York9 v. Wanderers FC (July 27, 2019)

July 27, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

Both these teams played midweek, and the midweek before that, forever and ever and ever. Who runs out of energy first? That’s the question for every terrier. Join me from 4:15pm for discussion of small pitches, small teams, and small dogs.

Voyageur’s Cup: Ottawa Fury v. Halifax Wanderers

July 24, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

After the first leg, Ottawa were in their changing room singing “olés”. They played well in Halifax, no doubt, but Wanderers will still feel they can nab this with a strong start. They’ll need one after a sultry, sagging week of travel and poor results.

Grumpiness and goals: CanPL Week 13

July 23, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

Everybody’s talking about Canadian wonder goals this week. In keeping with the grizzled sea captain shtick I’ve got going on here, the contrarian in me thinks all three weren’t all that. Let’s evaluate.

Really, CanPL, this is too many games

July 16, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

It’s becoming painfully obvious how the schedule is taking its toll on the players. Some of it is, quite literally, pain: while exact numbers are hard to pin down, every team is missing at least three or four guys off a 23-man roster. Stars like Dominique Malonga and Elimane Cissé limped off this week, too.