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York has a kitchen party in Halifax

York has a kitchen party in Halifax

It was a week of regrouping and discussions amongst the York United camp. It had been a rough couple of weeks for the blue and green, not made easier by making the cross-Canada trek from Vancouver Island to Halifax to play the Wanderers. But a week in the Maritimes full of intense preparation put the … Continue reading York has a kitchen party in Halifax

Match of the Week Biases Yet Again

Match of the Week Biases Yet Again

Another season is upon which means another in-depth look at how biased the Match of the Week (MOTW) is for/against certain teams. The league's favourite team Forge, yet again leads the league in appearances with a grand total of nine. What is surprising is who comes in second place for most appearances. Both Halifax Wanderers … Continue reading Match of the Week Biases Yet Again

CPL Power Rankings Week 3 – Forge Rise, Ottawa Falls Hard

CPL Power Rankings Week 3 – Forge Rise, Ottawa Falls Hard

Remember last season when it seemed like every single week left the Canadian Premier League with a new leader? It was a lot of fun, right? Well, are you up for a second round of that? So far this season - albeit only three weeks in - that's what we're getting, as you can't really … Continue reading CPL Power Rankings Week 3 – Forge Rise, Ottawa Falls Hard

CPL Power Rankings Week 2 – York Tumble, Vancouver Gets Club’s First Win

CPL Power Rankings Week 2 – York Tumble, Vancouver Gets Club’s First Win

The second week of the Canadian Premier League season has come to a close, and once again, it was an incredibly interesting week. Here's how things shake down after two weeks, and a Canadian Championship window. 8. York United Last Match: Vs. Vancouver - Loss (1-2) Last Ranking: 7th Average Vote: 8 Next Match: @ … Continue reading CPL Power Rankings Week 2 – York Tumble, Vancouver Gets Club’s First Win

CPL Power Rankings Week 1 – Valour Surge, Ottawa Faulter

CPL Power Rankings Week 1 – Valour Surge, Ottawa Faulter

The offseason in the Canadian Premier League is long, but still, it feels like time has flown by after Forge took home the championship at TD Place at the end of October. While the fifth season is now underway, it comes with many changes being made. FC Edmonton is no longer, British Colombia has a … Continue reading CPL Power Rankings Week 1 – Valour Surge, Ottawa Faulter

Atlético Ottawa and Halifax Wanderers Battle to a Draw

Atlético Ottawa and Halifax Wanderers Battle to a Draw

The 2023 CPL season kicked off in Ottawa today. With Atletico Ottawa battling it out with Halifax Wanderers for a 1-1 draw in front of a large crowd of over 7,000 people at TD Place. The large crowd was rewarded with unseasonably warm weather and a good game of footy.  This is Atletico’s second “real … Continue reading Atlético Ottawa and Halifax Wanderers Battle to a Draw

Get Your Butt into the Seats at your Local CPL Stadium this Weekend: It’s Time to Love Soccer Again

Get Your Butt into the Seats at your Local CPL Stadium this Weekend: It’s Time to Love Soccer Again

There are a ton of reasons to get out to your local CPL team’s season opener. And even more reasons to watch a bunch of games live this year. So let me give you some specific and general reasons to get out there! (You’re welcome in advance!) Season Openers Pay what you can - Atleti … Continue reading Get Your Butt into the Seats at your Local CPL Stadium this Weekend: It’s Time to Love Soccer Again

Grading Each CPL’s Team Offseason Part 2

Grading Each CPL’s Team Offseason Part 2

With the CPL offseason now roughly finished other than a few last-minute additions, it's time to look at how each team has done. Every team has announced which players left during the offseason and which ones the team is keeping around, in addition to what players the teams have brought into the fold. This gives … Continue reading Grading Each CPL’s Team Offseason Part 2

Distance Traveled By The CPL

Distance Traveled By The CPL

Canada is a big country over 5000km from coast to coast. Having one top-flight league in the country, that is spread out throughout the country means that large distances are going to be travelled.  With the addition of Vancouver FC to the league the average distance travelled has gone up for all teams east of … Continue reading Distance Traveled By The CPL

Ranking the CPL Mascots: A Labour of Love (and Laughs)

Ranking the CPL Mascots: A Labour of Love (and Laughs)

I believe this ranking has been done before. But it is time to do it again since two mascots have died, at least one has been re-born, a new one is on the horizon and Forge refuses to release new signings so I am bored. Enjoy! Note: These are done in no particular order and … Continue reading Ranking the CPL Mascots: A Labour of Love (and Laughs)