CPL inks its first 10 players

Four Canadian internationals amongst first 10 Canadian Premier League player signings Matthew Gourlie Nineteen months ago the Canadian Premier League was ratified by the Canadian Soccer Association. Then came team launches, a head office, team identities, membership sales, a kit deal, nationwide open trials and a collegiate draft. Still, Thursday was a red-letter day in…

Hart looks to bring style to the CPL

“For me the game has always been about individual artistry and collective brilliance”: Hart Matthew Gourlie Stephen Hart is pragmatic, but he’s also an idealist. While head coach of the Canadian men’s national team, his sides were difficult to break down, but they also looked to build from the back, possess the ball and have…

Wanderers ready to grow from storied Grounds

HFX Wanderers FC unveiled in Halifax Matthew Gourlie The Canadian Premier League is trying to learn from the mistakes of those that came before them to create a league that endures. In an interesting twist of fate, a pair of small setbacks helped align the stars to get Derek Martin and Sports & Entertainment Atlantic…