Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago Fire at Toronto FC #2

"That hunger to be out there and play is what I'm all about." ~Robert Earnshaw, on what he brings to CF97. Great. Let's see it!

“That hunger to be out there and play is what I’m all about.” ~Robert Earnshaw, on what he brings to CF97. Don’t tell me, show me, Robert.

OTF’s Jon Denham gets you ready for Saturday’s action north of the border, while The Yorkies return with an Earnshaw scouting report…

Continue reading

CCL 2014-15: Group Stage, Round 2 Round-Up

Be cool, Marco: you're the joint top scorer in CCL 2014-15 after the 2nd round of the group stage. (mlssoccer.com)

Be cool, Marco: you’re the joint top scorer in CCL 2014-15 after the 2nd round of the group stage. (mlssoccer.com)

The second round of the CCL 2014-15 group stage brought the tournament’s first major upset. Austin Fido looks back at the week that was in CONCACAF…

Continue reading

CCL 2014-15: Group 6 Preview – Alajuelense, Chorrillo FC & Cruz Azul

Your 2013-14 CCL champs, Cruz Azul - back for another run at the trophy. (soccerbyives.net)

Your 2013-14 CCL champs, Cruz Azul – back for another run at the trophy. (soccerbyives.net)

Our CCL 2014-15 preview series has a glance at Group 6 and the reigning CONCACAF champions… Continue reading

CCL 2014-15: Group 5 Preview – Alpha United, Olimpia & Portland Timbers

Monterrey celebrates the first of three consecutive CCL titles. When will we see the like again? (sportsworldnews.com)

Monterrey celebrates the first of three consecutive CCL titles. When will we see the like again? (sportsworldnews.com)

Austin Fido’s CCL preview series moves on to Group 5, and offers more information on Guyana than is strictly necessary… Continue reading

CCL 2014-15: Group 4 Preview – DC United, Tauro FC & Waterhouse FC

The tournament had a different name and a different format - but Ben Olsen has won of these CONCACAF club title. (mlssoccer.com)

The tournament had a different name and a different format – but Ben Olsen and DC United have won a CONCACAF club title in the past. (mlssoccer.com)

Austin Fido continues his hunt for CCL upsets with a preview of the 2014-15 edition’s Group 4… Continue reading