In Memoriam: Wanderers FC 2019

November 26, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

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.

CanPL 2019: In Memoriam

November 20, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

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.

Bent, Ruby, and more from the 2019 USPORTs draft

November 12, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

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.

USPORTs Semi-final: Cape Breton v. Montreal

November 8, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

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.

USPORTs Semi-Final: Carleton v. UQTR

November 8, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

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.