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.

Canada's Marcel de Jong running past a defender.

Marcel de Jong and the fragility of tactical planning

March 15, 2019 Dylan Matthias 0

Dreadful news for the Canadian Premier League this week: Marcel de Jong is out for the year. Rumour says it’s an achilles injury, which tends to be freak bad luck.

Six weeks before kick-off against Halifax Wanderers, Pacific are left with a very make-shift backline and fans are left without one of the more exciting, proven players in the league.