Tag: français

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: 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”

Fury FC: What is happening? / Fury FC: Mais qu’est-ce qui se passe?

(La version française suit la version anglaise) Cover Picture: Twitter, @OttawaFuryFC After the losses against Pittsburgh and St. Louis, I thought about immediately writing an article about what was happening with our club. I did update my stats workbook and graphs, and decided to… Continue Reading “Fury FC: What is happening? / Fury FC: Mais qu’est-ce qui se passe?”

Fury FC: On possession and passing so far / Fury FC: La possession et le jeu de passes jusqu’à présent

(La version française suit la version anglaise) Cover Picture: Twitter, @OttawaFuryFC This is the second part of three which cover the season so far through a stats lense, looking at attacking, possession and passing and defence. The first part on attacking is here. Before the… Continue Reading “Fury FC: On possession and passing so far / Fury FC: La possession et le jeu de passes jusqu’à présent”

Fury FC: On Attacking… / Fury FC: L’attaque jusqu’à présent

(La version française suit la version anglaise)  This is the first part of three articles where I will cover the team’s offensive, defensive and possession/passing game so far this season, through a stats lense. We are now past mid-season, and we can say that… Continue Reading “Fury FC: On Attacking… / Fury FC: L’attaque jusqu’à présent”

Fury FC: Their best start… / Fury FC: Leur meilleur départ…

(version en français après le texte en anglais) Ottawa, we have a streak. We have a winning team. We have a good football team. Fury fans are currently witnessing their team’s best start in years. We are seeing good, pleasant football, that possession-and-passing heavy… Continue Reading “Fury FC: Their best start… / Fury FC: Leur meilleur départ…”

From the Notebook: Nashville in Ottawa

(La version française suit la version anglaise) I attended our new season home opener at TD Place with 6,500 fans in attendance. This is reportedly our best home opener attendance since our inaugural year, and this is the kind of attendance we need to… Continue Reading “From the Notebook: Nashville in Ottawa”

Fury Home Opener: Music City visits Bytown

Nashville SC is Fury FC’s first visitor this season- Home Opener on April 6th, 2019 @TD Place