Hamilton club forging a promising future

New CPL club Forge FC offering co-founding memberships to general public Matthew Gourlie Bob Young described the creation of the Canadian Premier League and a club for Hamilton as a “six-year process.” Thursday all those years of hard work paid off as the Forge Football Club was unveiled in Hamilton at Tim Hortons Field. “The…

Branding the CPL: names

By Matthew Gourlie The Canadian Premier League web site has launched a countdown clock for a Friday morning announcement. The CPL trademarked a series of possible team names on April 5. After discussing logos in the first part of this three-part series on branding, that seemed like a natural place to go next. When it…

Dare to dream: Canadian Premier League approved by CSA

Hamilton and Winnipeg granted first franchises in CPL By Matthew Gourlie For the first time in 25 years Canada once again has its own nation-wide soccer league. The Canadian Premier League received unanimous approval from the Canadian Soccer Association Saturday at its annual general meeting in Whistler, B.C. In addition to granting status to the…