Nobody is scared of UPEI–but they should be, because there’s no school in AUS better at pulling off playoff upsets.
It’s the Halifax derby–live from Cape Breton. The AUS didn’t give us a playoff race but it did give us a great quarter-final rivalry. Saint Mary’s aren’t having much of a year in the other football, so no doubt the whole campus community will be cheering on the boys tonight. No doubt.
Usually I write obituaries for the teams that are out, but the playoff race this year was a non-event so let’s not bother rehashing all of that and cut straight to the games that matter.
The league began in a Tim Hortons, and so it will end in one.
Someone had to go first, and so it falls to Pacific FC, somehow appropriately, to become the first Canadian Premier League club to fire a coach.
Here it is, the last one. I’m tearing up already.
Amongst a string of games that don’t really matter comes one that does. All season, Wanderers’ main story has been the support off the field rather than the play on it, and tonight is a chance to indulge that in a way that doesn’t feel like a distraction.
Surprisingly, these two teams have played some close games this year, mainly in Halifax. Whether Wanderers can deliver a similar performance on the road has been the devil of their season.