Tag: Pacific FC

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)

2023 CPL Schedule Overview

2023 CPL Schedule Overview

The schedule for 2023 has now been released after the opening day games having been released on Friday. With this fans can start looking forward to home games and planning away game trips. With the schedule now out we can look forward to some significant games for each team, local rivalries, revenge matches, and with … Continue reading 2023 CPL Schedule Overview

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

Where Each CFL Team Could Host Their Own Local ‘Touchdown Atlantic’

Where Each CFL Team Could Host Their Own Local ‘Touchdown Atlantic’

After the success in recent years that has come from the CFL’s annual Touchdown Atlantic game, rumblings and rumors have began circling that the league indeed wants to explore a similar format to bring the CFL to other Canadian cities. The idea would be that one team moves one home game to another relatively nearby … Continue reading Where Each CFL Team Could Host Their Own Local ‘Touchdown Atlantic’

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