Canadian Premier League: Destination Ottawa?

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News was leaked earlier today of a soon-to-be Canadian Premier League (start date: 2018) based out of Hamilton, Ontario. Sanctioned by FIFA, the league will require a minimum number of Canadian players and feature a salary cap rumoured to be in the region of $1.5-million. Canadian pro soccer league to call Hamilton home #hamont#ticats#soccerhttps://t.co/kjwhWbgXZppic.twitter.com/8MifIshv9t — […] READ MORE


Winds of Change Sweep Through Ottawa Fury FC

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When Ottawa Fury FC takes the pitch in April of 2016 for its third campaign in the North American Soccer League, it will look vastly different than its November 2015 NASL Championship Final iteration. Gone from last season’s Ottawa’s NASL runner-up squad are its captain, 30 year-old Irishman Richie Ryan (Jacksonville, NASL), its tactical mastermind, […] READ MORE



Dos Santos Move Sees Shift in NASL-USL Dynamic

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Marc Dos Santos is named @SwopeRangers head coach ahead of the 2016 USL campaign pic.twitter.com/nodUywZI10 — Swope Park Rangers (@SwopeRangers) November 20, 2015 Dos Santos Move Sees Shift in NASL-USL Dynamic To the surprise of nobody, 2015 NASL coach of the year Marc Dos Santos has departed the nation’s capital for a job in MLS. There […] READ MORE


Rayo OKC is Riskiest NASL Expansion

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.@NASLBPeterson introduces the #NASL‘s newest club, @RayoOKC! pic.twitter.com/x1KetLQgFq — NASL (@naslofficial) November 10, 2015 The North American Soccer League has another expansion franchise, and it isn’t one of the many secondary cities so often kicked around on the league Twitterverse and message boards. Oklahoma City, which saw a NASL expansion bid flame out and a USL franchise […] READ MORE


Why Ottawa Fury FC is a Bloody Big Deal

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Firstly, I’d like to apologize to Toronto FC supporters for the title. I know Jerm – he who must not be named for fear of double-decker bus-sized disappointments – was a flop, and the slogan affiliated with his signing brings back terrible memories, but Ottawa’s second-year pro club is truly a bloody big deal. Now, […] READ MORE


Fury FC Trounces Cosmos in Historic Win

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It was, at times, beautiful. Marc Dos Santos’s Ottawa Fury FC, in only its second year of existence, dominated the midfield and possession against the moneyed New York Cosmos, on New York’s home turf no less. A Paulo Junior brace paved the yellow brick road for the Fury, who picked up insurance markers late via a […] READ MORE


Marc Dos Santos Departure Leaves Gaping Hole in Ottawa

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  Dos Santos to depart Fury FC at Season’s End READ: http://t.co/chQSaElzXL pic.twitter.com/vdWh4TUv34 — Ottawa Fury FC (@OttawaFuryFC) September 15, 2015 In an intriguing move, Ottawa Fury FC has announced that manager Marc Dos Santos will be departing for the greener pastures of Major League Soccer this winter, joining Peter Vermes’s staff at Sporting Kansas City. […] READ MORE


Houston, We Have Reached ‘Peak’ CONCACAF

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There are definite positives about being a football fan in the CONCACAF region. There is always the uncertainty of not being able to watch your team’s World Cup qualifiers anywhere (see Canada), the joy of visiting countries like Grenada and playing the beautiful game on a terrible pitch in a cricket stadium (ask Haiti), and […] READ MORE


Football Manager 2025 Series: Tottenham Hotspur

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Using the mighty simulation powers of Football Manager, I will be putting together a history of the next decade of football as it plays out in the universe of my save. I will add backstory wherever possible, and try to fill in gaps as realistically as possible. If you’re curious about the fortunes of a […] READ MORE