Welcome to Partially Obstructed View. We are each restrained by the limits of our own perspective, but when we meet to share information a clearer picture of the truth can be revealed. Comments & criticisms are welcome.

Monday 28 May 2012

Front Office Dunk Tank

    If only Toronto FC had thought of this before getting rid of Mo and company. Throw in a few tosses at one of these babies at the end of each year and no one would mind the incremental increases in season ticket prices.

Thursday 24 May 2012

Bringing the Game into Disrepute

    Martin Rennie’s post-match comments moments after last night’s second leg of the Voyageur’s Cup Final ended, those insinuating something sinister behind the selection of an Ontario-based referee for the match, were unseemly to say the least.

Well-Played Montreal

    Montreal Impact took the opportunity of a relatively quiet morning in the Canadian soccer landscape to announce that the club has signed their first designated player, Marco Di Vaio, most recently of Bologna FC.

Wednesday 23 May 2012

Thursday 17 May 2012

Upon First Glance – Toronto FC @ Vancouver Whitecaps – Voyageur’s Cup Final First Leg

    A rematch of epic proportions - in a Canadian sort of way. Past editions fraught with controversy; enduring irritation lingers on one side of the divide; cough, Vancouver, cough, bitter, cough.

Canadian Men’s National Team Roster Unveiling – with Video

Coach Stephen Hart announced his twenty-two man preliminary squad for the upcoming round of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers this morning.

Beyond POV-FS – MLS Travel Series: Montreal Exposed at The Shin Guardian

    New piece up at The Shin Guardian – part of their travel series featuring a look around Montreal with a few members of the local media. Food, drink, live music, and entertainment; all that good stuff. Check it out.

    Special thanks to Olivier Tremblay and Philippe Germain for their assistance, much appreciated.

Monday 14 May 2012

First Person View – Umbro Centennial Kit Launch, CSA Media Conference, & the Impending Qualifiers

    I had the pleasure of attending last week’s Umbro kit launch at BMO Field on Wednesday afternoon. Doubtless by now you will have seen the celebratory kit and read up on what Stephen Hart will have had to say - there are many who report such facts much better than I, so we’ll stick to my impressions of the whole affair.

Sunday 6 May 2012

Friday 4 May 2012

Foresight – MLS Round 9 Weekend Preview

Four questions to be answered in this the ninth round of MLS action.