pieces together just to field an … Continue reading ‘Caps conquer the Occasion, York Bows Out
It’s been nearly four months since the CMNT last played a match, and after the high of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Canada are back in CONCACAF action with two Nations League games against Curaçao and Honduras. The squad has been refreshed, nine players from the world squad are out, but four Canadians have been … Continue reading Excitement Looms For Four Potential CMNT Debutants
The power of football has constantly been its ability to pull people together through the toughest of times. It can inspire and make positive change ripple through any society. This is exactly what Violette AC, the Haitian team who has become a front-page story following their Champions League giant-killing of Austin FC, is looking to … Continue reading Violette AC have endured countless struggles but fought through them all
With the 2023 MLS season well underway, theres one thing everybody immediately looks for on the schedule, the rivalries! MLS is blessed with many passionate and fiery rivalries, all of which can be considered much watch soccer that is a key component on what makes the league what it is. Here are what we consider … Continue reading Top Five MLS Rivalries
This is something different from our normal content, I’m going to be essentially ranting about my personal grievances with the new MLS playoff format. I’m fully aware that I am going to come across as some sort of European elitist/gatekeeper (I am British), but I only mention this to help contextualise what I’m about to … Continue reading The New MLS Playoff Format is a Mistake.
If you support Toronto FC, Saturday night was when newfound optimism would come to fruition. Following an eventful offseason where general manager Bill Manning had one checkbox for incoming players: the experience of winning, the weekend was shaping up to be pretty good. The fixture in question was against D.C. United in the stateside capital. … Continue reading TFC Were Over the Moon, Then Fell From It Back to Earth
This year the MLS will have twenty-nine teams, thanks to the edition of St. Louis City SC. The MLS has never been stronger or better, and further expansion feels inevitable. With that in mind, here are five potential cities that the MLS could expand in to in the future. Note; In suggesting potential team names, … Continue reading Five Potential MLS Expansion Sites
Major League Soccer continues to grow and grow, it seems like a when and not if for MLS to overtake both NHL and MLB when it comes to popularity - and it feels like the league can expand just about anywhere successfully. This is great for the league, Las Vegas, San Diego, Detroit, Tampa Bay … Continue reading Fixing the MLS Promotion/Relegation Problem