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
I got your “Opa” right here (mlssoccer.com & tsn2)
T.J. Zaremba breaks down the Fire’s debacle north of the border…
Saturday’s match is very much about what Frank Klopas is capable of… (Photo: Getty Images)
OTF’s Jon Denham explains the ‘Frank’ situation and applauds the Magee signing, while Sofiane Benzaza returns to provide le dossier sur L’Impact…
Un classique de Canadian humor.
OTF’s Stephen Mangat is a multi-lingual hater…
Each and every week during the 2013 season, OTF contributors had their say on our Men in Red. Here’s their collective swan song…
Klopas out, Yallop in
Before he got to say goodbye, OTF Editor Scott Fenwick gets to say hello…