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Tuesday 12 June 2012

Honduran News Rounds

    A little bit late, but nevertheless here’s a run down of the Honduran news, history, and story-lines of interest heading into tonight’s match.

Monday 11 June 2012

Refereeing in CONCACAF

    With Canada in the midst of a World Cup Qualifying campaign it’s only a matter of time before the age-old complaints about the standards of refereeing begin to rear their heads.

Friday 8 June 2012

First Person View - Cuban News Rounds

    The Canadian National Team is in Cuba to embark on the next round of CONCACAF World Cup Qualification. This is only the first step of many, but an important, if not vital, chance at road points that could prove crucial to progression.

Thursday 7 June 2012

First Person View – Euro 2012 Previews

    I could feasibly take the time to research and compose detailed previews of each nation’s representatives at the big tournament of the summer. But let’s face it; they would pale in comparison to the following:

Tuesday 5 June 2012

Beyond POV-FS – Birth of a Flagship: An Excursion Through Toronto FC’s KIA Academy and Training Ground at The Shin Guardian

    New article up over at The Shin Guardian, detailing the new Toronto FC academy site, the history of the project, my thoughts on the tour – MLSE was kind enough to include me – and a myriad of topics on the transition from the college system to the academy in MLS.

    Give it a read.

Sunday 3 June 2012

First Person View – Canada-USA Build-Up – Day One - Press Conference

    Still damp from the morning exposure, but freshly refueled with some coffee and a rather tasty hipster burger, the time had come to head over to BMO Field for the official pre-match press conference with the head coaches and a player representative.

Saturday 2 June 2012

First Person View – Canada-USA Build-Up – Day One – Canada Training Session

    Lovely weather welcomed the Canadian National Team back home to Toronto. Howling winds and slashing rains, less than comforting conditions especially given it was a return from an extended warm-weather acclimatization camp in Florida in preparation for the midday match in Cuba next Friday.