Tag: CanPL

Update : Atlético Season Preview / Mise à jour: La saison d’Atlético

Atlético Ottawa announced six new players today, all of them Canadians, who all come with experience, either here in Canada, but mostly abroad. It’s clear that an update to my last article was not only predictable, it is now necessary! Atlético added goalkeeper Horace… Continue Reading “Update : Atlético Season Preview / Mise à jour: La saison d’Atlético”

Atlético Season Preview: Surprise Us! / La saison d’Atlético Ottawa: Surprenez-nous!

La version française suit la version anglaise With the Canadian Premier League (CanPL)’s Island Games Tournament starting this week, it is time for a preview of Atlético Ottawa. With a squad that still appears incomplete – at least officially as of today – and… Continue Reading “Atlético Season Preview: Surprise Us! / La saison d’Atlético Ottawa: Surprenez-nous!”

Union, League, Club and Fans / Le syndicat, la ligue, notre club et les partisans

La version française suit la version anglaise. If you missed the news, there is now a Players’ Association (PA) for professional Canadian footballers. Ottawa fans are familiar with this reality, after going through the quite difficult standing-up of the USLPA last year. We all… Continue Reading “Union, League, Club and Fans / Le syndicat, la ligue, notre club et les partisans”

Atlético Ottawa roster summary (so far)

On Thursday, May 28, Atlético Ottawa unveiled their Home Kits to the public and received a lot of positive feedback. Alongside the kit unveiling, Atlético Ottawa released the jersey numbers for all 14 players that are currently signed. For fans wondering what name and… Continue Reading “Atlético Ottawa roster summary (so far)”

Atlético Ottawa: Fan Engagement in Pandemic times / Expérience-client en temps de pandémie

La version française suit la version anglaise. This is an article I have been thinking about and preparing for a little while, but I was waiting on some sports scene developments before publishing it. As a recent graduate of the Johan Cruyff Institute,where I… Continue Reading “Atlético Ottawa: Fan Engagement in Pandemic times / Expérience-client en temps de pandémie”

Atlético Ottawa: Coupland is back!

It was an open secret, but on Thursday, Chelsea’s sensation Antoine Coupland became the club’s second announcement after Ben Fisk.  I chatted with Coupland over the phone this afternoon. Antoine is very excited to be (back) with Ottawa, as this where he wanted to… Continue Reading “Atlético Ottawa: Coupland is back!”

Ben Fisk: Atlético Ottawa’s First Signing

Atlético Ottawa announced its first signing, a mere week before the start of the team’s training camp at Atlético de Madrid’s training grounds, the Wanda Training Complex. Although it was a strong rumour, it’s quite fitting that the club announced Ben Fisk as the… Continue Reading “Ben Fisk: Atlético Ottawa’s First Signing”

Breakdown of Atlético Ottawa Schedule

Atletico Ottawa crest. Photo/ canpl.ca The Canadian Premier League released its schedule Friday and it brought along some new changes to the league. Each team will play 14 games Away and Home, meaning they will play all teams 4 times (twice at home and… Continue Reading “Breakdown of Atlético Ottawa Schedule”

Analysis/Analyse: ¿Por qué el Atlético de Madrid en Ottawa?

(La version en français suit la version en anglais) Cover photo: en.atleticodemadrid.com It is not a secret anymore. Following a wild social media rumour mill, it is all but confirmed that soccer will indeed be back in the city, thanks to a partnership between… Continue Reading “Analysis/Analyse: ¿Por qué el Atlético de Madrid en Ottawa?”

#Ottawa2CPL / #Ottawa2NWSL

Cover Picture created by our friend, @TheHydroPole (La version française suit la version anglaise) This past year saw the best and the worst in Ottawa soccer history. Our Fury had one of its best season ever that ended sadly in penalties in the first… Continue Reading “#Ottawa2CPL / #Ottawa2NWSL”