Step Into the Light–and more from CanPL Week 18

August 21, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

A year ago, Terran Campbell was an obscure prospect you only knew about if you were a hard-core Voyageur or really into Canadian Football Manager sims.

Now he’s leading the Canadian Premier League in scoring, unseating regular name, if not regular goalscorer, Marcus Haber. He’s 21, and but for this league would very likely either be out of the game or lighting up USPORTs en route to a business degree and a career selling your mother a Kia.

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 “ol├ęs”. 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.