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…

CPL unveils Business plan

By Mathew Gourlie The growth of Major League Soccer to the modern era — the so-called MLS 2.0 — can be traced to one moment. It’s not the David Beckham signing or the first soccer-specific stadium. It’s not expansion to Toronto or Cascadia. No, MLS began the road to financial stability and coming of age…

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…