Tag: MLS

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

Whitecaps Become Canadian Champions For Second Time

Whitecaps Become Canadian Champions For Second Time

They needed penalties, and it wasn't without drama, but when Tristan Blackmon slotted his penalty into the back of the goal, the Vancouver Whitecaps became Canadian Champions for the first time since 2015, and for the second time in franchise history. A Whitecaps Canadian Championship record 24,307 fans packed into BC Place for the match, … Continue reading Whitecaps Become Canadian Champions For Second Time

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

Revitalized Toronto FC Roll Over Charlotte FC

Revitalized Toronto FC Roll Over Charlotte FC

If Toronto FC has hopes of making it to the playoffs this season, they have to start making up some ground. Taking on Charlotte FC for the first time in franchise history, Toronto had a chance to claw back some point in the table, all the while introducing their two new superstars to the home … Continue reading Revitalized Toronto FC Roll Over Charlotte FC

Adding a Canadian Team to Each Major North American League

Adding a Canadian Team to Each Major North American League

When it comes to the traditional major leagues in North America, Canada often finds itself underrepresented. With the exception of the National Hockey League, Canada has just a combined five teams in the MLB, NBA, MLS and NFL, with Toronto making up three of those teams and no Canadian team in the NFL. While we … Continue reading Adding a Canadian Team to Each Major North American League

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 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

CF Montreal, Forge FC Have Work to Do In CONCACAF Champions League

CF Montreal, Forge FC Have Work to Do In CONCACAF Champions League

The 2022 club football season in Canada began this midweek with 2021 CONCACAF League semi-finalists Forge FC, and 2021 Voyagers Cup winners CF Montreal beginning their campaigns in this year's CONCACAF Champions League. Up against opposition from the regional powerhouse of Mexico’s Liga MX, both sides would have to be at their very best in … Continue reading CF Montreal, Forge FC Have Work to Do In CONCACAF Champions League