Furious Pre-Season: The Motions

GATINEAU, QUÉBEC — In a training session that no one will remember in a few weeks, the Ottawa Fury played its Academy side to a 0-0 draw in a series of six 11-minute scrimmages today at Complexe Brancheau-Brière in Gatineau, Québec. The Fury began the exercise by putting out what one could surmise is the […]

Furious Off-Season: Bruna Arrives Early

Former youth soccer prodigy Gerardo Bruna, he of Real Madrid, Liverpool and Spain academy fame, made a surprise appearance at the first session of Ottawa Fury training camp this morning at Brancheau-Brière complex in Gatineau, Québec. Bruna was signed by the Fury in January, but at the time of the announcement it was understood that […]

Furious Off-Season: Troubling Forecast

It’s not difficult to imagine that in the Ottawa Fury’s incredible 2015 run into the higher echelons of the NASL table and subsequent appearance in the Championship Final, some members of Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) could have turned to one another in a dark corridor and, against a backdrop of cheering fans, said: […]

Alen Marcina Named Head Coach Of Rayo OKC

This past Thursday Rayo OKC held an event at a local pub to announce their first head coach. There were rumors before it was officially announced that Alen would be named coach of the club , but we all know we shouldn’t believe rumors. At the pub Alen was named the first head coach in […]

Furious Offseason: Exodus

The Ottawa Fury were consistent in their message in the latter part of last season, reminding media and fans that the success they were having on the field came despite the club’s budget being one of the lowest in the NASL. The reality of that situation landed square into the Fury offseason this afternoon as […]

New Show Coming This January

We are bringing another show to the channel , which will premiere in January. Kartik Krishnaiyer will host the show which will be called “NASL off the pitch with Kartik Krishnaiyer.” NASL Off The Pitch will be a discussion of the business side of the league, with a guest every week.  Show your excitement for the […]

Furious Review: Heartbreak In Hempstead

HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK – The New York Cosmos are the 2015 NASL champions, lifting the Soccer Bowl following a drama-filled 3-2 victory against the Ottawa Fury. The victory is the second title in the three years since the NASL flagship franchise’s return, and the seventh in its history. The Cosmos were deserving of their 1-0 lead at […]

Furious Preview: All The Marbles

Welcome to Hempstead, New York. On Sunday evening, NASL will crown its 2015 Champion. The match is a battle of contrasting philosophies, both economically and stylistically. The match will pit the NASL’s marquee club, the New York Cosmos, against a newcomer to the league, the Ottawa Fury, who are in only their second year of […]

Furious Awards: This Ain’t No Grammy!

In what may have be the least climactic NASL awards announcement this week, Marc Dos Santos was named the Coach of the Year for 2015. This award appeared to be in the bag as early as mid-August, when the Fury were riding high with one of the league’s smallest budgets. “Here’s something you guys might […]

Championship Week – Tuesday

Total NASL TV – @TOTALNASLTV On this edition of the Roundtable , the Theo and John talk about how the international break impacts the Championship. Lastly they discuss the awards that were announced today.

Furious Review: Heroics

The city of Ottawa will see one of its professional sports teams go to the league championship for the first time since the Ottawa Senators met the Anaheim Ducks in the 2007 Stanley Cup Finals. Granted, hockey is and always will be king in this part of North America, but don’t tell that to any […]

Furious Preview: The Biggest Match

We’ve heard it all year from head coach Marc Dos Santos, and it was echoed by many of his players: this is the biggest match in franchise history. This time though, the veneer of hyperbole can be scraped off the statement as the Ottawa Fury take on Minnesota United FC Sunday afternoon in the – […]

Furious Quotes: Championship Semifinal Edition

I had the pleasure of attending Ottawa Fury’s practice sessions all week, and today I was present for Minnesota’s training as well. What follows are the quotes that stuck out to me. Marc Dos Santos On the team’s attitude: “The atmosphere in the room is the same as it’s always been. The guys are anxious […]

Furious Tactics: The System That Conquered NASL

Marc Dos Santos loves talking about football, which isn’t surprising considering his career path. I had an opportunity not too long ago to sit down with the Fury’s head coach where we talked about the system he’s implemented in his time in Ottawa. Keep in mind that he was speaking on the record, but that […]

Furious Playoffs: Intensity

The sound of the ball coming off the Fury players’ boots was a little crisper this morning as head coach Marc Dos Santos ran his team through an intense training session. The team quickly shifted through the gears as it prepared for its first-ever playoff match on Sunday at 3pm against Minnesota United FC at […]