Gale thrilled to accept dream job

Former U20 boss Rob Gale named head coach and GM of Valour FC Matthew Gourlie Rob Gale got his dream job Tuesday, Typically when people describe a post as a “dream job” it’s the culmination of a long standing goal. In Gale’s case, it’s much more literal. The 40-year-old was hired as the first head…

Valour FC honours rich history

Winnipeg CPL named for famed trio of Victoria Cross medal winners Matthew Gourlie Winnipeg has a rich soccer history. The Manitoba capital also has a distinguished military history. Wednesday those two storied pasts came together when Valour FC was launched in Winnipeg as the newest member of the Canadian Premier League. Valour FC joins the…

Canadian Premier League gaining momentum

Two more cities have expressed interest in new league in the past week By Matthew Gourlie In the week since they have been sanctioned by the Canadian Soccer Association, the Canadian Premier League has gained valuable momentum. “I knew the soccer fans would be really engaged, interested and excited by this, but what has really…

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…