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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. Featuring exclusive interviews with professional players, coaches and executives, 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 Canadian Premier League to Major League Soccer, from the top flights of Europe to the FIFA World Cup, nobody is safe from this irreverent look at The Beautiful Game.
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Dec 21, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes, as promised, share with you David Clanachan’s press conference and Q&A from before the 2021 Canadian Premier League Final. Wishing you and yours a Joyous Holidays and a Safe and Happy New Year!

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

Dec 9, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes discuss our thoughts on the Canadian Premier League Final, as Forge FC are thwarted in their attempt to three-peat by Pacific FC. Not only do we discuss the match, but also feature pre-match audio from coaches Bobby Smyrniotis and Pa Modou-Kah as well as players Manny Aparicio, Lukas MacNaughton, and Jamar Dixon.

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

Nov 25, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes come together to offer sweet, sweet commentary on the Canadian Premier League semi-finals and offer up predictions for The North Star Shield. We discuss the continued righteousness that is the CanMNT World Cup Qualifying run. Oh, and we catch up with each other, as we’re apt to do.

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

Oct 15, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes discuss an international window that was nothing short of a watershed for the Canadian Men’s National Team. We discuss the squad’s mental fortitude, ability to grind out results, and newfound depth. Also, Davies scores possibly the greatest goal in CanMNT history and we delve into the mailbag to chat pop culture references and innuendo.

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

Sep 17, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes return to celebrate all things Canadian soccer. The Women’s National Team change the colour of the medal as intended and are crowned Olympic gold medal champions. The Canadian Men’s National Team play their first three matches in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying and put on a strong showing. Also, the Canadian Championship gets set to begin the quarterfinal round. Lots to be stoked aboot!

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

Aug 6, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes return to discuss our thoughts on the CPL clubs’ bubble performances and provide our thoughts on a couple of this week’s matches. Cavalry come from behind to see off FC Edmonton in the season’s first Al Classico, while Pacific FC rally from a man down and capture top of the table (for now) by vanquishing Valour FC. Also, the Canadian Women’s National Team gets set to compete for gold at the Tokyo Olympics!

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

Jul 7, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes share with you some audio from earlier in the season. Commissioner Clanachan addresses questions from the media prior to kickoff and discusses the future schedule, other potential bubble hosts, sponsorship interest, and more. We also hear from PFC’s Pa Modou-Kah and FC Edmonton’s Alan Koch. They share their respective thoughts heading into this new campaign.

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

Jun 24, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes return to provide their predictions for the upcoming CPL 2021 Kickoff in Winnipeg. Who will finish top of the table? Who will bring up the rear? Who will win Golden Ball? Glove? Boot? And of course, for the kit nerds, who has the best and worst new kit? If you’ve got room for one more season preview, let this be it!

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

Apr 1, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes come out of hiding to weigh in on the Canadian Olympic qualifying campaign as well as the Canadian Senior Team’s progress in World Cup qualifying. Also, we delve into the mailbag and dip our toes in a potential conspiracy theory involving the CPL’s recent announcement concerning LSSE’s potential club in Regina.

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

Feb 5, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes dedicate a full episode to listener questions. Want to know what we think of Montréal’s MLS club rebrand? Who our all-time favourite players are? If we think York United will be a force or failure in 2021? We respond to all of these questions and about a dozen more. Strap yourselves in because this is gonna be one helluva ride!

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

Jan 22, 2021

Wherein Our Heroes return, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for 2021 and beyond. We revisit York’s rebrand to York United, praise David Clanachan’s ops letter, and discuss some of the silly season’s most interesting player signings. Also, we breathe a sigh of relief knowing the Canadian Men’s National Team are shored up in Florida shaking off the dust.

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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