Cavalry were built to be a prime example of the Canadian Premier League, day one. And they were.
No team in the Canadian Premier League has received as much coverage for what’s happening off the field–in a good way–than Halifax Wanderers FC. No team has received less coverage about what’s happening on the field, which is a pity, because this team is legitimately fascinating.
It’s awards week. Everyone and their favourite pundit has an MVP pick and a Best XI. But they’re all so similar! Where’s the fun?
There were a million ways this whole endeavour could have failed even in year one. That it not only survived but succeeded is nothing short of a Canadian soccer miracle.
The inaugural CanPL/USPORTs draft presented a completely clean slate. Draftees were actually the first players formally affiliated with the new clubs, and many went on to have a lot of success. That, in turn, increased both expectation and attention for the 2019 draft.
Dylan makes some educated guesses for Monday’s CanPL draft, looking at the best unlikely USPORTs heroes from across the country.
while Cape Breton are the “home” team, this is very much a road game, in what could easily have been a final had the draw panned out differently. Cory Bent, Charlie Waters, and Peter Schaale were getting a lot of love after yesterday’s display, but this will be their key test.
While neither team managed the brilliant moments of Cape Breton or Montreal yesterday, this may quietly be the better semi-final, as both sides are capable of some run-and-gun football and catastrophic mistakes at the back. That’s a semi-final in a nutshell.
Game. Four. Sentences are only going to be about this long. Weird things always happen in the last game. Always. Carabins. York.
Is the Calgary Dinos logo the worst in sports? It’s close. And it kills me, because the university itself has a crest that would be an all-time great football club logo.