Wherein Our Heroes recap all of the controversy and excitement from Leg One of the CanPL Finals between Forge FC and Cavalry FC. From red cards and crossbars to penalty saves, we leave no stone unturned. We discuss the rumoured international player rules set to take effect next season from several different angles. As always, we dip into your mailbag and chat CPL transparency and its effect on the league’s reputation and what may have ailed Valour FC this season.
Wherein Our Heroes join forces and attend the final CanPL regular season match between Pacific FC and Valour FC. This episode is chock-full of audio clips from both coaches (James Merriman and Rob Gale), Pacific FC CEO Rob Friend and EVP Ops Brad Norris-Jones, and of course, players galore. We also offer predictions for the first leg of the Canadian Premier League Final and dip into the mailbag.
Wherein Our Heroes revel in the landmark 2-0 victory our Canadian Men’s National Team secured over the heavily-favoured Americans. From speed and pressure to tactics and heart, the performance turned in was consummate. As always, we begin with a dip into the mailbag to answer your questions about supporter chants, Fikayo Tomori, and hear from one listener who has the best location for “Gaffers 'n' chill”.
Post-match press conference audio credit: Concacaf
Wherein Our Heroes celebrate the harvest by giving thanks as we near the end of the inaugural Canadian Premier League season. A recent barrage of Twitter rumours is the subject of our latest Havin’ It, Not Havin’ It. Also, we dip into an overflowing mailbag to bring you some listener-driven content.
Wherein Our Heroes welcome Mike the Ref to dissect the myriad officiating decisions in the recent match between Cavalry FC and York 9 FC. We hear from Michael Silberbauer, Victor Blasco, and Stephen Hart following Pacific FC’s hard-fought draw with HFX Wanderers. FC Edmonton’s Amer Đidić gets called up to CanMNT. Also, our most recent mailbag submission prompts discussion on market size for Canadian Premier League expansion.