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  1. 5 points
    https://imgur.com/gallery/c5etBQ0
  2. 5 points
    Aird25

    Mark-Anthony Kaye

    And a third on another great through ball
  3. 4 points
    ted

    CPL TV Contract

    What he is saying is that 50% of the money committed to the league right now (outside of team owners) is from MediaPro. Obviously that needs to grow and will grow as the league gets going.
  4. 4 points
    Ozzie_the_parrot

    CPL General

  5. 4 points
    jordan

    Canadians abroad: April 19-25, 2019

    Denmark Manjrekar James starts against Brondby. 90 mins in a 2-1 loss Asian Champions League Hemati is on the Persepolis bench for today’s match with Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia. Remained on the bench in a 2-1 loss.
  6. 4 points
    jordan

    Canadians abroad: April 19-25, 2019

    Leutwiler starts against Bolton
  7. 4 points
    Tigers

    Ottawa CPL Club

    We get it dude, you're hardcore.
  8. 4 points
    BFBF

    Mark-Anthony Kaye

    MAK absolutely tearing it up right with 2 assists against Seattle. First assist was a beautiful pass through 3 players to put Vela in on goal. Second a great breakup of a seattle pass that quickly countered for a goal. Hard to keep him off the Nat's lineup with what he is doing right now.
  9. 3 points
    CDNFootballer

    CPL Stadium Thread

    Love this live stream cam of the Westhill's Stadium expansion, weather wise looking to be a nice week from Tuesday - Saturday so will be great seeing it take shape before Sundays home opener.
  10. 3 points
    masster

    Kamron Habibullah

    Habibullah named as one of the top 10 MLS academy players at the GA Cup. https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2019/04/22/top-10-performances-mls-academy-players-2019-generation-adidas-cup TFC's Jacen Russell-Rowe also on the list. So is Chituru Odunze (but he reps the USA internationally).
  11. 3 points
    Atiba goes 90 in a 2-1 win. Larin does not play.
  12. 3 points
    shamrock

    Canadians abroad: April 19-25, 2019

    Adekugbe starts for Valerengen at SK Brann. EDIT: plays the entire game which ends in 1-1.
  13. 3 points
  14. 3 points
    I’m hoping to be in Hamilton by 8pm so will probably be at Mosaic around 9pm!
  15. 3 points
    baulderdash77

    Mark-Anthony Kaye

    Kaye is improving leaps and bounds it seems every week. He’s going to become a staring CM for Canada in the best way- by taking it away playing excellent. Its great to see him progressing.
  16. 3 points
    longlugan

    CPL General

    BBTB...why did you change your handle?
  17. 3 points
    jordan

    Canadians abroad: April 19-25, 2019

    Kaye had 3 assists in a 4-1 win over Seattle
  18. 3 points
    Corazon

    General Discussion on CMNT

    See Updated
  19. 3 points
    Got an assist on the third goal from a nice flick on
  20. 2 points
    canta15

    Mark-Anthony Kaye

    Starts on the Team of the Week this week
  21. 2 points
    In other news, I monitor how many season seats are left for sale on a regular basis and I’ve seen it go from about 600 a few weeks ago to about 225 left now. Every day a dozen or so drop off. I imagine that the team must be closing in in 6,000 season seats now. I remember back in the winter they said they were approaching 5,000 seats but they’ve sold lots since then.
  22. 2 points
  23. 2 points
    Hutch starts and Larin is on the bench for Besiktas. game starts at 1 pm eastern and is on Bein Sports and DAZN.
  24. 2 points
    shamrock

    Mark-Anthony Kaye

    He's definitely putting himself in the Gold Cup starting line-up with performances like these.
  25. 2 points
    LeoH037

    Mark-Anthony Kaye

    Kaye starts the Gold Cup, no question about it. The guy was single highhandedly dismantling Seattle
  26. 2 points
    JamboAl

    Liam Millar

    I don't believe the refereeing is corrupt; it's just so poor compared to what it was even five years ago. But other than making them full time, I don't know how you fix it because you couldn't pay me enough to deal with the verbal diarrhea that Scottish football supporters often spew.
  27. 2 points
    Bison44

    Richmond "Richie" Laryea

    Whats a kid to do? Last game they said he wasnt looking on the defensive end, this game he was too conservative going forward. Learning when to go and when to stay home will take a long time and some people will never be happy. Auro was no improvement when he came on (still suffering with injury??) and probably could have stayed on the bench and gotten more rest. I like the way Lareya is making himself a more rounded player and he should be able to fill in for Auro or Deleon farther up the pitch for the summer.
  28. 2 points
  29. 2 points
    Blackjack15

    Atiba Hutchinson

  30. 2 points
    Super sub: Scored the last two goals to give TFC the 3pts in a 4-3 win over Minnesota, making his case to be a starter and push for major role/big minutes this year
  31. 1 point
    CDNFootballer

    CPL Stadium Thread

    Simpson vowed the expanded-to-6,000-seats Westhills Stadium will be ready for the opening game next Sunday after the rare winter snows on the Island set back the construction timeline by several weeks. The fine finishing details won’t be completed by August but the facility will be ready for soccer. “The small things might not be polished until August. But it won’t affect the football one bit and we will be game-day ready,” said Simpson. https://www.timescolonist.com/islander/pro-soccer-arrives-on-island-it-s-game-on-for-pacific-fc-1.23797550
  32. 1 point
    Remember a pizza in southern France automatically comes with olives. So a plain cheese pizza is actually a "cheese & olive" pizza.
  33. 1 point
    Gian-Luca

    Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty

    https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2019/04/22/toronto-fcs-jahkeele-marshall-rutty-introduces-himself-ga-cup-heroics
  34. 1 point
    Kadenge

    Canadians abroad: April 19-25, 2019

    2nd start in a row and Rovers are up 2-0 at the 85 min
  35. 1 point
    Then there are people like me (old) who don't even know what an app is. Companies and people that assume everyone knows as much about modern technology as they do should realize old people like me haven't all died off yet. I hope to be still chugging along for a few more ...[gasp] agghhhhhhhhh. [thud]
  36. 1 point
    zaltan

    TOKYO 2020

    23 players and from April 30 to May 9th
  37. 1 point
    Got the ticketing figured out. See everyone on Saturday.
  38. 1 point
    Olympique_de_Marseille

    Jayson Leutwiler

    Now that Blackburn is in the "nothing to play for zone", (they cannot make the promotion playoffs and they cannot get relegated), Jayson is being given starts. He played last week vs QPR, made a mistake which led to a last minute goal for them although Blackburn won. Starting again in the game that kicks off in 15 minutes. I hope he plays well and starts the last two games of the season too. If Leutwiler plays those last two games (for 4 in a row), do you think he can sneak past Thomas and reclaim the 3rd place keeper spot? Remember, he was 3rd choice for OZ during the 2017 Gold Cup. Coincidentally, Simon Thomas in on the bench for KFUM-Kameratene Oslo right now. (Norway 2nd tier).
  39. 1 point
    Blackjack15

    CPL General

    https://www.timescolonist.com/islander/pro-soccer-arrives-on-island-it-s-game-on-for-pacific-fc-1.23797550 I've highlighted the most important parts of the article below among the league sponsors the CPL has signed is WestJet, along with the likes of Tim Hortons, Volkswagen, Nike for footwear and leading European jersey company Macron for the kit. What the fledgling CPL seems to have done well is lure sponsorships. Taking the lead in that regard is the eye-popping — at least by Canadian soccer standards — 10 year, $200-million deal with Spanish sports-TV company Mediapro. It includes the rights to produce all CPL and Canadian national team games. Ten of the Mediapro-produced CPL games will be shown live on the full CBC network. “We will be gate-driven as well as partnership-driven,” said Simpson. “We need everybody getting behind the league. We are 50 per cent funded by a Spanish TV giant. They see the potential in a sport they know best. There may be some Canadians who can’t understand why a company from Barcelona is doing this. That hasn’t really clicked in yet with Canadians. The content will be high end and unique. What the rest of the world sees is such a great nation as Canada — one of the most desirable places to live in the world — and they can’t fathom that we don’t have a pro league in the most popular sport in the world. “We will not hold on to players forever. We’re about discovering and developing Canadian players and moving them on to bigger leagues such as Premierships in Europe or the MLS.” That’s another part of the soccer culture on the business side. “That’s how we’re going to survive. Transfer fees are very lucrative if you get it right,” said Simpson. But even with the possibility of developing talent for transfer fees — and the impressive sponsorships the league has lined up — this is a daunting startup, especially by Canadian soccer standards. Sources indicate the operating budget for a CPL team will be in the range of $5 million per season, with more than 50 per cent of that going to player salaries. BIG NEWS! Analysis and thoughts below: So besides Cavalry having Westjet and Forge having Tim Hortons as their jersey sponsors, they will also be official airline carrier and another major founding partner. With the Broadcasting deal with MediaPro of $20 Million Dollars per season ($200M over 10yrs) will cover 50% of the costs of the teams in season 1 is absolutely exceptional. We are in a really damn good place, the other half will come from attendance at the gate, game day revenue, merchandise and local sponsors. I think we could see all seven clubs break even tbh, which is something that was not expected before, Clanachan told owners to expect to lose money in the first few years; well that claim has changed with this deal coming in. What a smashing success by CSB leaded by Scott Mitchell Great to see that the CPL will fulfill the same purpose of Croatia's, Sweden, Belgium's leagues. What would that be? To be developmental first. All of their best 20-30 players play in better leagues and environments and that's exactly what they want to do here. The best will come on, I have no doubt about it, for the rest however this will be their place to play. The 5M operational budget just confirms what we already knew from reports of The Forbes Magazine, earlier in 2018. What is new though is that half of the whole will go to players?? They never revealed the salary cap, some rumours said $750K others said $1M, but 2.5M - I am not so sure, incredible if true, but unlikely as it seems inconsistent with what we were hearing before. Very odd why the league never publicly revealed the exact number
  40. 1 point
    https://www.timescolonist.com/islander/pro-soccer-arrives-on-island-it-s-game-on-for-pacific-fc-1.23797550
  41. 1 point
    Shaffleburg loan move imminent! 🤗
  42. 1 point
    1. Cavalry (14w, 9d, 5l, 47pts) 2. Forge 3. Valour 4. Pacific 5. FCE 6. York 9 7. Wanderers (7w, 7d, 14l, 28pts)
  43. 1 point
    Cheeta

    CPL Stadium Thread

    Could be some" little" things, something as simple as the contractors who won the tender to install the plumbing for the perimeter bathrooms won't be on site until August, bring in the porta potties. Could be some major features which requires construction/excavation structure which needs to be on site long enough to interfere with the league schedule. Whatever it is or isn't doesn't sound like the team is especially worried about it. Pity the fans won't experience the finished product out of the gate. Better than 50/50 chance we'll be on the island in September. Whatdoyouknow? York away at a completed Westhills that week.
  44. 1 point
    I have a real issue with tickets, not only for the opening game but for the entire season, you see I'm a bit of a dinosaur and am still rocking a BlackBerry Q10, the app to load your tickets on is not available in this platform, the tickets are to be paperless only! I contacted @marauder01 from the club and he will help me with a solution on Monday, maybe Forge FC will buy me a new phone?
  45. 1 point
    gator

    Doneil Henry

    I've watched a few Caps matches this season and he continues to impress me as well, as Obinna says his organational skills keeping the back line on the same page are what really stand out, I think his passing from the back has improved as well although he's always good for a stray pass or two! He always has had the physical tools, he seems to have matured into a fairly dependable CB, I just hope he can remain healthy and continue his upward spiral!
  46. 1 point
    dyslexic nam

    Atiba Hutchinson

    Excellent news. Happy for him. Every year of playing at a high level gives him a huge financial bonus.
  47. 1 point
    Big_M

    Canadians abroad: April 12-18, 2019

    Comsia goes 90 and gets a yellow in a 3-0 win away to the Charlotte of Gutman Jorge Herrera Oduro and Martinez bros..in the 73rd steps in on Oduro then plays a nice through ball to wing which is crossed in for the 2nd goal
  48. 1 point
    In all seriousness, this is just the CTV level, if it is not a racoon, it is some dumb-ass story about someone burning voodoo dolls near a homeless camp. It just bothers me that Pacific does not have their press people on top of things. If they have almost sold out the opener, then people are going, and they are going to seats or to stands. Obviously. Two weeks later there are rugby matches. The mock-ups of the stadium are done and the reporters saw them, for sure. But that is not the kind of story they want to tell: your first top flight pro team comes to Victoria and they do this, which is simply the work of losers.
  49. 1 point
    ^ More importantly, they have announced $5 draught beer before every game.
  50. 1 point
    jpg75

    Jahkeele Marshall-Rutty

    Can someone please correct the young man's name in the title?
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