Stock photo. Airplanes in gate at Halifax's airport.

Midwinter Off-season Update

January 18, 2020 Dylan Matthias 0

Right. I’ve been off for a while, and so was the Canadian Premier League for most of the first part of January 2020. Some relatively minor stuff happened before Christmas, but it wasn’t until this week things started moving.

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.

AUS Week 8: Centre-backs Optional

October 29, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

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.

Game States: AUS Week Six

October 1, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

One of the more interesting tools to help analyze games is the game state: how does a match pan out when the score is 2 – 1? 3 – 0? On the road? At home?

Halfway Points: Week 3 in AUS

September 23, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

One of the nice things about the university season is it just comes thick and fast. Unlike the Canadian Premier League spring season, there aren’t a lot of midweek games. Instead, you get weekend back-to-backs. Pick your poison.