FC Edmonton’s home-opener marks the beginning of a new era

FC Edmonton returns to Clarke Field on Sunday, May 12 for the team’s first official match since its final home match in the 2017 North American Soccer League (NASL) season. It also marks the teams first home match in the Canadian Premier League (CPL), which will bring a different feel to the match because of … Continue reading FC Edmonton’s home-opener marks the beginning of a new era

RECAP: FCE’s team spirit helps them to 3 points on the road

A new chapter in FC Edmonton’s history began in Winnipeg as the Eddies beat Valour FC by a 2-1 score line in their first match in Canadian Premier League history (CPL). There was more at stake in this CPL match than just three points. It was also the first match for CONCACAF League qualifying. Essentially … Continue reading RECAP: FCE’s team spirit helps them to 3 points on the road

Feature: How three best friends achieved their dreams together

If you want to be a championship winning side, you need a group of players who have a winning mentality. For FC Edmonton, that’s exactly what Bruno Zebie, Ajeej Sarkaria and Ajay Khabra bring to the table. The Eddies trio have a reputation of being serial winners. Winning is in their blood. Whenever they have … Continue reading Feature: How three best friends achieved their dreams together

“I had let go of the dream to play soccer professionally and I was ok with it” – Edem Mortotsi

Edem Mortotsi thought his professional soccer career was over after suffering a serious injury in 2015, but with the arrival of the Canadian Premier League (CPL), he has been given a second chance. 2015 was filled with a lot of highs and lows for the FC Edmonton midfielder. After a successful trial in Sweden, Mortotsi … Continue reading “I had let go of the dream to play soccer professionally and I was ok with it” – Edem Mortotsi

Paulus happy with feel-good factor surrounding preseason camp

After a team bonding trip that saw the FC Edmonton players survive in the wilderness together, the team are officially back on the pitch and head coach Jeff Paulus is happy with what he sees already. A common misconception with preseason training is that it involves a lot of isolated running activities. Activities like going … Continue reading Paulus happy with feel-good factor surrounding preseason camp

Mortotsi ready for second stint with FC Edmonton

Edem Mortotsi became the latest Edmontionian to sign for FC Edmonton on Thursday. Mortotsi will be returning to the FC Edmonton set-up after his previous stint with the club which began in 2013. the Academy graduate spent two seasons playing for the Eddies and tallied 15 competitive appearances. His second stint with FC Edmonton will … Continue reading Mortotsi ready for second stint with FC Edmonton

Ghazal turns disappointment into motivation as he earns Egypt recall

VANCOUVER, BC – When Aly Ghazal joined Vancouver Whitecaps FC in 2017, one of his main goals was to not only impress in a ‘Caps shirt, but to earn a spot on Egypt's roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. He certainly did the first. But unfortunately for Ghazal, he wasn’t a part of … Continue reading Ghazal turns disappointment into motivation as he earns Egypt recall

‘I worked so hard to get to where I am now:’ Marinović reflects on first year with ‘Caps

VANCOUVER, BC – This week marks the one-year anniversary since goalkeeper Stefan Marinović made his Vancouver Whitecaps FC debut against New England Revolution. The New Zealand international has gone on to make a total of 24 appearances in all competitions since signing in 2017. Marinović impressed the coaching staff and Carl Robinson informed him days before the New … Continue reading ‘I worked so hard to get to where I am now:’ Marinović reflects on first year with ‘Caps

Preview: ‘Caps open Canadian Championship final at BC Place on Wednesday

VANCOUVER, BC – Whitecaps FC start their quest to win the Voyageurs Cup for the first time since 2015 when they host the first of two legs against Toronto FC in the Canadian Championship final on Wednesday. TICKETS: http://ow.ly/iowX30liX4n. KICKOFF: 7 p.m. PT  |  TV: TSN1, TSN4  | RADIO: TSN 1040 STORYLINES Home comforts: Whitecaps FC have never lost at home against Toronto FC … Continue reading Preview: ‘Caps open Canadian Championship final at BC Place on Wednesday

By the numbers: Canadians are playing a key role for Whitecaps FC

This season Canadians have featured more than ever before since Whitecaps FC entered MLS in 2011. Recently, four Canadians started against Minnesota, which is the second time that has happened in league play since the club joined MLS. We take a quick look at the Canadians who have featured this season. Dancing Davies Alphonso Davies … Continue reading By the numbers: Canadians are playing a key role for Whitecaps FC