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 […]

Furious Review: Half-Measures

  “Moral of the story is I chose a half measure when I should have gone all the way. I’ll never make that mistake again. No more half measures, Walter.” – Mike Ehrmantrout, Breaking Bad   There were a few scenarios on Saturday in which the Fury would have finished the season with the best […]

Furious Preview: Glory On The Palate

The Ottawa Fury travel to Atlanta on Saturday to take on the Silverbacks in the final game of the 2015 regular season. The Fury will be looking for the victory that will confirm them as the 2015’s best NASL club and add a piece of silverware, the Woosnam Cup, to their newly-acquired trophy case. For […]

Furious Radio Hit: The Morning Startup

Katfish, Dave and Amal from Live 88.5’s Morning Startup were gracious hosts this morning as I was invited to talk about all things Ottawa Fury. Check it out below!    

The Eleventh Hour: Revenge at Last

Indy wins 2-1 over Strikers In August, Indy Eleven suffered their worst defeat in franchise history against the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. On Saturday, Indy erased that 7-1 loss and beat the Strikers 2-1 in front of 9,213 for the Eleven’s final home game of the season. The win takes the Eleven up to 7th in […]

Furious Review: Legends of the Fall

The Ottawa Fury became the first Canadian club in modern NASL history to take home some silverware as they defeated the Jacksonville Armada 3-1 in northern Florida Wednesday night in the team’s penultimate match of the 2015 regular season. Things looked sketchy for the Fury in the first half after they went down 1-0 in […]

Furious Review: Pole Position

The Ottawa Fury put the  San Antonio Scorpions’ already-slim playoff hopes on life support with a 1-0 with at Lansdowne Park Stadium on a frigid fall afternoon on Sunday, and in so doing all but mathematically claimed the Fall Season title. The Fury found that they had their hands full with an opponent who hadn’t […]

Furious Preview: Appreciation Abounds

The Ottawa Fury will play their final home game of the regular season against the San Antonio Scorpions on Sunday afternoon for Fan Appreciation Day at Landsowne Park Stadium. With three matches remaining, the Fury will be hoping to secure three points on their way to assuring at least one more home date for its […]

The Eleventh Hour: Indy falls 1-2

Injury bug strikes again Coming into the game Indy Eleven was already without six keys players because of injury. In addition to Zach Steinberger being sent back to the Houston Dynamo for a weekend friendly, the Eleven’s options were severely limited. Of course, the injury bug decided it did not inflect enough pain on the […]

Furious Preview: To-Do List

The Ottawa Fury take on the Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday night in Florida with a playoff spot clinched and a new objective of securing a home date in the semifinals of The Championship. The Ottawa club have already announced that three players who usually figure in the starting eleven will get a break on Saturday: […]

Furious Review: Ubiplayoffovic

The road to the 2015 NASL playoffs began in July of 2013 for head coach Marc Dos Santos and the Ottawa Fury FC organization. Two years later the club secured its first appearance in the post-season with a 2-0 defeat of FC Edmonton. Head coach Marc Dos Santos was in a reflective mood as he […]

Furious Preview: Via Triumphalis

In what promises to be the match of the weekend in the NASL, FC Edmonton makes a trip to its nation’s capital on Sunday to take on the league-leading Ottawa Fury FC. The encounter is loaded with playoff implications, with the Eddies having snuck up on its competitors to position themselves in a playoff spot […]

Furious Review: Numero Uno

On a rainy Saturday evening in Cary, North Carolina , the Carolina Railhawks were a club without an answer to the question spreading throughout the North American Soccer League: How do you stop the Ottawa Fury? The Fury were comfortable 3-1 winners on the night, and with FC Edmonton beating the New York Cosmos on […]