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Grading Each CPL’s Team Offseason So Far

Grading Each CPL’s Team Offseason So Far

With the CPL offseason now roughly halfway done, its time to look at how each team has done so far. Every team incept for Forge has announced most of the players who will be departing and have announced most of the players who will be returning for the 2023 season. This gives me roughly enough … Continue reading Grading Each CPL’s Team Offseason So Far

The Best Kit In Each CPL Team’s History

The Best Kit In Each CPL Team’s History

The 2022 Canadian Premier League season has come to a close, and (stop me if you have ever heard this one before) Forge FC are champions. There are things happening, including the introduction of a new franchise in Vancouver FC, and the potential death of FC Edmonton, but outside of that, what is really happening? … Continue reading The Best Kit In Each CPL Team’s History

Opinion: CPL Announces Pay Hikes, Hooray! But Let Me Be That Guy

Opinion: CPL Announces Pay Hikes, Hooray! But Let Me Be That Guy

I don't know, dear readers, if you are a "good news first", or a "get the bad news out of the way" kind of crowd. So, I'll just guess that you have enough negativity in your lives and jump to the good stuff. The CPL has announced some impressive increases in player compensation. According to … Continue reading Opinion: CPL Announces Pay Hikes, Hooray! But Let Me Be That Guy

Which Stadium Is Easiest To Win At

Which Stadium Is Easiest To Win At

One way to gauge how interesting/entertaining a league is to see how many goals are scored during the regular season. For the most part, the more goals that are scored, the more entertaining a game is, at least for many fans (sorry, lovers of defence). This can also be said that the more goals per … Continue reading Which Stadium Is Easiest To Win At

Ranking the CPL Logos

Ranking the CPL Logos

The Canadian Premier League is still in its infancy stages after starting to play for the 2019 season. It started with seven teams, and with a ninth team being added next season, they have seen steady growth having expanded to eight for the past three seasons. Those eight teams have put their mark on the … Continue reading Ranking the CPL Logos

A Deep Dive Into CPL Attendance

A Deep Dive Into CPL Attendance

The 2022 Canadian Premier League was the first “real” season that the league had with 8 teams, and the first full season since Covid-19 started in 2020. Since then we have had the Island Games in 2020 where no one was in attendance and a half bubble/half-regular season for 2021, where some fans stayed away … Continue reading A Deep Dive Into CPL Attendance

The Stadiums of the CPL: Ranked by a Guy Who Has Been There and Done That

The Stadiums of the CPL: Ranked by a Guy Who Has Been There and Done That

I know usually rankings are quickly prefaced with an introduction, maybe some qualifying remarks about how the rankings are tallied, etc. However, I am a little weird, so I am going to do mine a little weirder. I will drop a category. Write a few sentences about how the main winners and losers stack up … Continue reading The Stadiums of the CPL: Ranked by a Guy Who Has Been There and Done That

And Just Like That, The CPL Playoff Race Is Wide Open

And Just Like That, The CPL Playoff Race Is Wide Open

On August 21st, Valour were held to a 1-1 draw at home to bottom of the table FC Edmonton, leaving their playoff hopes on a knife edge. It was the third time in as many games against the Eddies that they had dropped points to the leagues eighth best team (in an eight team league) … Continue reading And Just Like That, The CPL Playoff Race Is Wide Open