Welcome to the Boot Room.
Welcome to the Boot Room.
Here is my third installment of “Monday Musings.” As always, it’s a mix of insight, analysis and fluff.
Part I – Fired Up Friday
First off, after some notable snipping on Twitter among Fire fans, it’s a relief to see everyone happy after the Fire got its third victory of the season on a cold and blustery Friday night. While not quite a sell out in terms actual attendance, the crowd was very loud, and truly into this match. It has been a long time since we’ve had this type of atmosphere at Toyota Park. Section 8 was very active and there was even stereo effect between Section 8 and Sector Latino during goal kicks. You all know the irksome chant. Someone did their best to translate it when Montreal’s Evan Bush was subjected to this “friendly greeting.”
OTF’s Austin Fido previews the second semifinal match of CCL 2014-15… Continue reading
OTF’s Austin Fido previews the first semifinal match of CCL 2014-15… Continue reading
OTF’s Austin Fido recaps the first legs of the second two quarterfinals of CCL 2014-15… Continue reading
OTF’s Austin Fido recaps the first two quarterfinals of CCL 2014-15… Continue reading
OTF’s CONCACAF editor Austin Fido previews the second two CCL 2014-15 quarterfinal match-ups: America vs. Saprissa and Alajuelense vs. DC United… Continue reading
OTF’s CONCACAF editor Austin Fido previews the first two CCL 2014-15 quarterfinal match-ups: Herediano vs. Olimpia and Montreal Impact vs. Pachuca… Continue reading
Austin Fido offers his choice of the best goals from the CCL 2014-15 group stage… Continue reading
The group stage is over, taking CCL with it until the spring. Austin Fido chokes back his grief and looks back at the final round of the opening phase of CONCACAF’s Champions League…
Upset ahoy! CCL lost its first favorite in round five of 2014-15’s group stage. Austin Fido brings the round-up…
Favorites reasserted themselves in the fourth round of CCL 2014-15’s group stage. Austin Fido brings the round-up and refreshed predictions…
The third round of the CCL group stage brought a few more upsets, though no favorite is eliminated yet. Austin Fido brings the round-up…
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…
One round of the CONCACAF Champions League 2014-15 group stage down, five to go. OTF’s Austin Fido brings the summary of the first set of matches in this year’s CCL… Continue reading
The final installment of OTF’s CCL 2014-15 preview series takes in Group 8… Continue reading
Austin Fido brings you what you need to know about CCL 2014-15’s Group 7…
Our CCL 2014-15 preview series has a glance at Group 6 and the reigning CONCACAF champions… Continue reading
Austin Fido’s CCL preview series moves on to Group 5, and offers more information on Guyana than is strictly necessary… Continue reading
Austin Fido continues his hunt for CCL upsets with a preview of the 2014-15 edition’s Group 4… Continue reading
Been wondering about Group 3 of CCL 2014-15? Austin Fido is here to help… Continue reading
Austin Fido continues the CCL preview action with a survey of the 2014-15 edition’s Group 2… Continue reading
CONCACAF Champions League is coming! Before the group stage kicks off on August 6, OTF’s Austin Fido is on a group-by-group hunt for upsets… Continue reading
CCL 2014-15 is nigh. Austin Fido is here to ease you back in to the CONCACAF Champions League chat with some friendly advice for MLS’s representatives… Continue reading
Austin Fido brings you his picks for the best players of the 2013-14 CONCACAF Champions League….