Tag: Soccer

The CPL Schedule Drop: What Does it Mean For Forge FC’s Season?

The CPL Schedule Drop: What Does it Mean For Forge FC’s Season?

The schedule is out, the schedule is out! What does it mean for Forge's chances? Honestly, no idea. I don't know who the new guys are on Forge yet. I haven't heard from a couple key players about their return. But I can guess where the season it will be fun. Check out the list … Continue reading The CPL Schedule Drop: What Does it Mean For Forge FC’s Season?

Creating a Hypothetical League 1 Maritimes

Creating a Hypothetical League 1 Maritimes

For years often an afterthought when it came to sports, the Maritimes is now an area of huge potential with a fast growing population, and the HFX Wanderers have showcased the regions love for soccer. We’ve already hypothesised a possible League 1 Prairies scenario, now it’s time to ‘complete’ the League 1 Canada landscape with … Continue reading Creating a Hypothetical League 1 Maritimes

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

Dates of destiny: Breaking Down York United’s 2023 Schedule

Dates of destiny: Breaking Down York United’s 2023 Schedule

The Canadian Premier League has finally released the entire 2023 calendar, finally allowing fans to plan out what matches they will attend and when they need to book accommodation for away days. The schedule release was seemingly put off for an irregular amount of time (it really wasn’t, the 2022 iteration was published in early … Continue reading Dates of destiny: Breaking Down York United’s 2023 Schedule

Atletico Ottawa Sell Ballou Tabla to Tukish Side Manisa FK

Atletico Ottawa Sell Ballou Tabla to Tukish Side Manisa FK

Atletico Ottawa has sold forward/winger Ballou Tabla to the second-division Turkish side Manisa FK. He has signed a two and a half year deal with his new club.  Ballou Tabla joined Atletico Ottawa last season from FC Montreal. He signed a three-year deal at the time with Atletico and was one of their star players … Continue reading Atletico Ottawa Sell Ballou Tabla to Tukish Side Manisa FK

Six Possible Locations For The Canadian Professional Women’s League

Six Possible Locations For The Canadian Professional Women’s League

In December 2022, the creation of a new woman’s professional soccer was announced by Christine Sinclair and Diana Matheson - with Matheson herself having close ties with Project 8 Sports who will be heavily invested in the project. It is looking likely that 2025 will be the target starting year for the league. That’s a … Continue reading Six Possible Locations For The Canadian Professional Women’s League

Canada’s To-Do List Between Now and 2026

Canada’s To-Do List Between Now and 2026

The 2022 FIFA World Cup has come and gone, and now Canada’s attention must be geared towards their home World Cup in 2026. Three is three and a half years to go, giving Canada plenty of time to put themselves in the best position possible come 2026 and beyond, and here are seven ways in … Continue reading Canada’s To-Do List Between Now and 2026

Vancouver FC: Over Two Months In, How Does the Expansion Franchise Look?

Vancouver FC: Over Two Months In, How Does the Expansion Franchise Look?

[First of all, hi. My name is Thomas, I just recently joined 13th Man Sports on a free transfer from my Substack newsletter. I’m mostly going to be covering York United, but since they haven’t made any new signings for a little bit, I’m writing about one of the league’s relative enigmas: Vancouver FC.] The … Continue reading Vancouver FC: Over Two Months In, How Does the Expansion Franchise Look?

Why the World Cup was Great (Trying to be Fair to Qatar in a World of Fifa’s Making)

Why the World Cup was Great (Trying to be Fair to Qatar in a World of Fifa’s Making)

Let’s get this out of the way regarding the Qatar World Cup. Slavery is bad. Deaths at work are worse. Real inclusivity would have been nice, and Gianni’s Fifa makes Sepp’s look like…well Gianni’s. But that isn’t the whole tale of this World Cup. If you dig deep, like Barry White deep, there are silver … Continue reading Why the World Cup was Great (Trying to be Fair to Qatar in a World of Fifa’s Making)