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Developing Pro Soccer in Canada: CPL-style                      Who are We?

Developing Pro Soccer in Canada: CPL-style Who are We?

Yeah, who are we? Or better yet, what are we? As a Hamilton-based footy fan I this is an easy call and answer. It is after all one of our most popular, and basic, chants. Call: Who Are We?!Answer: Forge FC!! But what about for supporters of the league in general? Scream out the question … Continue reading Developing Pro Soccer in Canada: CPL-style Who are We?

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

CPL Road Trips: Soccer, Sights and All the Canadiana – A Series

CPL Road Trips: Soccer, Sights and All the Canadiana – A Series

Chapter 1: Halifax The Canadian Premier League is a blast. Do I wish more people knew about it? Of course. I want this thing to explode into the private homes of Canada and drag their inhabitants out and into the eclectic mix of stadiums by their eyeballs. Or wallets. Or something. But on the low, … Continue reading CPL Road Trips: Soccer, Sights and All the Canadiana – A Series

Where Would You Go? – A Free Agents Guide to picking your Next CPL Squad

Where Would You Go? – A Free Agents Guide to picking your Next CPL Squad

Ok, imagination time. I am a young soccer starlet. A free agent working with an outside the box management team.  I want to make the most of a short career and I am looking for a jumping off point to really kickstart my burgeoning career. The CPL seems to fit the bill, but who should … Continue reading Where Would You Go? – A Free Agents Guide to picking your Next CPL Squad

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