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 […]
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 […]
Mark and Dustyn recap the conference semifinals, chat with FC Dallas captain Matt Hedges, and look ahead to the conference finals and World Cup qualifiers. https://archive.org/download/PODCAST016/PODCAST016.mp3
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.
Jay Heaps has helped the Revs develop an identity. That identity arguably includes inconsistency too often, but compared to the two years prior to his hiring he has improved the squad. Given how this ownership group manages their sporting properties he is relatively safe in his position. How has the rest of the technical and […]
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 […]
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 – […]
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 […]
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 […]
Mark and Dustyn take a look back at the Knockout Round and 1st leg of the Conference Semifinals, analyze the Jason Kreis firing, make picks for postseason awards, and preview the Conference Semifinal 2nd legs. https://archive.org/download/PODCAST015/PODCAST015.mp3 Music: “Ambling Alp” by Yeasayer
With the MLS having thrilling knockout rounds to shape up the playoff picture, the first leg of the Conference Semifinals is finished after all four matchups played on Sunday, November 1st. In the Eastern Conference, the No. 1 seeded New York Red Bulls defeated D.C. United 1-0 on the road with a Dax McCarty goal […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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!