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Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

Canada is a sports nation, and as such loves its rivalries with as much passion and excitement as anywhere in the world! With many sports are prominent in Canada such as Hockey, Soccer and Football, and numerous factors that go into making each rivalry in Canada special. It was difficult to pick just ten rivalries, … Continue reading Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

Ranking the MLS stadiums – Part 2

Ranking the MLS stadiums – Part 2

As we begin the second half of the list, a noticeable trend is occurring. A lot of new world-class soccer-specific stadiums have been built for MLS teams, which is amazing for the league and shows how far it has come from the days of teams just playing mostly in NFL/College football stadiums. It also, admittedly, … Continue reading Ranking the MLS stadiums – Part 2

How to Make the Canadian Championship Better

How to Make the Canadian Championship Better

With the strike of Tristan Blackmon‘s right foot, the Vancouver Whitecaps won the 2022 Voyageurs Cup, and thus, brought the curtain down on a very entertaining Canadian Championship. From HFX playing in Guelph, to a dog fight between Cavalry and Vancouver, the competition this year had plenty of great moments. Going into 2023, the Canadian … Continue reading How to Make the Canadian Championship Better

The Double Edge Sword of CONCACAF Champions League Expansion

The Double Edge Sword of CONCACAF Champions League Expansion

In June 2022, CONCACAF officially unveiled their new Champions League format, starting in 2024. From that season on, the Canadian Premier League will have two allocated spots in the competition, with both the regular season league winners and overall CPL Champions qualifying for the first round of the Champions League. In the event a team … Continue reading The Double Edge Sword of CONCACAF Champions League Expansion

5 CPL Players Who Could Move to MLS

5 CPL Players Who Could Move to MLS

In the first four years of the CPL, we have seen three players make the jump to MLS. The first player come after the inaugural season in 2019, with Joel Waterman being bought by CF Montreal from Cavalry FC for $82,000. Since then, we saw Toronto FC bring in two defenders from Pacific FC after … Continue reading 5 CPL Players Who Could Move to MLS

10 CPL Players That Can Go to MLS Next Pro

10 CPL Players That Can Go to MLS Next Pro

The MLS Next Pro is a league that creates a great pathway for CPL players to make the jump to the MLS. Some MLS sides may be hesitant to bring a player from the CPL with it being a fresh league that is growing season by season, leaving the talent level in the league a … Continue reading 10 CPL Players That Can Go to MLS Next Pro

Canadian Championship Team of the Week – Round 2

Canadian Championship Team of the Week – Round 2

The second round of the Canadian Championship kicked off on Tuesday night, where we had an exciting matchup between teams in the CPL and MLS. York United remains as the only CPL team to come out of the second-round win after beating Pacific FC in penalties. Calvary also pushed penalties on MLS side Vancouver Whitecaps, … Continue reading Canadian Championship Team of the Week – Round 2

Canadian Championship Team of the Week – Round 1

Canadian Championship Team of the Week – Round 1

Round one of the Canadian Championship (The Voyager Cup), kicked off this weekend. We had 10 teams spread out over four leagues in the Canadian soccer pyramid playoff against each other to start off the tournament. Teams from the CPL ( Canadian Premier League), MLS (Major League Soccer), L1O (League One Ontario), and PLSQ (Première … Continue reading Canadian Championship Team of the Week – Round 1

Montreal Downs Santos, Forge Undone in Champions League

Montreal Downs Santos, Forge Undone in Champions League

After the first legs, both Canadian participants in the CONCACAF Champions League had it all to do against their Mexican counterparts. For Montreal, they had the advantage of playing at home at their 60,000 capacity Olympic Stadium against Santos, and after an unlucky defeat in Mexico, they would’ve fancied their chances on the night. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Montreal Downs Santos, Forge Undone in Champions League