YORK LIONS STADIUM, TORONTO - It wasn't a pretty win for York United in any sense of the word. However, when push comes to shove, and it certainly did on Sunday evening's gritty 1-0 win for the Nine Stripes, they must take these wins. A slow start to the season plagued by injuries is quickly … Continue reading “A Great Professional Performance”: York Claws its Way to a Big Victory
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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
Pacific Sends York to the basement in a Rout
There was obvious frustration in York United's camp following a 4-1 loss to Pacific FC on Vancouver Island. With the temperatures soaring over 20 degrees celcius at the stadium and a listless performance on the pitch, the boys in blue and green have nowhere to regroup and seemingly no direction in sight. Were there positives … Continue reading Pacific Sends York to the basement in a Rout
‘Caps conquer the Occasion, York Bows Out
York United certainly won't make excuses for itself after a 4-1 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps in a Canadian Championship quarterfinal, but if it had to, there would be options aplenty. While York was not as short-stringed as they were in this fixture last year, barely putting the puzzle pieces together just to field an … Continue reading ‘Caps conquer the Occasion, York Bows Out
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
Mo Babouli: How has York’s star man performed this season?
Redeeming yourself from a crucial mistake in sports can be difficult. Especially in the context of the early part of York United’s season. After three matches in just six days to a full week’s break, there was no way to instantly turn the chapter. So Molham Babouli, whose lapse in concentration sent York to their … Continue reading Mo Babouli: How has York’s star man performed this season?
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
A Frustrating Game for Atlético Ottawa vs York United
Whenever Atlético Ottawa and York United get together it is a feisty and entertaining affair. This game was no exception. On a wet rainy afternoon in the nation's capital, the two teams meet for the first time in the 2023 season. Coming into the game York had lost two straight games and Atletico had drawn … Continue reading A Frustrating Game for Atlético Ottawa vs York United
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
Is the CPL in Trouble?
The news that the CSB has bought York United and is now controlled more or less by the league has many Canadian soccer fans worrying about the financial viability of their league and if it will last. While all leagues go through rough financial patches I think it's safe to say that fans should be … Continue reading Is the CPL in Trouble?