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The Young Gaffers | An irreverent look at The Beautiful Game

Jason and Adam might not know everything about football, but they sure think they do. Join “The Young Gaffers” every week as they bring you their refreshing, ridiculous, and uniquely Canadian perspective on all corners of the soccer world. From the Premier League to Major League Soccer to their recreational pub league, nobody is safe from this irreverent look The Beautiful Game.
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Apr 5, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes offer up thoughts on the Canadian Premier League’s inaugural kits. We are joined by Pacific FC President Josh Simpson as well as Jaideep (overall excellent chap and bonafide kit nerd). Also, awards season may be over, but gongs are doled out in several categories.

You can check out all 14 inaugural Canadian Premier League kits here.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Mar 29, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes reminisce about Canada’s latest CONCACAF Nations League victory in Vancouver and discuss the number of international signings smattered across the Canadian Premier League. Also, we report in from the Pacific FC mascot open tryout.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Mar 22, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by FC Edmonton’s Jeff Paulus to discuss the club’s preseason as well as his coaching ethos and commitment to signing local players for the inaugural Canadian Premier League season. Also, we preview Canada’s upcoming CONCACAF Nations League match against French Guiana.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Mar 13, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined in Tofino, by Pacific FC’s James Merriman and Marcus Haber to discuss the club’s preseason retreat. FC Edmonton take a different, yet equally successful, approach to team building. The Canadian MLS clubs are given the Gaffer treatment in a season preview. Also, we discuss Nike’s first take on Canada’s soccer jerseys.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Mar 7, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by two men whose reputations precede them: Coach Stephen Hart of HFX Wanderers FC and winger Issey Nakajima-Farran of Pacific FC. Also, we discuss the unveiling of the Canadian Premier League match ball, courtesy of Nike.

You can check out more of Issey Nakajima-Farran’s artwork at isseyart.com.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Mar 1, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by Forge FC midfielder Kyle Bekker to discuss the lead-up to the Canadian Premier League’s inaugural match. Comox-born goalkeeper Nolan Wirth of Pacific FC also joins to discuss playing pro at home and taking shots in training from Didier Drogba and Shaun Wright-Phillips. Also, we review the CPL league format and discuss the fallout of Kepa’s insubordination at Chelsea.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Feb 22, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined latest Pacific FC signing, Marcel de Jong. We also heap praise on the recent groundbreaking agreement between the Canadian Premier League and MEDIAPRO and can’t help ourselves in further discussing the CONCACAF League shenanigans.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Feb 14, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by Pacific FC winger Ben Fisk and Cavalry FC midfielder Sergio Camargo. Also, we briefly weigh in on the recent debacle that is the CONCACAF League allotment (and exclusion) of certain Canadian Premier League clubs. Privilege!

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Feb 6, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by two top notch guests. Richard joins from England and offers a unique perspective on the Canadian Premier League and why he has followed developments so closely. Newly-minted Pacific FC executive vice president of operations Brad Norris Jones also speaks about his drive to “put on a show” for CPL fans on the West Coast. You’re in for a treat!

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Feb 1, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes discuss two recently-announced milestones for the Canadian Premier League. Volkswagen jump on board as the league’s first founding sponsor, while the first balls will be kicked at Tim Hortons Field as York 9 travel to Hamilton to take on Forge FC. Also, could Sebastian Giovinco be trying to stay ahead of the narrative as his split from Toronto FC sinks in across the league?

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Jan 25, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by newly-signed Pacific FC goalkeeper Mark Village. He chats about the upcoming Canadian Premier League season, the importance of sport for youth, the intricacies of playing goalkeeper, and his childhood idol. Also, we discuss the newly unveiled CPL roster rule, dictating minimum playing time for U21 players.

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Jan 18, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes are joined by lover of all things soccer, Scott Girard. The discussion includes, but is not limited to: Canadian Premier League roster format, scheduling and crowning the league champion, broadcasting of matches. Also, we offer our own solutions to the mess that is the Voyageurs Cup format and discuss the merits of Valour FC seeking an affiliation with a Premier League club in England. Hang on to your buns!

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Jan 10, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes sit down with Pacific FC’s latest signing, Marcus Haber. We also chat with head coach Michael Silberbauer, recently arrived on Vancouver Island. Also, we are honoured and proud to be listed as 2019 Canadian Podcast Award nominees for Outstanding Sports Series. Huzzah!

The Young Gaffers are proud members of the Northern Starting Eleven Network

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

Jan 4, 2019

Wherein Our Heroes ring in 2019 by listing our Top 10 Hopes and Aspirations for the inaugural Canadian Premier League season. From strong media and corporate partners, the next Canadian superstar, to local flavour at each of the stadia, we opine like only we can. Also, if you haven’t yet, get thee to Netflix and watch Sunderland 'Til I Die.

Send us your questions or comments via e-mail to bothofus@theyounggaffers.com@younggaffers on Twitter, and www.facebook.com/theyounggaffers

Music by: Franklin D
Email: FranklinD@shaw.ca
Twitter: @7FranklinD

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