CONCACAF Champions League 2014-15: Quarterfinals – Saprissa vs America & Alajuelense vs DC United – 1st Leg Round-Up

Welcome to the (joint) top of the CCL 2014-15 scoring chart, Oribe Peralta (100x100fan.mx)

Welcome to the (joint) top of the CCL 2014-15 scoring chart, Oribe Peralta (100x100fan.mx)

OTF’s Austin Fido recaps the first legs of the second two quarterfinals of CCL 2014-15… Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League 2014-15: Quarterfinals Preview, Part 2 – America vs Saprissa & Alajuelense vs DC United

ICYMI, CONCACAF has a new sponsor. Thanks for pitching in, Scotiabank. (concacaf.com)

ICYMI, CONCACAF has a new sponsor. Thanks for pitching in, Scotiabank. (concacaf.com)

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

CCL 2014-15: Group Stage, Round 6 Round-Up

Ariel Rodriguez: heading into the CCL quarterfinals as joint top scorer in the tournament (sportingkc.com)

Ariel Rodriguez: heading into the CCL quarterfinals as joint top scorer in the tournament (sportingkc.com)

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…

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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

CONCACAF Champions League: Semifinal 1st Leg Roundup

Tijuana's football team is pretty good, but its dentists are magnificent. (Photo: concacaf.com)

Tijuana’s football team is pretty good, but its dentists are magnificent. (Photo: concacaf.com)

We understand: occasionally things like ‘sleep’ and ‘responsibilities’ get in the way of watching CCL. Not to worry, OTF’s resident insomniac, Austin Fido, is here to recap the semifinal 1st legs… Continue reading

CCL: Group Stage, Round 3 Roundup

Paolo Suarez: CCL's joint top scorer after three rounds (photo: metapan.com.sv)

Paolo Suarez: CCL’s joint top scorer after three rounds (photo: metapan.com.sv)

The third round of CCL brought man-of-the-match performances from Luis Suarez’s older brother, Carlos de los Cobos’s least-favorite goalkeeper, and a stretcher. OTF’s Austin Fido recaps…

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CCL: Group Stage, Round 2 Roundup

For the benefit of Mr. Robert Suarez (photo: sportspyder.com)

For the benefit of Mr. Robert Suarez (photo: sportspyder.com)

Houston Dynamo heeded OTF contributor Robert Suarez’s call for a return to jerseys uncluttered by sponsors’ logos, and Austin Fido brings you everything else you should know about the second round of CONCACAF Champions League group play…

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