Canada completes perfect year

Narrow win in St. Kitts and Nevis puts Canada in Nations League driver’s seat Matthew Gourlie It wasn’t always pretty, but Canada’s 1-0 win away to St. Kitts and Nevis was sufficient. With that result Canada completed a first year under new head coach John Herdman that was perfect. Canada will finish 2018 with four…

Canada remains unblemished under Herdman

Matthew Gourlie Three games into the John Herdman era and Canada is undefeated and have yet to concede a goal. Herdman is the first Canadian men’s national team manager to post three consecutive shutout victories to open his tenure following Canada’s 5-0 win over Dominica on Oct. 16 at BMO Field in Toronto. Canada’s results…

Eight is enough

Canada sets tone and sets record in Herdman’s competitive debut Canada 8 U.S. Virgin Islands 0 When it comes to competitive debuts, it’s hard to do much better than recording the most lopsided victory in the history of the Canadian men’s team. Canada beat the U.S. Virgin Islands 8-0 in Bradenton, Fla. to get off…

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…