Tag: PLCan

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: 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”

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?”