Full Credit Extended to FCE

One team is trying to clinch a playoff spot and give themselves a chance to win the league. The other playing out the string, auditioning individually for jobs next year and keeping up their pride. In the end, that cancelled them out. It is easy to say that Forge should have won this game. They… Continue reading Full Credit Extended to FCE

The Rivalry: Final Regular Season Edition

Sorry for the delay, illness got in the way. The latest edition of Forge vs Cavalry played out in the most Forge/Cavalry fashion possible. A one-goal game (which tracks, because there has only been one game ever that wasn't). Red cards. Tommy used Wheldon-ese in the post-game presser to non-criticize officials. And like more often… Continue reading The Rivalry: Final Regular Season Edition

Groundhog Day: Winnipeg Woes for Forge

Two games in one week versus the same foe, and the result was the same as it ever was. Why can't Forge beat Valour lately? Part of the reason is that Valour is really good right now. The other is that old chestnut, "styles make fights." Forge plays possession-based footy. They pass the ball around… Continue reading Groundhog Day: Winnipeg Woes for Forge

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

Discretion Was the Better Part of Valour: Shut Out in the ‘Peg

Well, Valour got the job done so a tip o' the cap to them. They only had to hit the net once to win, but what a hit it was. Matteo de Brienne took a Sean Rea cross and absolutely smashed it on the volley. A beautiful goal that came seemingly out of nothing. But… Continue reading Discretion Was the Better Part of Valour: Shut Out in the ‘Peg

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 go into making each rivalry special. It was difficult to pick just ten rivalries, but without further… Continue reading Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

CPL Three Quarter-Season Power Ranking

We’re officially on the business end. The season is seventy-five percent complete, and the race for playoffs and seeding is only heating up! A lot can happen in seven games, and we’ve seen teams form dramatically collapse, off-the-field moves shaking things up, and teams who are more than happy to play spoiler. So as we… Continue reading CPL Three Quarter-Season Power Ranking

Forge Away: An Ottawa Odyssey

On the bus with a group of fans, some rowdies, some youth, some diehard supporters, some staff members, and even some first-timers. You couldn’t ask for a better mix. This is the first time on the road as one since the first away game at York9. And while York Lions Stadium remains the easiest away… Continue reading Forge Away: An Ottawa Odyssey

Atletico Ottawa and Forge Battle Out to a Draw

Atletico Ottawa hosted Forge in the nation's capital, for a game under the lights Saturday. While neither team went into this game wanting a draw, a draw is what they got. Both teams split the points with Atletico maintaining their position on top of the table with 39 points and Forge dropping down to third… Continue reading Atletico Ottawa and Forge Battle Out to a Draw

Atlético’s Meeting With Forge Has Potential to be Season Defining

Every game you play technically is worth the same. You can only earn three points for a win, and you can't lose points, and while all of that is true, sometimes certain games just feel bigger. It doesn't even need to be a playoff game to feel like that, and for Atlético Ottawa this weekend,… Continue reading Atlético’s Meeting With Forge Has Potential to be Season Defining